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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Rural Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 43 | MoRD

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

2)It aims at substantially improving the standard of living and quality of life of people in villages.

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 Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana :

1)Members of parliament are required to develop the villages they belong to as model villages.

2)Nominated members of parliament can choose a rural area from any district across the country to be developed as a model village.

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 Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana :

1)It is a flagship scheme of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

2)It aims at providing connectivity by way of all-weather road to eligible unconnected habitations in Plain rural areas with a population of 250 and above.

Which of the above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana :

1)It covers Other District Roads and Village Roads.

2)National and State highways falling in rural areas would also fall under the purview of this 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.5) Consider the following statements about the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development.

2)It aims at increasing interaction between urban and rural areas so that people in urban areas understand the culture of the rural population.

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 the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission :

1)The Union Ministry of Rural Development will identify the cluster of villages to be developed under the mission.

2)The identified clusters would be geographically contiguous with a population of about 25,000 to 50,000 in plain and coastal areas.

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 the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme (MGNREGS) :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development.

2)It aims at providing a decent lifestyle to the people of rural India by ensuring a maximum of 100 days of work on wage system in a year.

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 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Scheme (MGNREGS) :

1)The State government is liable to pay an unemployment allowance in case beneficiary is not provided employment within 15 days of applying for a job.

2)At least 50% of the beneficiaries under the scheme are women.

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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