Q1. India’s first Kisan Rail was flagged off between Devlali in Maharashtra and _____.
Recently, the first Kisan Rail of South India and second Kisan Rail of India was flagged off between Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) and New Delhi.
The first Kisan Rail was inaugurated between Devlali in Maharashtra and Danapur in Bihar.
Kisan Rail Scheme is one of the flagship initiatives of the Ministry of Railways announced during the Budget 2020-21. The scheme aims at providing seamless connectivity to markets. This initiative will help in achieving the government’s target of doubling farmer’s income by 2022.
Hence, option D is correct.
Q2. Which of the following statements is not true?
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Statements 1 and 2: The UNICEF, the WHO, the Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the World Bank Group have recently released new mortality estimates. According to this estimate, the child mortality rate in India has declined from 126 in 1990 to 34 in 2019.
Child Mortality rate refers to the number of deaths of the children below 5 years of age per 1,000 live births in a year.
Statement 3: Under the Sustainable Development Goals, the countries have committed to reducing the child mortality rate to 25 by 2030. India has set a target to reduce the Child Mortality rate to 23 by 2025 under the new National Health Policy 2017.
So, Statements 2 and 3 are incorrect and Statement 1 is correct. Hence, option D is correct.
Q3. Consider the following statements about Jigyasa Program:
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
Statements 1 and 2: Recently, a Webinar on Scientific & Technological Interventions by CSIR-CMERI combating COVID-19 under Jigyasa programme was organized.
About Jigyasa Program:
So, all statements are correct. Hence, option C is correct.
Q4. Which statement is not true with respect to Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana?
Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana for the responsible and sustainable development of fisheries sector. The sector provides livelihood to about 16 million fishers and fish farmers at the primary level and almost twice the number along the value chain.
Hence, option B is correct.
Q5. EASE 2.0 index is related to which of the following?
Recently, EASE 2.0 Banking Reforms Index that ranks Public Sector Banks on the basis of their performance on various themes has been released.
EASE (Enhanced Access and Service Excellence) Reforms were launched in January 2018 by the government of India and Public Sector Banks.
EASE 2. 0 Index has 6 themes - Responsible Banking, Customer Responsiveness, Credit Off-take, PSBs as UdyamiMitra, Financial Inclusion & Digitalisation and Governance and HR
Results of EASE 2.0 Index
Hence, option A is correct.