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Question: Structural unemploymet arises due to:

Answer:Heavy industry bias

Question: The standard of living in a country is represented by its:

Answer:Per Capita Income

Question: Which plan gave emphasis on removal of poverty for the first time?


Question: NREGP is the abbreviated form of :

Answer:National Rural employment Guarantee Programme

Question: When was the Jawahar Rojgar Yojana Launched ?


Question: Which is Not the objective of Public Procurement and Distribution System followed by India Government ?

Answer:Control the Production of food grains

Question: A situation where we have people whose level of income is not sufficient to meet the minimum consumption expenditure is considered as:

Answer:Absolute Poverty

Question: Nature of unemployment in agriculture in India is:

Answer:Both 1 and 2

Question: Which one of the following types of unemployment is common in Indian agriculture ?


Question: The implementation of Jawahar Rajgar Yojana rests with:

Answer:Gram Panchayat

Question: The Government has renamed NREGA scheme and the name associated with the scheme is that of:

Answer:Mahatma Gandhi

Question: In India, the Community Development Programme was started on :

Answer:October 2, 1952

Question: Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to:

Answer:bring about overall development of the village through self help

Question: The principle objective of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan of the Ministry of Human Resource Development is to provide:

Answer:Elementary eduction to all

Question: Mid-Day Meal is a scheme to provide nutrious food to :

Answer:School going children

Question: Sarva Siksha Abhiyuan is aimed at the education of which of the following ?

Answer:Education of children between 6--14 years

Question: Which of the following scheme was launched to promote basic education in India and attract children in school going age to attend the classes ?

Answer:Mid--Day meal scheme

Question: Which of the following is Not a social development scheme launched by the Government of India ?

Answer:Look East Policy

Question: Which of the following Schemes was launched to provide cooked food to school going children in India so that they are motivated to come to school regularly ?

Answer:Mid-Day Meal Scheme

Question: Which of the following programmes is being implemented by the National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) ?

Answer:None of these