Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Women and Child Development

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 50 | MoWCD

Q.1) Consider the following statements about Poshan Abhiyaan :

1)It is a multi ministerial convergence mission to achieve a malnutrition free India by 2022.

2)It is being implemented only in states where women and children suffer from severe malnutrition.

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 Poshan Abhiyaan :

1)It has a target of reducing anemia among women and adolescent girls in the age group of 15-49 years.

2)It targets to reduce the prevalence of stunting to 22% by 2025.

Which of the above is/are incorrect?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.3) Consider the following statements about the Indian Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges  :

1)It is chaired by the Union Minister of Women and Child Development.

2)It shall submit its report to the Prime Minister every six months.

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 Nirbhaya Fund  :

1)It is administered by the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.

2)It is a fund to provide financial assistance to women who are victims of domestic violence.

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 Swadhar Greh scheme :

1)It is a scheme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

2)It aims to rehabilitate women victims of difficult circumstances so that they can lead their life with dignity.

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 Universalisation of Women Helpline Scheme :

1)It aims at providing 24 hours immediate and emergency response to women affected by violence.

2)The Department of Telecommunications has allocated short code 191 to all States/UTs for the helpline.

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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