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)?
✅100

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.
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13. Where was the VAMBAY formally launched on 2nd December 2001?
✅Hyderabad

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"
✅Gujrat

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?
✅ EK KADAM SWACHHATA KI ORE

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 ?
✅1985

39. In which year National Livelihood Mission was started ?
✅2011

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 ?
✅1986

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?
✅1959

46. Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojana was launched in?
✅2001

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?
✅2000

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?
✅40

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?
✅Kudumbashree

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)'?
✅Kudumbashree

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?
✅Ashraya

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

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

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?
✅SNEHITHA

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

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?
✅NRLM

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

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

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?
✅2009-10

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 _____?
✅Rs.30,000/-

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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