Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rakesh Asthana
Correct Answer : Option (B) - INDRA
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Madhya Pradesh
Note : In order to promote AYUSH in Madhya Pradesh and to link it with employment, the government has made the ‘Devaranya’ scheme. The scheme has been made to provide employment to the people living in the tribal areas of the state. A complete value chain for the production of AYUSH medicines will be developed in the state through Devarnya Yojana.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT Bombay
Note : The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics for creating a world-class talent pool in India to cater to the Indian as well as a global industry. It will be set up in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Singh Tomar
Note : Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar virtually delivered the Ministerial Statement in the Pre-Summit of United Nations Food System Summit 2021. In the statement, the Minister emphasized the importance of Agriculture in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 as 12 out of 17 SDGs are directly dependent on agriculture. He said that agriculture plays an important role in the socio-economic transformation of developing countries. In this regard, hementioned the journey of Indian agriculture from a state of food shortages to that of a food grain exporter through Green, White and Blue revolutions. The Minister said India’s public distribution system and price support system for farmers is unique in the world.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Both B & C
Note : Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and the Minister of State for Jal Shakti& Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel released the ODF Plus Manuals under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase –II. The event was organized by Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Badminton Player
Note : Nandu Natekar, the first Indian to win an international badminton title in 1956, passed away on July 28, 2021. The 88-year-old was said to be suffering from age-related ailments. Natekar had reportedly won over 100 national and international trophies during his career.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 2022
Note : The Chandrayaan-3 mission is likely to be launched late next year, Minister of State for Space Jitendra Singh said in a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha on 28-07-2021. “Chandrayaan-3 is likely to be launched during the third quarter of 2022, assuming normal work flow henceforth”. Chandrayaan-3 is a planned third lunar exploration mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajnath Singh
Note : Union defence minister Rajnath Singh recently attended SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Tajikistan. The Defence Minister congratulated Member-States of the SCO on successful completion of 20 years of its existence.