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Question 1

Under ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maan-dhan’, scheme, workers of which sector are included? PMSYM is a pension scheme launched on 15 Feb. 2019:

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PMSYM scheme is only for the un-organized sector workers. Unorganized sector is one where the employment terms are not fixed and regular, as well as the enterprises which are not registered with the government. For ex- working or engaged as home- based workers, street vendors, mid-day meal workers, head loaders, brick kiln workers, cobblers, rag pickers, domestic workers, washer men, rickshaw pullers, landless laborer, own account workers, agricultural workers, construction workers, beedi workers, handloom workers, leather workers, audio- visual workers and similar other occupations. As per ‘the National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) 2009–10’, in India, 43.7 Crore out of total 46.5 Crore workers are in un-organized sector

Question 2

A Person, if enrolled in any of the below schemes, can-not avail the benefit of the ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maan-dhan scheme’. Which of the following scheme has no impact on a person’s inclusion / exclusion from PMSYM?

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National Pension Scheme (NPS), a government-sponsored pension scheme, was launched in January 2004 for government employees. It was opened to all sections in 2009. Employees' State Insurance Corporation Scheme is a self-financing social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) raised the monthly wage limit to Rs. 21,000, from the existing Rs. 15,000, for coverage with effect from 1 January 2017. Employees' Provident Fund Scheme is mandatory for a salaried employee earning less than Rs.15,000 per month. Under the EPF scheme, an employee has to pay a certain percentage from his pay and an equal amount is contributed by the employer. Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is a pension scheme for citizens of India focused on the unorganized sector workers.

Question 3

Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the funds are to be electronically transferred via State notional account through DBT. On the other hand, in case of _________ states, the central government is required to transfer the funds directly to beneficiaries’ account, without involvement of state notional account.

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Under the project, landholding farmer families, having cultivable land up to two hectares, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year. This income support will be transferred directly into their bank accounts in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each. The funds will be electronically transferred via State notional account to the beneficiaries under Aadhar enabled DBT bank account through Aadhar payment bridge. In J&K, Assam and Meghalaya, the support will be transferred directly to the bank account of beneficiary, without routing it through state notional account. In the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu and Kashmir Aadhar cards have not been issued to most of the citizens

Question 4

To provide adequate content of high-quality education under the ‘Operation Digital Board’, MHRD has launched many e-portals. Among the following, which is not related to ‘operation Digital board’?

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Ministry of Human Resources development launched ‘Operation Digital Board’ in Feb 2019 to boost quality education in the country. Under this scheme Digital/Smart board will be provided in all Government schools, Government-aided schools and Government aided higher institutions. (from class 9th onwards and in higher education institutions). MHRD has launched e-Pathshala, DIKSHA, NROER, NPTEL, E-PGpathshala SWAYAM and SWAYAM-Prabha DTH Channels etc. e-filling is an e-portal of income tax department to file income tax online.

Question 5

Which ministry has launched ‘Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories’?

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Quality Assurance Scheme for Basic Composite Medical Laboratories is launched by NABL department of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a constituent board of Quality Council of India (QCI) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. NABL has been established with the objective to provide Government, Industry Associations and Industry in general with a scheme for third-party assessment of the quality and technical competence of testing and calibration laboratories. NABL has launched this scheme in February 2019. NABL accredited laboratory results are accepted in more than 80 economies around the world. NABL has been granted signatory member status by APAC (Asia Pacific Accreditation Cooperation) and International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) under their Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs).

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