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11. 

Which state CM launches YSR Asara scheme to empower 87 lakh women?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Telangana
D. Bihar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Andhra Pradesh government headed by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy clarified on the YSR Aasara scheme which is being taken up ambitiously in the state. It was clarified that the money given by the state government to the women of the savings societies could not be debited by the banks to the personal debts of the society or the concerned women without the consent of the beneficiaries. Women can use the money for any purpose, there are no restrictions on this. Gopalakrishna Dwivedi, Chief Secretary, Rural Development Department, has finalized the regulations of the YSR support scheme to this effect.

12. 

GARIMA scheme has been launched by which state for the core sanitation workers to ensure their economic and social security?

A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Odisha
C. Gujarat
D. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched a new scheme named 'GARIMA' which aims to ensure the economic safety and social dignity of core sanitation workers in the state.

13. 

Which state recently launched a new grievance redressal portal?

A. Assam
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Jammu and Kashmir

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir recently launched a new grievance redressal portal. The newly launched portal will be linked to the Union government's grievance mechanism. About the grievance redressal system An effective grievance redressal mechanism is the lifeblood of any good governance system and the aforesaid mechanism must be the top priority.

14. 

Which state is to convert stubble into biomass fuel?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) in association with the Government of Punjab, is soon coming up with an alternative for paddy stubble utilisation. Stubble burning is one of the biggest problems in north India to curb this, the Punjab government's own agency; PEDA is playing a stellar role in weeding out the problem indigenously.

15. 

Which nation finally culminates prolonged meetings?

A. China
B. Pakistan
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Standing Committee of Nepal's Communist Party finally concluded the prolonged meeting which convened in July and was long due. It is the longest meeting conducted by the party in recent times.