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The ‘Scheme for Awareness Generation and Publicity’ is administered by

[A] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[B] Youth and Sports Affairs
[C] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[D] Ministry of Women and Child Development

Correct Answer: A [Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment]


The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is a Government of India ministry. It is responsible for welfare, social justice and empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalised sections of society


The recent cabinet decision to set up a tribunal to settle the Mahanadi dispute will benefit, mainly, the states of

[A] Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand
[B] Odisha and Chhattisgarh
[C] Jharkhand and Odisha
[D] Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer: B [Odisha and Chhattisgarh]


The Mahanadi is a major river in East Central India. It drains an area of around 132,100 square kilometres and has a total length of 900 kilometres. Mahanadi is also known for the Hirakud Dam. The river flows through the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha and finally merged with Bay of Bengal. The main tributaries of River Mahanadi include the Seonath, the Hasdeo, the Mand and the Ib (which join from the left) and the Ong, the Tel and the Jonk (which join from right).