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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 28 | MoAFW

Q.1) Consider the following statements about Student READY (Rural Entrepreneurship Development Yojana) :

1)It is being implemented by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR).

2)It has been introduced in all higher educational institutions for practical training in 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.2) Which of the following is/are the objectives of Student READY (Rural Entrepreneurship Development Yojana) ?

1)To provide agriculture students with practical experience in rural agriculture.

2)To prepare agriculture pass outs for self- employment.

3)To prepare higher education students to take up jobs abroad.

Select the correct code :

a) 1 only

b) 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) All of the above

 

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements about the National Agricultural Higher Education Project :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2)Its funding would be equally shared between the Indian government and World Bank.

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) Which of the following is/are the objectives National Agricultural Higher Education Project ?

1)Provide high quality education to Agricultural University students.

2)Raise prospects of agriculture students for future employability.

3)Attract better students to Agricultural Universities.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) All of the above

 

Q.5) Consider the following statements about e-Krishi Samvad :

1)It is an internet based interface to provide effective solutions to problems faced by farmers.

2)It provides solutions to problems faced in cultivation of crops only.

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 about e-RAKAM Portal :

1)It is a joint initiative between ICAR and Central Railside Warehouse Corporation.

2)It is a digital portal to ease the selling and buying process of agriculture products.

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) Consider the following statements about HORTINET App :

1)It has been developed by Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).

2)It facilitates farm registration, testing and certification of Grape, Pomegranate and vegetables for export from India to the European Union.

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 about Gramin Agriculture Markets (GrAMs) :

1)They have been launched to develop the retail market in the agriculture marketing sector.

2)They are within the ambit of the APMC Act regulation.

3)They will be linked to e-NAM.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

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