NSIC signs MoU with which Ministry for the year 2019-20?
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Ministry of Human Resource Development ???????
The National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) signed an MoU with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for the year 2019-20. The MoU envisages provision of enhanced services by NSIC under its marketing, financial, technology, and other support services schemes for MSMEs in the country. The Corporation projects to increase Revenue from Operation by 22% from Rs. 2540 crore in the year 2018-19 to 3100 crore in the year 2019-20.
Telangana to set up country’s first “Blockchain District” in which district?
None of these
Telangana released a draft blockchain policy to set up country's first 'Blockchain District' in Hyderabad. It is aimed to create an ecosystem for major blockchain companies, start-ups for promoting research, innovation and industry collaboration. Telangana Government signed an agreement with Tech Mahindra to set up the Blockchain district in 2018. The draft was released by Information Technology, Electronics and Communications (IT E&C) Department.
Who won the gold medal in men’s 10m Air Pistol event in 2019 ISSF Gold Cup?
India's 17-year-old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary broke his own junior and senior world record to win his second gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019. Saurabh won 10m Air Pistol event with 246.3 points, breaking his own senior record of 245 points and junior record of 245.5 points. This is Saurabh's second gold in the same event. Saurabh had booked a quota for 2020 Olympics during his maiden World Cup in February.
Who has been conferred the lifetime recognition award by the Confederation of Horticulture Association of India?
N Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has been conferred the lifetime recognition award by the Confederation of Horticulture Association of India. The award has been conferred for his outstanding contribution in the field of horticulture and academic leadership focussed on human resource development in agriculture.
Who has been appointed as Prime Minister of Australia?
Antoni Marti Petit
Anthony John Abbott
Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia’s Prime Minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country’s general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Morrison was sworn in by Queen Elizabeth’s official representative in Australia, Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, in the capital, Canberra.
Which of the following country has signed with India and Japan for development of eastern terminal of Colombo port?
Sri Lanka has signed a tripartite agreement with India and Japan for development of eastern terminal of Colombo port. The Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed in Colombo by Sri Lankan ports minister Sagala Ratnayake, Indian high commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu and a Japanese representative.
How many women MPs have been elected to the Lok Sabha in 17th Lok Sabha election?
Record 78 women candidates have been elected to the Lok Sabha in the recently held general elections. According to the Election Commission, the number has grown from the previous 62 women who were elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014. In the country’s first general elections in 1951, twenty-four women were elected to the Lower House, and since then, the number has been increasing.
RBI has extended timings for RTGS from 4:30 pm to ____ pm.
RBI has extended timings for customer transactions in the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system to 6:00 pm from 4:30 pm. The new time window for RTGS will come into effect from 01st June 2019. The customer is charged a ‘time-varying charge’ on each outward transaction in addition to the flat processing charge.
Which bank has launched ‘SMESuvidha’ scheme to provide loans to the GST-registered MSMEs?
United Bank of India
State Bank of India
Bank of India
State-owned Corporation Bank has launched ‘SMESuvidha’ scheme to provide loans to the GST-registered MSMEs at affordable interest rates. The product is designed as a part of the lender’s efforts to improve service and provide the best products to the MSME sector. This is a unique product for GST-registered Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).