Current Questions

Programmes & Schemes :

Amma Vodi Scheme

Which among the following given states has recently launched Amma Vodi Scheme?


Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana

Consider the following statements with reference to the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme:

  1. Launched in 2015, under the scheme the state governments were to take over 75 percent of the utilities debts and include it in their fiscal deficit calculations.
  2. UDAY also requires discoms to maintain commercial sustainability, and bring down the gap between average cost of supply (ACS) and average revenue realized (ARR) to zero.

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Atal Mission For Rejuvenation And Urban Transformation

Recently, the government has decided to extend the mission period of its flagship initiative Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) by two more years. Consider the following statements with respect to AMRUT:

  1. Launched in 2015, the focus of the Mission is on infrastructure creation that has a direct link to provision of belter services to the citizens.
  2. The Mission consists of three thrust areas namely- Water Supply, Sewerage and septage management and green space/parks.

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Export Credit Insurance Scheme

Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) has introduced the Export Credit Insurance Scheme (ECIS) called NIRVIK to enhance loan availability and ease the lending process. Consider the following statements about the scheme:

  1. Under the NIRVIK, he insurance cover guaranteed will cover up to 90 percent of the principal and interest.
  2. The insurance cover will include both pre and post-shipment credit.

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Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV”

Recently, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme named ‘DHRUV’. Consider the following statements about the programme:

1. The programme will cover only one area i.e. Science.

2. A total 100 students will be selected broadly from classes 9 to 12 from all schools including government and private across the country.

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Mo Sarkar Initiative

Recently, the Odisha government launched Mo Sarkar Initiative. Consider the following statements about the initiative:

  1. It is an initiative under the 5T model of governance to herald a transformation in government office, under which feedback will be collected on government officers from the public.
  2. The employees will be ranked as good or bad on the basis of the feedback and those with good rank will get out-of-turn promotion and action will be taken against employees with bad rank.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


One Nation One Ration Card Scheme

Consider the following statements regarding the One Nation One Ration Card Scheme:

  1. One Nation One Ration Card Scheme will allow portability of food security benefits across the country by 2020.
  2. The pair of states between which the portability was first initiated are-: Andhra Pradesh - Telangana and Maharashtra - Gujarat.

Which ofthe following statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answers from the codes given below:


Mukhyamantri Nishulk Dava Yojana

Recently, Rajasthan’s Mukhyamantri Nishulk Dava Yojana (free medicine scheme) secured the highest position with first ranking issued by the National Health Mission (NHM). Consider the following statements regarding the scheme:

  1. Rajasthan Mukhyamantri Nishulk Dava Yojana was launched on 2nd October 2011.
  2. It only aims to provide commonly-used essential medicines free of cost to patients visiting government healthcare institutions.
  3. The number of medicines under the scheme has been increased to 712 from 608.

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School Fagadaba Scheme

In order to improve the infrastructure of government schools, a State has launched-School Fagadaba Scheme. What is the name of the State?


Super 50 Academic Programme

Recently, which of the following State launched an academic programme under the name Super 50, for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers?


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