Daily Current Affairs Quiz for UPSC – Day 127

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  1. Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan?
  2. It aims to strengthen Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) to realize sustainable solutions to local development problems linked to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  3. The scheme extends to only IX schedule areas where the Panchayats exists.
  4. It is being implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development. Select the correct answer using the code given below.
 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements with respect to the Cotton Industry in India:

  1. Cotton in India accounts for around 25 per cent of the total global fibre production.
  2. The government of India announces Minimum Support Price (MSP) for both medium and long-staple cotton.
  3. Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), under the Textile Ministry, is the principal agency for undertaking MSP operations. Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
 
 
 

3. Consider the following statements with respect to the Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955:

  1. It prescribes punishment for the preaching and practice of untouchability. 2. It confers the responsibility for providing legal aid to the persons subjected to disability upon the State governments.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

4. . The Saka Era calendar has been adopted as the official National Calendar of the country. On the Saka Era calendar, the year 2020 would correspond to

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following is/are correct with reference to the ARYA project of the government?

  1. It aims to encourage rural youth to start agriculture ventures for selfemployment. 2. It is implemented through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs). Select the correct answer using the code given below.
 
 
 
 

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