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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 03 | MHRD

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Which of the following is/are the aims of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan?

1.Universalizing education at all levels

2.Ensuring equity in access to elementary education

3.Increasing retention rate in elementary schools

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Consider the following statements regarding Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat, an inititative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development:

1.It is a nationwide sub-programme of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA).

2.It aims to improve reading, writing and mathematics skills of children in classes I and II .

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Shagun Portal?

1.It has been developed by UNICEF in collaboration with the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2.It aims to showcase innovations and progress in elementary education in India.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) Both 1 and 2

c) 2 only

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Consider the following statements regarding Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Scheme under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan:

1.They are upper primary residential schools for SC, ST, OBC and minority girls only.

2.They are set up in blocks where rural female literacy and gender gap in literacy is below the national average.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Consider the following statements regarding Vidyanjali scheme, under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan:

1.It is a school volunteer programme to strengthen co-scholastic activities in government schools.

2.Members of the Indian diaspora can serve as volunteers.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

What is the purpose of ‘Vidyanjali Yojana’?                                                        

1.To enable the famous foreign educational institutions to open their campuses in India.

2.To increase the quality of education provided in government schools by taking help from the private sector and the community.

3.To encourage voluntary monetary contributions from private individuals and organisations so as to improve the infrastructure facilities for primary and secondary schools.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 2 and 3 only

 

Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan:

1.It only aims at making science interesting among school students.

2.It targets students in the age group of 6-18 years.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Which of the following statements is/are true regarding Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan?

1.It envisages adoption of schools for mentoring by institutions of higher education.

2.It follows a dual track approach by including both inside and outside classroom activities.

Select the correct code:

a) Only 1

b) Both 1 and 2

c) Only 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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