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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 10 | MHRD

Q.1) Which of the following statements is/are true about the RISE scheme?

1.The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development is the nodal ministry of the scheme.

2.It aims to lend low cost funds to all government educational institutions to improve their infrastructure.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements about the RISE scheme:

1.Funding under the scheme would be done through the Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA).

2.All sanctioned infrastructure and research projects must be completed by December 2022.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.3) Which of the following statements is/are true about the HEFA?

1.It is a joint venture between Ministry of Finance and State Bank of India.

2.It has been created for financing capital assets in premier government educational institutions in India.

Select the correct code?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the Higher Education Financing Agency:

1.It will provide loans to all centrally run government educational institutions.

2.It has a provision to supplement funds by channelizing CSR funds from corporates.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.5) Which of the following statements is/are true about the Uchchtar Avishkar Abhiyan?

1.The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development is the nodal ministry of the scheme.

2.It aims to promote industry-specific need-based research in IITs to maintain competitiveness of Indian industry.

3. IIT-Madras is the national coordinator of the scheme.

Select the correct code:

a) 3 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) All of the above

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