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Question 1

For sustainable ground water management with community participation, ministry of water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation launched a scheme in 2018 in selected over-exploited and ground water stressed areas in seven States. What is the name of that scheme?

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• Atal Bhujal Yojana is implemented under the ‘Ministry of water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation’.
• It is aimed at efficient management of available water resources.
• The emphasis of the scheme will be on recharge of ground water sources and revival of surface water bodies by involving people at the local level.
• It is implemented in selected over-exploited and ground water stressed areas in seven States (Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh).
• These states represent about 25% of the total number of ground water exploited region.

Question 2

ABHY (Atal Bhujal Yojana) – a water management scheme, is designed as a Central Sector Scheme with a total outlay of Rs. 6,000 Crore. Half of the cost of the scheme will be borne by the Government, while the other half will be funded by ______ in the form of a loan?

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• The Government has proposed Atal Bhujal Yojana in March 2018.
• The world bank has approved it in June 2018.
• It is aimed at sustainable ground water management with community participation.
• ABHY is designed as a Central Sector Scheme with a total outlay of Rs. 6,000 Crore.
• It is proposed to be implemented over a period of five years 2018-19- 2022-23 with World Bank assistance.
• half of the cost of the scheme will be borne by the Government, while the other half will be funded by the World Bank in the form of a loan.

Question 3

With an aim to quickly and effectively transform some of India’s most underdeveloped districts, ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program’ was launched in January 2018. What is the implementing agency/ministry of the program?

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• The ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program’ was launched in January 2018.
• It was implemented by NITI Ayog.
• The aim is to quickly and effectively transform some of India’s most underdeveloped (aspirational) districts.
• NITI Aayog anchors the programme with support from Central Ministries and the State Governments.

Question 4

For implementation of ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program’, NITI Ayog has identified some underdeveloped districts. How many districts has been identified as aspirational districts?

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• The ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program’ was launched in January 2018, implemented by NITI Ayog.
• The objective of the program is to monitor real-time progress of aspirational districts (underdevelopment districts which need progress).
• 117 districts from across 28 states were chosen by NITI Ayog as aspirational districts.
• This program is currently implemented in 112 districts in 27 states.
• The program focuses on 6 main themes which have direct bearing on the quality of life and economic productivity of citizens.

Question 5

The NITI Aayog has released two Delta ranking of Aspirational Districts under ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program. First list was released in June 2018 and second in December 2018. According to second Delta ranking, which district was on the first position among all the participated districts?

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• The ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts program’ was launched in January 2018, implemented by NITI Ayog.
• The objective of the program is to monitor the real-time progress of aspirational districts.
• 117 districts from across 28 states were chosen by NITI Ayog as aspirational districts.
• This program is currently implemented in 112 districts in 27 states.
• First list was released in June 2018 and second was in December 2018.
• In the second list Kupwara of Jammu and Kashmir is the fast mover as it jumped to rank 7th in October from the rank 108 in June.

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