A report on mental health was produced by the World Health Organization (WHO).According to this survey, one out of every eight persons on the planet suffers from a mental illness.

The number of persons suffering with a mental illness was estimated to reach about a billion in 2019.

Countries spend less than 2% of their healthcare resources on mental health, according to this data.

Years of infirmity are also caused by mental illnesses (YLDs).

The Comprehensive Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2030 is also urged to be implemented as soon as possible, according to the study.

It also stipulates that stigma, discrimination, and abuses of human rights against those with mental illnesses must be eliminated.

The paper also presents many recommendations for increasing mental health funding, reducing risks, and removing obstacles.
In May 2022, India’s overall (merchandise and services) exports will climb by 24%.India’s total exports are expected to reach USD 62.21 billion in May 2022.

India’s goods exports was USD 38.94 billion in May 2022. It was USD 32.30 billion in May 2021.

Merchandise exports increased by 20%. Exports of services increased by 30%.

The expected value of services export in May 2022 is USD 23.28 billion. It was USD 17.86 billion in May 2021.

India’s total exports are expected to be USD 124.59 billion in April-May 2022.

For the same time period, goods exports were USD 78.72 billion.

For the same time period, the expected value of services exported is USD 45.87 billion.

In May 2022, total imports are expected to be USD 77.65 billion. They increased by 59.19 percent.

In April-May 2022, total imports are expected to be USD 151.89 billion.
The government has authorised the nomination of new chief justices to five high courts.The Ministry of Law and Justice has announced the appointment of high court judges for Uttarakhand, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Guwahati.

The Supreme Court Collegium, led by Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana, submitted these recommendations to the government.

With a total of 708 judges on the bench as of June 1, there are still 400 judicial vacancies in the high courts.
The 25 high courts have a total of 1,108 sanctioned judges.
New Delhi hosted a national conference on cyber security and national security.On June 20, Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi hosted a National Conference on Cyber Safety and National Security (Cyber Apradh Se Azadi – Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav).

The meeting was held by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Shri Amit Shah, the Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation, was the conference’s Chief Guest.

The seminar is part of the country’s efforts to enhance public awareness regarding the prevention of cybercrime.
At the 2022 Kuortane Games in Finland, Neeraj Chopra won gold.At the 2022 Kuorten Games in Finland, Neeraj Chopra won gold with another outstanding throw of 86.69 metres.

With an 86.64m throw, Trinidad’s Keshorn Walcott took silver, while Anderson Peters took bronze with an 84.75m throw.

With a throw of 60.35 metres, India’s Sandeep Chaudhury finished eighth in the rankings.

Neeraj competed at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland at the beginning of this month. With a throw of 89.30 metres, he earned a silver medal and set a new national record.

Neeraj will compete in the Diamond League’s Stockholm leg on June 30.
National Reading Day is set for June 19, 2022.Every year on June 19th, National Reading Day is observed.
In 2022, the country celebrated its 27th National Reading Day.

P N Panicker, known as the Father of Kerala’s Library and Literacy Movement, is honoured on this day.

It also kicks off a month-long celebration of electronic reading.

On June 19, 1996, the Kerala government, in partnership with the P N Panicker Foundation, launched a reading day celebration, which has since developed into a popular campaign to encourage literacy and reading culture in the state.

In 2017, Prime Minister Modi established the National Reading Digital Reading Month in Kochi.

‘Read and Grow,’ has been the theme of National Reading Day activities since 2017.
PM Modi started the 44th Chess Olympiad’s historic torch relay.On June 19, 2022, he began the historic torch relay at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.

The Chess Olympiad Torch was established for the first time this year by the International Chess Federation (FIDE).

The first country from which the Chess Olympiad torch began its journey was India.

The torch was carried from FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who subsequently gave it to Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand.

In 40 days, the torch will be carried through 75 cities. It will ultimately arrive in Mahabalipuram, which is close to Chennai.

Chennai will host the 44th Chess Olympiad from July 28 to August 10, 2022.

PM Modi claimed that the country’s forefathers originated games like Chaturanga and Chess.
For recurring transactions, the RBI enhanced the Additional Factor of Authentication (AFA) limit for e-mandates on cards, PPIs, and UPI.For recurrent transactions, the RBI has increased the AFA limit for e-mandates on cards, Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs), and UPI from 5,000 to 15,000 per transaction.

This implies that for a payment of $15,000 per transaction, no extra authentication is necessary.

A standing directive to the bank to debit a specified amount automatically on a regular basis is known as an e-mandate.

The RBI published a framework for processing e-mandates on recurring online transactions in August 2019.

Initially, it was limited to cards and wallets. UPI transactions were added to the framework in January 2020.
COAI’s next chairperson is Pramod K Mittal, who will serve from 2022 to 2023.Previously, he served as Vice-Chairman of the Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI).

He has taken over as COAI Chairperson from Ajai Puri. P Balaji will serve as the association’s Vice-Chairperson.

Vodafone Idea Limited’s Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer is P Balaji.

He is also the Chairman of the National Digital Communications Council of Assocham.

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) is a recognised non-governmental organisation that was founded in 1995.

It is a telecommunications-focused non-profit trade association and advocacy organisation.
In Bengaluru, Prime Minister Modi will unveil a number of development initiatives.He’ll be the first to open the Brain Cell Research Centre. It was built for a total of 450 crore rupees.

The Brain Cell Research Centre will focus on the brain’s relative activities in order to better comprehend disorders.

At IISc, he will lay the cornerstone for the Bagchi-Parthasarathy Research Hospital, which will have 850 beds.

He will lay the cornerstones for the Bengaluru Suburban Railway and Multi-modal Logistics Parks projects.

The Bengaluru Suburban Railway would link the city of Bengaluru with its suburbs.

He will dedicate the Babasaheb Ambedkar statue on the grounds of the BR Ambedkar School of Economics.

In addition, he will dedicate to the country India’s first and only fully air-conditioned railway station, named after Sir M Vishveshwarayya.
Ranjana Prakash Desai has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Press Council of India by the Indian government.Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai is a Supreme Court retired judge.

Justice Chandramouli Kumar Prasad will be replaced by her.

A three-member selection committee, consisting of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, and a member of the Press Council of India chosen by its members, appoints the Chairperson of the Press Council of India.
PCI (Press Council of India):

It is a self-governing statutory organisation that was established in 1966 in response to the First Press Commission’s recommendations.

The Press Council Act of 1978 established it as the self-regulatory watchdog of the press.

The first Chairman of the PCI was Justice J R Mudholkar.

A Chairman and 28 additional members make up the Council.
20 June 2022: World Refugee DayWorld Refugee Day is commemorated every year on June 20 to honour refugees all across the world.

The goal of the day is to empathise with and comprehend the hardship of refugees, as well as to celebrate their perseverance in rebuilding their lives.

“Whoever. Wherever. Whenever.” is the theme of World Refugee Day 2022. “It is everyone’s right to seek safety.”

The right to seek refuge, safe entry (open borders), no coercion to return to their home country, no discrimination at borders, and compassionate treatment are all examples of human rights.

On June 20, 2001, the day was established to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, which helped to safeguard refugees.

Originally, it was known as Africa Refugee Day. However, the day became known as World Refugee Day after the UN General Assembly acknowledged it in December 2000.

India does not have a national refugee protection system and is not a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention or its 1967 Protocol.
China’s third most sophisticated aircraft carrier, the ‘Fujian,’ was launched.It is China’s most sophisticated and first “wholly domestically constructed” navy warship. The province of Fujian is located on China’s eastern coast.

‘Liaoning’ is China’s first aircraft carrier, while ‘Shandong’ is China’s second aircraft carrier.

The Chinese aircraft carrier ‘Liaoning’ is the only one having initial operating capability, or the most basic degree of combat preparedness.

The first Chinese aircraft carrier was launched in 2012, and the second will be launched in 2019.

China aims to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier as its next ship.
Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport has been named the ‘Best Regional Airport in India and South Asia.’In the 2022 Skytrax World Airport Awards, Kempegowda International Airport was named the best regional airport in India and South Asia.

The World’s Best Airport has been named Hamad International Airport.

The ‘World’s Cleanest Airport’ accolade went to Tokyo Haneda Airport.

The World’s Best Airport Immigration Processing accolade went to Copenhagen Airport.

The prize was presented based on consumer feedback collected through a survey.

The survey’s key components include the customer’s experiences from check-in through arrivals, transfers, shopping, security, and immigration.

Bengaluru airport earned the Best Airport and Aviation Innovation Award at the Wings India Awards earlier this year.

Bengaluru International Airport Limited(BIAL) manages Kempegowda International Airport . It is India’s third busiest airport.
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