Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 8th September-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 8th September-2020

1) Which of the following statements are true:
1. Mid-Day Meal Programme was introduced for disadvantaged children in Madras Municipal Corporation in 1925 for the first time.
2. Mid-Day meal scheme comes under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

2) Patrika Gate which is news recently is located in

3) Consider which of the following statements are true in regards to International Literacy Day
1. Theme: Literacy teaching and learning in COVID-19 crisis and beyond
2. The day was adopted as a part of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Programme in 2015.

4) Which of the following statements are true about Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle:
1. It has a speed of around 10 Mach
2. India will join the club of few countries like the US, Russia and China have such a capability.

5) Committee on Content Regulation in Government Advertising (CCRGA) is
1. five-member body
2. Empowered to take suo-motu cognizance of any violation of the Supreme Court guidelines

6) In regards to First World Solar Technology Summit, which of the following statements are true:
1. Organized by ISA
2. One partnership agreement is to be taken between M/o NRE, World Bank & ISA

7) State the correct statements about Global MPI:
1. It is an international measure of multidimensional poverty covering 107 developing countries
2. First developed in 2010 by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
3. It is computed on 10 parameters
4. India is 62nd among 107 countries

8) Kamath Panel report is
1. To identify 26 sectors identified for loan restructuring
2.To identify PSUs for loan restructuring

9) Poshan Maah is to
1. is to encourage Jan Bhagidaari for addressing malnutrition amongst young children and women and to ensure health & nutrition for everyone.
2. Implemented by Ministry of women and child development

10) Lohit river is tributary of which of the following river:

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