Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 27th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 27th August-2020

1) Consider the following statements:
1. The competition Commission of India is a statutory body
2. The duty of the Commission to eliminate practices having adverse effect on competition, promote and sustain competition, protect the interests of consumers and ensure freedom of trade in the markets of India.
Which of the following statements is/are true?

2) Consider the following statements, which of the following statements is/are true?
1. UMANG was developed by National e-Governance Division (negd), Ministry of Electronics & IT.
2. The mobile app attained four illustrious awards including ‘Best m-Government service’ award at the 6th World Government Summit held IN UK.

3) Which of the following statements is/are true?
1. Digi-locker: Is a digital locker, initiative under the Digital india. Released by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (deity)
2. Bhavishya” shall now provide an option to retiring employee, to link their Digi-locker account with their “Bhavishya” account and obtain their e-PPO in a seamless manner.

4) ‘Vendor Performance Evaluation System’ is launched by:

5) Which of the following statements is/are true?
1. NHAI has rolled out program for Electronic Toll Collection on Toll Plazas on National Highways to be called fastag.
2. National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) is implementing this program.

6) Kud, Dumhal, Rouf, Hafiza, bhandjashan are folk dances of which state:

7) Which of the following statements is/are false?
1. While the Bal Kalyan Puraskar aims to give recognition to children who have achieved extraordinarily in various fields including innovation, scholastic, sports, art & culture, social service and bravery.
2. The Bal Shakti Puraskar is given as recognition to Individuals and Institutions, who have made an outstanding contribution towards service for children in the field of child development, child protection and child welfare.

8) Consider the following statements:
1. The NDC-TIA programme has duration of 4 years
2. Aim is to promote a comprehensive approach to decarbonise transport in India, Vietnam, and China.
3. NDC–TIA is a joint programme, supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and implemented by a consortium of seven organisations.
4. On behalf of the Government of India, NITI Aayog, the country’s premier policy think tank, will be the implementing partner.

9) Which of the following statements are true?
1. The EPI Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020 includes 4 pillars –Policy; Business Ecosystem; Export Ecosystem; Export Performance
2. Index is released by Ministry of Commerce

10) With regards to South China Sea (SCS), consider the following statements:
1. SCS is claimed by 6 countries China, Taiwan, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei
2. It is connected by Taiwan Strait with East China Sea and bye Luzon strait with the Philippine Sea
3. It contains numerous shoals, reefs, atolls and Islands
4. The Parcel islands, the Spartly islands and the Scarborough shoal are most important islands in SCS.

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