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Daily MCQ UPSC Current Affairs

Daily MCQs for UPSC Current Affairs | 31ST OCTOBER 2022

Question 25: Consider the following statements with respect to Prime Minister’s development initiative for Northeast region (PM-DeVine):

  1. It is a 100 percent Central Government funded plan and will be administered by the Ministry of Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER).
  2. It will lead to the creation of infrastructure, support industries, social development projects, and create livelihood activities for youth and women.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: C

Explanation

  • Prime Minister’s development initiative for Northeast region (PM-DevINE), was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The PM- DevINE is a Rs 6,600 crore scheme to support infrastructure, industries, and other Livelihood projects in northeastern states of India.

Key Points related to PM-DevINE:

  • The PM-DevINE is a 100 percent Central Government funded plan and will be administered by the Ministry of Development of the Northeastern Region (DoNER).
  • This scheme is going to be implemented during the remaining four years of the 15th Financial Commission from 2022-2023 to 2025-2026.
  • The PM-DevINE is aimed to be completed by the year 2025-2026 so that there are no committed liabilities beyond this year.
  • The PM-DevINE will lead to the creation of infrastructure, support industries, social development projects, and create livelihood activities for youth and women.
  • For the maintenance and operations of the project measures will be taken so that the projects are sustainable.
  • The scheme will be implemented by the DoNER Ministry through the Northeastern Council (NEC).

Question 26: Which one is correctly arranged from North to south:

  1. Guwahati->Kohima->Shillong
  2. Kohima->Shillong->Guwahati
  3. Kohima->Guwahati->Shillong
  4. Guwahati->Shillong->Kohima

Correct Answer: A

Explanation

Question 27: Consider the following statements:

  1. Northeast Rural Livelihood Project assisted by World Bank.
  2. Northeastern States Roads Investment Program (NESRIP) assisted by Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2 only
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: C

Explanation

Northeast Rural Livelihood Project assisted by World Bank

  • The objective of the Northeast Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) is “To improve rural livelihoods especially that of women, unemployed youth and the most disadvantaged, in four North Eastern States

Northeastern States Roads Investment Program (NESRIP) assisted by Asian Development Bank (ADB)

  • The scheme envisaged construction/up-gradation of total 433.425 km long roads in 6 North Eastern States of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura.

Question 28: The Sixth Schedule is specific to tribal areas in:

  1. Assam
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Tripura
  4. Nagaland

Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2,3 and 4
  3. 1,3 and 4
  4. 1,2,3 and 4

Correct Answer: A

Explanation

  • The Sixth Schedule is specific to tribal areas in Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

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