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President Sri Ram Nath Kovind has recently inaugurated 70th TB Seal Campaign of Tuberculosis Association of India in which of the following cities?
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Who: President Kovind
What: inaugurates 70th TB Seal Campaign of Tuberculosis Association of India in Delhi
When: published on 2nd October 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 70th TB (tuberculosis) seal campaign of the Tuberculosis Association of India here at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly had mentioned that India would eradicate tuberculosis by 2025.

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https://aninews.in/videos/national/president-kovind-inaugurates-70th-tb-seal-campaign-tuberculosis-association-india-delhi/
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Union Minister Smriti Irani has recently inaugurated world’s largest plastic made charkha in _______________.
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Who: Smriti Irani
What: Inaugurates India's Largest 'Charkha' Made of Waste Plastic in Noida
When: published on 1st October 2019

India's largest 'charkha' (spinning wheel) made of used plastic waste was inaugurated here on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, officials said.

The 1,650-kg spinning wheel was inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani, Gautam Buddh Nagar MP Mahesh Sharma, Noida MLA Pankaj Singh and Noida Authority CEO Ritu Maheshwari. The spinning wheel has been installed in Sector 94 near the Mahamaya flyover.

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https://www.news18.com/news/india/smriti-irani-inaugurates-indias-largest-charkha-made-of-waste-plastic-in-noida-2329969.html
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Which of the following state governments has recently launched the ‘Village Secretariat System’?
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Who: Jagan
What: launches Village Secretariat system in Andhra Pradesh
When: published on 2nd October 2019

Opening a new chapter in public administration by inaugurating the Village Secretariat system at Karapa village near Kakinada on Wednesday, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said it was a happy coincidence with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who firmly believed that the country would perish if development eluded villages.

Andhra Pradesh became a role model for other States by setting up village and ward secretariats. These institutions would act as a bridge between the government and the people by rendering over 500 types of services at their doorstep, he said, pointing out that they were a major step towards his poll promise of decentralisation of administration.

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https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/jagan-launches-village-secretariat-system-in-state/article29577907.ece
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Which of the following states has recently five new schemes like Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyaan?
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Who: Chhattisgarh government
What: to start five new schemes on Gandhi Jayanti
When: published on 1st October 2019

Chhattisgarh government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is set to launch five new schemes on October 2 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

The schemes are Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyaan (Chief Minister Nutrition Scheme), Mukhyamantri Haat Bazaar Clinic Yojana (Chief Minister Market Clinic Scheme), Mukhyamantri Shahariya slum Swasthya Yojana (Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme), Universal PDS scheme and Mukhyamantri ward Karyalaya (Chief Minister Ward Offices).

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https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/chhattisgarh-government-to-start-five-new-schemes-on-gandhi-jayanti20191001150917/
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Which of the following states has recently launched a policy to promote buy-back of the non-recyclable and single-use plastic waste from the rag pickers and households?
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Who: Himachal Pradesh
What: launches policy to buy-back non recyclable, single-use plastic waste
When: published on 1st October 2019

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday launched a policy to promote buy-back of the non-recyclable and single-use plastic waste from the rag pickers and households. The new policy will be effective from October 2.

"The Governor of Himachal Pradesh Bandaru Dattatreya is pleased to notify a policy regarding buy-back of non-recyclable and single-use plastic waste including plastic bags, in Himachal Pradesh from the rag pickers and households, providing minimum support price of Rs 75 per kilogram, for its collection and deposit in the collection centres of the Urban Local Bodies," Sat Pal Dhiman, Joint Secretary Environment, Science and Technology to the state government, wrote in a statement.

According to the statement, the Department of Environment, Science and Technology, Urban Development, Public Works, Rural Development, State Pollution Control Board and Cement Companies will make coordinated efforts for effective implementation of this buy-back policy initiated by the government.

For the complete information kindly visit given link:

https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/himachal-launches-policy-to-buy-back-non-recyclable-single-use-plastic-waste-119100101729_1.html

Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers: 4th October 2019
 
1. Mayank Agarwal Smashes Maiden Century On His Home Test Debut.
(4th October 2019 Current Affairs Quiz)

Mayank Agarwal scored his maiden Test century off 204 balls as India continued to dominate South Africa on the second day of the first Test in Vizag on Thursday. He smashed 13 boundaries and two sixes to lift the Vizag crowd off their feet. Playing only his fifth Test match, Mayank Agarwal bettered his previous best knock of 77 that he scored against Australia in Sydney. The 28-year-old Karnataka batsman gave India a dreamlike start in the first Test of India's home season along with Rohit Sharma.

Agarwal had scored 76 and 42 in successive innings of the other Test he played in Australia. However, in the recent two-Test series, Agarwal managed scores of 5, 16, 55 and 4 in four innings.

With a hundred in Vizag, Agarwal became the 86th player to score a century in the longest format for India.

2. Sachin Tendulkar gets Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador award at Safaigiri 2019.
(Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 4th October 2019)

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar bagged the 'Most Effective Swachhata Ambassador' award at India Today Group's fifth edition of the Safaigiri Awards for utilizing his popularity and fame to ensure India achieves its goal of a Swachh Bharat.

Sachin Tendulkar has been promoting cleanliness drives in India for almost 10 years.

On September 18, 2011, during Support My School telethon’, Sachin Tendulkar helped raise crores more than the target set for creation of basic facilities in 140 government schools across India, particularly toilets for girl students.

3. Lt-General IS Ghuman assumes charge as Commander of Central Command of Indian Army.
(Latest Current Affairs PDF of 4th October 2019)

Lieutenant Iqroop Singh Ghuman assumed charge as the Commander of the Central Command of Indian Army here.

"Lieutenant General IS Ghuman assumed the appointment of Army Commander #CentralCommand on 01 October 2019. Wreath-laying ceremony at Smritika War Memorial was held followed by Guard of Honour," read a tweet by the Indian Army.

He has succeeded Lieutenant-General Abhay Krishna who retired on September 30.

4. Surjit S Bhalla appointed as executive director for India at International Monetary Fund.
(Most Important Current Affairs Questions and Answers of 4th October 2019)

Eminent economist Surjit S Bhalla was on Tuesday appointed as the Executive Director for India on the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), an official order said.

Bhalla (71) will succeed former RBI deputy governor Subir Gokarn, who died in the US on July 30 after a brief illness.

Gokarn, who died at the age of 59, was appointed as the executive director for India on the board of the IMF in November 2015. He was to complete his term in October.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the appointment of Bhalla for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier, the order said.

5. Alyssa Healy Smashes Highest T20I Score In Women's Cricket.
(Top 10 Objective Current Affairs of 4th October 2019)

Alyssa Healy, Australia women's cricket team opener, on Wednesday created a world record as she scored unbeaten 148 runs off just 61 balls against Sri Lanka in the third and the final Twenty20 International (T20I) at the North Sydney Oval. Her innings was studded with 19 boundaries and seven mighty hits over the fence, and out of 148 runs, 118 came through boundaries. Healy's flamboyant innings helped Australia post their record-equalling total of 226/2 on the board. With this innings, Healey broke the previous record held her teammate and skipper Meg Lanning who had scored 133 not out against England earlier this year.

6. Himachal Pradesh launches policy to buy-back non recyclable, single-use plastic waste.
(Top 10 MCQs on Current Affairs of 4th October 2019)

Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday launched a policy to promote buy-back of the non-recyclable and single-use plastic waste from the rag pickers and households. The new policy will be effective from October 2.

"The Governor of Himachal Pradesh Bandaru Dattatreya is pleased to notify a policy regarding buy-back of non-recyclable and single-use plastic waste including plastic bags, in Himachal Pradesh from the rag pickers and households, providing minimum support price of Rs 75 per kilogram, for its collection and deposit in the collection centres of the Urban Local Bodies," Sat Pal Dhiman, Joint Secretary Environment, Science and Technology to the state government, wrote in a statement.

According to the statement, the Department of Environment, Science and Technology, Urban Development, Public Works, Rural Development, State Pollution Control Board and Cement Companies will make coordinated efforts for effective implementation of this buy-back policy initiated by the government.

7. Chhattisgarh government to start five new schemes on Gandhi Jayanti.
(Today’s Current Affairs Capsule of 4th October 2019)

Chhattisgarh government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel is set to launch five new schemes on October 2 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

The schemes are Mukhyamantri Suposhan Abhiyaan (Chief Minister Nutrition Scheme), Mukhyamantri Haat Bazaar Clinic Yojana (Chief Minister Market Clinic Scheme), Mukhyamantri Shahariya slum Swasthya Yojana (Chief Minister Urban Slum Health Scheme), Universal PDS scheme and Mukhyamantri ward Karyalaya (Chief Minister Ward Offices).

8. Jagan launches Village Secretariat system in Andhra Pradesh.
(Current Affairs Capsule of 4th October 2019)

Opening a new chapter in public administration by inaugurating the Village Secretariat system at Karapa village near Kakinada on Wednesday, Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said it was a happy coincidence with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who firmly believed that the country would perish if development eluded villages.

Andhra Pradesh became a role model for other States by setting up village and ward secretariats. These institutions would act as a bridge between the government and the people by rendering over 500 types of services at their doorstep, he said, pointing out that they were a major step towards his poll promise of decentralisation of administration.

9. Smriti Irani Inaugurates India's Largest 'Charkha' Made of Waste Plastic in Noida.
(Current Affairs And GK Quiz of 4th October 2019)

India's largest 'charkha' (spinning wheel) made of used plastic waste was inaugurated here on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, officials said.

The 1,650-kg spinning wheel was inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani, Gautam Buddh Nagar MP Mahesh Sharma, Noida MLA Pankaj Singh and Noida Authority CEO Ritu Maheshwari. The spinning wheel has been installed in Sector 94 near the Mahamaya flyover.

10. President Kovind inaugurates 70th TB Seal Campaign of Tuberculosis Association of India in Delhi.
(Current Affairs Questions and Answer of 4th October 2019)

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 70th TB (tuberculosis) seal campaign of the Tuberculosis Association of India here at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly had mentioned that India would eradicate tuberculosis by 2025.
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