Government Schemes [India & States] Current Affairs MCQs

11. What is the name of the initiative launched by the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) to promote entrepreneurship among tribal people?

[A] Tech for Tribals
[B] Tribal Leader
[C] Start your business
[D] Tribal Entrepreneur

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12. “Stranded in India” is a portal launched by which Union Ministry to help foreign tourists who are stranded in the country amid the prevailing lockdown?

[A] Ministry of External Affairs
[B] Ministry of Tourism
[C] Ministry of Home Affairs
[D] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

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13. Which Union Ministry has launched the revised version of Swachhata App to handle queries specific to COVID 19?

[A] Ministry of Home Affairs
[B] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[C] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[D] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

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14. ‘Apthamithra’ is the name of the helpline and a mobile app, launched by which Indian state/UT, in its efforts to tackle Covid-19?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Odisha
[D] Chhattisgarh

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15. As per the recent announcement from the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, what is the objective of the Rs 1 trillion fund, proposed to be set up by the Government?

[A] Developing Health infrastructure
[B] Repaying outstanding debts of MSMEs
[C] Bail-out package to MSMEs
[D] Insurance package to MSMEs

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16. Which state has launched a scheme to provide loans to the women Self Help Groups (SHGs) of the state at zero per cent interest?

[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Odisha

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17. ‘Jeevan Shakti Yojana’, a scheme to encourage urban women to make masks, is an initiative of which Indian state/UT?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Chhattisgarh

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18. What is the objective of ‘Jagananna Vidya Deevena’ scheme launched by the Andhra Pradesh government?

[A] College Fee reimbursement
[B] Improving infrastructure of schools
[C] Free education to school girls
[D] Mid-day meals in schools

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19. What is the name of the programme on health and risk communication focussing on Covid-19, launched by National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC)?

[A] YATRA
[B] YASH
[C] YAGNA
[D] VARUN

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20. ‘Project Monitoring Unit’, which was recently launched by the Government, is associated with which industry?

[A] Chemical Industry
[B] Food Processing Industry
[C] Coal Industry
[D] Automobile Industry

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