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211.
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.

212.
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.

213.
In which Indian state will Wings India 2024, the country's most significant civil aviation event, be held?
Maharashtra
Delhi
Telangana
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Wings India 2024, the major civil aviation event, will take place at Hyderabad’s Begumpet Airport in Telangana from January 18 to 21. The event is jointly organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Indian Industry (FICCI), featuring cutting-edge aviation technology and machinery.

214.
What is India's rank in the 2024 Henley Passport Index?
75th
60th
90th
80th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India ranks 80th in the 2024 Henley Passport Index, indicating it provides visa-free access to 62 destinations. This position reflects the country's standing in global travel freedom, showcasing its passport's level of acceptance worldwide.

215.
The ANUBHAV Awards Scheme, recognizing contributions made by retired officials during their government service, is initiated by which department?
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions
Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare
Ministry of Home Affairs
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The ANUBHAV Awards Scheme is initiated by the Department of Pension and Pensioners Welfare (DoPPW) as an innovative platform to acknowledge the contributions made by retired officials to nation-building during their tenure in government service.