Saturday, 2 February 2019

2nd February 2019 Current Affairs: Union Budget 2019 Special/ PM KISAN

1). Who has been appointed as the member of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)?

Answer:      Rajiv Nayan Choubey.

2). What is the fiscal deficit of India for 2019-20 as per the Budget of 2019?

Answer:      3.4% of GDP.

3). Name the Travelogue show , was launched the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on the Doordarshan?

Answer:      Rag Rag Mein Ganga.

4). Which countries are joined together to setup a Payment channel with Iran called INSTEX?

Answer:      Germany, France and the UK.

5). Where will be going to organize the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition ‘PETROTECH-2019’ from 10th to 12th February 2019?

Answer:      New Delhi.

6). Who was the Inaugurated the first dedicated Ayush Hospital of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) In Delhi?

Answer:      Minister of State for Labour and Employment S.K. Gangwar.

7). Who has been appointed as the Director General of NCC?

Answer:      Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra.

8). Name the River, on which Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 1.5 km long high level bridge at Sambalpur?

Answer:      Mahanadi river.

                                              Budget 2019----VISION 2030

1). Individuals with annual income of 5 lakh or less a year are exemption from income Tax.

2). Tax Deducted at Source limit on rent to be increased to 24 lack from 1.80 lack.

3). PM-KISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) scheme for small and Marginal farmers
  • 6000 per year to farmer.
  • 75000 crore allocated for the FY 2019-20
4).Pradhan Mantri Shram-yogi maadhaan pension scheme for workers in the unorganized sector
  • 3000 rupees per month from the age group of 60 years.
  • 15,000 will be the monthly income limit for workers to join the scheme.
  • 500cr has been allocated.
5). The Rashriya Gokul Mission (RGM)—750cr allocated 

6). Government will give a announcement to setup an all Indian Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Haryana .

7). The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme---60,000 crore allocated.

8). The government give a 2% subvention for MSMEs (Micro Small Medium Enterprises) loans up to 1crore and extending the government  eMarket-place (GeM).

9). National Programme on Artificial Intelligence is added to the existing programme led by the Union Science Ministry’s the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems(NMICPS).
  • Government announced that it will create 1 lack digital village in five years.
  • This mission aims to establish of 15 Technology Innovation Hubs (TIH), 4 Technology Translation Research Parks (TTRP) and 6 Application Innovation Hubs (AIH).