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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 41 | MoHUA

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs aimed at achieving housing for all by 2019.

2)Houses constructed under the scheme would be allotted in the name of the female head of the household.

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 the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) :

1)A central grant of Rs. 2 lakhs per house will be available for in-situ rehabilitation of slum dwellers.

2)Central assistance at the rate of 1.5 lakhs per EWS house is available under the Affordable Housing in Partnership component.

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 the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) :

1)SIDBI is the nodal agency for the scheme.

2)The subsidy is available for construction of new houses 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.4) Consider the following statements regarding the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana (Urban) :

1)It aims to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor by providing them access to self-employment.

2)It will be implemented in towns and cities with a population of 50,000 or more.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana (Urban) :

1)Rs. 15,000 per person is provided for skills training of urban poor all across India.

2)Interest subsidy is provided to the urban poor for setting up individual micro-enterprises.

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 the PAISA portal :

1)It is a centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries of Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana.

2)It has been designed and developed by State Bank of India.

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 regarding the Smart Cities Mission :

1)It is a flagship scheme of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to provide core infrastructure to cities and ensure a decent quality of life to citizens.

2)A Special Purpose Vehicle would be created for implementing the Mission at the city level.

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 the Smart Cities Mission :

1)It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme requiring a matching contribution from the States.

2)It covers 500 cities that would be developed over a period of 5 years.

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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