Daily Current Affairs Quiz : February 21, 2023
Published: February 21, 2023
1. What per cent of India’s capital procurement budget has been earmarked for domestic industry?
Correct Answer: C 
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh announced that a record 75 per cent of the defence capital procurement budget has been earmarked for domestic industry in 2023-24.
In 2023-24, the Ministry of Defence has been allocated a total Budget of 5.94 lakh crore rupees, which is 13.18 per cent of the total budget. Capital outlay pertaining to modernisation and infrastructure development has been increased to 1.63 lakh crore rupees.
2. Which is the host of the Global Tech Summit (GTS) 2023?
Correct Answer: B [Vishakhapatnam]
The series of G-20 tech and business events will begin with the two-day Global Tech Summit (GTS), which is set to begin in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
The GTS may bring many persons from the technology, pharma and agriculture industries to discuss the latest trends and advancements. Nearly 1,000 delegates from more than 25 countries will participate.
3. Indian Army organised a Women’s Snow Cricket Tournament in which state/UT?
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Jammu and Kashmir]
Indian Army organised a Women’s Snow Cricket Tournament in the bordering area of North Kashmir, under the Khelo India initiative, for local female cricketers.
For the first time, Indian Army along with the locals organised a Women’s Cricket Tournament for the local female cricketers in the area.
4. ‘HARBINGER 2023’ is the global hackathon organised by which institution?
[A] NITI Aayog
Correct Answer: B [RBI]
The Reserve Bank announced its second global hackathon ‘HARBINGER 2023 – Innovation for Transformation’ with the theme ‘Inclusive Digital Services’.
Fin-tech companies have been invited to develop solutions that have the potential to make digital financial services accessible to the differently-abled, facilitate efficient compliance, extend the reach of Central Bank Digital Currencies and enhance the scalability of blockchains. Winner of the hackathon will be given a prize of Rs 40 lakh and runner-up Rs 20 lakh.
5. Lakshmi Bhandar is a scheme implemented by which state/UT?
[B] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [West Bengal]
West Bengal state government announced its state budget for the year 2023-24 and broadens several welfare schemes.
The state Budget for the year 2023-24 widened the ambit of social welfare schemes like Lakshmi Bhandar, added a new scheme providing death benefits for fishermen, promised financial assistance for micro-enterprise and allocated ₹3000 crore for rural road connectivity and repair of urban roads in the State.
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