Thursday, November 19, 2015

General Knowledge - 4

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB):
HQ: Beijing
Jin Liqun: First president of AIIB.
Sponsor country:  China
Largest shareholder: China
Second largest shareholder: India

World Economic Forum's (WEF) list of world's biggest employers in 2015:
1st  United States Department of Defence
2nd People's Liberation Army, China.
3rd  Walmart
8th Indian Railways
9th Indian Armed Forces

World Bank's State of Safety Nets 2015 report:
Janani Suraksha Yojana is the largest in Conditional Cash Transfers category.
Mid Day Meal programme is the largest in the School feeding category.
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is the largest in the Public Works Programme category.

Tamil Nadu: Attracted the maximum number of domestic and foreign tourists in 2014.

India and USA MoU: MoU for setting up the PACESetter Fund to accelerate the commercialisation of off-grid clean energy.
PACE: Partnership to Advance Clean Energy.

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