Government Schemes - Prelims 2019Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Ministry of Culture

Government Schemes for UPSC Prelims 2019 | Lecture 67 | Tribal + Culture Ministry

Q.1) Which of the following statements about recently launched “Van Dhan Yojana” is/are correct?

1.The nodal implementing agency of this scheme is TRIFED which will facilitate the establishment of Van Dhan Vikas Kendras.

2.Under this scheme Van Dhan Vikas Kendra will be a cluster of 10 SHGs comprising 30 Tribal Minor Forest Produce gatherers each.

Select the correct answers using the codes given:

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.2) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of “Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana”?

1.It is a central sector scheme covering all the tribal people and all the areas with the Tribal Population.

2.It is being implemented under the aegis of Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change.

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.3) Which of the following statements is/are incorrect in context of “Eklavya School”?

1.It is an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2.It seeks to provide an enabling environment for the education of differently abled children.

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.4) Which of the following statements is/are correct in context of “TRIFOOD Scheme”?

1.It is a joint initiative of Ministry of Food Processing Industry, Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED.

2.Under this scheme a tertiary value addition center will be set up in Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and Raigad in Maharashtra.

3.A highlight of this is the production of “Heritage Mahua” drink. The traditional Mahua tribal drink will be mainstreamed and marketed all over the Country under this project..

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a)1 only

b)2 and 3 only

c)1 and 3 only

d)1, 2 and 3

Q.5)  “Young Entrepreneurs of TRIFED” programme was often in news. Which of the following correctly describe its objective?

a)To provide skill development training to the Tribal Youth aged between 18 years to 40 years.

b)To provide affordable credit to the Tribal Youth to help them set up a start up or a business.

c)To expand sales operations of the tribal products by empaneling young sales men/women.

d)All of the above

Q.6) “Seva Bhoj Yojana” is a 

a)centrally sponsored scheme to provide free food to people in the poorest districts of India as per the 2011 census.

b)central Sector Scheme to ease the burden of Charitable Religious Institutions that provide free food to the people.

c)centrally Sponsored Scheme providing free food to the labourers engaged in activities under MNREGA.

d)central Sector Scheme to set up free food shops in collaboration with the respective state authorities to provide free food to the poorest people in the districts.

Q.7) Which of the following statements in context of “Intangible Heritage Scheme” is/are correct?

1.It is being implemented by Lalit Kala Akademi.

2.It covers all the recognized domains of Intangible Cultural Heritage such as oral traditions, social practices, performing arts etc.

3.It also support initiative of Ministry of HRD in setting up Sector Skill Councils relating to art under National Vocational Educational Qualifications Framework (NVEQF).

Select the correct code:

a)1 only

b)2 and 3 only

c)2 only

d)1, 2 and 3

Q.8) Which of the following statements in context of “Junior Heritage Mistri Scheme” is/are correct?

1.It is a part  of Heritage Mason Programme.

2.Under this scheme, the government has started training youths on building practices from all across the world with an emphasis on preservation of heritage architecture.

3.Rajasthan has been chosen as the pilot state for the implementation of this scheme.

Select the correct code:

a)1 only

b)1 and 3 only

c)2 only

d)1, 2 and 3

Q.10) Which of the following statements in context of “Project Mausam” of Ministry of Culture is/are correct?

1.It aims at understanding the impact of monsoon winds on the shared knowledge systems, traditions, technologies and ideas along maritime routes in Indian Ocean.

2.Archaeological Survey of India is the nodal Agency for the implementation of Project Mausam.

Select the correct code:

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

Q.11) Which of the following statements in context of National Mission on Manuscripts is/are correct?

1.It is an initiative under Ministry of Human Resource Development.

2.Through this programme the Ministry seeks to provide people the access to various manuscripts through e-platform and publications.

Select the correct code:

a)1 only

b)2 only

c)Both 1 and 2

d)Neither 1 nor 2

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