29.04.21 Daily MPPSC Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH

 

Special incentives to firms for medical oxygen production in Madhya Pradesh

 

The state government has decided to provide special financial assistance to units to promote capacity addition of medical oxygen in the state. In this connection, principal secretary of Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion Sanjay Kumar Shukla has notified the secretary, Department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation and all the collectors.

Shukla said that basic investment incentive assistance at the fixed rate of 50% on capital investment made on equipment, plants and buildings (excluding land and residential areas) will be payable to eligible units in the state whose production capacity of oxygen production would be minimum 10 cubic meters per hour. The maximum limit of the said assistance will be Rs 75 crore.

The eligible units will be given a rebate of Re one per unit on the prevailing power tariff. This will be reimbursed to eligible units by MSME or MPIDC. The benefit of this facility will be available for a period of 3 years from the date of commercial production.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Cosmic Rose Image by NASA

 

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shared an image of “Cosmic Rose”. Cosmic Rose is an image captured via the Hubble Space Telescope of NASA. The photo featured interacting galaxies Arp 273.

The Galaxy harassment is an interaction between a low-luminosity galaxy and a brighter one. It is commonly frequent in prosperous galaxy clusters such as Coma and Virgo.

Galactic Cannibalism: It is a process the place a giant galaxy interacts with a partner through tidal gravitational interactions. The galactic tide is defined as pressure skilled by objects subjected to the gravitational area of a galaxy.

Galaxy Collision: These are frequent at some point of galaxy evolution. In these interactions, two galaxies will collide and will no longer have ample momentum to proceed travelling after the collision.

Galaxy Mergers: A galaxy merger occurs when two or greater galaxies collide with every other. They are the most violent kind of galaxy interactions. Galaxy mergers are enormously essential as they are the necessary measure of Galaxy evolution.

International Dance Day is on 29th April

 

Dance Day is determined on 29 April worldwide. It is a wake-up name for the governments, politicians and establishments which has now not but regarded the importance of dance.

It is also recognised as World Dance Day. The day promotes art and culture, raises cognizance amongst the public involving the “art of dance”. It additionally spread schooling about quite a few varieties of dance and its fee in its artwork form.

Basically, this day encourages participation and training in dance via a number events and gala’s held all over the world. Dance is each an artwork shape and a approach of conversation in cultures around the world and is practised through millions of people.

 

NATIONAL

Testing of Python 5 Air to Air Missile

 

The Defense Research and Development Organization recently conducted a series of missile tests. It includes Derby missiles and Python missiles. These missiles were tested in Goa, and the hit rate reached 100%.

After DRDO announced the move, Python 5 air-to-air missiles have been successfully added to the light fighter Tejas.

Python 5 is the fifth-generation Python missile. It is an air-to-air missile manufactured by the Israeli weapons manufacturer Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

The Israeli government began to manufacture missiles under the name “Shafir”. Later, when it started exporting missiles, it chose the Western name “Python” or “Derby”.

Python-5 is the most capable air-to-air missile in Israel’s inventory. It is beyond the line-of-sight missile. Beyond line-of-sight missiles are missiles that can operate within a range of more than 37 kilometers. It has advanced star finder, including photoelectric and image infrared homing.

The Python 5 is capable to scan for the goal place for the opposed aircraft and then locks on for terminal chase. It was first used in the 2006 Lebanon war. It destroyed two Iran made UAVs. Speed of the missile is Mach 4. It weighs eleven kilograms.

 

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund Crosses Rs. 8,000 Crores Mark

 

The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare these days introduced that the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund crossed the Rs 8,000 crore mark. The Ministry has acquired 8,665 functions so far. The worth of these purposes has amounted to Rs 8 216 crores. Out of this, Rs  4 0 crores have been sanctioned via the Ministry so far.

 

The states that received the most assistance thru the fund are Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Rajasthan.

The largest share of the sanctioned software was contributed by the following sectors: Primary Agricultural Societies: 58%. Agri-Entrepreneurs: 24%. Individual Farmers: 13%.

In 2020, the Indian government established the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund to inject credit into agriculture and its allied activities.

It was once launched as a part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat. The vital goal of the fund is to make the farmers self-reliant.

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