Current Affairs in Short: 2 November 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 3,024 newly constructed EWS flats at Kalkaji, Delhi.

Current Affairs in Short
Current Affairs in Short

SEWA founder Elaben Bhatt passes away

  • Renowned women empowerment activist, Gandhian and the founder of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Elaben Bhatt passed away on November 2, 2022, following a brief illness. She was 89 years old.
  • Elaben founded SEWA which is one of the biggest women’s cooperatives and national trade unions registered in 1972 which was born out of a textile trade union.
  • Notably, SEWA has a membership base of over 2.1 million poor, self-employed women workers from the informal sectors across 18 states and units abroad.
  • Elaben Bhatt, who was also a qualified lawyer, had served as a Chairperson of the Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust.

India’s first donation platform for effective giving for animal welfare

  • India Animal Fund has launched India’s first donation platform for effective ways of giving for animal welfare.
  • The collective of cooperates leaders and individuals put together a plan to mainstream animal welfare and reduce the animal suffering in all its forms.
  • The vision is to create a world that is free of animal harm and exploitation and which prioritizes ending the sufferings of all sentient beings independent of species.
  • The plan is to reach out to the potential donors and have them fund a variety of projects that NGOs are either interested in pursuing, already pursuing or will pursue.

Prime Minister Modi inaugurates 3,024 EWS flats in Delhi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 3,024 newly constructed EWS flats at Kalkaji, Delhi.
  • The flats are built for rehabilitating the slum dwellers under the ‘In-Situ Slum Rehabilitation Project.
  • Prime Minister Modi handed over keys to the eligible beneficiaries from Bhoomiheen Camp at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.
  • The objective of the project is to provide a better and healthy living environment to the residents of the Jhuggi Jhopri clusters, with proper amnesties and facilities.

Air Pollution Delhi reaches alarming level

  • The air pollution in and around Delhi has reached an alarming level as the air quality index (AQI) has been recorded very poor.
  • As per the Meteorological Department, the AQI in Delhi on November 2, 2022 was recorded at 354 which falls under the category of very poor.
  • As per the parameters set by the Government, the AQI category from 301 to 400 is considered very poor and from 401 to 500 severe.
  • The people of Delhi and the National Capital Region have been breathing in the toxic air since a few days before Diwali as the smog hit the area about a fortnight ago.

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