16th January 2020

1. D K Tempe Committee Report relates to the -

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National Policy on Rare Diseases has been framed based on the recommendations of the following committees - V K Paul Committee; IC Verma Sub Committee Report, and; D K Tempe Committee Report.

2. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about the ‘Blue Flag Certification’ programme? 1. It is an ‘eco-tourism model’ and marks out beaches as providing tourists and beachgoers clean and hygienic bathing water, facilities/amenities. 2. The Blue Flag Programme was started in France (by the Foundation for Environmental Education) in 1985.

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The ‘Blue Flag’ beach is an ‘eco-tourism model’ and marks out beaches as providing tourists and beachgoers clean and hygienic bathing water, facilities/amenities, a safe and healthy environment, and sustainable development of the area. The Blue Flag Programme for beaches and marinas is run by the international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation FEE (the Foundation for Environmental Education). The Blue Flag Programme started in France (by the Foundation for Environmental Education) in 1985 and has been implemented in Europe since 1987, and in areas outside Europe since 2001, when South Africa joined.

3. The Annual Status of Education Report is released by -

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It is released by the NGO Pratham annually.

4. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct? 1. Gold Hallmarking is a purity certification of gold of all grades. 2. It has been recently made mandatory by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. 3. According to the norms, jewellers will be allowed to sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewellery.

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Gold hallmarking is a purity certification and is mandatory in nature now. The BIS (Ministry of Consumer Affairs) is already running a hallmarking scheme for gold jewellery since April 2000 and 40% of gold jewellery is now hallmarked. Jewellers will be allowed to sell only 14, 18 and 22 carat gold jewellery.

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