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September 2021 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of September 2021 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of September 2021 are given below. Hope you like it.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering and Technology (CIPET) through video conferencing on September 30, 2021. In which city CIPET was set up?Jaipur
On which day, birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter and revolutionary leader Bhagat Singh is observed every year? 28 September
Who has became the first woman Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly on September 27, 2021? Nimaben Acharya
Who has resigned as the Punjab Congress Chief recently? Navjot Singh Sidhu
Name the mission launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 27, 2021, under which digital health id card will be provided to all people? Ayushman Bharat Digital Health Mission
Who has became the first Indian batsman to cross the 10,000 runs mark in the T20 format on September 20, 2021? Virat Kohli
Who sworn in as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab on September 20, 2021? Charanjit Singh Channi
Which Indian company has signed a contract worth Rs 20,000 crore with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 military transport aircraft? Tata Advanced Systems (TASL)
What is the rank of India in the Global Innovation Index 2021? 46th
Name the Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra's film which open the 1st Himalayan Film Festival? Shershaah
Which two beaches in India has been accorded the coveted ‘Blue Flag’ certification by the Foundation for Environment Education (FEE) in Denmark, taking the total number of such beaches in the country to 10? Kovalam (Tamil Nadu), Eden (Puducherry)
The government of which State has declared 'Copper Mahseer' locally named 'Katley' as the State fish? Sikkim
The government of which State has passed a bill on September 17, 2021 amending the 2009 Act that provides for mandatory registration of marriages, including child marriages? Rajasthan
Name the retired Lieutenant General who sworn in as the new Governor of Uttarakhand? Gurmit Singh
Name the BJP leader who took oath as the 17th chief minister of Gujarat? Bhupendra Patel
Name the Railway Minister of India who recently launched the Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana? Under the scheme, youths will be provided training to acquire industry relevant skills in Railway Training Institutes. Ashwini Vaishnaw
On which day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his 71st birthday? 17 September
Which state has declared encroachment of properties belonging to religious institutions as cognizable and non-bailable offence? Tamil Nadu
Who has been elected as the first woman Chairperson of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Aviation Security Committee? Shefali Juneja
Which State's Assembly on September 14, 2021 passed a bill seeking a permanent exemption to the state from NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) and allow admission to medical courses based on Class 12 marks to "ensure social justice"? Tamil Nadu
On which day Hindi Diwas is observed across India? 14 September
In which format, Virat Kohli has stepped down as captain of the Indian cricket team? T20
In which place India's first Emergency Landing Facility on a National Highway 925A was inaugurated on September 9, 2021? Barmer (Rajasthan)
On which day Bypolls for six Rajya Sabha seats are scheduled to be held? 4 October
Which State has decided to issue domicile certificates to the students studying outside the State? Chhattisgarh
Name the Indian social activist, social reformer and founder of Dravidar Kazhagam whose birthday will be celebrated every year on 17 September by the Tamil Nadu Government? E V Ramasamy Periyar
The Karbi-Anglong Agreement was signed by the Centre with which state's ethnic community? Assam
Name the former Chairman of SBI Chairman who has been appointed as the economic advisor by the Andhra Pradesh Government? Rajnish Kumar
Kongthong village which has been nominated as UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) 'Best Tourism Village' is located in which state? Meghalaya
Who became the first IAS officer to win a Paralympic medal (silver)? Suhas Yathiraj
As per ISRO which Indian spacecraft has completed over 9000 orbits around the moon? ISRO officials also stated that the spacecraft identified the two elements, chromium and manganese, in a few locations during the severe solar flare episodes. Chandrayaan-2
Which State has become the first state in the country to supply water free of cost to its citizens? Goa
Which railway station has been awarded 5-Star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification by FSSAI for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers? Chandigarh
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will contest by-elections from which constituency? Bhabanipur
Which State has launched 'Save Water to Get Free Water' scheme under which households in the state will not be charged for consumption up to 16,000 litres? Goa
Who created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two medals (1 gold, 1 bronze) at the Paralympics on September 3, 2021? Avani Lekharan
Name the new Chairperson of National Commission for Minorities who has taken over from Shri Ghayorul Hasan? Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura
What was India's position in the Summer Paralympics 2020 held in Tokyo with a total of 19 medals (Gold - 5)? 24
Name the senior Indian National Congress leader and former Union Cabinet Minister for Transport, Road and Highways and Labour and Employment, who passed away on September 13, 2021? Oscar Fernandes
What is the new name of Rajiv Gandhi National Park located in Assam? Orang National Park


Who became the first Formula One (F1) driver to win 100 races on September 26, 2021 after finishing first in the 2021 Russian Grand Prix? Lewis Hamilton
On which day World Maritime Day 2021 is observed? 30 September
On which day World Rabies Day 2021 was observed? 28 September
Name the 34-year old England all-rounder who has announced his retirement from Test cricket on September 27, 2021? Moeen Ali
On which day World Tourism Day was observed? 27 September
Which country has become a full-time member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)? Iran
Which country has banned cryptocurrency? China
Which country topped the Global Innovation Index 2021? Switzerland
According to WHO, which COVID-19 variant is the world's most dominant variant currently? Delta
On which day World Rhino Day is observed? 22 September
On which day International Peace Day 2021 is observed? 21 September
Which country has become the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as 2 years old against COVID-19? Cuba
Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Morocco? Aziz Akhannouch
Who has been appointed as the eighth Secretary-General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on 13 September 2021? She is the first woman to hold this position in the history of the organization. Rebeca Grynspan (Costa Rica)
On which day World Ozone Day 2021 is observed? 16 September
What is the name of the new defence pact announced by the US, UK and Australia for the Indo-Pacific to take on the threats of the 21st century and allow for greater sharing of defence capabilities? AUKUS
On which day International Day of Democracy is observed? 15 September
In which country the world's largest direct air carbon capture and storage plant has started? Iceland
Who won the US Open men's singles by defeating Novak Djokovic in the final? Daniil Medvedev
Who won the US Open women's singles by defeating Leylah Fernandez in the final? Emma Raducanu
Which country has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) until the end of 2022 after it failed to send a team to the Tokyo Games? North Korea
Who has been named as the new captain of Afghanistan men's cricket team for the upcoming T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy? Mohammad Nabi
On which day International Literacy Day is observed? 8 September
In a bid to boost economy, which country has announced a new visa (green visa) allowing foreigners to work in the country without being sponsored by an employer, loosening residency requirements? United Arab Emirates
Which country host the 13th BRICS Summit on 9 September 2021? India
Which three countries have been admitted as new members of New Development Bank? United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh
In which year, the New Development Bank (NDB) was established by BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa? 2015
Which country topped the medal tally in the Summer Paralympics 2020 held in Tokyo? China (Total - 207, Gold - 96)