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36. 

Which state Rural Livelihoods Mission signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB) on Saturday to work in cohesion in support of Bank Linkage?

A. Odisha
B. Haryana
C. Goa
D. Assam

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB) on Saturday to work in cohesion in support of Bank Linkage of the Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and Producer Groups/ Enterprises under ASRLM. ASRLM is the first amongst all the State Livelihood Missions to initiate the signing of MoU with the new generation small finance banks. The MoU was signed by Utpala Saikia, SMD, ASRLM and Rupali Kalita, Managing Director cum CEO, NESFB.

37. 

Which state government signed 8 MoUs with Food Processing companies?

A. Punjab
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Odisha
D. Kerala

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Aiming to boost the food processing sector, the Andhra Pradesh government on Friday signed 8 pacts with reputed global and domestic players. The MoUs were signed in the presence of Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at his camp office at Tadepalli, Amaravati. These MoUs will help the food processing sector of various agricultural products, including bananas, tomatoes, mangoes, sugar, chillies, vegetables, and aqua products.

38. 

Which state cleared Rs 600 crore watershed project?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Karnataka is set to implement a ?600-crore project for brining 10 lakh hectares of parched land in 10 districts under watershed development with World Bank assistance. The State Cabinet that met on Thursday cleared this proposal, said Law Minister J.C. Madhuswamy. The project titled 'Rejuvenating watershed for agriculture resilience through innovative development' would be implemented for the next six years. Under the project, the State government would provide ?180 crore while the World Bank would extend an assistance of ?420 crore, the Minister said.

39. 

Which state govt re-launched the SVAYEM scheme to provide self-employment to around 2 lakh youths?

A. Assam
B. Haryana
C. Kerala
D. Goa

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Assam government re-launched a scheme to provide self-employment to around 2 lakh youths of the state. Known as Swami Vivekananda Assam Youth Empowerment (SVAYEM), it would provide 50 thousand rupees each as seed money to selected youths to start business ventures.

40. 

In which state the first mask ATM is inaugrated?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Goa
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

If till now you thought ATM's only dispense money, rethink! For now, thanks to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, an ATM is Saharanpur district of western Uttar Pradesh is dispensing masks. But to get them one will have to first spend Rs 5, put that coin into the customised machine and pop comes out a face mask for use.