Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Environment & Climate Change

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 62 | MoEFCC

Q.1)  A web application PARIVESH was often seen in news. Which of the following statements about it is/are correct?

1)It has been designed, developed and hosted by Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change.

2)The technical support for this application has been outsourced to a private firm – ‘Infosys’.

3)It was launched on the occasion of ‘World Biofuel Day’.

4)It will enhance the ease of doing business in India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1, 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) 3 and 4 only

Q.2) Which of the following statements in context of recently launched National Clean Air Programme is/are correct?

1)It is a time bound pan India programme to tackle the menace of air pollution.

2)A target of 20%-30% reduction in the concentrations of PM2.5 and PM10 from 2015 levels has been set under NCAP which is to be achieved by 2024 tentatively.

3)It will be a mid term 5 year action plan with 2019 as the first year and can be extended to longer time horizon after a mid term review .

4)Smart Cities Programme will be used for the implementation of NCAP.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1, 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.3) Which of the following statements in context of Green Skill Development Programme is/are correct?

1)It is a programme under Ministry of Skill Development.

2)It has been conceptualized and developed by National Skill Development Agency.

3)It seeks to train more than 2 lakh people in 2018-19 and about 5 lakh people by the year 2021 .

4)Only a few courses under this program will be National Skills Qualifications Framework compliant.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 3 and 4 only

c) 1, 3 and 4 only

d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

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