Current Affairs Question - 22 September 2021


Science & Technology

‘Fund For Industrial Research Engagement (FIRE)’


Consider the following statements:

  1. Recently, Government of India launched the first-of-its-kind research initiative called ‘Fund for Industrial Research Engagement (FIRE)’.
  2. The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) is a statutory body of Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.
  3. ‘FIRE’ is a joint initiative between the government and industry and Intel India is a partner in it.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
1,2 and 3

National

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (AHRCs)


Consider the following statements with reference to Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (AHRCs) scheme under PM AwasYojana – Urban:

  1. Under the scheme, existing vacant government-funded housing complexes will be converted in ARHCs through Concession Agreements for 25 years.
  2. The concessionaire will make the complexes livable by repair/retrofit and maintenance of rooms and filling up infrastructure gaps like water, sewer/ septage, sanitation, road, etc.
  3. Complexes will revert to ULB after 25 years to restart next cycle like earlier or run on their own.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
1, 2 and 3

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