Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) was introduced in 2007 as an umbrella scheme for what purpose?

Ensuring holistic development of agriculture and allied sectors.


Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) was renamed as on 1st November 2017 as?

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR)


PM Kisan Mandhan Yojana is an old age pension scheme for all land holding Small and Marginal Farmers (SMFs) for the entry age group of 18 to 40 years. The Scheme is effective from?

9th August 2019.


Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a Central Sector Scheme launched on?

24th February 2019.


PM-KISAN was launched with objective to?

supplement the financial needs of all landholding farmers in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and appropriate yields as well as for domestic needs.


What is the assistance in PM-KISAN offered to the farmers?


Rs.6000/- per year is released by the Central Government online directly into the bank accounts of the eligible farmers under Direct Benefit Transfer mode, subject to certain exclusions. The total amount is transferred in three equal installments for Rs.2000/-


National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) 2014-15 came with the aims for ?

Enhancing agricultural productivity especially in rainfed areas focusing on integrated farming, water use efficiency, soil health management and synergizing resource conservation.


Agri Clinic and Agribusiness Centres Scheme was launched on?

9th April 2002.


What are the objectives of Agri Clinic and Agribusiness Centres Scheme?

To support agricultural development. To create gainful self-employment opportunities to unemployed agricultural graduates.


National Agriculture Market (eNAM) was launched on?

14 April 2016.


What is the Aim of National Agriculture Market (eNAM) scheme?

 “One Nation One Market”


National Food Security Mission (NFSM) was launched in?

October, 2007.


Objective of NFSM were?

To increase production of rice, wheat and pulses through area expansion and productivity enhancement in a sustainable manner in the identified districts of the country.


What is the funding pattern of NFSM?
Initially it was totally central assistance. From the year 2015-16, the funding pattern is 60:40 between Centre and State Governments and on 90:10 sharing pattern between Centre and North-eastern & 3 Hill states.


Interest Subvention Scheme was launched during?

Kharif 2006-07.


What are the objectives of Interest Subvention Scheme?

To control distress sale, post-harvest loans for storage in accredited warehouses against Negotiable Warehouse Receipts (NWRs) are available for up to 6 months for KCC holding small & marginal farmers.


Kisan Credit Card Scheme came into existence?

August 1998.


Objectives of Kisan Credit Card was?

To meet the comprehensive credit requirements of the agriculture sector.


The scheme of KCC (Kisan Credit Card) was formulated by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on the recommendations of?

R.V. GUPTA committee.


Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana was launched in?

5th July 2019.


What was the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana?

To increase the fish and aquatic products.


Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) launched in?

April 2015.


Objectives of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) are?

To promote organic farming in the country.


Bharatiya Prakritik Krishi Paddhati scheme was came into existence in?



Bharatiya Prakritik Krishi Paddhati scheme came with the aim?

To promote Natural Farming.


PM Kisan Yojana was launched on?

1 February 2019.


PM Kisan Yojana was launched with objective?

To provide income support to all eligible land-holding farmers and their families.


Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) was launched on?

18th February 2016.


Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana was launched on 18th February 2016 with the aim?

To provide insurance coverage and financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of any of the notified crop as a result of natural calamities, pests & diseases and supporting sustainable production in agriculture sector.


What is the full form of PM Kusum Scheme?

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyaan.


PM Kusum was launched on?

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved PM KUSUM scheme on February 19, 2019. Administrative approval of the Scheme was issued on 08.03.2019 and Scheme implementation Guidelines were issued on 22.07.2019.


What is the subsidy in PM Kusum scheme offered by government?

Central government and state governments provide 30% subsidy each while, farmers have to contribute 40 percent of the cost. In North Eastern States, Sikkim, J&K, Himachal, Uttarakhand, Lakshadweep and A&N Islands, CFA of 50%, State Government subsidy 30%, and Remaining 20% by the farmer.


What is the premium amount in PMFBY, the farmers have to pay?

Only 2% for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops. In case of annual commercial and horticultural crops, the premium to be paid will be only 5%.


In PMFBY, the insurance plan is under which single insurance company?

Agriculture Insurance Company of India (AIC).


PMFBY is a replacement scheme of?

National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS) and Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS).


Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) was launched on?

1st July 2015.


Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) was launched with objective?

“Har Khet Ko Paani”. More Crop Per Drop.


Soil Health Card Scheme was launched on?

19th Feb 2015.


Soil Health Card Scheme was launched on 19th Feb 2015 with the aim of?

To promote soil test based and balanced use of fertilizers to enable farmers to realize higher yields at lower cost and to aware growers about the appropriate amount of nutrients for the concerned crop depending on the quality of soil.


Tag line of the SHC scheme was?

Swasth Dharaa, Khet Haraa” means Healthy Earth, Green Farm.


Soil Health Card Scheme was launched at which place?

Suratgarh, Rajasthan. In the same year international year of soil was celebrated.


SHC is a printed report which shows the status of soil with respect to?

12 parameters, namely N, P, K (Macro-nutrients); S (Secondary- nutrient); Zn, Fe, Cu, Mn, Bo (Micro – nutrients); and pH, EC, OC (Physical parameters).


With the objective to determine soil parameters, Mridaparikshak scheme was launched on?

18th Feb 2015.


Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) was launched in which year?


What is the premium amount in PMSBY and PMJJBY?

Rs. 20 and Rs. 430 respectively.


PMJJBY cover the objective?

To provide life insurance security to the weaker sections of society (coverage of Rs.2.00 lakhs).


PMSBY launched with objective of?

Accident Insurance Scheme (coverage of Rs.2.00 lakhs).


Prime Minister Vaya Vandhana Scheme (PMVVS) was launched on?

04-May- 2017.


Objective of PMVVS is?

To provide long term, guaranteed and immediate pension exclusively to senior citizens.

What is the interest rate government offer in PMVVS?

Interest rate for monthly pension frequency is 7.40%, for quarterly- 7.45% and for half-yearly- 7.52% and for yearly 7.66%.


What is the Free lock period in PMVVS?

It is from 15-days from the date of receipt of the policy. If you deposit online, then it is 30-days.


Atal Pension Yojana (APY) a pension providing scheme was launched on?

1st June 2015.


Atal Pension Yojana (APY) a pension providing scheme was launched with aim?

To creating a universal social security system for all Indians.


Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana was launched in 2016 with the aim to?

Supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease Agri-Waste.


To ensure maximizing value addition, minimizing wastage, increasing farmers income, Mega Food Parks Scheme was launched in the year?



Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme was launched on?

29th June 2020.


Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme was launched with aim?

To enhance the competitiveness of existing individual micro-food processing industries in the unorganized segment.


Kisan Vikas Patra was initiated in 1988 with the objective?

To encourage long-term financial discipline in people.


Establishment of clear ownership of property in rural inhabited (Abadi) areas, Swamitva Yojana launched on?

24th April 2021.


Transferring water from the Ken River to the Betwa river, both tributaries of the Yamuna Ken-Betwa Link Project was launched on?

August 2005.


“Kisan Drones” scheme was initiated to practice Farming in a Smart Way. It was launched in?



Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana was launched on?

April 8, 2015.


What were the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana?

Fund the unfunded.

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