Social Welfare Schemes- Objective Questions and Answers

1. Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana was launched on:
  Ans: 8 April 2015

2. What type of insurance scheme is the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana?
 Ans: Accident Insurance

3. Which mission was launched on 24 June 2015 focusses on the urban renewal projects?
  Ans: Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

4. What is the full form of community health volunterers ASHA?
 Ans: Accredited Social Health Activists

5. Which programme launched on 1 July 2015 has the vision to transform India empowered society & knowledge academy?
 Ans: Digital India

6. Which scheme was launched on 21 January 2015 with the aim of the heritage preservation of the Heritage cities?
 Ans: HRIDAY (National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana)

7. In which year was Sansad Adarsh Yojana launched?
  Ans: 11 October 2014

8. Which prime minister of India launched the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) in 2005?
  Ans: Manmohan Singh

9. On April 1, 1999 IRDP was merged on which scheme?
  Ans: Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana

10. Indira Awas Yojana was launched in
   Ans: May 1985

11. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme was launched at Panipat on
  Ans: 22 January 2015

12. Which scheme launched on 24 September 2014 with the objective of empowering the rural and urban poor through enhancement of livelihood opportunities?
  Ans: Deen Dayal Upadhaya Antyaodaya Yojana

13. Launched on April 1, 2011 the SABLA scheme covers adolescent girls of which age group?
  Ans: 11- 18 years

14. The National Rural Employment Gurantee Act came into force on
  Ans: February 2, 2006

15. In which year was the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) officially inaugurated?
  Ans: 3 December 2005

16. Startup India scheme is an initiative aimed at promoting entrepreneurship among SC/STs and women communities launched on?
Ans: 16 January 2016

17. Which scheme was started in 1997-98 to provide financial assistance to farmers for exploring the ground water resources?
 Ans: Ganga Kalyan Yojana

18. Which scheme was launched on April 1, 1989 by merging the schemes of NREP & RLEGP?
  Ans: Jawahar Rozgar Yojana

19. What is the name of entrepreneur groups formed under Kudumbashree for the muncipal solid waste management?
  Ans: Thelima

20. What is the popular name of the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent  Girls (RGSEAG)?
  Ans: Sabla Scheme

21. In which year was the National Drinking Water mission launched?
 Ans: 1986

22. Where was the VAMBAY formally launched on 2nd December 2001?
 Ans: Hyderabad

23. In which year was the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) launched?
 Ans: 23 December 1993

24. What is the flagship name of National Rural Livelihood mission?
  Ans: Aajeevika

25. Who is the Chairman of the Mission Steering Group of NRHM?
  Ans: Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare
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