UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    With reference to National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs), consider the following statements.
    1. NIMZ aims to enhance the share of manufacturing in the GDP to 25% and to create 100 million jobs over a decade or so.
    2. These industrial townships are proposed to be self-governing and autonomous bodies under Article-243 (Q-c) of the Constitution.
    3. Article-243 (Q-c) of the Constitution deals with Panchayats and their Constitution.
    4. These will be green field integrated Industrial townships with state of the art infrastructure.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1, 2 and 4                    

    B)  1, 3 and 4          

    C)  2, 3 and 4                    

    D) (d) All of these

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The Government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25% within a decade and creating 100 million jobs. It also seeks to empower rural youth by imparting vocational training and skill development to make them employable. National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) proposes to establish 4-5 NMIZs as green field integrated industrial townships with world class infrastructure financed by the Central Government in partnership with respective State Government with a competitive regulatory environment for attractive investments. All of the statements are correct except Statement 3.

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