Q1. Which department/ ministry launched Geospatial Self Certification Portal?
(a) Ministry of education
(b) Department of Science and Technology
(c) Ministry of Earth sciences
(d) Department of health and family welfare
(e) Ministry of commerce and industry
Q2. Which of the following is not a UN language?
Q3. Which of the following statements are correct regarding State Food Safety Index?
1. This is the 4th version of the index
2. Among larger states Goa won the first price.
3. Among the UTs Jammu and Kashmir stood first.
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Q4. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) reduced the capital required to be held by insurers offering Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) by almost to how much percent?
(b) 10 %
Q5. Consider the statements about NewSpace India Ltd. and fill in the blanks for the same.
1. It is wholly owned Public sector enterprise under the administrative control of _________
2. Its present authorized capital is ________ increased from 1000 crore.
(a) ISRO, 10000crore
(b) Department of space, 7500crore
(c) DRDO, 2500 crore
(d) Ministry of Science and technology, 5000 crore
(e) Antrix, 3500 crore
Q6.N J Ojha has appointed as ombudsman for which of the schemes?
(a) Banking Ombudsman scheme
(c) POSHAN Abhiyan
(d) PM kaushal Vikas Yojana
(e) PM Kisan
Q7. World Blood Donor Day(WBDD) is annually observed across the globe on 14th June. Which of the following components are present in blood?
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Q8. Recently BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution (PartNIR) Innovation Center and the BRICS New Growth Bank (NDB) signed a MoU to enhance bilateral cooperation. When BRICS was founded?
Q9. Consider the following statements about Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS):
1. It’s done in urban areas only
2. It assesses the Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR), Worker Population Ratio (WPR) and Unemployment Rate
3. It is made by by NSO.
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(e) None of these
Q10. Renewables 2022 Global Status Report is published by ______. India got __ rank for renewable power capacity additions.
(a) Niti Aayog, 4
(b) REN 21, 3
(c) ISA, 2
(d) UNEP, 1
(e) UNSDG, 3
Department of Science and technology(DST) launches Geospatial Self Certification Portal.
About the portal:
This Portal facilitates entities engaged in map related activities to certify themselves quickly and easily. The portal is built based on Geo-Spatial guidelines released by Govt of India in Feb 2021, which has de-regulated all aspects of mapping activities in india from survey to sales. The self-certification facility for entities in the portal is free and universal. Entities can be :
1.Individual or Organisation
2. Government or Private
3. Indian or Foreign
4. Engaged in production or sales etc
Why this question?
United Nations(UN)’s Russian Language Day is annually observed across the globe on June 6th to create awareness about the history, culture and development of the Russian language. The day also aims to celebrate cultural diversity and multilingualism.
There are six UN languages. French ,Chinese,English, Spanish, Arabic, Russian.
On the occasion of World Food Safety Day which was held on the theme ‘Safer food, better health’:
4th State Food Safety Index (SFSI) for 2021-2022 by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Among larger states, Tamil Nadu (TN) was the top ranking state, followed by Gujarat and Maharashtra. Among the smaller states, Goa stood first followed by Manipur and Sikkim. Among UTs (Union
Territories), Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), Delhi and Chandigarh secured first, second and third ranks
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) reduced the capital required to be held by insurers offering Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) by almost 50%.
This to make the schemes PM suraksha bIma yojana and PM jeevan jyoti yojana more economical.
Recent in News: The Union Cabinet approved the transfer of 10 in-orbit communication satellites from Government of India (Gol) to NewSpace India Ltd. (NSIL), a wholly owned Public Sector Enterprise (PSE) of GOI under the administrative control of the Department of Space.It also approved increasing the authorized share capital of NSIL from Rs 1000 crore to Rs 7500 crore
N J Ojha has been appointed as ombudsman for a two-year term under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme. Ojha has the power to investigate allegations by MGNREGA staff, consider them, award awards within 30 days of receipt of the complaint.
All are the components of the blood.
World Blood Donor Day(WBDD) is annually observed across the globe on 14th June to create awareness about the importance of blood donation and to promote voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation. The day also aims to create awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products like Red blood cells (RBCs), Fresh frozen plasma, White blood cells (WBCs), Immune globulins, etc. The observance of WBDD is led by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The WBDD 2022 is hosted by Mexico through its National Blood Centre. The theme/slogan of WBDD 2022 is “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”.
BRICS was founded in 2009
Recent in news
The BRICS Partnership on New Industrial Revolution (PartNIR) Innovation Center and the BRICS New Growth Bank (NDB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral cooperation and boost BRICS countries’ common development. The name BRICS stands for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, a group of emerging markets. It is home to more than 40% of the worldwide population and a quarter of the global economy.
Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS)
The National Statistical Office (NSO) (erstwhile National Sample Survey Office – NSSO) uses rotational panel sampling design in urban areas to assess the Labour Force Participation Rate (LFPR), Worker Population Ratio (WPR) and UR, and visits selected households in urban areas four times. There was no revisit for the rural samples.
According to the Renewables 2022 Global Status Report (GSR 2022) published by the global renewable energy community REN21, India placed third in the world for total renewable power capacity additions in 2021, with 15.4 GW (giga watts), following only China (136 GW) and the United States (US) (43GW).