1.The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has joined hands with which technology company to enhance the digital skills of the country’s youth?
A. Microsoft India Private Limited
B. IBM India Private Limited
C. Intal Technology India Private Limited
D. Samsung India Electronics Private Limited
2.Karur Vysya Bank (KVB), a Scheduled Commercial Bank in India has joined hands with which life insurer for bancassurance?
A. Maxv Life Insurance Company
B. Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
C. Tata AIA Life Insurance Company
D. Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company
3.Which of the following has recently become India’s largest butterfly?
A. Southern Birdwing
B. Queen alexandra’s Birdwing
C. Golden Birdwing
D. Eastern Birdwing
4.Which bank has released USD 50 million in the first tranche of assistance to L&T Infrastructure Finance Ltd (LTIF), to fund renewable Energy Projects in India?
A. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
B. World Bank (WB)
C. Neuve Development Bank (NDB)
D. Asian Infra Straubch) and Investment Bank (AIIB)
5.Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri popularly known as Jagdeep passed away recently, he was a veteran ________.
6.How many bridges in Jammu and Kashmir were inaugurated by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh?
7.What is the budget outlay of the Central Sector Scheme “Agriculture Infrastructure Fund” which was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Naredndra Modi?
A. 25 thousand crores
B. 1 lakh 76 thousand crores
C. 1 lakh crore rupees
D. 80 thousand crores
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has joined hands with tech giant company Microsoft India Private Limited to enhance the digital skills of the country’s youth. Under this, more than 1 lakh youth will be digitally enabled in the country in the next one year. The partnership with NSDC is an extension of Microsoft’s Global Skilling Initiative. Under this, the company is teaching new digital skills to 25 million people all over the world, which is needed in the coronavirus (Covid-19) economy. The integration between the two firms will give the youth a chance to redefine their skills for the digital economy.
Karur Vysya Bank (KVB), a Scheduled Commercial Bank in India has joined hands with Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance for bancassurance. As per the pact, KVB will market all retail and group products of Bajaj Allianz including savings, retirement, investment, protection and critical illness life insurance products through its 780 branches. Through this partnership, Bajaj Allianz will strengthen its penetration in southern India, leveraging tech-enabled servicing solutions & comprehensive life insurance products to KVB customers.
A Himalayan butterfly named Golden Birdwing is India’s largest, a record an unknown specimen had held for 88 years. With a wingspan of 194 mm, the female of the species is marginally larger than the Southern Birdwing (190 mm) that Brigadier William Harry Evans, a British military officer, had recorded in 1932. But the male Golden Birdwing (Troides aeacus) is much smaller at 106 mm. The female Golden Birdwing with 194 mm wingspan was recorded at Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district’s Didihat town, while the male Golden Birdwing with 106 mm wingspan was recorded at the Wankhar Butterfly Museum (in Shillong).
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has released $50 million loan to L&T Infrastructure Finance Ltd. This is the first tranche of a $100 mn loan to L&T Infrastructure Finance Ltd for funding Renewable Energy projects in the country. This loan has been extended by the Bejing-based multilateral development bank to on-lend to large and mid-scale wind and solar power infra projects in India.A $100 million loan sanctioned by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to the unit of L&T Finance Holdings is AIIB’s first loan to a non-banking financial company (NBFC) in India.
Managing Director & CEO of L&T Finance Holdings: Dinanath Dubhashi.
President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Jin Liqun.
Veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep, known for his work in films such as Sholay, Andaz Apna Apna and Purana Mandir, has died. In his first film, BR Chopra’s Afsana, he was a face in the crowd who later got a speaking part because he could say the dialogues in chaste Urdu. In 1988, Jagdeep also directed the film Soorma Bhopali based on his character from Sholay. In a career spanning over six decades, he acted in over 400 films.
Strengthening connectivity in sensitive border areas close to the International Border and Line of Control with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir, six strategic bridges were inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
About the Bridges
Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
The government approved setting up an agri-infra fund with a corpus of Rs 1 lakh crore to provide financial support to agri-entrepreneurs, start-ups, agri-tech players and farmer groups for infrastructure and logistics facilities. The agri-infra fund was part of the over Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package announced in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The new agri-infra fund, the duration of which will be 10 years till 2029, aims to provide medium-to-long term debt financing facility for investment in viable projects for post-harvest management infrastructure and community farming assets through interest subvention and financial support.
Under this, about Rs 1 lakh crore will be provided by banks and financial institutions as loans to primary agri credit societies, farmer groups, farmer producer organisations (FPOs), agri-entrepreneurs, start-ups and agri-tech players.
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