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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 06 | MHRD

Consider the following statements regarding the IMPRESS scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development:

1.It has been launched with the aim of motivating research in Science and Technology.

2.Indian Council of Social Science and Research is the implementing agency of the scheme.

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 are the broad thematic areas under the IMPRESS Scheme?

1.State and Democracy

2.Skills and Rural Transformation

3.Artificial Intelligence

4.Macro Trade and Economic Policy

5.Law and Economics

Select the correct code:

a) 1, 2 and 4 only

b) 1, 2 and 3 only

c) 1, 2, 4 and 5 only

d) All the above

 

Consider the following statements about IMPRESS scheme:

1.Private educational institutions are covered under the scheme.

2.Retired faculties with proven research interests can apply under the scheme.

Which of the above statements is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Consider the following statements regarding the Prime Ministers Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme:

1.It aims at attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral programmes in Science, Technology and Management.

2.Selected candidates will be eligible for full time Ph.D. programmes at IISc., IISERs and IITs.

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 the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) Scheme?

1.Selected candidates will get a stipend of Rs. 80,000 per month over a period of 5 years.

2.A research grant of Rs. 2 lakh per year will be provided to fellows for a period of 5 years.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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