Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 21st September-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 21st September-2020

1) Which of the following are true about Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan:
1. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (mosje) has formulated the Abhiyaan
2. Mosje is implementing a National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2023.
3. Launched in 372 most affected districts with focus on institutional support, community outreach and awareness generation.
4. These districts are identified based on inputs from Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and findings of Comprehensive National Survey done by Ministry

2) New Financial Model for Interest Subvention launched by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is
1. For Individual Beneficiaries as well as shgs Comprising scs, sts and OBC Categories
2. National Scheduled Castes Finance &Development Corporation (NSCFDC) will be the implementing agency for SC shgs/beneficiaries

3) Which of the following statements are not true about e-Gram Swaraj Portal
1. The portal is to strengthen digitalization in Panchayats for purpose of empowering rural India
2. Its combination with the Area Profiler application, Local Government Directory (LGD) and the Public Financial Management System (PFMS)

4) State which of the following statements are true about recommended grants of 15th finance commission for 2020-2021:
1. The grants are provided in two parts, namely, (i) Basic (Untied) Grants and (ii) Tied Grants in the ratio of 50:50.
2. The basic grants are untied and can be used by rlbs for location-specific felt needs, except for salary or other establishment expenditure

5) India covid-19 emergency response and health system strengthening project is
1. Is a joint initiative of the Government of India and the World Bank
2. A project having $ 1 billion loan disbursed by the International Bank for reconstruction and development IBRD
3. Coming with a condition of Universal eligibility in procurements
4. The project will have no impact on Make in India initiative

6) The largest coach maker in the world is in which country

7) The proposed amendments of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 are:
1. To make Aadhaar mandatory identification
2. To include public servant and Corporation owned are controlled by the government

8) The main provisions of Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 are:
1. Farmers and traders will enjoy freedom of choice of sale and purchase.
2. It will promote barrier-free intra-state trade only

9) Which of the following are true about The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020
1. It will transfer the risk of market unpredictability from the farmer to the sponsor.
2. Provides Effective dispute resolution mechanism

10) The first king who introduced the worship of kakati Devi in the coastal region of Andhra

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