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6. 

Which state launched "Backyard Horticulture" programme under CAPEX scheme?

A. Jammu and Kashmir
B. Rajasthan
C. Goa
D. Karnataka

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In Jammu and Kashmir, the Horticulture Department has launched the Flagship programme "Backyard Horticulture" under CAPEX scheme at Panchyat Jaswan in Marh block of Jammu district. Under the programme, at least three fruit plants costing Rs. 200 will be distributed among the farmers at 90% subsidy covering 600 households in Zone Marh

7. 

Union Cabinet approved Orbital Rail Corridor Project for which state?

A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Odisha
D. Karnataka

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar-Kharkhauda. The project will be implemented by Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HRIDC) and the estimated completion cost of the project is Rs. 5,617 crore.

8. 

Union Cabinet approved establishment of AIIMS in which state?

A. Gujarat
B. Haryana
C. Bihar
D. Karnataka

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar. This will be established under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). The approved AIIMS would be established at a total cost of Rs. 1264 crore and is likely to be completed within a period of 4 years from the date of the approval of Government of India.

9. 

Which state CM launches 'My Family, My Responsibility' campaign to tackle Covid-19?

A. Maharashtra
B. Bihar
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Chhattisgarh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday launched a state-wide campaign, 'My Family, My Responsibility', to tackle the coronavirus pandemic amid further relaxation of lockdown curbs. Thackeray said the crisis is likely to become more severe in the coming days as the state continues to be the worst-affected due to the viral disease with more than one million Covid-19 cases.

10. 

Which state government signed MoU with NCDC for promoting farmer producer organisation?

A. Karnataka
B. Odisha
C. Kerala
D. Assam

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

An MoU has been signed between the Government of Odisha and the National Co-operative Development Corporation (NCDC) at Krushi Bhawan on Friday for the promotion and management of Farmer Producer Organisation. This MoU is based on Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) Promotion and Management with central sector scheme. The MoU has been signed between Rohit Kumar Lenka, Director of Horticulture on behalf of Agriculture and Farmers' Empowerment Department, Government of Odisha and Shardul, S. Yadav, Regional Director, NCDC in the presence of Suresh Kumar Vashishth, Special Secretary, A and FE Department.