11 February 2019

●Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh;-
↪Once the 12.04-km tunnel is complete it will give a fillip to the overall development of the area as it will provide all-weather connectivity to Tawang and other areas.
[It will also reduce the travelling time from Tezpur to Tawang ]
•project ,costing Rs 687 crore would be completed in the next three years
●Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility;-
↪to ensure energy security, the Government of India had decided to set up 5 million metric tons (MMT) of strategic crude oil storages at three locations namely, Visakhapatnam, Mangalore and Padur (near Udupi)
◆PM recently dedicated to the nation, 1.33 MMT Visakhapatnam Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility of Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited (ISPRL)
●Cremica Food Park is the first mega food park of Himachal Pradesh. (The Park is located at Village Singhain Una District of Himachal Pradesh). (It is set up at a cost of Rs 107.34 crore)
•Mega Food Park;-
↪aims at providing a mechanism to link agricultural production to the market by bringing together farmers, processors and retailers 
•India’s first mega food park ‘Srini Mega Food Park’, sprawling 147-acre space, was opened in Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh in 2012.
●Nirbhaya fund;-
↪₹ 1,000 crore Nirbhaya Fund was announced in Union Budget 2013
↪the corpus was to be utilised for upholding safety and dignity of women.
•Fund is administered by Department of Economic Affairs of the finance ministry
●Open Acreage Licensing Programme (OALP);-
↪It provides uniform licences for exploration and production of all forms of hydrocarbons, enabling contractors to explore conventional as well as unconventional oil and gas resources [Is a part of govt. Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP) ]
↪this will boost domestic production.
●RBI restructuring package for small businesses
↪is a one-time scheme wherein a loan tenor and interest rate can be revised without classifying the asset as a NPA.[The facility is available for standard advances of up to Rs 25 crore only]
•What was the issue with MSMEs?
↪SMEs were the worst hit among various industry segments following demonetisation and implementation of GST
●Forest Rights Act;-
↪act was passed in December 2006. It deals with the rights of forest-dwelling communities over land and other resources
↪The Act provides that the gram sabha, or village assembly, will initially pass a resolution recommending whose rights to which resources should be recognised
◆Odisha State Food Commission has again asked the State government to expedite implementation of the Forest Rights Act, 2006, that would help ensure food and nutritional security to the vulnerable section of society
●Vat Cau festival;-{in Vietnam}
↪Vat Cau is a centuries-old sport which began as a training exercise for soldiers in "Vietnam" and contains elements of wrestling and rugby
●Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official court language;-๐Ÿ™‚
↪Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice
•Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30% of the total population
●DD Arunprabha;-
↪ It is a dedicated 24×7 Satellite channel for Arunachal Pradesh launched recently. It is the 24th satellite channel operated by Doordarshan
●Film and Television Institute (FTI);-
↪The permanent campus of Film and Television Institute will come up at Jollang-Rakap (Jote), Papum Pare, "Arunachal Pradesh". 
↪It will be the first Film and Television Institute of entire North-East
↪It will provide a boost to the talented youngsters of the North-East in film and television sector.
↪ It is a mobile application launched by the Ministry of Textiles for quality certification in silkworm seed sector
●Helina-Anti Tank Missile;-
↪ The Helicopter-launched anti-tank missile Helina was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur in Balasore district of Odisha


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