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Disaster Management

India has been vulnerable toarious natural disasters due to its geo-climatic conditions. About 60% of its landmass is prone to earthquakes; over 40 million hectares is prone to floods; 68% of the area is susceptible to drought and out of 7,500 km ofcoastline, close to 5,700 km is prone to cyclones. The Tsunami disaster, which struck five coastal States/Union Territories (UTs) in India in December 2004, has further highlighted the vulnerability of the coastal areas. Fire incidents, industrial accidents and other man-made disasters involving chemical, biological and radioactive materials are additional hazards. All this has underscored the need for strengthening mitigation, preparedness and response measures.

The basic responsibility for undertaking rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures in the event of a disaster, rests with the concerned State Government. The Central Government supplements the efforts of the State Governments by providing logistic and financial support…

SSC Tax Assistant exam 2009 –Part B

IDQuestionsQuestion Image1
BCG immunisation is for
( )Measles( )Tuberculosis( )Diptheria( )Leprosy 2
Besides Carbohydrates ,a major souce of energy in our food is constituted by
( )Protien( )Fats( )Minerals( )Vitamins 3
the Limb bones of children become bent if there is deficiency of Vitamin
( )A( )B( )D( )E 4
The process of removing calcium and magnesium from hard water is known as
( )Sedimentation ( )Filteration ( )Flocculation( )Water softening 5
major gaseous pollutant of the thermal power station is
( )H2S( )NH3( )NO2( )SO2 6
who was the first governor-general of bengal
( )Robert Clive( )warren Hastings( )Willliam Bentinck( )Cornwallis 7
In which state was the Nalanda University located in India
( )Bengal ( )