BLISS - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   BLISS is related to

a. Sports
b. Education
c. Economics
d. Health
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Education

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, has initiated a scheme for establishing “Biotechnology Labs in Senior Secondary schools (BLiSS)” across the North Eastern States of India (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim).

Under BLISS programme a total 201 applications have been received from Senior Secondary Schools in North Eastern States of India and 88 schools are recommended for support.

50 new labs are coming up in Arunachal Pradesh.