Current Questions

Infrastructure:

Thenzawl Golf Resort Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Thenzawl Golf Resort Project has been virtually inaugurated?


Zoram Mega Food Park

In which of the following north-eastern states, Zoram Mega Food Park has been established?


National Investment And Infrastructure Fund

Consider the following statements with reference to the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF):

  1. It is a collaborative investment platform for international and Indian investors, anchored by the Government of India.
  2. It was set up in December 2014 to catalyse funding into the country’s core sectors.
  3. It invests across asset classes such as infrastructure, private equity and other diversified sectors in India, with the objective to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its investors.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port

Recently, which of the following port has been renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port?


Ports Of Call

Consider the following statements with reference to the Ports of Call:

  1. Ports of call are intermediate stops for a ship on its scheduled journey for taking on supplies or fuel.
  2. Port of call can include both inland harbours and marine seaports that cater to vessels transiting internationally.
  3. Presently there are six ports of call in India. They are Kolkata, Haldi and Karimganj.

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Vadhavan Port

In which of the following state, Union Cabinet has given in principle approval for setting up India’s 13th major port?


Central Road And Infrastructure Fund

Consider the following statements about the Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF):

  1. The budget 2018 has amended the Central Road Fund Act, 2000, and has renamed the Central Road Fund as Central Road and Infrastructure Fund.
  2. As per the amendment, the share for each infrastructure areas and projects from the CRIF shall be finalised by a Committee, constituted by the Central government.
  3. The fund comprises of a cess imposed along with excise duty on petrol and diesel.

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Maritime States Development Council

Recently, the 17th meeting of the Maritime States Development Council (MSDC) was held on 15th October, 2019 in New Delhi. Consider the following statements about the MSDC:

  1. Constituted in 1998, MSDC is an apex advisory body for the development of the Maritime sector and aims to ensure integrated development of only Minor Ports in India.
  2. Its function is to assess in consultation with State Governments, the future development of existing and new Minor Ports by the respective Maritime States either directly or through captive users and private participation.

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Gujarat’s New Port Policy

Recently,the Gujarat government has revised its existing port policy.Consider the following statements about the revised policy:

  1. It allows ports of any size more than five million metric tonnes, to be set up as a commercial port.
  2. It allows the existing 32 captive jetties in the state to handle “third-party” cargo without any restrictions.

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National Infrastructure Pipeline

Recently, the government constituted a high-level task force to draw up National Infrastructure Pipeline(NIP)worth $1.4 trillion.Consider the following statements about the NIP:

  1. The NIP will be guided by the task force consisting of six members and led by the Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs.
  2. The National Infrastructure Pipeline would include only brownfield projects costing above Rs 100 crore each.
  3. The task force is mandated to submit its report on the pipeline for 2019-20 by October 31, 2019 and on the indicative pipeline for 2021-25 by December-end, the ministry said.

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