Hydroelectric Projects in India

Consider the following statements about Kishenganga River 1.      It is a tributary of river Satluj 2.      It is called Neelum in Pakistan Select the correct statements a       Only 1 b       Only 2 c       Both 1 and 2 d       Neither 1 nor 2 Explanation: Solution (b) The Jhelum has its source in a spring at Verinag in the south-eastern part of the … Continue reading Hydroelectric Projects in India

Sabla Scheme

Sabla scheme is related to which of the following? (a) Training women in self defence tactics. (b) Training women panchayat leaders. (c) Nutrition and skill development of adolescents girls. (d) Provision of microfinance to women self help groups. Ans: C The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored program of Government of India initiated on April 1, 2011 … Continue reading Sabla Scheme

Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS)

Government launched Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS) in 2016 by replacing Revised Restructured Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) is related to (a) modernizing and technology upgradation of leather units in India. (b) providing climate smart technologies to small farmers in order to improve productivity of agriculture. (c) modernizing and upgradation of the textiles industry for boosting employment and export potential. (d) upgrading 59. … Continue reading Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS)

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)

What is the aim of the programme ‘PMGDISHA’? (a) A programme for empowerment of rural destitute women by providing them source of livelihood. (b) To make 6 Crore rural households digitally literate by March 2019. (c) It aims to provide Digital education to the rural children in the age group of 7 14 years through select government schools and Anagnwadi. (d) It aims to provide … Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA)

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Consider the following statements with respect to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY): 1. It intends to recognize the knowledge acquired and skills equipped by the participants through certification. 2. Persons from both organized and unorganized sectors can join the scheme. 3. It is being implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (a) 1 only (b) 2 and … Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Objectives of Ayush Mission

The Government has launched the National AYUSH Mission with the objectives of:  providing cost effective AYUSH Services, with a universal access through upgrading AYUSH Hospitals and Dispensaries,  co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs) and District Hospitals (DHs),  strengthening institutional capacity at the state level through upgrading AYUSH educational institutions, State Govt. ASU&H Pharmacies, Drug Testing … Continue reading Objectives of Ayush Mission