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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 26 | MoAFW

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) :

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

2)It would provide income support of Rs. 6,000 per month to farmers.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) :

1)It provides direct income support of Rs. 6,000 per year to all farmers.

2)Tenant farmers are also included for income support.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan (PM-AASHA) :

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

2)It aims at providing direct income support of Rs. 6,000 per year to vulnerable farmers.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) Consider the following schemes :

1)Price Support Scheme

2)Interest Subvention Scheme

3)Price Deficiency Payment Scheme

4)Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme

Which of the above come under Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan (PM-AASHA)?

a) 2 and 4 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) :

1)It is an umbrella scheme for ensuring holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors.

2)Crop Diversification Program is a sub-scheme under RKVY.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.6) Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR (RKVY-RAFTAAR) :

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

2)It aims at making farming a  remunerative economic activity.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.7) Which of the following is/are the objectives of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR (RKVY-RAFTAAR)?

1)Mitigate risk of farmers with focus on additional income generation.

2)Import exotic cattle varieties from Europe to improve milk quality in India.

3)Empower youth through skill development and agri-entrepreneurship.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.8) Consider the following statements regarding Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR (RKVY-RAFTAAR) :

1)It would provide funds for pre-harvest infrastructure only.

2)States would be provided flexible funds for supporting projects as per their local needs.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.9) Consider the following statements about Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India scheme :

1)It is a sub-scheme of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana.

2)Its objective is to increase productivity of rice and wheat in seven eastern states.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.10) Consider the following statements regarding Crop Diversification Program :

1)It is a sub-scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.

2)It aims at diversifying area from water guzzling crops like paddy to alternative crops all across the country.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

 

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