General Awareness- One Liners
1-The first state in India to introduce VAT is Haryana.
2- Tata Power Solar is the solar power company that has launched a new 1 kVA solar power pack system, a combination of solar photovoltaic panels, inverter and battery, that will help consumers enjoy uninterrupted power
supply for up to 8 hours.
3-The first five year plan of India began on April 1, 1951
4-) M. Vishweshwarya is the author of the book ‘Planned Economy for India’
5-TCS has decided to set up the world’s largest corporate learning and development Centre in Thiruvananthapuram.
6-2,800 Megawatt nuclear power plant, named as ‘Anu Vidyut Pariyojna’ recently has been founded in Haryana
7-) Sidharth Birla has been appointed as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
8- R. Chandrashekaran has been appointed as the new President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)
9-Plan Holiday was the period between-Third and Fourth Five Year Plan
10- Honda- Motorcycle company has entered into a retail finance tie-up with Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank
11-Government of India has allowed British retailer Tesco to invest in brownfield entities in India. What is brown filed
Ans- Investment in an existing asset or company
12- Sixth Five Year Plan is called Rolling plan
13-Thirteenth Finance Commission of India was constituted under the chairmanship of V.L. Kelkar
14- Sandesh Pathak is the new software app that uses text-to-speech method, has been developed to help the illiterate farmers
15- University of Cumbria, the first public University in the world which has allowed students to pay their tuition fees with the digital currency Bitcoin
16-As per RBI study, Chhattisgarh state ranks as the best performing state in most of the key fiscal parameters
17-Mid Day Meal, the largest school lunch programme in the world was launched in 1995
18-Janani Suraksha Yojana, which was introduced in 2005 covers all women of above 19 years age belonging to families below poverty line.
19-Caparo Group won the International Business of the Year award 2014 at the Asian Business Awards Midlands in Birmingham. Caparo Group is founded by Lord Swraj Paul
20- Justice Askhok Kumar Mathur has been appointed as the Chairman of the 7th Pay Commission
21- India is the third largest crude oil importer in the World
22-Adi Godrej has been presented the ‘Business Leader of the Year’ award 2014 by the All India Management Association (AIM(A)
23- Cadbury India has announced to change its name to Mondelez India Foods Limited
24-Union Finance Ministry has approved a proposal to provide minimum monthly pension of 1000 rupees to workers of organised sector, under the Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95)
25-‘Sapne aapka, prarthana hamari’ (your dreams, our prayers) is the tagline of Muthoot Finance