1. Which of the following is true about Project Insight ?
a)The vision of the program is to initiate transformation in the education and health sectors.
b)It is an online interface through which farmers and other stakeholders can directly approach ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) with their problems for effective solutions.
c)It is a food and Agriculture Accelerator which focuses on catalyzing scale-up Food & Agribusiness start-ups through rigorous mentoring, industry networking and Investor pitching.
d)None of the above
It will help in data mining, collection, collation and processing of such information for effective risk management with a view to widen and deepen the tax base.
It will help the department to monitor high value transactions, and curb the circulation of black money.
It will use big data analytics to match information from social media sites to deduce mismatches between spending pattern and income declaration.
The vision of the program is to initiate transformation in the education and health sectors.
The program will be implemented by NITI Aayog along with McKinsey & Company and IPE Global consortium to address the need expressed by many states
SATH aims to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health systems.
It is an online interface through which farmers and other stakeholders can directly approach ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) with their problems for effective solutions.
It is a food and Agriculture Accelerator which focuses on catalyzing scale-up Food & Agribusiness start-ups through rigorous mentoring, industry networking and Investor pitching.
2. With reference to World Hindi Secretariat, consider the following statements:
1) It is an international organization representing countries and regions where Hindi is the first or customary language.
2) The main objective of the WHS is to promote Hindi as an international language and further its cause for recognition at the United Nations as an Official Language.
3) The organization was set up by the governments of India and Nepal to promote Hindi across the world
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
a) Only 1 and 2
b) Only 1and 3
c) None of the above
d) All of the above
World Hindi Conference, is a world conference on Hindi language. The conference consists of several Hindi scholars, writers and laureates from different parts of the world to contribute the language. 11th World Hindi Conference is being held at Mauritius Theme: Vaishvik Hindi Aur Bharatiy Sanskriti. The first World Hindi Conference was held in 1975 in Nagpur, India. About WHS It is an international organization representing countries and regions where Hindi is the first or customary language, where a significant proportion of the population consists of Hindi speakers or where there is a notable affiliation with North Indian culture. The organization was set up by the governments of India and Mauritius to promote Hindi across the world. The main objective of the WHS is to promote Hindi as an international language and further its cause for recognition at the United Nations as an Official Language.
3. Identify the correct statement(s)
i. Art 371-J provids for special provisions for the Hyderabad- Karnataka region of the state of Karnataka.
ii. Art 371-I Article 371-I provides that the Goa Legislative Assembly is to consist of not less than 30 members. iii. 97th Amendment of the Constitution was in the context of introduction of Art 371-J in the Constitution
Which of the following is true?
a) i and ii only
b) ii and iii only
c) I and iii only
d) All of the above
4. Which of the following countries do not border Caspian Sea ?
a) 2, 3 and 5 only
b) 6 only
c) 2,3 and 6 only
d) 1,2,3 and 6 only
It is a landmark deal that has been more than two decades in the making. Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan – all bordering the Caspian Sea – have agreed in principle on how to divide it up. Caspian Summit The Caspian Summit is a head of state-level meeting of the five littoral states. The fifth Caspian Summit took place on August 12, 2018 in the Kazakh port city of Aktau. The five leaders signed the ‘Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea’. Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea The five littoral states build consensus on legally binding governance of the Caspian Sea through Special Working Groups of a Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea. In advance of a Caspian Summit, 51st Special Working Group took place in Astana in May 2018 and found consensus on multiple agreements: Agreements on cooperation in the field of transport; trade and economic cooperation; prevention of incidents on the sea; combating terrorism; fighting against organized crime; and border security cooperation The Convention grants jurisdiction over 15 miles of territorial waters to each neighboring country, plus additional 10 miles of exclusive fishing rights on the surface, while the rest is international waters. The seabed, on the other hand, remains undefined, subject to bilateral agreements between countries. Thus, the Caspian Sea is legally neither fully a sea nor a lake.
5. Which of the following are included under NAPCCC?
i. National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem
ii. National Water Mission
iii. National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture
iv. National Action Programme to Combat Desertification
Choose the correct option from the following
a) I, ii and iv Only
b) ii, iii and iv Only
c) I, ii and iii Only
d)All of the Above
National action plan on climate change (NAPCC):
Government of India has launched eight Missions as part of NAPCC in specific areas which include assessment of the impact of climate change and actions needed to address climate change. National Solar Mission National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency National Mission on Sustainable Habitat National Water Mission National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem National Mission for a “Green India” National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture National Mission on Strategic Knowledge for Climate Change