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Question: NTPC has signed MoU with which country’s company for green methanol production?
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) on 26 December signed an MoU with Technimont Pvt Ltd, an Indian subsidiary of Maier Technimont Group of Italy, to evaluate and explore the possibility of developing a green methanol production facility. The project involves capturing carbon from NTPC’s power plants and converting it into green fuel. This agreement will make a significant contribution to the energy transformation in India. Use as a base material for chemical industries through green methanol, storage of renewable electricity and also use as a transportation fuel. It is also considered as a substitute fuel for marine fuel.
Question: FSSAI has given five star rating to the food quality of which prison in UP?
Answer: District Jail of Bulandshahr
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has awarded a five-star rating to Bulandshahr Jail in Uttar Pradesh. This rating has been given keeping in mind the quality of food cooked in the jail kitchen, storage and cleanliness. After Farrukhabad Jail, Bulandshahr is the second jail from Uttar Pradesh to get this tag. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006. It was established on September 5, 2008.
Question: With which rebel group did the Central Government and the Manipur Government sign a ceasefire agreement?
Answer: Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF)
The Central Government and the Government of Manipur have signed a ceasefire agreement with the Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF), an insurgent group of Manipur, in New Delhi on 27 December 2022. The agreement was signed by senior officials of the Union Home Ministry, Manipur government and representatives of the ZUF in the presence of state Chief Minister N Biren Singh. Under this accord, the ZUF has agreed to abjure violence and engage in a peaceful democratic process. The agreement will provide for the rehabilitation and resettlement of the armed cadres of the ZUF. A joint monitoring group will also be constituted for its implementation. The Zeliangrong United Front (ZUF) was formed in the year 2011. This is a Naga group which is active in Manipur. The group claims that its objective was to protect the interests of the Zeliangrong Naga tribes in Manipur, Assam and Nagaland as well as create a Zeliangrong state within the Indian Union.
Question: Which bank has started the MSME Prerna scheme?
Answer: Indian Bank
Indian Bank has launched MSME Prerna to help Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Rajasthan. This is first of its kind initiative by any bank for the MSME sector in the country. It aims to empower entrepreneurs through skill development and capacity building training in their local languages. The objectives of this program are also to help in acquiring financial and managerial skills, ability to deal with crisis in business, enhance understanding of credit rating and risk management dynamics.
A micro enterprise is a unit whose annual turnover is less than Rs 5 crore and where the maximum investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs one crore. A unit whose investment in plant and machinery does not exceed ten crore rupees and whose annual turnover does not exceed fifty crore rupees, is given the status of a small enterprise. Medium Enterprises are those where the investment in plant and machinery is more than fifty crore rupees and the annual turnover does not exceed two hundred and fifty crore rupees.
Question: With which organization has the Ministry of Power tied up to develop an early warning system?
Answer: Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)
The Ministry of Power and the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) have agreed to develop an early warning system for hydroelectric projects and power stations. On December 27, Energy Secretary Alok Kumar and DRDO Chairman Dr Sameer V Kamat signed an MoU in New Delhi. DRDO will be used to develop a comprehensive early warning system for vulnerable hydroelectric projects/power stations in hilly areas.
With the comprehensive understanding developed through this MoU, separate and specific action plans will be drawn up between DRDO and the respective project developers. Under the leadership of Union Power Minister RK Singh, Ministry of Power has taken initiative to implement early warning system especially in hydro power projects located in upper reaches of hilly areas.
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