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- The National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) was launched in 1980 as a part of the
1.Tenth five year plan
2.Fifth five year plan
3.Sixth five year plan
4.Seventh five year plan
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Sixth five year plan
The National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) was launched in October, 1980 and became a regular Plan programme from April, 1981
- The Employment Guarantee scheme was first introduced by which state government in 1972 ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Maharashtra
Employment Guarantee scheme was started in Maharashtra in 1972. The main objective of the scheme is to provide guaranteeing employment to all adult persons who volunteer to do unskilled manual work in rural areas, which would bring in to being durable assets for the benefit of the community and the economy.
- In which year, Jawahar Rozgar Yojna was launched by Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.1989
Jawahar Rozgar Yojna was launched on April 1, 1989 by merging National Rural Employment Program (NREP) and Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP). At the end of Seventh Five Year Plan
- Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was launched in 2000, which is first implemented by which state of India ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Rajasthan
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) is a Government of India sponsored scheme to provide highly subsidised food to millions of the poorest families. It was launched by the [NDA] government on 25 December 2000 and first implemented in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
- Bharat Nirman Programme implemented during 2005-2009, which consists of how many components ?
5.None of theseAnswer –4.6
Bharat Nirman Programme is four year business plan to develop rural infrastructure. Government of India launched a time bound plan under Bharat Nirman in 2005 for implementation during four year period of 2005-2009. The six components included in Bharat Nirman programme are Roads,Telephone,Connections,Irrigation,Water supply ,Housing and Electrification
- Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) is a part of which programme ?
1.Integrated Rural Development Programme
2.Community Development Programme
3.National Rural Employment Programme
4.Bharat Nirman Program
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Integrated Rural Development Programme
Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) introduced in 1982-83 in a sub-scheme of Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) at district level.
- Which act was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ?
1.National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2001
2.National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2000
3.National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2004
4.National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 was later renamed as the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act” (or, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’. It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year
- Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme headed by whom ?
3.C.H. Hanumantha Rao
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.C.H. Hanumantha Rao
C.H. Hanumantha Rao chaired the Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme and Desert Development Programme of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices.
- The Integrated Wasteland. Development Programme (IWDP) started in 1989-90, which is administered by which ministry ?
1.Ministry of Urban Development
2.Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
3.Ministry of Labour and Employment
4.Ministry of Rural Development.
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Ministry of Rural DevelopmentExplanation :
The Integrated Wasteland. Development Programme (IWDP) started in. 1989-90 seeks to develop government wastelands and CPRs. This programme under Ministry of Rural Development.
- The Credit Authorization Scheme (CAS) was launched in
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.1965
The Credit Authorization Scheme (CAS) was launched in 1965 and was withdrawn in 1989. Under this scheme, all commercial banks had to obtain prior approval / authorization of the RBI before granting a loan of Rs. 1 crore or more to a single borrower.