Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 13

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Q. With reference to Janan Suraksha Yojana (JSY), consider the following statements: W

1. It is a programme under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)

2. It aims to reduce both maternal and neonatal mortality.

3. It is a 100% Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS)

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) None

Who can join NPS?

1. Central Government employees

2. State Government employees.

3. Employees of private organizations

4. Employees of unorganized sectors.

It is being regulated by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)

Answer: C

Q. Which of the following can become a part of the National Pension Scheme (NPS)?

1. Central Government employees

2. State Government employees

3. Employees of private organizations

4. Employees of unorganized sectors

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

3. With reference to ‘Indira Gandhi Maritsa Sahyog Yojana ’consider the following statements:

1. It aims to provide cash assistance to pregnant women to meet their health and nutrition need

2. It compensates for wage loss to mother during pregnancy and period of lactation

3. All organized sector employees are excluded from the scheme.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

4. Which of the following statements best describes the programme” Cyber Gram”?

(a) It aims to impart digital literacy to students of Madrasas and government Schools in identified minority concentration areas

(b) It is a programme to facilitate digital connectivity to Gram Panchayats at the district and block level

(c) It a model village undertaking ICT activities to encourage digital literacy in students of rural areas.

(d) It aims to enhance digital literacy of Gram Panchayats functionaries at the village and block level

Answer: A

5. Which of the following is/are the advantages of Mid-Day Meal scheme?

1. Reducing drop-out rates in schools

2. Encouragement of children, belonging to disadvantaged sections to attend school

3. Nutritional support to children in drought affected areas during summer vacations

4. Enhanced employment opportunities for women

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2 3 and 4

Answer: D