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Facts about India – 08

251.Who is known as Father of Indian Budget?

P.C.Mahalanobis

 

252.Who was the Prime Minister of  India when Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) was started?

P.V.Narasimha Rao

 

253.Who gave the slogan “Garibi Hatao”(Eradicate Poverty)?

Indira Gandhi

 

254.The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was appointed by :

National Development Council

 

255.Which body compiles the national income of India?

Central Statistical Organisation

 

256.The first Five year Plan was started in:

1951

 

257.The major emphasis of Third Five Year Plan was-

Making India self-reliant

 

258.During which Five Year Plan, the Twenty Point Programme (TPP) was launched by Indira Gandhi?

Fifth

 

259.The first Asian country to start Community Development Project:

 India

 

260.What is functioned in Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers?

Bombay Stock Exchange

 

261.The originator of Human Development Index:

Mahbub ul Haq

 

262.The Indian capital market is under the control of:

SEBI

 

263.The acronym SEBI stands for:

Securities and Exchange Board of India

 

264.The monetary policy in India is formulated by:

Reserve Bank of India

 

265.The return on debentures is called:

Interest

 

266.The south Indian city which is the hub of automobile industry:

Chennai

 

267.Which nation is considered to be the originator of the concept of microfinance?

Bangladesh

 

268.Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society was founded in:

1870

 

269.Green Revolution in India is also known as:

Seed, fertilizer and  irrigation revolution

 

270.The first jute mill in India was established in 1854 at Rishra near…

Kolkata

 

271.The industry which laid the foundation of industrialisation in India:

Cotton textiles

 

272.The main competitor for Indian jute industry is:

 Bangladesh

 

273.Who is known as the father of Indian industry:

Jamshedji Tata

 

274.The second largest agriculture-based industry in India:

Sugar

 

275.The head office of United India Insurance Company Limited is at:

Chennai