21 June -International Day of Yoga

The World Constitution and Parliament Association (WCPA) launched Project "One World One Education".

  • The World Constitution and Parliament Association (WCPA) is launching its pilot program "Project One World One Education" on 23 June 2021.
  • WCPA is a world civic movement with the vision of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam", i.e. The world is one family.
  • The Project will cater to the citizens of the world over the age of 6 years.

RBI approves Centrum Financial for the acquisition of crisis-hit "Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative" (PMC) Bank.

  • Centrum Financial Services Limited is relaunching it as a small finance bank.
  • PMC Bank will become the first troubled multi-state urban cooperative bank to make a transition to small finance bank.

Indian environmental organization "Familial Forestry" won the prestigious United Nations Award.

  • Shyam Sundar Jyani, a Rajasthan-based climate activist, has won the prestigious United Nations'
  • "Land for Life Award 2021" for his environment conservation concept.
  • The theme for the 2021 Award is "Healthy Land, Healthy Lives".
  • It is a unique concept of Shyam Sunder Jyani that relates a tree with a family, making it a green family member".
  • He has been campaigning for Familial Forestry for over 15 years.

The world's 3rd largest diamond has been discovered in "Botswana".

  • The stone - weighs 1,098 carats.
  • It was found in Jwaneng mine's South Kimberlite pipe by metallurgy assistant Orakeng Kefentse.
  • Botswana is Africa's largest producer of diamonds.
  • The largest diamond ever discovered was the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond found in South Africa in 1905.

UNGC recognizes "Sumant Sinha" of Renew Power as SDG Pioneers.

  • The United Nations Global Compact has recognized Mr. Sumant Sinha, Chairman & MD of ReNew Power as one of ten 2021 SDG Pioneers.
  • This honor comes in recognition of Mr. Sumant 's work to advance access to clean and affordable energy (SDG 7).
  • Sumant has set an example by building the core business of ReNew Power around the targets of SDG 7.
  • SDG Pioneers are business leaders selected by the UN Global Compact for doing an exceptional job
  • To advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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