Current Affairs of 5th October

National Affairs

1. National Health Authority Organizes ‘Arogya Manthan 2023’ to Celebrate Anniversaries of AB PM-JAY and ABDM

The Public Wellbeing Authority (NHA) facilitated the two-day Arogya Manthan 2023 occasion on September 25th and 26th, 2023, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, Delhi. The occasion saw the commemoration festivities of 5 Years of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Stomach muscle PM-JAY) and 2 Years of Ayushman Bharat Computerized Mission (ABDM).

5 long stretches of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Stomach muscle PM-JAY) Stomach muscle PM-JAY has made noteworthy progress, with north of 5 crore medical clinic affirmations, covering in excess of 24 crore recipients. It flaunts a hearty IT framework, consistent cycles, checking instruments, outreach endeavors, and misrepresentation control frameworks.

2 long stretches of Ayushman Bharat Computerized Mission (ABDM) ABDM, sent off by State head Narendra Modi, means to make a productive advanced wellbeing environment with dynamic investment from both public and confidential areas. It has created north of 45 crore Ayushman Bharat Wellbeing Record (ABHA) and connected more than 30 crore wellbeing records.

Grants were introduced to Top-Performing States/UT for Stomach Muscle PM-JAY and ABDM at Arogya Manthan 2023.

2. 276th Annual Day Celebrations of DAD: Defence Minister Launched DAD Digital Initiatives SARANSH, BISWAS and e-Raksha Awaas 

Association Safeguard Pastor Rajnath Singh sent off a few computerized drives of the Guard Accounts Office (Father) during its 276th yearly day festivities at Delhi Cantonment(Cantt), Delhi.

The recently sent-off advanced drives incorporate, An incorporated protection finance dashboard for the Service of Guard (MoD) ‘SARANSH’ (Outline of Records, Spending plan and Use for Raksha Mantralaya) BISWAS (Bill Data and Work Examination Framework), e-Raksha Awaas.

The Guard Priest likewise disseminated the Raksha Mantri Grants for Greatness for the year 2023 during the occasion.

Note: Father, the watchman of safeguard finance, perceives its endeavors in improving India’s guard abilities through straightforwardness and effectiveness.

3. PM Launched Sankalp Saptaah to Improve Governance at Block Level

Prime Minister(PM) Narendra Modi sent off ‘Sankalp Saptaah’, a remarkable drawn-out program for Optimistic Blocks of India, at Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi, Delhi. He moreover sent off the Optimistic Blocks Program (ABP) Entrance and introduced the show displayed at the event.


  • ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ is connected to the successful execution of the ABP.
  • The program is seen from the third of October to the ninth of October, 2023.


About ABP:

The cross-country Optimistic Blocks Program (ABP) was sent off by the PM in January 2023.

ABP is a drive to further develop administration at the block level to expand the personal satisfaction of residents.

ABP depends on the Optimistic Locale Programme(ADP) which has changed the lives of around 25 crore individuals in 112 locale. ADP was sent off in 2018.


500 optimistic blocks from 329 locales are picked for the execution of the program.

To carry out ABP and foster successful block improvement procedures, conceptualizing studios (chintan shivers) were held in towns and blocks the nation over.


Every day of the program is lined up with an explicit topic on which all optimistic blocks will work.

The topic for the initial six days is ‘Sampoorna Swasthya’, ‘Suposhit Pariwaar’, ‘Swachhta’, ‘Krishi’, ‘Shiksha’, and ‘Samridhi Diwas’ separately.

The seventh day will be a festival of the work directed during the whole week, as ‘Sankalp Saptaah – Samavesh Samaroh’.

4. India’s first Solar Roof Cycling Track Inaugurated in Hyderabad

The 23-kilometer cycle track fitted with sun-powered chargers, known as the Healthway Cycling Track, was introduced in Hyderabad, Telangana, by the state city organization and Metropolitan Advancement Clergyman K. T. Rama Rao.

The cycling track along the External Ring Street is separated into two remarkable stretches: an 8.5-kilometer pink line from Nanakramguda to the Telangana State Police Institute and a 14.5-kilometer blue line from Kollur to Narsingi, which incorporates five distinct sections focuses.

Around 16,000 sun-powered chargers have been introduced to create 16 megawatts (MW) of power, which can control 32,000 streetlamps or enlighten 800 kilometers of city roads.

The introduced sunlight-powered chargers will be utilized to enlighten the track around evening time and safeguard cyclists from the sun, downpours, and other atmospheric conditions.

This was likewise the world’s second sun-powered rooftop-covered cycle track because of its remarkable plan.

International Affairs

1. Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index: India Jumped 47 Places and Ranked 47th in Mobile Broadband Speeds

As per Ookla’s Speedtest Worldwide Record (August 2023 release) India has bounced 72 puts and achieved 47th position (among 145 nations) with a middle download speed of 50.21 Mbps in ‘middle portable organization rates’ in the record.

The rundown is topped by Joined Bedouin Emirates (UAE) with the middle download velocities of 210.89 Mbps. Qatar and Kuwait remain in second and third position with a download speed of 192.71Mbps and 153.86Mbps respectively.

India was positioned 119 in the Speedtest Worldwide Record 2022.

Banking and Finance

1. NABARD Raises Rs 1,040.50 Crore in India’s First Social Impact Bond

Public Bank for Agribusiness and Rustic Turn of Events (NABARD) raised Rs 1,040.50 crore by giving India’s first ‘AAA’ evaluated Indian Rupee-designated Social Securities at a coupon rate of 7.63%.

NABARD gave bonds secretly to qualified institutional financial backers, which were recorded on the Bombay Stock Trade (BSE) on September 29, 2023. The recovery date for the bonds is September 27, 2028, with coupon installments occurring yearly.

A social bond is a kind of monetary instrument given by legislatures, worldwide associations, or partnerships to raise assets for undertakings and drives that have a positive social effect on society.

Nabard-gave securities have been evaluated AAA rating by FICO Assessment Data Administrations o India Limited(CRISIL) and Venture Data and FICO Assessment Agency(ICRA).

AAA-appraised bonds mean the guarantors of these bonds have the most elevated reliability and most minimal gamble of default and are supposed to meet monetary commitments without any problem.



The yearly interest paid on a bond is alluded to as a coupon installment.


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