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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 23 | MoAFW

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Soil Health Card Scheme :

1)It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

2)It will issue soil health cards once in every 4 years to all farmers in the country.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements :

The nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card Scheme aims at

1)Expanding the cultivable area under irrigation.

2)Enabling the banks to assess the quantum of loans to be granted to farmers on the basis of soil quality.

3)Checking the overuse of fertilizers in farmlands.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?                        

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

2)It aims to extend the benefits of irrigation to all farmlands in the country.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements regarding Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana :

1)It aims at promoting organic farming across the country.

2)It envisages Model Organic Cluster Demonstrations for creating awareness about organic farming.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER) :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry for Development of North Eastern Region.

2)It aims at development of certified organic production in a value chain mode.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.6) Which of the following is/are the objectives of Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER) ?

1)To convert subsistence farming to commercial organic farming.

2)To increase the coverage of irrigation in the Northeastern states.

3)To make Northeastern states major suppliers of organic commodities for national and international markets.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.7) Consider the following statements regarding National Bamboo Mission :

1)It is a sub-mission under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.

2)It aims at increasing the area under bamboo cultivation.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.8) Which of the following is/are the objectives of National Bamboo Mission ?

1)To promote bamboo plantations in community lands and arable wastelands.

2)To promote skill development and awareness generation for development of bamboo sector in India.

3)To reduce dependency on import of bamboo and bamboo products.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.9) Consider the following statements regarding National Bamboo Mission :

1)It is being implemented in all states of the country.

2)It envisages setting up of new bamboo nurseries.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.10) Consider the following statements about Agriculture Mechanization – Crop Residue Management Scheme :

1)It is a Central Sector Scheme being implemented all across the country.

2)It aims to tackle the rising air pollution due to stubble burning.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.11) Consider the following statements about Agriculture Mechanization – Crop Residue Management Scheme :

1)Financial assistance of 50% of project cost is provided to Farmer Producer Organizations to establish farm machinery banks for residue management machinery.

2)Financial assistance is provided to ICAR institutions for education on in-situ crop residue management.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

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