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Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Women and Child Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 49 | MoWCD

Q.1) Consider the following statements about the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme :

1) It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Rural Development.

2) It aims to celebrate the girl child and enable her education.

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 Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana :

1) It is a small savings scheme launched under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

2) A minimum of Rs. 1000 has to be deposited every year.

3) The account will be valid for a period of 14 years.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of the above

Q.3) Consider the following statements about the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana :

1) It is a maternity benefit programme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

2) It aims to provide partial compensation for wage loss that occurs due to pregnancy.

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 Matru Vandana Yojana :

1) It targets pregnant and lactating mothers who are in regular employment with the Central Government.

2) It provides a cash incentive of Rs. 1000 on early registration of pregnancy at the Anganwadi Centre.

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 One Stop Centres :

1) They provide support to women affected by violence in public as well as private spaces.

2) They target women aged 18 years and above only.

Which of the above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : a

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