Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 18th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 18th August-2020

1)  Which of the following statements are true about PROJECT DOLPHIN
1. For conservation of Dolphins only through use of modern technology specially in enumeration and anti-poaching activities.
2. Will engage the fishermen and other river/ ocean dependent population.
3. Will strive for improving the livelihood of the local communities.
4. The conservation also envisages activities which will also help in the mitigation of pollution in rivers and in the oceans

2) Chief Objectives of SEZ Act 2005 are: Special Economic Zones Act, 2005
1. To create additional economic activity.
2. To boost the export of goods and services..
3. To boost domestic and foreign investments.
4. To increase India’s exports by 38%

3) According to special provisions for Delhi article – 239AA
1. The council of ministers headed by Delhi chief minister assist and advice the LG in exercise of his or her functions except in cases the LG has to act in his/her own discretion.
2. If there is a difference of opinion between the ministers and LG, the ;latter should refer the matter to the president.

4) Consider the following statements:
1. As per the law, the compensatory afforestation fund management and planning authority exists at both national and state levels.
2. People’s participation is mandatory in the compensatory afforestation programmes carried out under the compensatory afforestation fund act, 2016
Which of the above statements are correct?

5) Project lion –involves the following
1. Conserves Asiatic lions and its landscape
2. Addresses issues of diseases in lion and associated species
3. Will not address human – wildlife conflict

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