The mass production of AK-203 rifles and GSAT-7C Satellite will be done by India with which country?
- The procurement of GSAT(Geostationary Satellite)-7C satellite and Ground Hubs worth Rs 2,236 crore for real-time connectivity of Software Defined Radios (SDRs).
- The manufacturing of the Kalashnikov Rifles will be done in Amethi, Uttar Pradesh jointly by the Indo-Russia Rifles Pvt Ltd (IRRPL),
- It was created as a joint venture between the Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) and the Russia’s Rosoboronexport and Concern Kalashnikov.
Consider the following statements regarding JEWAR, NOIDA International Airport? It is the largest airport of Asia. It is the 5th international airport of up Developed by zurich international airport ag at an estimated cost of rs 29,560 cror
- Answer: B
- The Noida International Airport at Jewar is spread across an area of 5,000 acres and is being developed by Zurich International Airport AG at an estimated cost of Rs 29,560 crore
- The Swiss Airport company had won the bid in November 2019 following which a concessionaire agreement had been signed with the state government.
- The airport, which spans over a whopping 1,300 hectares of land in Gautam Buddh Nagar district, has been heralded as Asia’s largest airport.
- With Jewar airport, UP to become first Indian state to have 5 international airports
Constitution Day will be marked to promote the constitutional values on which date?
Constitution Day also known as ‘Samvidhan Divas’, is celebrated in our country on 26th November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India.
- On 26th November 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India adopted the Constitution of India, which came into effect from 26th January 1950.
- This year the Constitution Day will be celebrated in the central hall of the Parliament as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
- The Union Cabinet announced in May 2015 that Constitution Day will be marked on 26 November to promote the constitutional values amongst countrymen.
As per Global Nutrition Report ()2021, India made no progress to meet the targets on ______________.
- Childhood stunting:
- India is among 53 countries ‘on course’ to meet the target for childhood stunting, yet around 34.7 % of children under 5 years of age are still affected
- This is higher than average for Asia, where nearly 21.8% are affected by stunting.
- India is among the 161 countries that have made no progress or worsening in terms of reducing anaemia.
- Around 50% of Indian women between the age group of 15-49 are anaemic.
- Childhood Overweight:
- India is among the 105 countries that are ‘on course’ to meet the target for ‘childhood overweight’.
- Exclusive breast feeding:
- India is among the 53 countries that are ‘on course’ to meet the target for ‘exclusive breastfeeding’.
- Childhood wasting:
- India is among the 23 countries that have made no progress or worsening in terms of reducing childhood wasting.
November 26, 2021, marks the 100th birth anniversary of Dr VergheseKurien, who is also known as the -
November 26, 2021, marks the 100th birth anniversary of Dr VergheseKurien, who is also known as the ‘Father of White Revolution’ in the country.
- Every year since 2014, Kurien’s birth anniversary has been observed as the National Milk Day.
- The late social entrepreneur, who was born on November 26, 1921, in present day- Kozhikode, Kerala, played an instrumental role in making India the largest milk producer in the world.
- He was also the brains behind ‘Operation Flood,’ which led to dairy farming becoming the country’s largest self-sustaining industry, as well as the largest rural employment sector.
- Kurien also helped set up the Amul cooperative society in 1946, in Gujarat’s Anand
- He was thus a recipient of several awards, including the Padma Vibhushan (1999), World Food Prize (1989), Krishi Ratna (1986), Padma Bhushan (1966), Padma Shri (1965), Ramon Magsaysay Award (1963) etc.
Question 1:In November 2021, Moody’s Investors Service projected India's economy to grow at ___________ in FY 2022.
- Expected a growth in Indian economy due to increasing rate of vaccination
- Consumer demand, spending and manufacturing activity is recovering
- To boost India’s economic growth, Moody’s suggested increased government spending on infrastructure to support demand for cement and steel.