Continuing with our phenomenal success over the last more than two decades with thousands of successes and toppers into the coveted Civil Services, SRIRAM's IAS announces the 10-months Program for General Studies (Prelim and the Mains), Essay, CSAT and Optionals to be conducted by UPSC for 2018 Examination. The Coaching is imparted in English medium only. All the classes are held for two hours daily. Classes are held with a clear and pre - announced schedule. Faculty is experienced. Our focus is on the New System that is in vogue since 2013. Students are continuously assessed on the Prelims as well as Main Pattern in the classroom. Personal attention, effective teaching, senior faculty and adaptability to the changing trends stand us out. SRIRAM's UPSC Coaching for General Studies includes Study Material, Test Series (Pre & Main), and classes for Essays without any additional payment. Personality Test: will train all its students for interview test also without taking any extra fee.
Question : Consider the following about ‘Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) Gramin’:
1. It aims to build an ODF (Open Defecation Free) and Swachh Bharat by October 2, 2019 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary.
2. It works under the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
In news: World Health Organisation (WHO) has estimated that the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G) will result in preventing more than three lakh deaths due to diarrhoea and protein-energy malnutrition between 2014-October 2019.
The Swachh Bharat Mission, launched on 2nd October 2014, consists of two sub-missions – the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G), which will be implemented in rural areas, and the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), which will be implemented in urban areas. It aims to build an ODF (Open Defecation Free) and Swachh Bharat by October 2, 2019 as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. It also seeks to generate awareness to motivate communities to adopt sustainable sanitation practices, and encourage the use of appropriate technologies for sanitation.
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
Uploaded on 18/08/2018
Question : ‘Kadaknath’, recently seen in news is a:
In news: The famous Kadaknath chicken meat from Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh has now got a Geographical Indication (GI) tag. GI registration is valid up to a period of around five years till February 7, 2022.
Kadaknath is found mainly in the tribal district of Jhabua. This poultry is reared mainly by the tribal community of Bhil & Bhilala in the districts of Jhabua and Dhar.
It is locally known as Kalamasi and is used for treatment of many diseases, besides being considered an aphrodisiac.
Uploaded on 16/08/2018
Question : ‘Odilorhabdins’, recently seen in news, is a/an:
New strand of gene responsible for a deadly form of Cancer
Odilorhabdins are a class of natural antibacterial agents produced by the bacterium Xenorhabdus nematophila. Odilorhabdins act against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens, and were shown to eliminate infections in mouse models. Odilorhabdins is unique and promising on two fronts: its unconventional source and its distinct way of killing bacteria, both of which suggest the compound may be effective at treating drug-resistant or hard-to-treat infections.
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