UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 was given to which one of the following?

    A)  Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

    B)  Indian Institute of Science

    C)  Indian Space Research Organisation

    D)  Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Exp. [c] The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 19th November, 2014 was chosen for the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace. Disarmament and Development for 2014. The award is given to ISRO for its contribution in strengthening international cooperation in peaceful use of space. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development was instituted in 1986 by Indira Gandhi Trust. It is the prestigious award accorded annually by India to the people or organisations in recognition of creative efforts towards promoting international peace, development and a new international economic order. It additionally ensures that the scientific discoveries are used for the larger good of humanity, and enlarging the scope of freedom. The prize carries a cash award of $ 2.5 million (? 25 lakh) and a citation

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