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56. 

Which state is to set up its first International Women Trade Centre in terms of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals?

A. Karnataka
B. Kerala
C. Odisha
D. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Kerala is to set up its first International Women Trade Centre in terms of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals. This is first of its kind in India. Highlights The Centre will accelerate women entrepreneurship. It will provide a safe place away from home to start a business, expand and get their products marketed globally.

57. 

Which cabinet approves 'Skill Development University Bill'?

A. Sikkim
B. Assam
C. Bihar
D. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 27th August, 2020 the Government of Assam approved the 'Assam Skill Development University Bill', which provides for setting up of World Class Skill University at Mangaldoi, Darrang District at a cost of 900 crore rupees.

58. 

Which state CM inaugurates state's First Marine Ambulance 'Pratheeksha'?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 26th August, 2020 Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the State's First fully equipped Marine Ambulance 'Pratheeksha'. It was acquired by the Fisheries Department at Kochi for rescue operations at sea. 'Pratheeksha' - built by Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) is the first of the three marine ambulances ordered by the state.

59. 

Which state government launched E-Auction Portal for Kashmir Saffron?

A. Ladakh
B. J&K
C. Delhi
D. Punjab

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 28th August 2020, The government of Jammu and Kashmir launched an e-auction portal created by its department of agriculture to promote the trade of Kashmir Saffron. The department under the aegis of India International Kashmir Saffron Trading Centre (IIKSTC) in partnership with NSE-IT established the portal.

60. 

Which state is to set up Skill University at Mangaldoi?

A. Gujarat
B. Assam
C. Sikkim
D. Goa

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On August 27, 2020, the Assam Cabinet passed a resolution to set up a Skill University at Mangaldoi in Assam with an investment of Rs 900 crores. The other decisions taken at the cabinet are as follows People of Assam can apply for Group III and Group IV exams up to 40 years.