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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Power

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 46 | MoP

Q.1) Which one of the following is a purpose of ‘UDAY’, a scheme of the Government?     

a)Providing technical and financial assistance to start-up entrepreneurs in the field of renewable sources of energy

b)Providing electricity to every household in the country by 2018

c)Replacing the coal-based power plants with natural gas, nuclear, solar, wind and tidal power plants over a period of time

d)Providing for financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies

Q.2) Consider the following statements about the 24×7 Power for All Programme :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

2)It is a joint initiative between the Central Government with all the States and Union Territories to ensure continuous power supply for all by 2019.

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) Which one of the following is the purpose of the SAUBHAGYA scheme of the government ?

a)Providing financial turnaround and revival of power distribution companies.

b)Improving the condition of women and children in rural areas.

c)Providing free electricity connections to all households in rural areas and poor families in urban areas.

d)Providing free gas connections to households in rural areas.

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana :

1)Power Finance Corporation is the nodal agency of the scheme.

2)It aims at providing uninterrupted electricity supply to each rural household across the country by 2022.

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 Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) :

1)It is a programme of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

2)It aims to replace conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights.

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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