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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Power

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 47 | MoP

Q.1) Consider the following statements about Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) :

1) It is being implemented by the Rural Electrification Corporation (REC).

2) It aims at promoting efficient lighting and reduce electricity bills by replacing incandescent bulbs by LED bulbs.

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 Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyaan :

1) It is a scheme of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

2) It aims to incentivise farmers to run solar water pumps and earn extra income by generating solar power.

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 SAATHI initiative of the government ?

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

b) Providing student teachers as companions for government school students.

c) Providing energy efficient power looms equipment to small and medium textile units.

d) Integrating people affected with HIV AIDS with mainstream society.

Q.4) Consider the following statements about the Integrated Power Development Scheme :

1)Rural Electrification Corporation is the nodal agency for the scheme.

2)It aims to strengthen the sub-transmission and distribution network in the rural power distribution sector.

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 Urja App :

1)It has been launched by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

2)It is a digital initiative to foster competition among stakeholders in the power sector in order to improve services for consumers.

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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