Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 65 | MoFPI

Q.1) Which of the following statements in context of PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana is/are not correct?

1)It is a central sector scheme under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare.

2)It is a sub-scheme under Mega Food Park Scheme.

3)Creating modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from the farm gate to the retail outlet is one of its objective.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.2) Which of the following schemes is not a sub-scheme under the umbrella scheme – PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

a)Mega Food Park Scheme.

b)Scheme for Food Safety and Quality Assurance Infrastructure.

c)Operation GREEN.

d)Scheme for creation of infrastructure for Agro Processing Clusters

Q.3) Which of the following statements in context of Mega Food Park Scheme is/are correct?

1)It will be implemented by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which will be registered as a society under Societies Registration Act.

2)The scheme seeks to provide a cluster based approach for the development of Food Industries in India.

3)Implementation of this scheme will complement the objective of doubling farmer’s income by 2022.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.4) Which of the following statements in context of “scheme for cold chain and value addition infrastructure” is/are correct?

1)It seeks to arrest post harvest losses of horticulture and non-horticultural produce by providing a risk cover to the produce.

2)It is a sub scheme under Mega Food Park Scheme.

3)Under this scheme the maximum grant in aid for the eligible projects will be ₹10 crore per project.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.5) Which of the following “scheme for creation / expansion of food processing & preservation capacities” is/are correct?

1)It is a sub-scheme under PM Kisan SAMPADA Scheme.

2)It is being implemented under the aegis of Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

3)This scheme seeks to enhance the level of food processing, promote value added food products and   reduce wastage due to rotting of fruits.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.6) Which of the following statements in context of “scheme for infrastructure for agro processing clusters” is/are correct?

1)It is a scheme under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare.

2)It seeks to create modern infrastructure for food processing closer to the production areas

3)The scheme has two basic components, one each for setting up ‘Basic Enabling Infrastructure’ and ‘Core Infrastructure’.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.7) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of “scheme for creation of backward and forward linkages” – a sub scheme under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

1)It is applicable to perishable horticultural produce only and not to the non-horticulture produce such as dairy products, fish etc.

2)It seeks to provide preservation facilities for enhancing shelf life of perishable agricultural produce.

3)It will help in achieving the objective of doubling farmer’s income.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.8) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of “scheme for food safety & quality assurance infrastructure” – a sub scheme under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

1)Under this scheme the grants in aid are equally disbursed to the government and private entities implementing the eligible projects.

2)Implementation of this scheme can lead to higher exports of agricultural produce from India to other countries such as Europe.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.9) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of “scheme for human resources & institutions” – a sub scheme under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

1)It has 4 sub components.

2)Promoting Awareness about food processing sector and development of course curriculum for creating a pool of skilled personnel in the food processing sector are a few objectives covered under the subcomponents of the scheme.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.10) Which of the following initiatives is/are a part of  PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

1)Encouraging investment in food processing and to create awareness of plan schemes being implemented by the ministry.

2)Commissioning studies and surveys to assess, evaluate various aspects of food processing sectors and allied activities.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.11) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of the component of ‘Skill Development’  under ‘Scheme for Human Resources and Institutions” – a sub scheme under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana?

1)Under this component the course curriculum will be created for a training module for providing skills needed in Food Processing Sector.

2)Under this component food technology institutions under UGC approved universities will create infrastructure facilities for skill training centres.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

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