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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 25 | MoAFW

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development (NPBBD) :

1)It aims at attaining higher levels of milk production and productivity.

2)It is being implemented in the states of Haryana and Punjab only.

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) Which of the following is/are the objectives of National Programme for Bovine Breeding (NPBB) ?

1)Import high end cattle varieties from Europe to improve milk quality.

2)Arrange quality artificial insemination services at farmers’ doorstep.

3)Conserve and develop selected indigenous bovine breeds of high socio-economic importance.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements about Multi-purpose AI Technicians in Rural India (MAITRI) :

1)They are to be established under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding.

2)They would be chosen from among uneducated and unemployed rural youth.

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) Which of the following is/are the objectives of National Programme for  Dairy Development (NPDD) ?

1)Create and strengthen infrastructure for processing and marketing of milk.

2)Create training infrastructure for training of dairy farmers.

3)Increase milk production by providing technical input services.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Gokul Mission :

1)It is a sub component of National Programme on Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development.

2)It shall establish Gokul Grams to develop indigenous cattle breeds.

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) Consider the following statements regarding Gokul Grams :

1)They are centres for development of indigenous breeds.

2)They shall be funded by the respective state governments.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.7) Consider the following initiatives :

1)Pashu Sanjivni

2)Gokul Grams

3)E Pashu Haat Portal

4)National Bovine Centre for Indigenous Breeds.

Which of the above come under the National Mission on Bovine Productivity?

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 2, 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.8) Consider the following statements regarding Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

2)It is being implemented by NABARD.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.9) Consider the following statements regarding National Dairy Plan Phase 1 (NDP-1) :

1)It is a project receiving external aid from the Asian Development Bank.

2)It aims at improving milch animal productivity and increase milk production.

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 regarding Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries :

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

2)It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Blue Revolution.

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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