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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 27 | MoAFW

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana :

1)It is being jointly implemented by the Ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources and Urban Development.

2)It aims at expanding the coverage of irrigation in 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

 

Q.2) Which of the following is/are the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana ?

1)Expand cultivable area under assured irrigation.

2)Promote organic farming across the country.

3)Enable banks to give loans to farmers on the basis of soil fertility.

Select the correct code:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) None of the above

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements regarding Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana :

1)It follows a decentralized approach to increase coverage of irrigation.

2)The National Steering Committee of the scheme would be chaired by the Union Agriculture Minister.

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 interventions :

1)Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme

2)Soil Health Card

3)Har Khet Ko Pani

4)Watershed Development

Which of the above is/are the components of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1, 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding National Agriculture Market Scheme :

1)It is being implemented by Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium.

2)It aims at creating a unified national market for agricultural commodities.

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) What is/are the advantage/advantages of implementing the ‘National Agriculture Market’ scheme?

1)It is a pan India electronic trading portal for agricultural commodities.

2)It provides the farmers access to nationwide market, with prices commensurate with the quality of their produce.

Select the answer using the code given below :                                 

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.7) Consider the following statements regarding Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana :

1)It is an Agriculture education scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2)It aims to connect institutes of higher education with local communities to address development challenges related to agriculture.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.8) Consider the following statements regarding National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

2)Research on adaptation and mitigation under the scheme would cover crops only.

Which of the above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.9) Consider the following statements regarding Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan :

1)It aims at promoting best farming practices and enhancing agricultural income.

2)It is being implemented in all states 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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