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6. 

Who has launched the Beta version webportal for street vendors loan scheme Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors' AtmaNirbhar Nidhi -PMSVANidhi to provide end-to-end solutions for scheme management?

A. Durga Shanker Mishra
B. Sumanta Chaudhury
C. Anant Narayan Nanda
D. Avinash K. Srivastava

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary of Housing & Urban Affairs has rolled out the Beta version webportal for street vendors loan scheme Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors' AtmaNirbhar Nidhi -PMSVANidhi (http://pmsvanidhi.mohua.gov.in/) developed by SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India) to provide end-to-end solutions for scheme management.

7. 

Who inaugurated the Asia's first Continuous Galvanized Rebar Production Facility near Gobindgarh, Punjab launched by Madhav KRD Group in association with International Zinc Association?

A. Raj Nath Singh
B. Dharmendra Pradhan
C. Amit Shah
D. Ramvilas Paswan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Steel & Petroleum and Natural Gas virtually inaugurated the Asia's first Continuous Galvanized Rebar (CGR) Production Facility near Gobindgarh, Punjab launched by Madhav KRD Group in association with International Zinc Association(IZA) with the support of Hindustan Zinc Limited.

8. 

Who launches a online Portal for issue of NOC for power projects and research, survey, exploration and Exploitation and activities in the Indian Territorial Waters and Exclusive Economic Zone?

A. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
B. Ravi Shankar Prasad
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. Rajnath Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Defence minister Rajnath Singh launches a online Portal for issue of No Objection Certificate(NOC) for power projects and research, survey, exploration and Exploitation(RSEE) and activities in the Indian Territorial Waters (TW) and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in the presence of Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Yesso Naik.

9. 

Who has been assigned with additional charge as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh due to the absence of Lalji Tandon, Governor of MP?

A. Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
B. Anandiben Patel
C. Jagdish Mukhi
D. Phagu Chauhan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The President of India has assigned Anandiben Patel, Uttar Pradesh(UP) Governor with additional charge as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh (MP) due to the absence of Lalji Tandon, Governor of MP.

10. 

Who has been reappointed as the Attorney General of India by President Ram Nath Kovind?

A. KK Venugopal
B. Subhash Chandra
C. Rajiv Gauba
D. I. V. Subba Rao

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

KK Venugopal has been reappointed as the Attorney General of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Venugopal appointment has been extended for one year with effect from July 1, 2020. He was appointed as the Attorney General in July 2017 following the resignation of Mukul Rohatgi. Venugopal himself made the request for his reappointment.