UPSC Ecology And Environment Environment And Sustainable Development / पर्यावरण और सतत विकास Question Bank Sustainable Development

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    The Kudumbashree programme by the Kerala government works in the area of:
    1. Reducing maternal mortality
    2. Providing micro credit
    3. Enhancing entrepreneurship
    4. Providing housing
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes:

    A) 1 and 2 only                 

    B) 1, 3 and 4 only

    C) 2 and 3 only                 

    D) 1, 2 and 4 only

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Kudumbashree was launched by the Government of Kerala for wiping out absolute poverty from the State through concerted community action under the leadership of Local Self Governments. It is built around three critical components ? 1. micro credit, 2. entrepreneurship and 3. empowerment. The Ku-dumbashree initiative has succeeded in addressing the basic needs of the less privileged women, thus providing them a more dignified life and a better future. Literal meaning of Kudumbashree is prosperity (shree) of family (Kudumbam).

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