Operation Insaaniyat- in response to the humanitarian crisis being faced on account of the large influx of refugees into Bangladesh, government of India has decided to extend assistance to Bangladesh. Fifty metric tonnes of relief assistance for the lakhs of Rohingya refugees have been sent, which consists of items like rice, pulses, sugar, salt, cooking oil, tea, ready-to-eat noodles, biscuits and mosquito nets. In total, 7000 metric tonnes of relief aid will be moved through the operation.
Uploaded on 16/12/2017
Question : ‘DMH-11’ , often seen in news is related to:
Genetically Modified Crop
New drug against multi drug resistant Tuberculosis
Research station of India in the Arctic
None of these
The matter of India's potentially first transgenic food crop, Dhara Mustard Hybrid-11 (DMH-11), is in court because of environmentalist Aruna Rodriguez's petition challenging the commercialisation and field trials because of health risks. Transgenic crops have sharply divided scientists and environmental activists into camps ever since the GEAC, India's top most bio-safety regulator, granted approval for commercialisation in May.
Uploaded on 15/12/2017
Question : ‘Yuva’ initiative, recently seen in news, is being carried under the aegis of which among the following Ministries?
Ministry of Skill Development
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Ministry of Human Resource Development
None of these
The ‘YUVA’ initiative by Delhi Police aims to connect with youth by upgrading their skill as per their competencies. It will help them to get a gainful employment under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna under the Ministry of Skill Development. Delhi Police has tied up with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for providing mass job linked skill training for the selected youth. National Skill Development Corporation shall be providing skill training to the youth under ‘Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna’ (PMKVY) and CII will provide job linked training through its Sector Skill Councils who are connected to industry and thereby provide job guarantee.