Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 24th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 24th August-2020

1) Consider the following statements with respect to Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan:
1. Duration of the campaign – The campaign will be 125 days long and implemented in mission mode.
2. Main focus of the campaign – The main objective of the campaign launch is to offer financial help to migrant workers who were stranded in other areas and have returned to their homeland. In addition, it shall offer employment opportunities under 25 types of work for the labors.
3. Target group of the abhiyaan – The poor migrant labors are the target beneficiaries of the campaign which will be offered financial help.
4. Implemented in 14 different ministries
2) Nuakhai Juhar is a festival celebreated in which of the Indian states
3) Which of the following are among the Five pillars of Atmanirbhar Bharat Package:
1. Economy
2. Infrastructure
3. System
4. Demography
4) ASEEM portal which is in news recently is under
5) Which of the following are recommendations of Ramesh Chandra panel
1. Linking sugarcane prices to sugar rates to keep the industry in sound financial health.
2. One time increase in minimum sugar price to Rupees 33 for kilo to help Sugar Mills cover the cost of production
3. Shifting some areas under sugarcane cultivation to less water intensive crops by providing suitable incentive to farmers
6) A decentralized approach to detect, screen, identify, isolate and treat covid-19 patients in their local communities:
7) Which of the following statements are true?
1. Trinidad and Tobago is the southernmost Island country in the Caribbean
2. Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the southernmost island country in the Caribbean and is known for its fossil-fuel wealth.
8) Which of the following are true with respect to west nile virus:
1. West Nile virus first discovered in 1937 in west Nile area of Uganda in East Africa
2. Flavivirus from East Africa
3. Double stranded DNA virus that causes West Nile fever
9) Status of Sex Ratio at Birth in India’ and ‘Elderly Population in India: Status and Support systems Reports are released by:
1. Indian Association of Parliamentarians for Population and Development (IAPPD)
2. United nation population Fund
10) Kalapani that is recently in news belongs to

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