CD Prelims TS 2018- FLT 8 (Schemes/acts/policies launched since January 2017) discussion

All aspirants who are giving tomorrow’s test should discuss all there doubts/queries about any question on this thread and not in the comments section of the test

Around 20 questions of the test can be solved using Tikdam method

Tikdams explanations in those selected questions are given in the explanation column itself

By closely observing those questions after every test you will gradually learn the art of Tikdams which will assist you in clearing the UPSC prelims

Highlights of tomorrow’s test:


Q.1)  Which of the following schemes has an impact on women empowerment?



3. Swadhar

4. Ujjawala

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3 only

b) 1 ,3 and 4 only

c) 2 ,3 and 4 only

d) 1 ,2, 3 and 4


Q.2)  Consider the following Statements regarding Niryat Bandhu Scheme:

1. It is a scheme for mentoring first generation entrepreneurs by Officer (Niryat Bandhu).

2. It will be implemented by Finance Minister.

Choose the correct statement(s) from the codes given below:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both of them

d) None of them


Q.3)  Recently, Government of India launched an initiative called Digishala which is:

a) Initiative under Digital India in order to provide e-classrooms to selected Govt Primary Schools in UTs on pilot basis

b) Initiative under Digital India to provide e-libraries in the Central Universities and institutes of national importance

c) Initiative under Digital India to provide research papers of IISC and IITs in online domain for effective peer review and scrutiny

d) Initiative to inform citizens about digital payment ecosystem, benefits and processes through a dedicated 24×7 channel


Q.4)  Consider the following statements regarding Roshini Scheme:

1. ROSHNI is a special initiative under, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

2. It is meant for training and placement of rural poor youth among the minorities and SC groups.

3. 50 per cent of the beneficiaries of the scheme will be women only

Choose the correct statements from the codes given below:

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) All of them


Best of luck!

By Root

Caretaker @civilsdaily