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 Q .
Which State became India's 1st state to develop Migration Tracking System app?
A)
Karataka
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maharashtra

Note :

Maharashtra became the first state in India to develop a website-based Migration Tracking System (MTS) application to track the movement of migrant workers through individual unique identity numbers. The MTS project aims to ensure the continuity of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) for migrant beneficiaries, such as children under the age of 18, lactating mothers, and pregnant women who are registered with Anganwadi centres.
 
Migration workers will be tracked to ensure the portability of the ICDS for their families in their destination districts within or outside the state until their return to their native places. ICDS is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It was launched in 1975.

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Published On : April 30, 2022
 Q .
Consider the following statements with reference to the MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme:
 
  1. It is an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopting Zero Defect Zero Effect practices.
  2. There are three levels of certifications which are Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A)
1 only
B)
2 only
C)
Both 1 and 2
D)
Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Both 1 and 2

Note :

MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme :

This Scheme is an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopt ZED practices and motivate and incentivize them for ZED (Zero Defect Zero Effect) Certification while also encouraging them to become MSME Champions. Hence statement 1 is correct.

MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification can be attained in Three Levels after registering and taking the ZED Pledge:

Certification Level 1: BRONZE
Certification Level 2: SILVER
Certification Level 3: GOLD. Hence statement 2 is correct.

After taking the ZED Pledge, the MSME can apply for any Certification Level if it feels that it can fulfil the requirements mentioned in each level.

The intent of taking a ZED Pledge is to take a “pre-commitment” or a solemn promise by MSMEs to uphold the values of Zero Defect Zero Effect in their practices and to urge them to move ahead on the journey of ZED.

Source : PIB

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Published On : April 30, 2022
 Q .
Consider the following statements with reference to the MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme:
 
  1. It is an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopting Zero Defect Zero Effect practices.
  2. There are three levels of certifications which are Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A)
1 only
B)
2 only
C)
Both 1 and 2
D)
Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Both 1 and 2

Note :

MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme :

This Scheme is an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopt ZED practices and motivate and incentivize them for ZED (Zero Defect Zero Effect) Certification while also encouraging them to become MSME Champions. Hence statement 1 is correct.

MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification can be attained in Three Levels after registering and taking the ZED Pledge:

Certification Level 1: BRONZE
Certification Level 2: SILVER
Certification Level 3: GOLD. Hence statement 2 is correct.

After taking the ZED Pledge, the MSME can apply for any Certification Level if it feels that it can fulfil the requirements mentioned in each level.

The intent of taking a ZED Pledge is to take a “pre-commitment” or a solemn promise by MSMEs to uphold the values of Zero Defect Zero Effect in their practices and to urge them to move ahead on the journey of ZED.

Source : PIB

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Published On : April 30, 2022
 Q .
Who will be the new advisor for the online lending platform "Indifi Technologies" in 2022?
A)
Rajnish Kumar
B)
Chanda Kochhar
C)
Dinesh Kumar Khara
D)
Arundhati Bhattacharya

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajnish Kumar

Note :

Indifi Technologies, lending platform for MSMEs, Thursday(28th April 2022) announced the appointment of Rajnish Kumar, former chairman of the State Bank of India, as an advisor. In this capacity, Kumar will engage with the management on the company’s growth strategy and provide guidance in the financial services sector.
 
In his capacity as an advisor, Kumar will engage with the management on the company's growth strategy and provide guidance in the financial services sector, online lender Indifi said in a statement. Kumar has had a long and illustrious career in banking and finance. He currently sits on the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T Infotech, Hero MotoCorp and BharatPe..

Source : CNBCTV18

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) for a second time in 2022?
A)
Vijay Sampla
B)
Som Parkash
C)
Anju Bala
D)
Dharmendra Kashyap

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vijay Sampla

Note :

* BJP leader and former Union minister Vijay Sampla has been appointed as the chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) for a second time.
 
* The official order for his appointment was issued by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday(27th April 2022).
 
* Sampla had resigned as the NCSC chairman ahead of the Punjab elections and had contested the polls.
 
* Sampla, a prominent Dalit politician from Punjab, began his political career in 1998 as the sarpanch of Sofipind village in Jalandhar Cantonment. He has also served in the Punjab government.
 
* He was the chairman of Punjab Khadi Board from 2008 to 2012 and the chairman of the Punjab State Forest Development Corporation in 2014..
 

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Who joined hands with IIT Bombay to develop Green Hydrogen Technology?
A)
Tech Mahindra
B)
Adani Group
C)
Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
D)
ITC Limited

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Larsen & Toubro (L&T)

Note :

* Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has signed an agreement with IIT Bombay to jointly pursue their research and development work in the green hydrogen value chain.
 
* Both organizations will contribute to the green hydrogen industry and develop next-generation technology.
 
* Hydrogen is produced through electrolysis process by using renewable energy which is known as green hydrogen, it has no carbon footprint.

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Who organizes National Level Logistics Seminar 'LOGISEM VAYU – 2022'?
A)
National Security Guard(NSG)
B)
Indian Coast Guard(ICG)
C)
Defence Security Corps(DSC)
D)
Indian Air Force (IAF)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Air Force (IAF)

Note :

A national seminar on Logistics Management was held on 28 April 2022 at Air Force Auditorium, New Delhi. Chief of the Air Staff inaugurated the seminar and delivered the keynote address. He emphasized on the need for exploiting advancements in digital technologies, which would aid in sustaining logistics stamina in support of operations. CAS also urged stakeholders in IAF to work towards achieving the broad aims of the National Logistics Policy (NLP) and Atmanirbharta goals of Govt of India.
 
Prominent speakers and subject matter experts shared their views on NLP and Logistics in National Defence. Renowned consultants from the industry spoke about new technologies in Supply Chain Management. Selected logisticians of IAF presented their views on 'Logistics for Combat Operations and Futuristic needs of IAF'. .

Source : PIB

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Who is introduces contactless RuPay card in the form of keychain?
A)
TCS
B)
Pencilton
C)
Cognizant
D)
HCL Technologies

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pencilton

Note :

Pencilton, a teen-focused fintech startup, has launched PencilKey, a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) compliant RuPay contactless keychain, in partnership with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Transcorp.
 
Users can activate and manage their PencilKey through the Pencilton app which is also used to load money, check spends, block/unblock the account, set limits, etc.,
 
PencilKey is linked to the PencilCard which is an all-in-one prepaid card, metro card, and bus card. PencilKey is equipped with the benefits of NCMC which works at the Delhi Airport Metro line and Goa’s buses currently. It is also scheduled to be accepted for metro travel in Pune, Chennai & Mumbai as well as in BEST buses in Mumbai.
 
According to Pencilton, the virtual PencilCard comes for free. Users can buy their PencilKey for ₹150 and PencilCard for ₹100, but as part of the company’s launch offer, users can also buy a PencilKit (combo) which includes both PencilCard and PencilKey for ₹200..

Source : Live Mint

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Which city is hosting Global Patidar Business Summit 2022?
A)
Rajkot
B)
Surat
C)
Nagpur
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Surat

Note :

* Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Global Patidar Business Summit (GPBS) on 29 April 2022 through video conferencing, according to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
 
* Sardardham is organizing GPBS under ‘Mission 2026’ to provide an impetus for the socio-economic development of the Patidar community. 
 
* The first two summits were held in Gandhinagar in 2018 and 2020, and the current Summit is now(2022) being held in Surat
 
* The main theme of GPBS 2022 is "Aatmanirbhar Community to Aatmanirbhar Gujarat and India", PMO said in a press statement. 
 
* The summit aims to bring together small, medium and large enterprises within the community; nurture and support new entrepreneurs and provide training and employment assistance to the educated youth, it said. 
 
* The three-day summit, being organized from 29 April to 1 May, covers various aspects of government industrial policy,  MSMEs, start-ups and innovation, among others.


Source : Business World

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Published On : April 29, 2022
 Q .
Who has been inaugurates Semicon India Conference 2022 at Bengaluru?
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Siddaramaiah
D)
Basavaraj Bommai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi

Note :

* PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Semicon India Conference 2022 at Bengaluru, aiming to visualize as the launchpad to start India’s ambition of becoming the global semiconductor hub and nurturing the chip design and manufacturing ecosystem.
 
* The conference focused on policy, talent, and the government’s role and efforts in creating a successful growth environment.
 
* The government has also formed an advisory committee for Semicon India to drive Rs 72,000-crore project.

Source : DD News

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Published On : April 29, 2022