March 2021 Monthly Current Affairs PDF and Quiz

March 2021 Monthly Current Affairs PDF and Quiz


March Monthly Current Affairs 2021 questions and answers is discussed in this article. The March 2021 Monthly Current Affairs PDF and Quiz has been prepared for the upcoming Government Job Examinations like IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, SBI Clerk, SBI PO, RBI Grade B, ECGC PO, UPSC, SSC CGL, State PSCs like WBCS, UPPSC, UP Police SI etc. Monthly Current Affairs Magazine TextBooq is organized in a categorized format. Mobile optimized pdf is provided at the end of the article.

The list of topics covered in the March Monthly Current Affairs 2021 PDF

1. Appointments and Resignations
2. Awards and Honour
3. Government Schemes
4. Science and Technology
5. Index and Ranking
6. Important days and themes
7. Defence News
8. NASA/ISRO Space news
9. Banking/Economy/Finance/Business/Agriculture
10. Important Summit/Conference/Event
11. Indian Railways
12. Important Committee
13. Sports
14. Apps and Portals
15. Obituary
16. Places and State in news
17. Environment
18. Books and Author
19. International Affairs
20. Art and Culture
21. Women in News
22. Miscellaneous

Here we are Discussing Some Important Topics

March Monthly Current Affairs  2021

Appointments and Resignations

P. Neeraj Nayan has been made the Director General of Police of West Bengal.

Jaideep Bhatnagar is the new Principal Director General of the Press Information Bureau.

Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar has been appointed as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Naval Command.

Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh became the Flag  Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command.

Tarun Bajaj is the new Secretary of the Department of Revenue under the Ministry of Finance.

Irakli Garibashvili becomes the Prime Minister of Georgia.

Deepika Padukone is Levi’s global brand ambassador.

Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane became the brand ambassador of both NeoGrowth and Games24x7

Ligia Noronha has been appointed Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Naureen Hassan becomes the first Vice President and COO of the Federal Reserve Bank.

G R Chintala is the new Chairman of the Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA).

Rohit Sharma has become the brand ambassador of Glenmark Company.

Trivendra Singh Rawat – the CM of Uttarakhand resigned.

Pallav Mohapatra is the Chief of Asset Reconstruction Co Inia Ltd (ARCIL).

G P Samanta is the new Chief Statistician of India.

Patrick Achi becomes the interim Prime Minister of Ivory Coast.

Kartik Aaryan is the brand ambassador of Doritos.

Sania Mirza is the brand ambassador of Possible.

Shilpa Shetty is the brand ambassador of Nourish.

Dr Ajay Mathur is the newly appointed Director-General of International Solar Alliance (ISA). He succeeds Upendra Tripathy.

Deepak Mishra, World Bank economist becomes the Director-General of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), replacing Rajat Kathuria.

M A Ganapathy has appointed the Director-General of the National Security Guard.

Kuldiep Singh is appointed the Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

PK Sinha, the Principal Advisor of PMO resigned.

Swapan Dasgupta, Rajya Sabha MP resigned.

SAIL Chairperson Soma Mondal has been appointed the Chairperson of the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE).

VS Parthasarathy resigns from Mahindra & Mahindra. Dr Anish Shah will become the new MD and CEO.

Kapil Dev has been appointed as a board member of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI).

Dr Harsh Vardhan is appointed the chairman of the Stop TB Partnership Board. He launched the “TB Harega Desh Jitega” campaign.

Katherine Tai is the new Trade Negotiator of the USA. She is the first Asian-American to serve in the post.

Ajinkya Rahane becomes the brand ambassador for NeoGrowth. He will feature in the “Keeping it simple” campaign

Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes Tanzania’s first female president.

MA Ganapathy is the newly appointed Director-General of the National Security Guard (NSG)

Mark Rutte has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of the Netherlands for the fourth straight term.

Professor Solanki has been appointed the Brand Ambassador of Solar Energy of Madhya Pradesh

Anurag Thakur is the first MP to be appointed captain in the Territorial Army (It is the 2nd line of defence).

Gary Wilson, the former Irish captain retires from the International Cricket.

Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar of UAE get banned from all forms of cricket for fixing matches.

Shyamala Gopinath becomes chairperson of the Standing External Advisory Committee (SEAC) instituted by RBI.

Indian-American Doctor Vivek Murthy has been appointed the U.S. Surgeon General under US President Joe Biden’s administration.

Chandrashekhar Mohapatra has been appointed the Additional Secretary of the GST Council Secretariat.

Saurabh Garg has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

Sanjeev Kumar has appointed as Chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI).

Atish Chandra appointed the CMD of Food Corporation of India.

Actor Sonu Sood has been appointed the brand ambassador of Royal Green Packaged Drinking Water.

Actor Vaani Kapoor became the brand ambassador of Mango in India.

Devdutt Padikkal became the brand ambassador of Eatfit.

 Government Schemes/Programme/Campaign/Initiative

The Government to replace the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) with Multidisciplinary Education and Research Improvement in Technical Education (MERITE) by March 2021.

Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research has been inaugurated at IIT Kharagpur.

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched ‘CSIR Floriculture Mission’ to help Indian farmers.

Uttar Pradesh launched the One District, One Product scheme to boost up the export of agricultural products.

The Ministry of Education has launched “Anandam: The Center for Happiness” at the IIM, Jammu.

Culture and Tourism Ministry has initiated ‘Akshay Patra’: the All-Women’s Art Exhibition organized by Lalit Kala Akademi.

PM of India released the Kindle version of eleven volumes of Swami Chidbhavanandaji’s manuscript on Srimad Bhagavadgita, to be published by Dharmarth Trust.

India’s first Forest Healing Centre was inaugurated in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand by renowned environmentalist Joginder Bisht. The forest is themed on ‘be silent, go slow, think less and feel more’. It is a collaboration of the Japanese technique ‘shinrin-yoku’ (means forest bathing) and ancient Indian tradition.

Border Road Organization(BRO) has constructed 200 feet of the Bridge of Compassion across the Rishiganga river in Uttarakhand.

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi has been launched as a non-lapsable reserve fund.

Bahamas, Benin and Iran received COVID-19 vaccine made in India under the Vaccine Maitri Initiative.

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Infrastructure Development Corporation Of Odisha Ltd. (IDCO) will build Odisha’s Paradeep Plastic Park.

Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched an online certificate course on 5G technology.

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organised the first virtual trade fair with a theme of ‘Indian Rice and Agro Commodity’.

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) organised the first virtual trade fair with a theme of ‘Indian Rice and Agro Commodity’.

Online Teacher Pupil Registration Management System (OTPRMS) certificates will be linked with DigiLocker.

The Central Government of India has decided to shut down Handicrafts & Handlooms Export Corporation of India Ltd. For incurring a loss.

The Union Government has launched the “Gram Ujala Scheme” for rural areas. Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL), a subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), will distribute high quality LED bulbs, at an affordable cost of 10 rupees per bulb in rural areas under the Gram Ujala Scheme.

Jharkhand launched the SAAMAR (Strategic Action for Alleviation of Malnutrition and Anemia Reduction) campaign against malnutrition.

Ministry of Jal Shakti launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain’ campaign for conserving water. The theme of the campaign is “Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls.”

Ministry of Jal Shakti and the state governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh signed an agreement to implement Ken Betwa Link Project (KBLP). It is India’s 1st project for the interlinking of rivers under the National Perspective Plan.

UP state government has launched India’s first of its kind portal “UPFPO Shakti Portal” under Kisan Kalyan Mission in Gorakhpur.

UPFPO: Uttar Pradesh Farmer Producer Organization

The first Solar Lift Irrigation Scheme of Kargil Renewable Energy Development Agency (KREDA) was inaugurated at Latoo Village, the last village on Line of Control (LOC).

Union Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs inaugurated the Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) and Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority’s (IEPFA) mobile app to achieve the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Digitally empowered India’.

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the ‘Tribal TB Initiative’ for a ‘TB Mukt Bharat’.

Saheli Samanvay Yojana is launched by Delhi. It is a Co-ordination Scheme for employing women.

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Monday launched a unique project to create a “bee-fence” to reduce human-elephant conflict in the country.

CM Chiranjeevi Yojana is launched by Rajasthan for the cashless medical treatment for poor people.

NASA/ISRO/Space news

18 new asteroids have been discovered by some Indian students under International Asteroid Discovery Project conducted by STEM & Space.

ISRO has launched the PSLV-C51 rocket with 19 satellites of Brazil and India including the Brazilian satellite, Amazonia 1 from the Satish Dhawan Space Research Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

Arctika-M, the first satellite to watch climate and environment in the arctic region launched by Russia.

China National Space Administration (CNSA), China and Roscosmos, Russia jointly set up International Lunar Scientific Research Station.

ISRO and NASA jointly developed NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) to monitor and measure causes of land surface changes and climate change. This satellite is set to launch in 2022 at the Satish Dhawan Space Research Centre, Sriharikota. 

Russian space agency Roscosmos has successfully launched 38 satellites from 18 countries onboard Soyuz–2.1a carrier rocket from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, including Tunisia’s first-ever satellite ‘Challenge–1’.

ISRO has launched RH-560 (560mm diameter), a sounding rocket from the Rohini series from Satish Dhawan Space center, Andhra Pradesh.

ISRO has successfully demonstrated free-space Quantum Communication over a distance of 300 metres for unconditionally secured satellite data-communication using quantum technologies.

ISRO has recently launched a satellite Indus Eye or Indus Netra developed by DRDO to monitor the movements of military and merchant naval vessels in the Indian Ocean region.

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