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Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 1

Which of the following is false regarding NABARD?

Detailed Solution for Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 1

NABARD is a financial institution that was set up by the Indian government to promote sustainable agriculture and rural development in the country. The functions of NABARD include the propagation of technological innovations, financial and non-financial solutions, and institutional development.
NABARD is responsible for regulating and supervising the functions of cooperative banks and RRBs (Regional Rural Banks).
NABARD does not directly helps farmers, it helps through cooperative banks and RRBs.

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 2

Micro  credit  programme

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 3

SHG was introduced in

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 4

Non­institutional  sources  of  agricultural  credit

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 5

Following are the institutional  sources  of  agricultural  credit except

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 6

Farmers need credit for consumption purpose such as on marriage for birth or death etc. called

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 7

Which scheme provide adequate an timely support from the banking system to the farmers for their cultivation needs in a flexible manner

Detailed Solution for Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 7

Government of India, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched the Kisan Credit Card Yojana. Small Farmers can apply for the Kisan Credit Card Scheme to get benefits of  PM Kisan Samman Nidhi and Loan from various banks.

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 8

Which is the apex institute at national level which provide re-finance facilities to institutions engaged in providing rural credit

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 9

NABARD stands for

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 10

Which programme launched in 2005-2006 for building infrastructure and basic amenities in rural areas

Detailed Solution for Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 10

Bharat nirman - It is an Indian bussiness plan for creating and augmenting basic rural infrastructure .It comprises projects on irrigation,roads, housing, water supply , and telecommunications connectivity.

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 11

SHG’s

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 12

Which of the following is false regarding SHG’s

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 13

Rural development implies

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 14

Rural population need short term loans

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 15

After the initiation of reforms the growth rate of agricultural sector

Detailed Solution for Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 15

Agriculture, which accounted for more than 30 per cent of total GDP at the beginning of reforms failed to maintain its pre-reform growth. On the contrary, it witnessed a sharp decline in its share in total GDP after the mid1990s. The share of agriculture in total GDP which was around 27.46 per cent during 1994-95 to 1996-97 fell to 19.66 per cent during the period 2003-04 to 2005-06.The reason for the decline in agriculture's share in total GDP was sluggish growth in the agricultural sector in comparison to the overall growth of the Indian economy during the post-reform period.

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 16

Following are the major producers of marine products except

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 17

Government fixes MSP for how many agricultural products

Detailed Solution for Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 17

The Government has fixed MSPs for 23 crops-- 7 cereals (paddy, wheat, maize, bajra, jowar, ragi and barley), 5 pulses (chana, arhar/tur, urad, moong and masur), 7 oilseeds (rapeseed-mustard, groundnut, soybean, sunflower, sesamum, safflower and nigerseed) and 4 commercial crops (cotton, sugarcane, copra and raw jute).

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 18

Rural population needs long term loan

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 19

Fish production from inland sources contributes about ____ percent to the total fish production and the balance ___ percent from main sector

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Fish production from inland sources contributes about 64 percent to the total fish production and the balance 36 percent from main sector.

Test: Rural Development - 2 - Question 20

Development of rural marketing relates to

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