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16. 

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan centre of which institution has partnered with CSIR and Vijnana Bharti for promoting rural development?

A. IIT Delhi
B. IIT Guwahati
C. IIT Madras
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (UBA-IITD) and Vijnana Bharti (VIBHA), New Delhi.

17. 

Which among the following companies partnered with 'Craft Silicon' to innovate and accelerate the digital loan repayment solutions?

A. Paytm
B. PayU
C. GPay
D. Bitpay

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Craft Silicon, a global financial software solution provider has entered into a strategic partnership with PayU, India's online payment solutions provider to innovate and accelerate the digital loan repayment solutions for small finance banks, micro-lending institutions and Non Banking Financial Company (NBFC).

18. 

Tata Capital Growth Fund plans to acquire how much percent of stake in Biocon Biologics India for 30 Million USD?

A. 0.5
B. 0.75
C. 0.85
D. 1.0

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 31st July 2020, Biocon Biologics India approved the primary equity investment of around Rs.225 crore (30 Million USD) by Tata Capital Growth Fund for a 0.85% minority stake in Biocon Biologics, biosimilar business, at an equity valuation of around Rs. 26,250 crore (3.5 billion USD) and enterprise valuation of around Rs. 30,400 crore (4 billion USD).

19. 

Who Inaugurates CII National Digital Conference on "Easing Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat"?

A. Amit Shah
B. Piyush Goyal
C. T V Narendran
D. Chandrajit Banerjee

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 30th July 2020, Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated the National Digital Conference on "Easing Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat" organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) to improve the business environment of India.

20. 

Who is appointed as the new CEO of Paytm Money?

A. Pravin Jhadav
B. Varun Sridhar
C. Amit Nayyar
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 29th July 2020, Paytm Money, the subsidiary of One97 Communication Ltd announced the appointment of Varun Sridhar as the New Chief Executive Officer(CEO) following the resignation of former Managing Director and CEO Pravin Jadhav.