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Exercise :: State - Latest Current Affairs

  • State - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Which state introduced Mukhyamantri Vriddha Pension Yojna for poor people above 60 years?

A. Rajasthan
B. Andra Pradesh
C. Assam
D. Bihar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The State Government of Bihar launched Mukhyamantri Vriddha Pension Yojna for poor people above 60 years of age which is effective from April 1, 2019. This was launched by the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Under the Mukhyamantri Vriddha Pension Yojna, Poor people above the age of 60 years will get Rs 400 per month and those people above the age of 80 years will get Rs. 500 per month. Retired government employees will not be covered under the scheme.

2. 

The Asian Development Bank sanctioned Rs 1,650cr infra projects for this state recently.

A. Jharkand
B. Manipur
C. Tripura
D. Odisha

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Asian Development Bank(ADB) has approved a project submitted by Urban Development Department (UDD) of Tripura amounting to Rs. 1650 crore for overall infrastructure development of seven district headquarter towns of Tripura. The fund is meant for development of piped water supply, underground drainage, underground sewage or scientific septage management, roads with pavement. The ADB will give 80 per cent of 1650 crore as grant-in-aid and the state Government of Tripura will have to repay back only 20 per cent loan in due course of time. The seven district headquarters include-Khowai (Khowai), Ambassa(Dhalai district), Dharmnagar(North Tripura), Kailashahar (Unakoti), Udaipur (Gomati), Bishramganj (Sepahijala), Belonia (South Tripura) ,where the plan will be implemented.

3. 

Which state government has recently launched online facility to approve building plans?

A. Karnataka
B. Haryana
C. Odisha
D. Assam

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has recently launched 118 websites that would enable citizens get building plan approvals, diversion of land use change and other related permissions through online submissions, avoiding middlemen and delays. It will bring greater transparency and end corruption and save people's time and money. The initiative of state government will save people from running from pillar to post to get approvals. These websites and softwares integrate 14 departments and forms can be submitted online. The status of their applications will be shared through SMS to the applicants.

4. 

Which state government sets up a Skill University with the cost of 850 crore?

A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Assam
C. Andra Pradesh
D. TamilNadu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district. This will be perhaps the first skill university of the country with a capacity of 10 thousand seats. The International Yoga Day will be observed at 459 centers of the Skill Development Mission.

5. 

The Union Government has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal in __________.

A. Assam
B. Punjab
C. Gujarat
D. Rajasthan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Government has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal (e-FT) in Assam. The main objective of the project is to maintain a statewide bio-metric and biographic data, to capture the illegal migrants' data to computerize data flow for all the stakeholders.