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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Rural Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 44 | MoRD

 Q.1) Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) :

1)It aims at providing a pucca house with basic amenities to all houseless people in rural areas by 2022.

2)Target beneficiaries of the scheme are BPL families in rural areas as identified by the NITI Aayog.

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 about the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) :

1)Unit assistance of Rs. 1.30 lakh would be provided for house construction in plain areas.

2)It envisages convergence with other schemes of the government for providing various facilities to houses being constructed.

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 Mission Antyodaya :

1)It is a mission of the Ministry of Finance to address the multidimensionality of poverty.

2)It aims at rapid transformation of rural areas through convergence of programmes and schemes targeted towards development of rural 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.4) Consider the following statements about the National Social Assistance Programme :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

2)It would help to fulfill Article 41 of the Constitution 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.5) Consider the following statements :

1)The Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme provides a uniform pension of Rs. 200 per month for all BPL senior citizens above the age of 60 years.

2)The Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme targets widows aged above 60 years 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 the National Family Benefit Scheme (NFBS) :

1)It is a scheme under the National Social Assistance Programme.

2)It provides financial assistance to bereaved families on the death of only the male breadwinner of the family.

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 District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) :

1)It is a committee that ensures the timely implementation of the schemes of the Central Government.

2)It is chaired by the senior most member of the Rajya Sabha associated with the particular district.

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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