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Current Affairs of 12th May,2020

Important current affairs of 12th May 2020:

1)Which Ministry has launched the CHAMPIONS portal, a Technology-driven Control Room-Cum-Management Information System to make the smaller units big by solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping, and hand holding?- The  Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

2)Which initiative has been launched by The Department of Consumer Affairs partnered with tech startups Safe job and Seekify to use technology to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the local Kirana store level?-       The Suraksha Store initiative.

3)Who has launched Pranavayu programme to create awareness on the need to self examine the respiratory health for the city people?-    The Bengaluru city corporation, Karnataka.

4)How many new mandis have been opened with the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) by The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar?-      177.

5)When was the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) launched?  -   9th May 2015.

6)Which state government has launched FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana on 11 May?-        Madhya Pradesh state government.

7)Who is the Union Sports Minister?-    Kiren Rijiju.

8)How many crore rupees have been sanctioned by the Indian government to 14 states to provide additional resources during the COVID-19 crisis on 11th May?-                  Rs.6,195.08 crore.

9)What is the theme of International Nurses Day observed on 12th May every year?-   Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Nursing the World to Health.

10)Who has developed SwasthVayu, a Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) Ventilator in a record time of 36 days to treat COVID-19 patients?-   CSIR and National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL).

11)What are the messages written on the earthen pots by the KVIC potters in Kishanganj village of Baran district in Rajasthan that carries a message on ways to fight Coronavirus?-    "Use Mask", "Stay Home, Stay Safe", "Prevention is Cure" and "Beware of Corona".

12)Who are now manufacturing critical parts of Real-Time Quantitative Micro PCR System for AMTZ, Visakhapatnam to give the COVID-19 Test result in less than one hour?- Technology Centres, Bhubaneswar, Jamshedpur and Kolkata.

13)Who developed BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator SwasthVayu in 36 days for coronavirus?-  NAL.

14)What was launched for the Central University of Odisha to provide Cognitive Emotional Rehabilitation Services?-  Bharosa.

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