World’s largest safari park to be developed in Gurugram.

  • World’s largest jungle safari park to be developed in Gurugram, Haryana.
  • It is spread across an area of 10000 acres in the Aravalli Mountain Range of Gurugram and Nuh District.
  • Aim: To boost tourism and provide employment opportunities to local residents.
  • At present, Sharjah is home to the largest curated safari park outside Africa, was opened in February 2022.
  • The Sharjah Safari covers an area of about 2,000 acres.

GST collects Rs 1.47 lakh crore in September, rise up by 26%.

  • The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September 2022 is Rs 1,47,686 crore.
    • Central GST: Rs 25,271 crore
    • State GST: Rs 31,813 crore
    • Integrated GST: Rs 80,464 crore (including Rs 41,215 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs 10,137 crore (including Rs 856 crore collected on import of goods)
  • The GST revenues for September 2022 are 26% higher than revenue in same month last year.
  • GST mop-up has been over ₹ 1.40 lakh crore for seven months in a row.

Andhra Pradesh government launched portal for marriage schemes.

  • Andhra Praesh CM, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the website of YSR Kalyanamasthu and Shadi Tofa schemes.
  • Aim: Providing financial assistance for daughter's wedding in poor families.
  • Eligibility: SSC pass a mandatory clause for both bride and groom to get the assistance under this scheme.
  • This will encourage parents to see that their children complete at least high school studies.
  • The scheme would also prevent the child marriages and promote girl education.

Telangana govt introduces "Aasara" pension for poor.

  • The Telangana government has launched a welfare scheme named Asara pension.
  • Aim: To ensure secured life for all the poor.
  • Beneficiary: old people, widows, physically disabled and beedi workers.
  • The state government has also distributed the card for the welfare of all.
  • Presently, the state government has sanctioned 10,000 new Aasara pensions under Asif Nagar Mandal jurisdiction.
  • Telangana Capital: Hyderabad; Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan; CM: K. Chandrashekar Rao

N S Rajan elected as chairman of Advertising Standards Council of India.

  • N S Rajan (Director of August One Partners LLP) has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the Board of Governors of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).
  • He has replaced Subhash Kamath.
  • While, Saugata Gupta (Managing Director & CEO, Marico Limited) was elected Vice-Chairman of ASCI.
  • Shashidhar Sinha (CEO at IPG Mediabrands India) was appointed as the Honorary Treasurer of ASCI.
  • ASCI headquarters: Mumbai; Founded: 1985.

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