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11. 

Who laid the foundation stone for "Sanskritik Sadbhav Mandap" at Numaish Ground in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh?

A. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
B. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
C. D.V. Sadananda Gowda
D. Ramvilas Paswan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi laid the foundation stone for "Sanskritik Sadbhav Mandap" at Numaish Ground in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. It aims for a "Self-reliant India" which is the guarantee of "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat".

12. 

Who has launched webinar of India's first 5-day long virtual exhibition and conference, 'Virtual Healthcare and Hygiene Expo 2020' organised by FICCI and supported by Ministry of AYUSH?

A. Santosh Kumar
B. Mansukh Mandaviya
C. Rattan Lal Kataria
D. Ravi Shankar Prasad

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In a digital e-governance push, the Minister of State for Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilisers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has launched webinar of India's first 5-day long virtual exhibition and conference, 'Virtual Healthcare and Hygiene Expo 2020' (VHHE), organised by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry)and supported by Ministry of AYUSH(Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy), Govt of India.

13. 

Who launched a web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan through video conferencing from New Delhi?

A. Dharmendra Pradhan
B. Santosh Kumar
C. Rattan Lal Kataria
D. Narendra Singh Tomar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture & Farmers welfare, launched a web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan through video conferencing from New Delhi.

14. 

Who has virtually launched "Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21) for 272 Most Affected Districts" to celebrate "International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" On June 26, 2020?

A. Dharmendra Pradhan
B. Santosh Kumar
C. Rattan Lal Kataria
D. Ravi Shankar Prasad

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On June 26, 2020, to celebrate "International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" on the theme Better knowledge for better care, Rattan Lal Kataria, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment has virtually launched "Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21) for 272 Most Affected Districts" from New Delhi. He also released Logo and Tagline for National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR) for 2018-2025 and 9 Video Spots produced for Drug Abuse Prevention.

15. 

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs launched the Trifed Digital Platforms, through Video Conference. Who is current Union Minister for Tribal Affairs?

A. Arjun Munda
B. Anurag Thakur
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda launched the Trifed Digital Platforms, through Video Conference. He launched the TRIBES India products on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) with a diverse range on display and TRIFED's new website,https://trifed.tribal.gov.in. The Ministry aims to helo the livelihoods of the poor and marginalized communities have been seriously impacted due to the pandemic. The move aims to ease the burden of the tribal artisans during such troubled times.