Current Questions

Agriculture:

Green-Ag Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Green-Ag Project has been launched in order to reduce emissions from agriculture and ensure sustainable agricultural practices?


Godhan Nyay Yojana

Recently, which of the following states launched GodhanNyayYojana?


Direct Seeding Of Rice

As the labour shortage is imminent owing to exodus of migrant labourers amid the ongoing lockdown, farmers of an Indian state are turning towards the direct seeding of rice (DSR). What is the name of state mentioned above?


National Innovations On Climate Resilient Agriculture

Consider the following statements:

  1. National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) is a network project of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), which aims to enhance resilience of Indian agriculture to climate change and climate vulnerability through strategic research and technology demonstration.
  2. The project consists of three components viz. Strategic Research, Technology Demonstration and Sponsored/Competitive Grants.

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PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

Consider the following statements with reference to the PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana:

  1. PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana is an umbrella scheme with its period coterminous with the cycle of 15th Finance Commission.
  2. It is a comprehensive package which will result in creation of modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


Shamlat Land

Consider the following statements with reference to the Shamlat land in Punjab:

  1. Shamlat is one of three categories of common land in Punjab villages. ‘Shamlat’ land is owned by the village panchayat.
  2. This land is mainly used for cultivation, and is allotted for this through an open auction that is conducted by the Rural Development and Panchayat Department every year.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Extra Neutral Alcohol

Recently, Indian alcohol manufacturers have approached NITI Aayog, seeking exemption of import duty on Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA).Consider the following statements about the ENA:

  1. Extra Neutral Alcohol is a byproduct of the sugar industry, and is formed from molasses that are a residue of sugarcane processing.
  2. It is the primary raw material for making alcoholic beverages.

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