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North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited

Recently, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region has inaugurated the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) in Guwahati. Consider the given statements regarding NERAMAC.

  1. The NERAMAC Limited was incorporated in the year 1992 as a marketing organization in the field of Agri-Horti sector of the North-eastern region, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER).
  2. It is continuously making all efforts for the development of the farmers of the region and double their income by the end of 2022.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Eight Core Industries

According to recent government data, growth of eight core industries has been slowed down to 2.1 percent in July, 2019 as against 7.3 percent in the same month last year. Considerthe following statements regarding eight core industries:

  1. The eight core sector industries consist of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, textile and food processing.
  2. These core industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

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Rooftop Solar Projects

Which among the following ranks first in installed rooftop solar capacity in the country?


National Data Quality Forum

Recently, which of the following has launched the National Data Quality Forum(NDQF)?


Judges In Supreme Court

Recently, the government has increased the number of Judges in Supreme Court. What will be the new strength of total Judges in Supreme Court now?


Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile(QRSAM)

Consider the following statements regarding the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air (QRSAM) Missile:

  1. The state-of-the-art missile has been developed and tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  2. It uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km, with the capability of engaging multiple targets.
  3. It is equipped with indigenously developed phased array radar, Inertial Navigation System, Data Link and RF seeker.
  4. It is also equipped with electronic countermeasures against jamming by aircraft radars.

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Compensatory Afforestation Fund

Recently, the Union Environment Ministry has transferred Rs. 47,436 crore to 27 States for afforestation under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF).Consider the following statements regarding CAF:

  1. The fund was established by the CAF Act was passed by the Centre in 2015 and the related rules were notified in 2018.
  2. The fund will be used for compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value, catchment area treatment plan or any money for compliance of conditions stipulated by the Central Government while according approval under the provisions of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

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Coking Coal

According to a recent report published by Fitch Solutions Macro Research, India will overtake China as the largest importer of coking coal by 2025.Consider the following statements about the coking coal:

  1. Coking coal, also known as metallurgical coal, is used to create coke, one of the key irreplaceable inputs for the production of steel.
  2. Coke is produced by heating coking coals in a coke oven in oxidizing atmosphere.
  3. The property that really sets coking coals apart from other coals is its coking ability, which is the specific property required in order to make coke suitable for steel making.
  4. Coking coals generally have volatile matter contents of 20% to 32% – i.e., the low- and medium-volatile anthracite ranks.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?


GI Tags In Tamil Nadu

Which of the following two products of Tamil Nadu, recently received the Geographical Indication(GI) tag?


North East Rural Livelihood Project

Recently, astudy found that North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) improves livelihoods of 300,000 households in various districts of North Eastern States.Consider the following statements regarding the NERLP:

  1. NERLP is Asian Development Bank (ADB) aided, multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), launched in 2012.
  2. It is being implemented in the districts of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Meghalaya.
  3. It has focussed on five development strategies, namely, social empowerment, economic empowerment, partnership development, project management and livelihood & value chain developments.

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