250+ GK Questions- Social Welfare Schemes in India

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

2. Full form of MUDRA  ?
Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency.

3. Main Objective of MUDRA Bank Yojana:
✅To encourage entrepreneurs and small business units to expand their capabilities and operations

4. Full form of NITI Ayog
✅National Institution for Transforming India

5. First CEO of NITI ayog
✅ Sindhushree Khullar

6. NITI Ayog was formed on?
✅ 2015 January 1

7. What type of insurance scheme is the PMSBY?
✅ Accident insurance scheme

8. How many minimum working days are there as per Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)?

9. Belgian Economist behind MGNREGA?
✅Jean Dreze

10. The inititative launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 September 2014 to encourage multi-national, as well as national companies to manufacture their products in India?
✅ Make in India

11. Project launched on 31 July 2015 Government of India to modernize India's Ports so that port-led development can be augmented and coastlines can be developed to contribute in India's growth
✅Sagar Mala Project

12. Bharatmala  project  is related to:
✅ Road and highways project of Modi Government.
13. Where was the VAMBAY formally launched on 2nd December 2001?

14. On April 1st 1999 IRDP was merged on what scheme?
Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana

15. Indira awas yogana launched on....
✅May 1985

16.Sanad Adarsh Yojana launched in which year?
October 2014

16. Beti Bacchao Beti Padhao launched in Panipet which year?
✅22 January 2015

17. Which scheme was launched on 1st April 1989 by merging NREP and RLEGP?
✅Jawahar Rizgar Yochana

18. The scheme launched by Govt of India on 22 January 2015 that aims to generate awareness and improve the efficiency of welfare services meant for girls?
✅Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana

19.Who is the brand Ambassador of Beti Bachao and Beti Padhao in Haryana ?
✅Sakshi Malik

20. Full form of ICDS
✅ Integrated child development programme

21. "UJJWALA scheme" launched in which state?
✅Uttar Pradesh(balia)

22. What is the aim of "UJJWALA scheme"
✅Provide free LPG to poor people

23 Fullform of PMUY
✅ Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala yojana

24. Which state has launched"maa Annapurna yojana"

25.The skill development program launched in 2017 targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment?
✅Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY)

26. Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana was launched on:?
✅ 8 April 2015

27. Who is the Chairman of the Mission Steering Group of NRHM?
✅Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare

28. The Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana Scheme was launched by ?
✅Jual Oram

29. Digital India Programme was launched on?
✅ 1 July 2015

30. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme was on ?
✅ 22 January 2015

31. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme was launched by?
✅Narendra Modi

32. Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme was launched in the Year ?
✅2 October 2014

33. The tagline of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme?

34. The tagline of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan Scheme was designed by ?
✅Bhagyashree Sheth

35. Sansad Adarsh Yojana was launched on?
✅ 11 October 2014

36. Sansad Adarsh Yojana was launched by ?
✅Narendra Modi

37. The Aim of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana ?
✅Open bank account for all citizens in India

38. Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) was started in the year ?

39. In which year National Livelihood Mission was started ?

40. The beneficiary of Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana ?
✅Self Help Group (SHG)

41. The Initial deposit required to open an account under Sukanya Samridhi Yojana ?
✅ Rs 1000

42.The National Drinking Water Mission was launched on ?

43. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is to provide a life Insurance cover of ?
✅ Rs. 30000/-

44. National Food for Work Programme was launched on ?
✅ 15 November 2004

45. In which year Panchayath Raj System was introduced?

46. Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojana was launched in?

47. The Aim of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana?
✅Providing house for slum dwellers

48. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched on ?
✅2000 December 25

49. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was launched in the Year
✅25 December 2000

50. In which year Janasree Bima Yojana was launched?

51. Janasree Bima Yojana has been merged into Aam Admi Bima Yojana on?
✅ 1 January 2013

52. Sukanya Samridhi Account can be opened from ?
✅Post Office and Public Sector

53. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is available to people between age:
✅ 18 and 70 years o

54. Minimum age for joining Atal Pension Yojana?
✅ 18

55. Atal Pension Yojana launched in???
✅9 May 2015

56. Nirmal bharat Abhiyan brand ambassador?
✅Vidya Balan

57. Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) started in?
✅ 1975 October 2

58. Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India  launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year, 1969:
✅ National Service Scheme (NSS)

59. Maximum age for joining Atal Pension Yojana?

60. Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana was launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on the birth anniversary of:

✅ Jayaprakash Narayan

61.Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana(SAGY) was launched on:
✅11 October 2014

62. In which year the Government of Kerala launched Kudumbashree?
✅1998 May 17

63. Which Prime Minister of India inaugurated the Kudumbashree project at Malappuram?
✅Atal Bihari Vajpayee

64. What is the ultimate goal of the Kudumbashree Programme?
✅ Eradication of poverty

65. Which is the largest women empowering project in India?

66.The Kudumbashree project aimed to wipe out the absolute poverty in the State within _____ years?
✅10 years

67. Which are the three critical components of the Kudumbashree project?
✅Micro credit, Entrepreneurship & Empowerment

68. Which empowerment project was formally registered as the 'State Poverty Eradication Mission (SPEM)'?

69. Who is the chairman of the governing body of Kudumbashree?
✅State Minister of LSG

70. Which are the grassroots of Kudumbashree project?
✅Neighbourhood Goups (NHGs)

71. Which is the ward level organ of the Kudumbasbree?
✅ Area Development Society (ADS)

72. Which is the Grams Panchayat level organ of the Kudumbashree?
✅Community Development Society (CDS)

73. What is the name of Kudumbashree's destitute identification & rehabilitation project?

74. What is the name of entrepreneur groups formed under Kudumbashree for the municipal solid waste management?

75. What is the name of the Children's Neighbourhood Groups?

76. Which is the portal launched exclusively for women to participate in active discussions on various issues related to them?
✅SreeSakthi Portal

77. Which is the 24 hours working Gender Help Desk of Kudumbashree?

78. Which financial institution is actively supporting the Kudumbashree project?

79. The Ministry of Rural Development launched the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) in which year?
✅June 2011

80. What is the flagship name of the National Rural Livelihoods Mission?
✅ Aajeevika

81. Which is the main funding agency of the NRLM?
✅The World Bank

82. Which social welfare project aims at harnessing the innate capabilities of the poor & complements them with capacities to participate in the growing economy of the country?

83. Which programme is the restructured version of the Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)?

84 Universal social mobilization, financial inclusion & livelihoods enhancement are the three major pillars of _____?

85. Which Prime Minister of India launched the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in April 2005?
✅Mamnohan Singh

86. What is the full form of the cornminty health volunteers ASHA?
✅ Accredited Social Health Activists

87. In which financial year was the Pradhan Manthri Adharsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) launched?

88. In which year was the National Food for Work Programme (NFFWP) launched?
✅ 14 November 2004

89. Which programme was started by the Govt. of India with the objective of providing economic security to the rural women & to encourage the saving habit among them?
✅Mahila Samridhi Yojana (MSY)

90. In which year was the MSY project launched?
✅ 2 October 1993

91. Under MSY programme, the rural woman of ______ years of above age can open their savings, account in the rural post office?
✅18 Years

92. The Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) was launched in _____?
✅April 2005

93. Bharat Nirman is a time bound business plan for action in _____?
Rural Infrastructure

94. Which among the followings are; the objectives of BalikaE. Samridhi Yojana?
(i) Change negative family & community attitudes towards the girl child
(ii) Improve enrolment & retention of girl children in schools
(iii) To raise the age at marriage of girls
(iv) To assist the girl to undertake income generating activities
✅All the above

95. The Government of India launched the Balika Samridhi Yojana in which year?
✅15 August 1997

96. Which Ministry has launched the health insurance scheme for BPL families namely Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)?
✅ Ministry of Labour & Employment

97. Who pays the premium of the RSBY?
✅The Government

98. The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana provides cover for hospitalization expenses up to _____?

99. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana started rolling from ______?
✅ 1 Apri1 2008

100. In which year was the Mid-day Meals programme implemented?
✅ 2004

101. In the Mid-day Meals programme, who fully borne the cost of food grains?
✅ Government of India

102. Which is the massive city modernisation scheme?
✅JnNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission)

103. What are the main objectives of the JnNURM scheme?
✅ Improve the quality of life & infrastructure in the cities

104. In which year was the JnNURM officially inaugurated?
✅ 3 December 2005

105. Which scheme aims at the urban slum dwellers living below the poverty line who do not possess adequate shelter?
✅VAMBAY (Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana)

106. Which scheme was launched by the Indian Government to create a hunger free India?
✅Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)

107. In which year was the Antyodaya Anna Yojana launched?
✅25th December 2000

108. Name the central scheme which aims to provide self employment to learned jobless youth & women?
✅Prime Minister Rozgar Yojana (PMRY)

109. In which year was the PMRY scheme launched?
✅2nd October 1993
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