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246.
For the acquisition of 11 Next-Gen Offshore Patrol Vessels and six Next-Gen Missile Vessels for the Indian Navy, what amount of contracts did the Ministry of Defence sign?
Rs 19,600 crore
Rs 16,600 crore
Rs 10,600 crore
Rs 15,600 crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Defence signed contracts worth Rs 19,600 crore for the acquisition of 11 Next-Gen Offshore Patrol Vessels and six Next-Gen Missile Vessels for the Indian Navy.

247.
What is the total amount of India's exports this year, as stated by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on March 28th?
US$ 750 billion
US$ 850 billion
US$ 650 billion
US$ 700 billion
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's total exports have crossed US$ 750 billion this year, which is the highest ever, as per Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal. This achievement has come in the 75th year of independence.

248.
At what amount per MBTU did the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board introduce the implementation of a Unified Tariff?
Rs 43.93
Rs 63.93
Rs 93.93
Rs 73.93
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board introduced the implementation of a Unified Tariff at Rs 73.93 per MBTU.

249.
What is the interest rate fixed by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on employees' provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2022-23?
8%
9%
8.15%
7.20%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has fixed an 8.15% interest rate on employees' provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2022-23.

250.
Which country's economic growth forecast has been kept unchanged at 6% for 2023-24 and 6.9% for 2024-25 by S&P Global Ratings?
China
Australia
Japan
India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
S&P Global Ratings has kept its forecast for India's economic growth unchanged at 6% for 2023-24 and 6.9% for 2024-25.