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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?


Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna

Recently, which of the following state launched an insurance scheme named Sarbat Sehat Bima Yojna?


Navodayam Scheme

Recently, an Indian state has decided to launch NavodayamScheme for the revitalisation of its Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). What is the name of the state?


Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-III

Consider the following statements regarding recently launched Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-III (PMGSY-III):

  1. Under the PMGSY-III, it is proposed to consolidate 1,25,000 km road length in the States.
  2. The funds would be shared in the ratio of 60:40 between the Centre and State for all Indian States.
  3. The time period for PMGSY-III implementation will be from 2019-20 to 2025-26.
  4. It will also include through routes and major rural links that connect habitations to Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), Higher Secondary Schools and Hospitals.

Which of the given statements above is/are correct? Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:


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