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Exercise : Agriculture - Latest Current Affairs
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26.
What is the primary focus of the 'NAMO Drone Didi' initiative?
Economic empowerment through skill development
Healthcare support for rural communities
Empowering Women’s Self-Help Groups
Providing educational scholarships for women
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 'NAMO Drone Didi' initiative aims to empower 15,000 women Self Help Groups (SHGs) by providing agricultural drones, thus placing rural women at the forefront of the agricultural revolution.

27.
Which Indian state's Lakadong turmeric recently secured the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its exceptional quality?
Assam
Karnataka
Meghalaya
Kerala
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Meghalaya's Lakadong turmeric, known for its exceptional quality, has recently been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, as announced by Agriculture Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh.

28.
India has provided a $250 million Line of Credit to which country for the modernization of its agricultural sector?
Nigeria
South Africa
Ethiopia
Kenya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India has extended a $250 million Line of Credit to Kenya for the modernization of its agricultural sector, as announced during the visit of Kenyan President William Samoei Ruto. This move reflects the commitment to enhance bilateral ties between the two countries, encompassing areas such as defense, counter-terrorism, and technolog.

29.
Which region in Jammu and Kashmir has recently been awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag for its saffron?
Gulmarg
Kishtwar
Pahalgam
Sonmarg
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Saffron from the Kishtwar region in Jammu and Kashmir has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, affirming the unique identity and quality of this prized spice produced in Kishtwar.

30.
Where is the ASEAN-India Millet Festival 2023 currently being held?
Jakarta, Indonesia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bangkok, Thailand
Manila, Philippines
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The ASEAN-India Millet Festival 2023 is taking place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from November 22 to 26, to promote awareness about millets and foster sustainable agriculture.