Important Schemes Current Affairs Quiz – 2

1. The Swarna jayanti gram swarojgar yojana meant for betterment of financial conditions of Rural BPL (Below Poverty Line) People has been recently restructured into which Scheme ?

 National Rural Health Mission
 National Rural Livelihoods Mission
 Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA)
 Swabhimaan Yojana
( Ans – 2)

2. The objective of JNNURM  scheme of the government is to do multidimensional betterment of conditions in Urban areas of the country, JNNURM stands for –

 Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renovation Mission
 Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Ratification Mission
 Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission
 Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Refreshment Mission
( Ans – 3)

3. According to the newly proposed Rajeev Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme, how much any investor with income less than 10 Lakh can invest in this scheme to get tax deduction benefits ?

 Rs. 50,000
 Rs. 150,000
 Rs. 100,000
 Rs. 25,000
( Ans – 1)

4. In the AIBP Scheme, The central government provides financial support to the states for implementation of large Irrigation projects (Artificial application of water to the land or soil). AIBP Stands for –

 Accredited Irrigation Benefits Programme
 Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme
 Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Project
 Accredited Irrigation Benefits Project
( Ans – 2)

5.The Rajiv Gandhi Grameen vidyutikaran yojana is meant for betterment for electricity conditions in rural areas of the country. The scheme is being implemented by an agency called REC since 2005. REC Stands for –

 Rural Electrification Committee Limited
 Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
 Rural Enhancement Committee Limited
 Rural Enhancement Corporation Limited
( Ans – 2)

6.The Rashtriya krishi vikas yojana with a main aim of achieving 4% growth rate in Agriculture sector has been given more funds in FY 2012-13. The new allocation for RKVY stands at 

 Rs. 9217 Crore
 Rs. 9000 Crore
 Rs. 10000 Crore
 Rs. 10217 Crore
( Ans – 1)

7. The Rajeev Gandhi National Drinking water Mission meant for betterment of water supply facilities throughout the country is valid till –

 Mar 31, 2014
 Mar 31, 2015
 Mar 31, 2016
 Mar 31, 2013
( Ans – 2)

8. Bharat Nirman Plan of  Indian Government is meant for –

 Creating Basic Rural Infrastructure (Irrigation, Roads Housing, Water Etc.)
 Providing Free of cost Food Grains to Rural BPL People
 Betterment Creating Basic Infrastructure in Urban Areas
 Providing Free of cost Elementary Education to the Rural BPL Children
( Ans – 1)

9. The Pradhan mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana  launched in the financial budget of FY 2009-10  is meant for–

 Betterment of Financial Conditions of Rural BPL (Below Poverty Line) Families
 Providing Electricity to all rural areas of the country by 2017.
 Integrated development of scheduled castes dominated villages.
 Creating Basic Rural Infrastructure (Irrigation, Roads Housing, Water Etc.)
( Ans – 3)

10. The funds allocation for Rashtriya madhyamik shiksha abhiyan scheme with an aim to achieving Quality Secondary Education has been increased in the FY Budget 2012 – 13 by approx 29 % as compared to that in FY 2011 – 12. The new allocation stands at –

 Rs. 3124 Crore
 Rs. 3000 Crore
 Rs. 4124 Crore
 Rs. 4000 Crore
( Ans – 1)

11. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana Provides medical Insurance cover to Below Poverty Line Families. The limit of this cover is up to –

 Rs. 30,000
 Rs. 35,000
 Rs. 100,000
 Rs. 50,000
( Ans – 1)

12. The SGRY is a Employment scheme made by merging the provisions of Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS) and Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY) to provide employment and food to BPL people in rural areas. SGRY stands for –

 Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
 Samriddhi Grameen Rozgar Yojana
 Samast Grameen Rozgar Yojana
 Sashakt Grameen Rozgar Yojana
( Ans – 1)

13. The Rural infrastructure development fund which is meant to assist State Governments in supervised to complete ongoing rural infrastructure projects. RIDF Is Maintained By –

 Small Industries Development Bank of India
 National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
 State Bank of India
 Reserve Bank of India
( Ans – 2)

14. The SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) recently announced an Online Complaint Redress System for Investors. It is called –

 Centralized Monitoring System
( Ans – 2)

15. The Amount of developmental funds allocated to each MP of Indian parliament under MPLADS (Member of Parliament Local area development scheme) stands at –

 Rs. 5 Crore
Rs. 4 Crore
Rs. 2 Crore
Rs. 3 Crore
( Ans – 1)

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