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Current Affairs Questions on 29, 30 June 2018:
The 12th National Statistics Day (NSD-2018) is celebrated on which date in India?
A. June 28
B. June 27
C. June 29
D. June 30
Answer: C
Explanation: The 12th National Statistics Day (NSD-2018) is celebrated on June 29 at the National level in India with theme “Quality Assurance in Official Statistics” to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation, and to acknowledge the contribution of Late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis. Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation and Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) jointly celebrated 12th Statistics Day and the closing ceremony of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis on 29th June 2018 at Kolkata. On the occasion, Vice President of India released a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination as a mark of respect to Prof. Mahalanobis. The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) at Kolkata, set up by Prof. Mahalanobis in 1931, and was declared an autonomous “Institute of National Importance” through an act of Parliament in 1959.

Which state announce Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana recently?
A. Rajasthan
B. Punjab
C. Bihar
D. Maharashtra
Answer: D
Explanation: Maharashtra government announced a new scheme called 'Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana', wherein farmers families where girl children are born will be given saplings for plantation. The scheme is aimed at empowering women and promoting tree plantation. The scheme was approved in the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Which state government has been awarded for reducing maternal mortality under Prime Minister’s Safe Motherhood Campaign?
A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Rajasthan
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Rajasthan
Answer: A
Explanation: The Madhya Pradesh government has been awarded for reducing maternal mortality under Prime Minister’s Safe Motherhood Campaign. The award ceremony was held in New Delhi on June 29, 2018. As per the report of the Registrar General of India, Madhya Pradesh has been registered an unprecedented 48-digit decline in maternal deaths from 2014 to 2016. The maternal mortality rate was 221 in the year 2011-13, which has now dropped down further to just 173. There has been a significant decline of 22% in the last 3 years in the state. The results of the various awareness programmes like institutional delivery, ANM, Anganwadi workers, knock-out campaigns etc. have now started showing fruitful result. The State government official claimed that this decline will be more noticeable in the coming years.

Which country replaces India to Become World's Largest Poor Population as per Brookings Report?
A. China
B. Pakistan
C. Nigeria
D. Afganistan
Answer: C
Explanation: With the persistent decline in poverty, India is no longer a nation having the largest number of poor people in the world, according to a study published by the US-based think tank, Brookings............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK