Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 21st May-20

Welcome to your Current Affairs 21st May-20

1) Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
1. It aims to bring a blue revolution through sustainable and responsible development of the fisheries sector in India.
2. It also aims to double the incomes of fishers, fish farmers and fish workers by 2024.
Which of the above the statements are correct?
2) Consider the following statements about Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises
1. It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme
2. The expenditure will be shared by the Centre and the States in a ratio of 90:10.
Which of the above statements are correct?
3) These are synthetic including polyester and polypropylene or man-made materials that have varying degrees of permeability. It protects against erosion in places like roads and beaches. It has the ability to separate, filter, reinforce, protect and drain when used in association with soils.

Above description refers to which of the following
4) consider the following statements about Alzheimer’s Disease
1. It is a neurological disorder which causes brain cells to degenerate and die.
2. Alzheimer’s is caused by the build-up of proteins known as tau tangles or plaques within the brain
Which of the above statements are correct?
5) Konark temple was built by
6) which of the following river flows in the kalapani region
7) Eravikulam National Park is in
8) consider the following statements about The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
1. It assist the UN in addressing interrelated issues of illicit trafficking in and abuse of drugs
2. It is Headquartered in Vienna, Austria
Which of the above statements are correct?
9) Kalapani, Limpiyadhura and Lipulekh often seen in news is a disputed territory between India and which other country?
10) consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)
1. It is a Pension Scheme exclusively for the senior citizens aged 60 years and above.
2. The scheme is included in GST
Which of the above statements are correct?

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