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With reference to Emergency financial powers of Army Consider the following statements and choose the correct one
1. Under the latest emergency financial powers, armed forces have been given a free hand to procure equipment worth upto₹300 crore on a priority basic 2. The financial powers for emergency procurements sanctioned by the Finance Ministry 3. The military budget of the India is the portion of the overall budget of Union budget of India that is allocated for the funding of the Indian Armed Forces. (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of the above
Ans b The military budget of the India is the portion of the overall budget of Union budget of India that is allocated for the funding of the Indian Armed Forces. The military budget finances employee salaries and training costs, maintenance of equipment and facilities, support of new or ongoing operations, and development and procurement of new weapons, equipment, and vehicles.
Emergency financial powers to Army After the Pulwama attack, the government has given emergency powers to the armed forces for buying equipment to enable them to fight wars on the western border with Pakistan. Under the latest emergency financial powers, armed forces have been given a free hand to procure equipment worth upto₹300crore on a priority basis. The government also relaxed certain rules to cut delays in military purchase like allowing the three services to procure required weapons and equipment from a single vendor. Entirely new systems not in use can also be procured under the new powers. For the procurement under the emergency orders, the forces need not even take concurrence of the Integrated Financial Advisor from the defence finance department.
With reference to Bharat Stage Norms and emissions Consider the following statements
1. The Emissions from new diesel engines used in generator sets have been regulated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. 2. India introduced emission norms first in 1991 3. In India there is a provision to make the CO2 emissions labelling mandatory on cars. choose the correct one (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 2 and 3 (d) All of the above
Ans a The announcement by Maruti Suzuki—the country’s largest vehicle manufacturermanufacturing diesel vehicles.will stop This along with many other giants, pretty much marks the end of the road for the diesel mill in India The main reason is not the fuel price differential, but the new emission norms that will come into effect on April 1, 2020less than a year from now. There is no provision to make the CO2 emissions labelling mandatory on cars in the country. A system exists in the EU to ensure that information relating to the fuel economy and CO2 emissions of new passenger cars offered for sale or lease in the Community is made available to consumers to enable consumers to make an informed choice
The Mashelkar committee is related to what ? A. National Auto Fuel policy B. Long Term Food Policy. C. Increase in Motor Vehicle Tax D. Army Pay Scales.
Ans a
In 2002, the Indian government accepted the report submitted by the Mashelkar committee. The committee proposed a road map for the roll out of Euro based emission norms for India. It also recommended a phased implementation of future norms with the regulations being implemented in major cities first and extended to the rest of the country after a few years. Based on the recommendations of the committee,the National Auto Fuel policyin 2003. The roadmapwas announced officially for implementation of the Bharat Stage norms were laid out till 2010
 Consider the following statements in context of malaria and ‘MalariaElimination Research Alliance
1. National Vector Borne Diseases Control Program (NVBDCP) of India has launched theAlliance‘Malaria Elimination Research (MERA) India 2. Malaria is caused by a Plasmodium Parasites that is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of same infected mosquitoes which causes west Nile fever 3. It will facilitate trans-institutional coordination and collaboration choose the correct one (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 3 only (d) All of the above