2nd July Current Affairs


Question:  What is the amount that was provided by World bank to India for MSME Emergency Response
Answer – USD 750 million

Question: What is the increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India during 2019-20 as per India’s
International Investment Position (IIP) data released by RBI?
Answer – $ 19 billion

Question:  Find the bank which has launched ‘e-Kisaan Dhan’ app for farmers.
Answer – HDFC Bank

Question:  Which bank is setting up an e-commerce portal named ‘Bharat Craft’ for the marketing of products manufactured by MSMEs?
Answer – State Bank of India

Question: As per Fitch ratings Inc, India’s growth forecast for FY22 is ___.
Answer – 8%

Question:  Which company in partnership with NASSCOM, UNDP and Pratham InfoTech Foundation, rolled
out Global Bharat program to digitalize MSMEs?
Answer – SAP India

Question: Which company has signed MoU with South Delhi Municipal Corporation on setting up waste to
energy plant at Okhla in Delhi?
Answer – Indian Oil Limited, NTPC Limited

Question:  Name the Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister of India, who launched 1st edition
of “Matsya Sampada” – newsletter fisheries and aquaculture recently.
Answer – Giriraj Singh

Question:  Which IIT has prepared the world’s 1st online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data science
(launched by HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal)?
Answer – IIT Madras

Question: Name the former prime minister of India who is popularly known as ‘Father of Indian Economic
Answer – PV Narasimha Rao

Question:  The central government has made amendment in the Indian Stamp Act & Rules to implement uniform stamp duty on security market instrument with effect from July 1, 2020. The Indian stamp act was originally enacted in which year?
Answer – 1899

Question:  The central government declared entire area of which state as “Disturbed Area” for 6 more
months under AFSPA Act, 1958?
Answer – Nagaland

Question:  Which country has signed an agreement with India for formation of 50:50 Joint Venture Company
of LPG business?
Answer – Bangladesh

Question:  Name the organisation which along with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) released a report titled
“Towards a clean economy”.
Answer – National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Question:  India has become the founding member of UN’s ‘Alliance for Poverty eradication’ recently. How
many people across the globe has been classified as poor (approx)?
Answer – 2.1 billion

Question:  The WTO settlement body has set up a panel against which country based on the complaint of European
Union regarding import duties on ICT (information and communication technology)?
Answer – India

Question:  Name the 1st African country which submits results for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) to UNFCCC.
Answer – Uganda

Question:  PM Modi has announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana till November
2020 recently. What is the outlay towards the extension of the scheme?
Answer – 90,000 crores

Question:  Who has been appointed as the CEO of the Central Board of Films Certification (CBFC) recently?
Answer – Ravinder Bhakar

Question:  Rajkiran Rai G’s tenure as MD&CEO of which bank was extended for 2 years?
Answer – Union Bank of India