As per the Ministry of Agriculture, the mismatch between projected demand of foodgrains and their production estimates stands presently at-
What is correct about Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA)?
Select the correct code about 'Maharatnas':
Such classification is done on.the basis of the hnancial size of the PSUs.
They can take investment decisions upto Rs. 1,000 crore by themselves.
A new marker system for PDS kerosene oil has commenced in India so that motor fuels are not adulterated with it. Select the correct statement regarding this decision:
Select the correct statements taken from a recent research project of India Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on the impact of rising temperature on the production of wheat, using the code given below:
There is about 3 to 4 per cent decrease in grain yield with loC rise in temperature during grain filling stage.
Wheat production in India has been increasing for the last 3 years showing no major impact.
Wheat production in India has got support from the heat tolerant wheat varieties.
Wheat production in north-west zone is prone to terminal heat stress.
As per the Ministry of Agriculture release which of the following are correct about the share of fertilizers in India?
Chemical fertilizers have a market share of 25 MT.
Organic fertilizers account for a market share of 5.23 MT.
Bio-fertilizers have a market share of 3.25 MT.
National Horticulture Mission and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana both promote the production of ecological fertilizers.
Select the correct statements regarding fertiliser subsidies in India, using the code given below:
Its cost is around 0.8 per cent of the GDP.
It encourages overuse and damages soil health undermining rural income and farm productivity and thereby economic growth.
Ministry of Commerce and Industry has agreed to assist which of the following country in the process of setting up its Special Economic Zones (SEZs)?
Select the correct statements related to India'ssocial sector expenditures, using the code given below:
India spends around 27 per cent of its GDP on social sector.
Social sector spending accounts for around 25 per cent of the total government spending.
Select the correct one/ones regarding the Liquidity Adjustment Facility, using the code given below:
All commercial banks, RRBs and the Primary Dealers are eligible to it.
Minimum bid size is Rs. 5 crore and in its multiple.
GoI dated securities and the Treasury Bills are the eligile securities to it.
This number is aimed at bringing more transparency in tax administration as the exercise involves a number of documents and performas. It is generated and allotted by the Income Tax Department itself and according to new guidelines brought out by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) will be mandatory in respect of every notice, order, letter or any correspondence'. The statement refers to:
What is correct about the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) announced by the RBI?
Which among the following was/were launched by the Government of India on the advice of the World Bank? Select your answer using the code given below:
New Agricultural Strategy
Food Corporation of India
Public Distribution System
Agricultural Prices Commission
Indian textiles have become competitive in the world market in recent times. Select the incorrect statements regarding the sector from the list given below:
As per the annual WTO data India has 5 percent share in the global textile market.
As per the annual WTO data India has 7 percent share in the global clothing market.
India's total cotton production today is almost 2l per cent short of is total consumption.
Consumption of cotton in India is almost 18 per cent less than its total production.
Select the incorrect statement/statements related to the government's new scheme Mega Food Parks with the help of the code given below:
The l2th plan proposes 15 such parks to be set up in the period.
The parks will provide infrastructure facilities for food processing industries along with value
chain from farm to market.
The parks will be owned by the Central and various State governments.
The parks will not be given any tax exemptions.
Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the code given below about the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices:
The Commission has two official and three' non-official members besides a Chairman and Member Secretary.
Its advices are binding on the Government if it suggests to decrease the existing minimum support prices for the particular agricultural commodities.
The Government of India is presently following policy of recapitalization of the select Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Select the correct statements related to the issue:
After the recapitalization the Government will have 66 per cent holding in all PSBs.
As per the recent RBI report, there are l0 PSBs where the Government holding is less than 58 per cent.
The PSBs in which the Government holding is just 51 per cent are unable to raise fiurds from the market by off loading their shares.
Though the regulatory requirement of CRAR for the banks is 9 per cent, the Government has mandated it to be 12 per cent under the Basel-II norms.
Consider the given facts from the latest National Inventory on Indian Coal Resources released by the Geological Survey of India (GSI) and select the correct ones:
Total coal resources assessed are 276 BT of which 40 per cent are proved reserves.
Indian produces 550 MT coal per annum, with this rate the extractable coal reserves will last for about 150 yrs.
India's coal imports today stands at almost 14 per cent of its total production.
India has allowed 100 per cent FDI in coal sector under automatic route.
which of the following best describes the 'term 'demographic dividend' which remains in news?
Sblect the correct statement regarding the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC):
Select the correct statements regarding the contract labow in the country, using the code given below:
Slow pace of labour law' reforms has increased the use ofcontact labour.
Around one fourth of the labow force in the registered manufacturing enterprises are contract labourers.
Hiring labour force on contract is costlier
The Government of India has allowed foreign direct investment (FDI), upto 100 per cent via automatic route in agriculture sector for floriculture, horticulture, pisciculfure, aquaculture, seed development, vegetable and mushrooms production in which of the following areas?
Select the correct statements regarding 'tax expenditure' from the given choices, using the code given below:
it is, basically tax forgone.
the GoI puts a report on it before the Parliament.
tax expenditure of India is more than fifty per cent of it total tax collections.
Consider the following statements and select the correct ones using the code givelr below:
Trade credit is a ciritical component of trade.
As per a recent WTO study, a 1 per cent increase in trade credit of a country leads to a 0.4 per cent increase in real imports of that country.
The GoI and RBI have taken several measures to facilitate availability of trade credit to exporters through duty cuts and dury withdrawals.
Consider the following statements regarding 'collection rate' and select the correct ones using the code given below:
It is basically the ratio of customs collected to the aggreagate value of import in a given year.
The rate is very low in India due ' to countervailing duties, special additional duties and exemptions.
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