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General Studies-01

Livelihoods thrust and Strategy for Poverty Free Gram Panchayat [PIB]

  • Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission is an important rural poverty alleviation program implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development with the support of State Governments.

  • The Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India held a national consultation with SHG women of all States and UTs on “transforming lives through livelihoods thrust and Strategy for Poverty Free Gram Panchayats”

     

Some definition of IMD

Some definition of IMD

General Studies-02

Mother of all bomb

  • This name given to explosive bomb stacked by the US on Afghanistan in IS held areas called khorasan

Mind maps MOTHER OF ALL BOMBS

Water sharing problem

  • Water sharing problem increasing as water supply decreasing and our usage taking place due to climate change and changing economic scenario

  • In india Cauvery, SYL link canal, Indus water treaty and teesta river sharing become major problem this year

  • No state or center can claim fright over water resources as this is the natural resources on which every people have universal access right

  • Though constitution put water in the state list that is problem in the time of crisis so there should be constitutional reform to make it concurrent subject that can help center to take judicious and constitutional way of water problem solution

Diplomacy in religious

  • Recently Buddhist religious head dalai lama visited arunachal Pradesh that affect china interest in one china policy and china claimed that it has affected china sovereignty

  • Actually case begin with the china attack on Tibet and merge it with china so religious leader dalai lama came to india as refugee till date and communist government of the china don’t want any religious affect on china

  • China should also think about indian sovereignty in the case of china Pakistan economic corridor that passed through PoK

General Studies-03

BHIM-Aadhaar –a digital payment platform [PIB]

  • Route to the digital payments gaining the proportions of a mass movement, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a series of initiatives on the 126th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar in Nagpur today. He launched the BHIM Aadhaar platform for merchants, Cash back and Referral bonus schemes for BHIM and declared about 75 townships going less-cash.

  • Launching BHIM-Aadhaar digital payment platform, Prime Minister said that the BHIM App is positively impacting several lives across the nation. He said that the Digi-dhan movement is also a cleansing mission to fight the menace of corruption.

  • BHIM-Aadhaar, the merchant interface of the BHIM App, will pave the way for making digital payments by using the Aadhaar platform.

  • Any Indian citizen can pay digitally using their biometric data like their thumb imprint on a merchants’ biometric enabled device which could be smart phone having a biometric reader.

Digital Payment Revolution [PIB]

 

  • Lucky GrahakYojana and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana launched

  • 100 Digi Dhan Melas held in 100 cities all over the country.

 

  • 100 day long information, education and communication campaign led by NITI Aayog to make digital payments a mass movement in India. 

  •        BHIM App and QR Codes launched

BHIM-Aadhaar, the merchant interface of the BHIM App

  • It will pave the way for making digital payments by using the Aadhaar platform.

  •        Any Indian citizen can pay digitally using their biometric data like their thumb imprint on a merchants’ biometric enabled device which could be smart phone having a biometric reader.

  • Any citizen without access to smart phones, internet, debit or credit cards will be able to transact digitally through the BHIM Aadhaar platform.

CURRENT AFFAIRS MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ

Q.1 consider the following statement about Deendayal Antodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission is/are correct

1. it is started by the ministry of rural development

2. it is an important rural poverty alleviation program

3. it is supported by the state government

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. all of the above

Correct answer: Option D

Q.2 which of the following subject included in state list

1. water

2. land

3. law and order

A. 1 2 only

B. 1 2 3 only

C. 1 3 only

D. none

Correct answer: Option B

Q.3 consider the following statement about BHIM Aadhaar platform of digital payment

1. Any Indian citizen can pay digitally

2. it will use biometric information

3. there are no need of any smart device to do transaction

A. 1 2 only

B. 2 3 only

C. 1 2 3 only

D. none

Correct answer: Option C

Q.4 consider the following statement about mother of all bomb is/are correct

1. it is concussive bomb that have vast effect on ground

2. this bomb also have deep ground effect than nay conventional bomb

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. none

D. both

Correct answer: Option D

Q.5 consider the following statement about heat wave condition in India is/are correct

1. Temperature criteria for plain, hill and coastal areas are different

2. indian metrological department announce heat wave condition

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

Correct answer: Option C

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