Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 3

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Q. With reference to National Mission for Empowerment of Women (NMEW) consider the following statements:

1. Its main objective is to strengthen the inter-sector convergence for women’s welfare programmes

2. It aims to provide a single window service for all programmes run by the Government for Women

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer:

Q. With reference to “Priyadarshini” a pilot project for women empowerment, consider the following statements:

It aims to improve livelihood opportunities for women through formation of SHGs.

2. The beneficiaries will be empowered to address their political and legal problems through capacity building.

3. It is being implemented in the Mid-Gang etic plains of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar only

4. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is the lead agency for implementation.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(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

Q. With reference to the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) consider the following statements:

1. It is a statutory and autonomous body

2. It regulates both National Pension Scheme (NPS) and Employee Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following diseases has/have been eliminated in India?

1. Small Pox

2. Polio

3. Maternal and neonatal tetanus

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Deen Dayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS), consider the following statements:

1. It is implemented by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

2. Under this scheme financial assistance is provided to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) for providing various services to persons with disabilities

3. It provides for community based rehabilitation and pre-school intervention by the Non-Governmental organizations (NGOs)

Which of the statements given above is/are cored?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. Consider the following statements regarding Labour Force

1. It refers to the population in the age group of 18-65

2. It consists of both employed and unemployed people

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B