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66. 

Which state women topped the list of MSME loan scheme beneficiaries?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Maharashtra
C. Assam
D. West Bengal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In accordance with the data provided by the Ministry of Finance to the Rajya Sabha, as of March 31, 2020, women in Tamil Nadu topped the list of loan benefit under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) by availing Rs 58,227 crore loan. They are followed by women in West Bengal (Rs 55,232 crore), Karnataka (Rs 47,714 crore), Bihar (Rs 44,879 crore) and Maharashtra (Rs 42,000 crore).

67. 

Micro Tek New Technologies Private Ltd Signed MoU to set up Electronics Manufacturing Unit with which state?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Government of Himachal Pradesh (HP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) worth Rs110 Crores with Micro Tek New Technologies Private Ltd for setting up an Electronics Manufacturing Unit at Baddi, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh. The MoU was signed by Director of Industries, Himachal Pradesh, Hans Raj Sharma and Subodh Gupta,Chairman of MicroTek New Technologies Private Ltd.

68. 

Which state government signed loan agreement of 500 million USD with Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

A. Gujarat
B. Haryana
C. Rajasthan
D. Maharashtra

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

On August 24, 2020, Government of Maharashtra and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank signed loan agreement of 500 million USD to improve service quality, safety and network capacity of suburban railway system in Mumbai.

69. 

In which state Indian Coast Guard Ship C-449 Commissioned?

A. Maharashtra
B. Chennai
C. UP
D. Goa

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On August 20, 2020 Indian Coast Guard Ship C-449 was commissioned in Chennai by Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary K. Shanmugam. The ship is the Forty Ninth Interceptor Boat of the series, which are indigenously built and designed by M/s Larsen and Toubro Ltd, Hazira (Surat).

70. 

Which state/UT government Launched Niraman Mazdoor Registration Abhiyan for Construction Workers?

A. Andaman and Nicobar
B. Delhi
C. Haryana
D. Rajasthan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 23rd August 2020, The Delhi Government launched Niraman Mazdoor Registration Abhiyan for construction workers to register and utilise around 18 assistance scheme under which a mega registration campaign for construction workers will be conducted from 24th August 2020 to 11th September 2020.