1.Consider the following statements related to Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan:
1.Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched the PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme as a part of “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”.
2.The expenditure under the scheme will be shared in 50:40 percent ratio between state and central governments.
Which of the above statement/statements are correct?
A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
2.Consider the following statements related to Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme
1.The banks have recently sanctioned more than ₹1 lakh-crore loans under the ₹3-lakh crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector reeling under COVID-19- induced economic slowdown.
2.The Scheme is the most significant fiscal component of the ₹30-lakh crore ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last month.
3.The Scheme aims at mitigating the economic distress faced by MSMEs by providing them additional funding in the form of a fully guaranteed emergency credit line.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 1 and 3 are correct
C. 2 and 3 are correct
D. All of the above
3.Consider the following statements related to Operation Greens:
1.Union Minister for Food Processing announced the Extension of Operation Greens from TOP (Tomato-Onion-Potato) crops to all Perishable Fruits & Vegetables (TOP to Total).
2.It is for six months from the date of notification, i.e., 11/06/2020.
4.With which two Maharatna Public Sector Undertaking’s the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has signed an MoU for setting up of a Waste to Energy Plant Okhla New Delhi?
A. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. And NTPC Ltd.
B. Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. And Coal India Ltd.
C. GAIL (India) Ltd. And Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
D. Steel Authority of India Ltd. And Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
5.Who has launched the National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app named as “NADA App”?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Kiran Rijiju
C. Narendra Modi
D. Prakash Javadekar
6. As per the investigation conducted by the United States-based news agency Associated Press, which country has been running a number of in-human campaigns to slash the birth rates among the minority Muslim population called ‘Demographic Genocide’?
A. North Korea
7.Name the Indian umpire who has been inducted into International Cricket Council’s Elite Panel of Umpires?
A. Amish Saheba
B. Anil Chaudhary
C. Shavir Tarapore
D. Nitin Menon
8.Who has been conferred with the first Prof. P C Mahalanobis Award in Official Statistics for lifetime achievements?
A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Chakravarti Rangarajan
C. Amartya Sen
D. Arvind Subramaniam
9.Which state government has launched “Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya” campaign to take care of academic regularity of the students during the Lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic?
A. Uttar Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
10.Which government launched the ‘Skill Connect Forum’ portal?
A. Government of Tamil Nadu
B. Government of Kerala
C. Government of Karnataka
D. Government of Maharashtra
Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched the PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme as a part of “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”. Union Minister said that the Scheme would generate total investment of Rs 35,000 crore and generate 9 lakh skilled and semi-skilled employment and benefit 8 lakh units through access to information, training, better exposure and formalization.
Objective of the scheme:
PM FME Scheme:
It is a centrally sponsored scheme under which an outlay of Rs 10,000 crore will be made.
The outlay will be shared by the Central and State Governments in the following manner:
Other aspects of the scheme:
The banks have recently sanctioned more than ₹1 lakh-crore loans under the ₹3-lakh crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for the MSME sector reeling under COVID-19-induced economic slowdown.
Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme
Aims and objectives
Recently Union Minister for Food Processing announced the Extension of Operation Greens from TOP (Tomato-Onion-Potato) crops to all Perishable Fruits & Vegetables (TOP to Total). The objective of the intervention is to protect the growers of fruits and vegetables from making distress sale due to lockdown and reduce the post-harvest losses.
Duration of Scheme:
Pattern of Assistance
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Limited, Indian Oil and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) at West to Energy plant at Okhla, Delhi.
Under the MoU, Indian Oil, NTPC and SDMC will come together to develop a demonstration waste for the power plant at Okhla landfill site with the use of gasification technology.
About the Waste to Energy Plant
Objectives for setting up a plant:
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju unveiled National Anti-Doping Agency’s first mobile app to provide information about prohibited substances and their inadvertent use, calling the initiative an important step towards dope-free sports.The NADA app is expected to act as a one-stop guide for all anti-doping and medication related information. It also offers comprehensive information on commonly-prescribed medicines. Athletes can also use this mobile application in the Registered Testing Pool (RTP) to update their whereabouts, know about decisions from the disciplinary and appeal panels and for Dope Control Officers to record their availability for testing.
An investigation conducted by the United States-based news agency Associated Press (AP) has found that the Chinese Government has been running a number of in-human campaigns to slash the birth rates among the minority Muslim population in its country. Experts have labeled this Campaign of China as ‘Demographic Genocide’. Among the Muslim minorities in China, most belong to Uyghurs ethnic groups.
Indian umpire Nitin Menon has been included into International Cricket Council’s Elite Umpires Panel for 2020-21. He succeeded England’s umpire Nigel Llong.
He is the youngest umpire to join the elite panel. Earlier, Nitin Menon was a part of Emirates ICC International Panel of Umpires. He has officiated 3 Tests, 24 One Day Internationals and 16 T20 Internationals. He is the 3rd Indian to be inducted at this panel after Srinivas Venkatraghavan and Sundaram Ravi.
Former Reserve Bank of India governor, Chakravarthi Rangarajan has been conferred with the first Prof. P C Mahalanobis Award in Official Statistics for lifetime achievements. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution in providing solutions in the issues related to the estimation of national income.
The award has been instituted by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) from 2020, and will henceforth be awarded annually for the outstanding and meritorious contribution of an individual for the development and promotion of official statistics.
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI): Rao Inderjit Singh.
Chairman of the National Statistical Commission (NSC): Bimal Kumar Roy.
Director of Indian Statistical Institute: Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay.
Answer: 9) B
Madhya Pradesh has launched ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ (My Home-My school) campaign. It will help in maintaining regularities among students amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. Under this, children will be taught at home in a school-like environment. The state is going to resume classes from July 6 in which students will experience school environment at home. Reading, performing yoga, writing and listening to stories will be part of the daily routine.
Karnataka government has unveiled “Skill Connect Forum” portal. It will connect job seekers with employers on a common platform. It will also provide information on available jobs to the job seekers bridging the gap between job seekers and the employers. Registration will be done by uploading qualification, skill sets and other details by an individual. Companies or employer also must register themselves to hire the employees
CM of Karnataka: B.S. Yediyurappa
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