Select the correct statements related to the new System of National Accounts to which India shifted recently-using the code given below:
India, now, accounts its national income at 'market price'.
Growth rate of the economy is now measured by 'GDP at constant market price'.
'Product taxes' added to the 'gross value added' is the 'market price'.
'Product taxes' are ultimately paid by the consumers of goods and services.
Name the state which implemented the Food for Work Programme (the precursor of the MNREGA) in all of its districts before the Centre implemented it throughout the country
Select the correct code regarding the Rights available to consumers as per the Consumer Protection Act:
'Safety' and 'Choice'
'Information' and 'to be heard'
'Seek Redressal' and 'Consumer Education
Select the basic changes which have been done by the RBI in the new monetary aggregates, using the code given below:
Postal deposits are no longer treated as part of money supply.
The residenscy criterion is adopted to a limited extent for compilation of monetary aggregates
Consider the following statements related to recent restructuring of the National Investment Fund (NIF) and select the corrent ones using the code
proceeds of disinvestment are now credited to the Public Account under the head NIF.
in 2013-14, disinvestment proceeds were spent on recapitalisation of public sector banks and capital expenditure of the Indian Railways.
The allocations out of the NIF to be decidedby the government budget.
Name the company/body (companies/bodies), which is/are currently involved in diamond exploration in India, with the help of the code given below:
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
Regent Petroleum Pvt. Ltd.
Major Anil Singh
Directorate of Geology, Orissa
NITI Aayog has suggested a new method, the 'price deficiency payment', for farmers which is consistent with India's agricultural obligations to the WTO. Select the correct statements regarding it, using the code given below:
It suggests to pay a bonus price above the minimum support price (MSP) announced fora crop which will be not more than the market price of the crop.
It looks into the prices in the mandis regulated by the Agriculture Produce Market Committee(APMC) of the states.
Farmers to get a maximum payment of the difference between the MSP and market price of a crop.
The technology platform of direct benefit transfer (DBT) is to be used for the purpose.
What is correct about 'Hunar Se Rozgar Tak' scheme?
Since 2016-17, a new methodology has been operationalised by the RBI, for the banks in India, to decide their lending rates-known as the Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate (MCLR). The new method aims for which of the following-select your answer using the code given below:
To improve transmission of policy rates into the lending rates of banks
To improve transparency in the methodology followed by banks for determining interest
To ensure availability of bank loans at interest rates which are fair to the borrowers as well as the banks
To help the banks to become more competitive and enhance their long run value
Select the correct statements related to the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) using the code given below:
The main objectives of the IWMP are to restore the ecological balance by harnessing, conserving and developing natural resources.
The programme enables multi-cropping and introduction of diverse agro-based activities providing sustainable livelihoods.
The Scheme of Technology Development Extension and Training (TDET) promotes Development of cost-effective and proven technologies to support watershed
What is correct about the newly launched project 'Akashdeep'?
What is correct about 'Shahzada', 'Mahamantri' and 'Raasa' ?
Who among the following is the writer of the famous book Everybody Loves a Good Drought?
As per the Government of India, what is the aim of life insurance in the country? Select your answer using the code given below: 1. Cultivating the habit of saving 2. Nation building 3. Providing social security 4. Mobilising money for planned Development
Moscow Declaration was adopted by the BRICs nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) in their first ever meet to be held. On which one of the following issues have the four nations agreed to cooperate at the meet?
Which one of the following statements regarding 'financial literacy' is untrue?
Which one of the following statements with reference to census is not true?
Name the state/states which has/have already implemented the Universal Public Distribution system though the centre is still to take decision to do so throughout the country: 1. Tamil Nadu 2. Karnataka 3. Bihar 4. Kerala 5. Rajasthan
Which one of ttie following statements with reference to census and National Population Register (NPR) is not true?
Accepting the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission, the Union Government has declared to allocate what per cent of tax revenue to the States from the Central pool?
A world-class Rail Axle Manufacturing Factory is being set up jointly (first of its kind) by the Ministries of Railways and Steel at which of the following places?
Select the correct components of the 'Other deposits with the RBI', using the code given below:
deposits of quasi-governments; other financial institutions including Primary Dealers
balances in the accounts of foreign Central Banks and Governments
accounts of international agencies such as the IMF
RBI has taken many new initiatives in the credit and monetary policy in recent times. Select the correct ones using the code given below:
Introduction of longer-tenor 'term repos' as well as 'reverse repos'
Recognition of the 'glide path for disinflation'
Transition to 'bi-monthly' monetary policy
CPI (C) being taken as the glide path for inflation stabilisation
Select the statements which is not correct about the 'hybrid' annuity model' (HAM) recently launched by the government to promote the road projects in the country-
Which of the following are correct about the recently set up Niti Aaayog. Select your answer using the code given below:
It will have Governing Council comprising the Chief Ministers of all the States and Lt. Governor of the UTs.
To address specific issues and contingencies impacting more than one state or a region Regional Councils will be set up with specified tenure.
Maximum of 4 Union Ministers to be its Ex Officio members.
It will have a Chief Executive Officer appointed by tits Chairman, the Prime Minister for fxed tenure, in the rank of Secretary to the GoI.
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