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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 42 | MoHUA

Q.1) Consider the following statements about the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) :

1)It is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

2)It aims at building basic amenities in cities to improve the quality of life of all citizens.

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 selection criteria of cities under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) :

1)It covers all cities and towns with a population over ten lakhs only.

2)It covers all the cities under the HRIDAY scheme

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 about the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) :

1)It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

2)It aims at making heritage cities aesthetically appealing and more accessible.

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 cities :

1)Varanasi

2)Jaipur

3)Velankanni

4)Gwalior

5)Amritsar

Which of the above cities have been shortlisted under the HRIDAY Scheme?

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 2, 3 and 5 only

c) 1, 3 and 5 only

d) All of the above

Q.5) Consider the following statements about Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) :

1)It is a flagship scheme of the Government of India to ensure hygiene, waste management and sanitation.

2)It has a goal of achieving a Swachh Bharat by the year 2022 when India celebrates its 75th year of Independence.

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 Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) :

1)Eradication of manual scavenging is a thrust area under the mission.

2)Swachh Bharat Kosh of the Ministry of Finance will supplement the funds for the mission.

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 Swachh Survekshan :

1)It is the world’s largest cleanliness survey launched with the aim of fostering a spirit of competitiveness among municipal corporations.

2)Mysuru has been declared as India’s cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019.

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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