SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements about the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM)
    1. At least one member from each identified rural poor household, preferably a woman, to be brought under the SHG network.
    2. Subsidy to be available in the form of revolving fund and capital subsidy as an incentive for inculcating the habit of thrift and accumulation of their own funds.
    3. To work towards universal financial inclusion beyond basic banking services to all poor households.
    4. To pursue skill up-gradation and placement projects through partnership mode. Which of the salient features given above are correct about the National Rural Livelihoods Mission?

    A)  2 and 4

    B)  1, 2 and 3

    C)  2, 3 and 4        

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) is a poverty alleviation project implemented by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. This scheme is focused on promoting self-employment and organization of rural poor. The basic idea behind this programme is to organize the poor into SHG (Self Help Groups) groups and make them capable for self-employment. This is one of the world's largest initiative to improve the livelihood of poor. This programme is supported by World Bank with a credit of $1 Billion.

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