The Reserve Bank has set up an interdisciplinary standing committee on cyber security to review the threats inherent in the existing and emerging technology.
Who is the head of the committee?
[A] Smt. Meena Hemchandra
[B] Prof. H. Krishnamurthy
[C] Dr. A.S. Ramasastri
[D] Shri. Nandkumar Sarvade
 Why ‘National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy’ is formulated?
[A] to address the challenges of sanitation
[B] to address the challenges of urbanization
[C] to address the challenges of unemployment
[D] to address the challenges of privatization
To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors.
This new initiatives seeks to promote ‘Transit Oriented Development (TOD)’ which enables people to live within walking or cycling distance from transit corridors like the Metros, Monorail and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors, currently being taken up on a large scale.
 Where is ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex?
[D] Tamil Nadu
ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex was currently in news.
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully ground tested India’s largest indigenously developed Cryogenic Upper Stage engine for GSLV Mark III.
It was tested at ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Complex (ILPC) at Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.
 How many satellites were launched by ISRO [Indian Space Research Organization] on February 15, 2017?
[A] 103 satellites
[B] 104 satellites
[C] 105 satellites
[D] 106 satellites
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) set a new record in space mission achievements after it successfully launched 104 satellites in one go from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
These satellites were launched on board of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C37.
The PSLV-C37/Cartosat2 Series satellite mission included the primary satellite (Cartosat-2) and 101 international nano satellites.
It also launched two of its own nano satellites, INS-1A and INS-1B.
 Which country has launched world’s first Braille Atlas for visually impaired persons?
[C] The U.S.A
The Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan released the world’s first comprehensive Braille atlas for visually challenged people in India on February 10, 2017 in New Delhi.
The Braille Atlas has been prepared by National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO).
 The World Cancer Day (WCD) is observed every year——————-.
[A] February 2
[B] February 4
[C] February 6
[D] February 8
World Cancer Day 2016-2018 Theme: We can. I can.
 The National Science Day (NSD) i.e. Rashtriya Vigyan Diwas is celebrated every year on ————— in India.
[A] February 8
[B] February 16
[C] February 24
[D] February 28
The National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year in India on February 28 to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on February 28, 1928.
For his discovery, C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
The theme of the National Science Day 2017 is “Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons”.
 Which is the 22nd state to join UDAY scheme?
Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna or UDAY—The scheme was launched in November 2015.
UDAY provides for the financial turnaround and revival of Power Distribution companies (DISCOMs), and importantly also ensures a sustainable permanent solution to the problem.
Till now 29 states/UTs have joined this scheme with Sikkim becomes the 22nd state to launch.
 What is ICGS AYUSH?
[B] Coast Guard Ship
[C] Fighter Plane
[D] Ballistic Missile
Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) AYUSH, the last in the series of 20 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV s), designed and indigenously built by M/s Cochin Shipyard Limited.
It was commissioned on February 18, 2017.
ICGS Ayush is commanded by Commandant (JG) Ashish Sharma.
 Where is South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre (SARTTAC)?
SARTTAC is a collaborative venture between the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the member countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka), and development partners.
(SARTTAC) is expected to become the focal point for planning, coordinating, and implementing the IMF’s capacity development activities in the region on a wide range of areas, including macroeconomic and fiscal management, monetary operations, financial sector regulation and supervision, and macroeconomic statistics.
 Which scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Plantation Crops for protecting the growers from the risks such as yield loss, pest attacks and income decline caused by fall in prices on February 8, 2017?
[A] Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
[B] Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme
[C] National Agriculture Insurance Scheme
[D] Revenue Insurance Scheme
Revenue Insurance Scheme is an improved form of the Price Stabilization Fund (PSF) Scheme.