Daily Current Affairs For BPSC as on 01.06.2023


1. Leadership Programme in Science & Technology (LEADS)

Why in news – National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) launched the ‘NCGG – INSA LEADS.

Key Points –

• Aim - To realize India@ 2047 for scientific and technological advancements during Amrit Kaal.

• LEADS program aims to drive transformative changes, promote innovation, and establish India as a leader in science-led development in the world.

• NCGG was set up in 2014 under M/o Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions to deal with governance issues from local, state to national levels, across all sectors.

• Indian National Science Academy (INSA) was established to foster excellence in science and a mentor for Indian science.


1. Bola Tinubu

Why in news – Bola Tinubu sworn in as new President of Nigeria (capital - Abuja).

Key Points –

• He succeeded President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the country.

• He is the former governor of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub.

About Nigeria –

• Africa's most populous country (world’s 7th-most populous).

• Location - West Africa, Opens in the Atlantic Ocean.

• Largest economy in Africa, followed by South Africa and Ethiopia

• Angola overtakes Nigeria as Africa's top crude producer in May 2023.

• Most populous country within OPEC.

• Terrorist group in Nigeria - Boko Haram.

• Nigeria conflict regions - Benue, Taraba, Mangu and Plateau.


1. 14th Clean Energy Ministerial Meeting

Why in news – India to host 14th Clean Energy Ministerial and 8th Mission Innovation meeting in Goa in July 2023.

Key Points –

• It would be held alongside G20 Energy Transitions Ministerial in Goa.

• Theme - Advancing Clean Energy Together.

About Clean Energy Ministerial (2009) –

• A high-level global forum to promote policies that advance clean energy technology for shifting towards a non-fossil fuel world.

• CEM’s Global Lighting Challenge campaign achieved a global collective target of 10 billion LEDs globally.

About Mission Innovation (MI) –

• Aim - to accelerate the Clean Energy revolution and progress towards the Paris Agreement goals and pathways to Net Zero.

• 1st phase (2015-2020) was announced at COP21 on November 30, 2015.

• Mission Innovation (MI2.0) (June 2, 2021) focus is on the decade of action (2021-2030) and the emphasis is to scale up the deployment of innovative clean energy technology.


1. World Milk Day 2023

Why in news – It is observed annually on June 1 by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Key Points –

• Theme - Enjoy Dairy

• Milk is called complete food because it contains all essential nutrients except iron, including carbs, proteins, fats, and vitamins.

Value Addition –

• India - Highest milk producer (Rank 1, 24% of global milk production).

• Milk Producing States in India - Rajasthan (15.05%), Uttar Pradesh (14.93%), Madhya Pradesh (8.6%), Gujarat (7.56%) and Andhra Pradesh (6.97%).

• Pure cow milk is chock full of amino acids, beneficial enzymes, and fatty acids.

Calcium Recommendation by ICMR –

(a) Children aged 1 to 9 years - 600 mg/day

(b) Children aged 10 to 17 years - 800 mg/day

(c) Healthy adults - 600 mg/day

(d) Pregnant and lactating mothers - 1200 mg/day.