Serious Fraud Investigation Office

Consider the below statements with reference to Serious Fraud Investigation Office, which is often in news: 1.      It is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 2.      The agency is a multidisciplinary organisation having experts for prosecution of white collar crimes and frauds under the companies law. 3.      It has powers to arrestContinue reading “Serious Fraud Investigation Office”

PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation)

Consider the following statements with respect to PRAGATI 1.      It is aimed at addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments 2.      It involves Digital data management, video-conferencing and geo-spatial technology Which of the following statements is/areContinue reading “PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation)”

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

Consider the following statements about United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) 1.     It was formed aftermath of 1948 Arab Israel conflict 2.     It is the only agency dedicated to helping refugees from a specific region or conflict Select the correct statements a     1 Only b    Continue reading “United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)”

Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Consider the following about Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) 1.      It is specifically designed to target only the Below Poverty Line (BPL) households 2.      The beneficiaries under RSBY are entitled to hospitalization coverage up to Rs. 30,000/- per annum on family floater basis, for most of the diseases that require hospitalization. Select the correct statement/sContinue reading “Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)”

Alternative Investment Fund

For a developing economy like India investment is crucial for public infrastructure. Which of the following is incorrect w.r.t Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)? 1.      Category I AIFs are those who invest in start-ups or early stage ventures or social ventures that government considers socially or economically viable. 2.      Category II AIFs are those funds areContinue reading “Alternative Investment Fund”

Jaipur and Udaipur Declaration

Jaipur Declaration’ and ‘Udaipur Declaration’ is concerned with which of the following? a       BRICS b       Resurgent Rajasthan c       Raisina Dialogue d       Rajasthan Tourism Explanation: Solution (a) Jaipur Declaration – ·         Women Parliamentarians from BRICS nations expressed commitment to work together in the field of economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protectionContinue reading “Jaipur and Udaipur Declaration”

Trade Agreements

Consider the following definitions related to different trade agreements: PTAs are arrangements between two or more countries that primarily agree to reduce or eliminate customs tariff and non tariff barriers on substantial trade between them. Custom union is the arrangement in which partner countries may decide to trade at zero duty among themselves; however theyContinue reading “Trade Agreements”

South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme

SACEP is always in news, what does SACEP stand for? a       South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme b       South Asia Co-operative Economic Programme c       South Asia – China Economic Partnership d       South Asia Commerce and Economic Partnership Explanation: Solution (a) South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) is an inter-governmental organization, established inContinue reading “South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme”