May 15 2020 current affairs

15 May, 2020
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  • Question 1: Which two states have decided to provide tap water to every household by Dec 2022?
  • Explanation:The Union Territory (UT) Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and the state Government of Haryana have planned to provide tap connection to supply water to all rural families by December 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).While the national target has been set for the year 2024-25.
  • Question 2: Where is the headquarter of the World Tourism Organization?
  • Explanation:According to the latest data of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), international tourism could decline by 60-80% in 2020 when compared.
  • Question 3: Reserve Bank has extended interest subsidy scheme for exporters till ...?
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  • Question 4: As per the United Nations' World Economic Situation and Prospects report global economy will shrink by ....?
  • Explanation: In the United Nations(UN) World Economic Situation and Prospects(WESP) mid-year (2020)report forecast that the COVID-19 pandemic situation will shrink the world economy by 3.2% in 2020 this is the sharpest contraction since the 1930’s Great Depression and India’s economy to grow at 1.2% in 2020
  • Question 5: Which state has launched Matir Smriti scheme to utilise 50,000-acre barren land in six districts?
  • Explanation: The scheme will benefit around 2.5 lakh people in rural Bengal.
  • Question 6: FM Nirmala Sitharaman has announced setting up of ____ Agri infrastructure fund
  • Explanation:This fund will be used for setting up cold chains and post-harvest management infrastructure.
  • Question 7: Which state has launched Mission Grand Care to spread the message of elderly safety?
  • Explanation: In Kerala, as the COVID-19 preventive measures enters next stage, a new Mission Grand Care is being launched from today, spreading the message of elderly safety across the state.
  • Question 8: ___ has approved USD 1 bn aid to India to accelerate COVID-19 social protection response program?
  • Explanation: Total commitment from the Bank towards emergency COVID-19 response in India is two billion US dollars. This new support will be funded in two phases - an immediate allocation of 750 million US dollars for fiscal year 2020 and a 250 million US dollar second tranche that will be made available for fiscal year 2021.
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