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March 29th Current Affairs

March 29th Current Affairs 2024 in English
  • Government procurement platform GeM achieved a record ₹4 lakh crore GMV in FY24, doubling the prior year. This surge is driven by a 205% rise in service procurement and increased participation from states and central entities. GeM's seller base (21 lakh) and inclusive initiatives empower small businesses and marginalized groups. A TCS partnership aims to further improve the platform's technology.


  • The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is alerting citizens about scam calls claiming to be from DoT. These calls threaten mobile number disconnection or misuse for illegal activities. Similar scams may also occur via WhatsApp calls from foreign numbers.
    Do not share personal information in such situations.
    Report these scams:
    Through the DoT's "Chakshu" portal:
    Cybercrime helpline: 1930 or
    Protect yourself:
    Verify your mobile connections on the Sanchar Saathi portal: and report any unauthorized connections.


  • Govt mandates weekly wheat stock reporting by businesses (traders, retailers, etc.) starting April 1st to monitor food security and prevent hoarding. This comes as previous wheat stock limits expire on March 31st. Businesses must declare stock on every Friday. Rice stock reporting remains unchanged.


  • Commemorating World Meteorological Day, the School of Naval Oceanology & Meteorology (SNOM) and Indian Naval Meteorological Analysis Centre (INMAC) conducted a seminar titled 'Meghayan-24' at the Southern Naval Command on March 28th, 2024.
    Theme: Aligned with the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) theme, the seminar focused on 'At the Frontline of Climate Action'.


  • India, Mozambique, and Tanzania concluded a successful maritime exercise (IMT TRILAT 24) on March 28th. INS Tir and Sujata from India participated in a week of joint training, enhancing knowledge sharing, capabilities, and regional maritime security. The exercise involved harbor training, simulated operations at sea, and joint EEZ surveillance. The closing ceremony emphasized successful collaboration and India's commitment to regional security.

  • Jadan village in Rajasthan is now home to a unique architectural marvel - the world's first-ever Om-shaped temple. Spanning a massive 250 acres. Its vast interior can accommodate 1,008 idols of Lord Mahadev and 12 Jyotirlingas. Towering 135 feet tall, the temple is supported by a network of 2,000 pillars and features 108 rooms. The central area houses the tomb of Guru Madhavanand ji.


  • Justice Mohammad Yousuf Wani was sworn in as an Additional Judge of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The ceremony was held in Srinagar, where Chief Justice N. Kotiswar Singh administered the oath of office to Justice Wani.


  • The Adani Group has kickstarted the first phase of their massive copper manufacturing plant in Mundra, Gujarat. This facility, under the subsidiary Kutch Copper, boasts the title of the world's largest single-location copper plant. It's a significant development for India, aiming to reduce reliance on copper imports and bolster the country's transition towards cleaner energy sources.


  • A rare Kannada inscription, dating back to the Kalyana Chalukya dynasty (1134 CE), has been discovered in neglected condition at Gangapuram, Telangana. Found near a temple tank, the inscription details tax exemptions granted for maintaining a lamp and incense for the deity Somanatha. This discovery sheds light on the region's history and religious practices during the Chalukya era.

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Published date : 29 Mar 2024 06:57PM

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