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6. 

Who released Booklet on 'Best Practices in Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme'?

A. Sashi Tharoor
B. Narendra Singh Tomar
C. Sambit Patra
D. Sudhanshu Trivedi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, released a booklet on 'Best Practices in Digital India Land Records Modernization Programme (DILRMP)' prepared by Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Development based on the presentations made by states during regional and national workshops since inception of the programme.

7. 

Who launched ARHCs Knowledge Pack, Awaas App & E-Commerce Portal of NAREDCO?

A. Hardeep Singh Puri
B. Prahalad Joshi
C. Nitin Gadkari
D. Amit Shah

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Hardeep Singh Puri released the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Pack through Video Conferencing on July 31, 2020. The Minister has also launched Awaas app for Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) & NAREDCO's "HousingforAll.com" - is an online e-commerce portal to market residential properties.

8. 

Who is appointed as the additional and independent director of Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd?

A. Urjit Patel
B. K.M Sheth
C. S jaishankar
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On July 30, 2020 Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd announced that its board has appointed former Reserve Bank of India(RBI) Governor Urjit Patel as an additional and independent director for a term of 5 years, effective from August 01, 2020.

9. 

Who represents India in 6th BRICS Environment Ministers' Meeting?

A. Amnath Kovind
B. Narendra Modi
C. Prakash Javadekar
D. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 30th July 2020, Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) participated in the 6th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Environment Ministers' Meeting under the presidency of Russia along with the Environment minister of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa over a virtual platform from New Delhi.

10. 

Which Power producer is the first to complete all wind power projects awarded by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)?

A. Adani Power
B. Tata Power
C. Sembcorp Energy India
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sembcorp Energy India is a leading independent power producer (IPP) in India. With this, Sembcorp has earned the distinction of being the first to fully commission all projects awarded in the first three rounds of auctions conducted by SECI on behalf of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.