Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 30, 2023
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1. When is the ‘International Day of Zero Wastes’ observed?
[A] March 25
[B] March 30
[C] April 5
[D] April 10
Correct Answer: B [March 30]
International Day of Zero Wastes is observed on March 30 every year. The theme for this year is ‘Achieving sustainable and environmentally sound practices of minimizing and managing waste’.
The International Day of Zero Waste aims to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns, support the societal shift towards circularity and raise awareness about how zero-waste initiatives contribute to the advancement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
2. Captive Employment Initiative was launched under which scheme?
[A] Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Kaushalya Yojana
[C] Mission Antyodaya
[D] Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
Correct Answer: A [Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Kaushalya Yojana]
Captive Employment Initiative was launched by the Central Government under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Kaushalya Yojana.
Under this initiative, captive employers will train rural poor youth and provide them with jobs in their company or subsidiary.
3. Which state/UT hosted the ‘First International Quantum Communication Conclave’?
[B] New Delhi
Correct Answer: B [New Delhi]
The first International Quantum Communication Conclave was held on March 28 and 29 this year in Delhi.
It was organized by the Department of Telecommunications in collaboration with the CDOT, Telecommunications Standards Development Society India (TSDSI) and IEEE Communications Society.
4. Nationwide Artificial Insemination Programme is being implemented under which scheme?
[A] Rashtriya Gokul Mission
[B] National Livestock Mission
[C] Livestock Health and Disease Control
[D] National Programme for Dairy Development
Correct Answer: A [Rashtriya Gokul Mission]
Nationwide Artificial Insemination Programme (NAIP) is being implemented under the Rashtriya Gokul Mission scheme to promote livestock industry in India.
The implementation of the Artificial Insemination method and other initiatives resulted in milk production in India increasing from 146.31 Million Tonnes in 2014-15 to 220.78 Million in 2021-22.
5. Which Union Ministry implements the ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana’?
[A] Ministry of Rural Development
[B] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[C] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
[D] Ministry of MSME
Correct Answer: A [Ministry of Rural Development]
Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana was launched by the Central Government to promote the development of rural India. Operational guidelines to implement this scheme was unveiled recently.
The scheme aims to develop Gram Panchayats is envisaged through implementation of existing Government Schemes and Programmes in convergence mode and mobilization of community and private resources.
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