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th 28 March
Consider the following statements regarding Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System
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The payments of wages in MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) are done through it. In cases of multiple accounts for the same person, the APBS automatically sends money to the latestmapped account. APB System remains closed on Sundays
choose the Incorrect one (a) 1 and 2 (b) 1 and 3 (c) 3 only (d) None of the above
Ans D APB System does not work on all days. APB System remains closed on Sundays and RTGS holidays declared by Reserve Bank of India from time to time
It is a unique paymentsystem implemented by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), wAadhaar number as ahich uses central key for electronically channelizing the Government subsidies and benefits in the Aadhaar Enabled Bank Accounts (AEBA) of the intended beneficiaries.
In cases of multiple accounts for the same person, the APBS automatically sends money to the latestmapped account. When the Jan Dhan Yojana (JDY) was launched Aadhaar numbers were seeded into these accounts without proper verification.
It is a payment system based on Aadhaar numbers issued by UIDAI & IIN (Institution Identification Number) issued by NPCI.
APB System is used by the Government Departments and Agencies for the transfer of benefits and subsidies under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme launched by Government of India.
The payments of wages in MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) are done through the Aadhaar Payments Bridge (APB) using the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) systems.
The cause which was NOT responsible for Bengal Famines during British period
A. World War II B. Occupation of Burma by Japan C. Restriction on interstate trade of rice and other food grains. D. Agricultural drought
Ans d The Bengal famine of was not caused by an agricultural drought but was man-made. The Bengal famine was completely due to the failure of policy during the British era. The research reconstructed agricultural droughts and established a link between famines They estimated a measure called soil moisture percentile, or SMP. When the SMP was less than 20, it was categorised as drought
Immediate cause of such Famines During World War II, market supplies and transport systems were disrupted. This is attributed to British policies, and prioritization of distribution of supplies to the military and other select groups. Occupation of Burma by Japanin 1942 resulted in restriction on rice imports from Burma. Restriction on interstatetrade of rice and other food grains at the time further aggravated the issue. Hoarding of rice stocks by traders and farmers in anticipation of speculative rise in rice prices in future as rice shortage was becoming evident. • In early 1943, military and political events adversely affected Bengal’s economy, which was exacerbated by refugees from Burma. Additionally, wartime grain import restrictions imposed by the British government played a major role in the famine.
Recently The Union Health Ministry has notified the Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 choose the correct statement in context of it .
1. The rules will apply to all new drugs, investigational new drugs for human use, clinical trials, bioequivalence studies and ethics committees. 2. The rules has increased time for approving applications, which has now come down to 60 days for drugs manufactured in India and 100 days for those developed outside the country
a) 1 only b) 2 only c) none d) all of the above