Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 6th September-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 6th September-2020

1) Which of the following statements is true:
1. The Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 includes 180 reform points covering 12 business regulatory areas such as Access to Information, Single Window System, Labour, Environment, etc.
2. The top two states under State Reform Action Plan 2019 are:
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
2) With respect to the Regulator Umbrella under New Education Policy 2020 which of the following statements is true:
1. Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) will be set up as a single overarching umbrella body for entire higher education, including medical and legal education.
2. HECI will have four independent regulators
3) According to New Education Policy 2020 which of the following statements are true:
1. A new National Assessment Centre, PARAKH (Performance Assessment, Review, and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development), will be set up as a standard- setting body.
2. Setting up of a Gender Inclusion Fund and also Special Education Zones for disadvantaged regions and groups.
3. Children with disabilities will be enabled to fully participate in the regular schooling process.
4. Every state/district will be encouraged to establish “Bal Bhavans” as a special daytime boarding school, to participate in art-related, career-related, and play- related activities.
4) Which of the following statements are true?
1. Through 42 nd Constitutional Amendment Act, 1976, education was put in concurrent list
2. Committee for Evolution of the New Education Policy’ under the Chairmanship of Shri T.S.R. Subramanian submitted its report in May 2016, based on which Ministry prepared ‘Inputs for the Draft National Education Policy, 2016’.
5) With regards to doing business 2020, which of the following is true:
1.The economies with the most notable improvement in Doing Business 2020 are Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Togo, Bahrain, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, China, India and Nigeria
2. Doing Business 2020 continues to show a steady convergence between developing and developed economies, especially in the area of business incorporation.
6) Start-Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) is
1. Addressing three major pillars of rural start-ups namely - finances, incubation and skill ecosystems.
2. Is implemented by Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana –National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), Ministry of Rural Development
7) Which of the following statements are NOT true?
1. Four categories of components where imports should be converted to local are electronics, some grades of steel, tooling and Electric Vehicle components.
2. The scheme shall extend an incentive of 4% to 6% on incremental sales (over base year) of goods manufactured in India and covered under target segments
8) Which of the following statements are true about Priority Sector Lending?
1. Initially the target was 33.33 % now it is raised to 40 % based on recommendations of Krishnaswamy committee
2. (1) Agriculture (2) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (3) Export Credit (4) Education (5) Housing (6) Social Infrastructure (7) Renewable Energy (8) Start-ups and others
3. The others category includes personal loans to weaker section, loans to distressed persons, loans to state sponsored organizations for SC/ST.
4. PSL first identified by National Credit Council in 1972
9) Tripura-Bangladesh water route runs through which river:
10) Ease of Doing Business Report is released by :

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