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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 48 | MoDWS

Q.1) Consider the following statements about the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) :

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

2) It aims to achieve a clean and open defecation free India by 15th August, 2022.

Which of the above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Consider the following statements about the Darwaza Band Media Campaign :

1) It was launched to ensure the sustainability of the Open Defecation Free (ODF) status of villages.

2) It is being supported by the Asian Development Bank.

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 Swachh Shakti, 2019 :

1) It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to achieve better health outcomes through improved sanitation.

2) It was hosted by the Government of Haryana in Kurukshetra.

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 Gobar Dhan Scheme :

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

2) It aims to impact village cleanliness by generating wealth and energy from cattle and organic waste.

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 National Rural Drinking Water Programme :

1) It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development.

2) It aims at providing every person in rural India with adequate safe water for drinking, cooking and other basic needs on a sustainable basis.

Which of the above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.6) Consider the following statements about the Swajal Scheme :

1) It is a scheme of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

2) It aims to provide sustainable access to drinking water to people in rural and urban areas.

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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