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201.
In the recent allocation of ₹540 crore for pucca homes under the PMAY-G, who is the primary beneficiary group?
Tribal Group
Urban Dwellers
Farmers
Government Employees
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The ₹540 crore allocation under PMAY-G, part of the PM-JANMAN package, is directed towards uplifting Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs), benefiting one lakh tribal families for the comprehensive development of their habitations.

202.
In which city was the 25T Bollard Pull Tug named 'Bhishm' launched, as part of the "Make in India" initiative?
Mumbai
Kochi
Kolkata
Visakhapatnam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
'Bhishm' and the series of six tugs were successfully constructed at Titagarh Rail Systems, Kolkata, marking a significant achievement for the "Make in India" initiative. Aligned with the "Aatmanirbhar Bharat" vision, these tugs adhere to the classification rules of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) and are designed to enhance naval operations, including berthing, un-berthing, manoeuvring, and firefighting.

203.
Which city's Lieutenant Governor approved 24x7 operations for 32 establishments?
Andaman and Nicobar Island
Puducherry
Ladakh
Delhi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena's recent decision to greenlight 24x7 operations for 32 establishments, under the Delhi Shops and Establishment Act, 1954, reflects the city's commitment to economic dynamism. The approved establishments span diverse categories such as departmental stores, cosmetic shops, and sweets shops, with a focus on ensuring safety measures for women employees working during nighttime.

204.
Which ministry is responsible for the Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) scheme?
Ministry of MSME
Ministry of Environment
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Ministry of Finance
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) scheme is implemented by the Ministry of MSME, focusing on improving the quality of products in the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector to meet global standards.

205.
Where did Union Minister Gadkari launch 12 National Highway projects totaling 105 km and worth ₹1464 Crore in January 2024?
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation for 12 National Highway projects in Kerala, totalling 105 km and valued at over ₹1464 Crore. The projects aim to enhance road connectivity in the region and were inaugurated in the presence of Union MoS V. Muraleedharan, Kerala PWD Minister P. A. Mohammed Riyas, MP Rajmohan Unnithan, and other officials in Kasargod.