Correct Answer : Option (A) - Senior Citizens
Note : Shri M. Venkaiah launched two portals of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, namely SAGE (Seniorcare Aging Growth Engine) and SACRED (Senior Able Citizens for Re-Employment in Dignity).
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sandeep Singh
Note : Air Marshal Sandeep Singh has been appointed as the new and 46th Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) with effect from October 01, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 2.87 lakh crore
Correct Answer : Option (C) - October 02
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mahatma Gandhi
Note : The International Day of Non-Violence marks the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. This day is referred to as Gandhi Jayanti in India. The year 2021 marks 152nd birth anniversary of the global peace icon who was born on 2 October 1869, in Porbandar in Gujarat.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amish Mehta
Note : Amish Mehta has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of rating agency Crisil with effect from October 01, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 4%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7.6%
Note : * Ministry of Finance has kept interest rates on small saving schemes unchanged for the period October to December, 2021. Post office schemes / small saving schemes are considered as the safest investments as these are sovereign i.e., guaranteed by Government of India. In this article we would provide latest post office small saving scheme interest rates for October to December-2021.
* Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) interest rate – 7.6%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 1.41 lakh crore
Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) on October 01, 2021, from Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi. The outlay of SBM-U 2.0 is around Rs 1.41 lakh crore.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - West Bengal
Note : West Bengal is the highest contributor to the small saving schemes while Uttar Pradesh is the second top contributor.