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General Awareness : Bank Special

1- Raghuram Rajan is the present 23rd governor of RBI and between 2003 and 2006 acted as the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund.

2-D Subba Rao acted as the 22nd governor of RBI. He was a lead economist in the World Bank in the period of 1999 to 2004.

3-The Board of Financial Supervision(BFS) of RBI has started in 1994.

4-H V R Iengar’s tenure witnessed India’s shift to decimal coinage from the earlier system in 1957.

5-During the governorship of KR Puri, the Asian Clearing Union commenced operations.Asian Clearing Union headquarters is at Tehran.

6-RBI injects liquidity through reduction of repo rate.

7-Gilt edged securities refer to government securities.

8-Bank’s Lien is General lien.

9-T S Vijayan is the Chairman of IRDA.

10- One rupee coin issued under Coinage Act 1906.

11-Blue Chip securities mean shares of progressive, well managed companies with excellent record of payment of dividends.

12-The minimum capital required to start a new private sector bank is 500 crore.

13-Cash kept in the currency chest is owned by Reserve Bank Of India.

14-Bank holidays under Sec.25 of N.I. Act are declared by State government for the respect state.

15-The sponsoring bank’s share in RBIs is 35 %.

16- Currency paper is composed of cotton and cotton rag.

17-1 rupee coin has largest circulation in India.

18-Government of India has the sole right to mint coins in India.

19-India moots to mint 10 rupess plastic money first.

20-Tarapore committee has suggested for the high denomination of Coins in Indian circulation.

21-Coins in India are presently being issued for the circulation in  denominations of 50 paise,one rupee, two rupees, five rupees and ten rupees.

22-Anita Kapur is the is the present Chairperson of the Central Board Of Direct Taxes (CBDT).

23-Helmand province is in the news recently. It is in Afganisthan.

24-Shramev Jayate program is related to Labor reforms.

25-The first European Union country to officially recognize the state of Palestine is Sweden.

26-According to World Health Organisation, Pakistan now accounts for nearly 80% of the polio cases globally.

27-Vladimir Putin topped the Forbes lists of world’s most powerful people,released on November 5,2014.

28-The first state to make voting compulsory in local  bodies is Gujarat.

29-Farhan Akthar is the first man to be chosen as a Goodwill Ambassador of UN Women.

30-India was re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the period of 2015 to 2017.

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