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16. 

Who released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event on 24 June?

A. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
B. Jitendra Singh
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. Harsh Vardhan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event on 24 June. Also, a Joint Monitoring Mission (JMM) report, a manual on Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to TB patients under NIKSHAY system, a Training Module, and the quarterly newsletter NIKSHAY Patrika was released.

17. 

Who will launch the employment programme for residents of Uttar Pradesh on June 26?

A. Akhilesh Yadav
B. Narendra Modi
C. Rita Bahuguna Joshi
D. Yogi Adityanath

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

PM Narendra Modi will be launching the employment programme for residents of Uttar Pradesh on June 26. The programme is expected to provide employment to around 1.25 crore UP residents. The programme will be launched virtually. Once launched, it will be India's largest employment generation programme.

18. 

Who is the writer of book, "Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India" published by Westland Publications Pvt Ltd?

A. Mansukh Jha
B. Raj Kumar
C. Amish Tripathi
D. Hardeep Kumar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Best-selling author and the Director of Nehru Centre, London(since 2019) Amish Tripathi released his fiction book,"Legend of Suheldev: The King Who Saved India". The book is published by Westland Publications Pvt Ltd.

19. 

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Indian Financial Technology & Allied Services?

A. Preeti Sudan
B. T Rabi Sankar
C. Atanu Chakraborty
D. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian Financial Technology & Allied Services (IFTAS), wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India appoints T Rabi Sankar as the Chairman and Dr. N Rajendran as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) effective from 15th May 2020 and 27th May 2020 respectively.

20. 

Who has launched SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement) Portal, developed by National Informatics Centre, Mines Informatics Division?

A. Amit Shah
B. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
C. D.V. Sadananda Gowda
D. Pralhad Joshi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Shri Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister for Coal &Mines has launched SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement) Portal, developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Mines Informatics Division.