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April Month Government Policies and Schemes 2023

April Month Government Policies and Schemes 2023

April Month Government Policies and Schemes 2023 Current Affairs is the most important in all competitive exams like State wise govt exams and Central wise govt exams this is the major role and we provide the most important Schemes for exams so don’t neglect these questions and If you want to get a job this is the most top GK Questions on various static general studies subjects such as Indian History, Geography, Economy, Polity & Constitution, Banking, Society, Environment, Sports, Indian Culture, etc. for competitive examinations including Army, Navy,  Airforce, Coastguard, SSC, UPSC, CDS, NDA, Railways and all other examinations.

1. In March 2023, the Union government launched a new scheme ‘New India Literacy Programme’ to literate people of and above how many years of age?

A) 14

B) 15

C) 16

D) 17

2) The Mahila Samman Savings Certificates-2023 scheme offers a fixed interest of how much per cent compounded quarterly?

A) 7%

B) 7.5%

C) 8%

D) 8.5%

3) The Government has disbursed how many rupees to beneficiaries during 2022-23 under the PLI Scheme for Drones and Drone Components?

A) 25 crore rupees

B) 30 crore rupees

C) 35 crore rupees

D) 40 crore rupees

4) Consider the two statemnets given below and choose the appropriate option.

1. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) recently said that the government will invite bids for 50GW capacity each year for the next five years.

2. This plan is in accordance with Prime Minister’s announcement at COP26, of achieving 500GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel (renewable energy + nuclear) sources by 2035.

A) Only 1 is incorrect

B) Only 2 is incorrect

C) Both 1 and 2 are incorrect

D) Both 1 and 2 are correct

5) In April 2023, the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of the world’s third Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) in which state at a cost of Rs 2,600 crore?

A) Gujarat

B) Maharashtra

C) Punjab

D) Haryana

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6) Consider the following statements about Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY):

1. More than 40.82 crore loans worth ₹23.2 lakh crore have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) since its inception.

2. About 68% of accounts under the scheme belong to women entrepreneurs and 51% of accounts belong to entrepreneurs of SC/ST and OBC categories.

3. It aims to provide collateral loans to micro-enterprises in the country.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1,2

B) 2,3

C) 1,3

D) All 1, 2 and 3

7) Ports, Shipping and Waterways Ministry recently issued a draft on ‘Sagarmala Innovation and Start-up Policy’. The Sagarmala programme was launched in which of the following years?

A) 2013

B) 2015

C) 2017

D) 2012

8) What is the objective of the ‘Sangathan-se-Samriddhi’ scheme?

A) To provide better education facilities to rural children

B) To provide employment opportunities to rural youth

C) To empower rural women through Self Help Groups (SHGs)

D) None of these

9) Which of these state governments has approved amendments in Atal Residential School Scheme?

A) Bihar

B) West Bengal

C) Uttar Pradesh

D) Karnataka

10) The Ministry of Civil Aviation has launched which round of UDAN scheme in April 2023?

A) 4th

B) 5th

C) 6th

D) 3rd

Answer Key:

Question Number Answer
1 B
2 B
3 B
4 B
5 B
6 A
7 B
8 C
9 C
10 B

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    • It was launched with a financial outlay of over 1000 crore rupees for implementation during the financial year 2022-23 to 2026-27.
    • It aims to provide literacy to five crore individuals in the age group of 15 years and above who are currently unable to read or write.
    • The Scheme has five components:
      • Foundational Literacy and Numeracy
      • Critical Life Skills
      • Vocational Skills Development
      • Basic Education
      • Continuing Education


  • Mahila Samman Savings Certificates-2023 scheme:
    • The scheme has been made available at all the post offices across the country.
    • The 2-year tenure scheme offers a fixed interest of 7.5% interest compounded quarterly with flexible investment and partial withdrawal options with a maximum ceiling of Rs. 2 lahks.
    • The scheme was announced in the 2023-24 Budget by the Union Finance Minister to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.’
    • The scheme is valid for two years up to 31st March 2025.


  • As per Civil Aviation Ministry the Production Linked Incentive scheme for drones and drone components in September 2021 to promote the indigenous drone industry.
  • The coverage of the scheme also includes developers of drone-related software.
  • The step was widely welcomed by academia and industry experts.
  • The coverage of the scheme also includes developers of drone-related software.


  • The government will invite bids for 50GW capacity from current fiscal till fiscal 2027-28. Hence, statement 1 is correct.
  • The plan finalized by MNRE at a meeting chaired by Union Minister for Power & NRE RK Singh last week, is in accordance with Prime Minister’s announcement at COP26, of achieving 500GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel (renewable energy + nuclear) sources by 2030Hence, statement 2 is incorrect


  • It also approved the establishment of the world’s third Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) at Hingoli in Maharashtra at a cost of Rs 2,600 crore.
  • The project will be piloted by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST).
  • The government had earlier opened up the space sector for the private sector to help boost the development of the segment.


  • PM MUDRA Yojana (PMMY):
    • Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) is a scheme launched by PM Narendra Modi on April 8, 2015, for providing loans up to 10 lakh to non-corporate, non-farm small/micro enterprises.
    • The MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) bank was established as a public sector financial institution in 2015.
    • It provides loans under 3 categories dubbed as “Shishu,” “Kishore,” and “Tarun,”.


  • The draft policy aims at nurturing start-ups and other entities working in the maritime sector.
  • The policy has identified several key areas for the startups including decarbonization, maritime education, multi-modal transportation, smart communication and marine electronics.
  • The Sagarmala programme is the flagship initiative of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to promote port-led development in the country through harnessing lndia’s 7,500 kilometre-long coastline14,500 km of potentially navigable waterways and strategic location on key international maritime trade routes.


  • The Government of India has launched a new scheme called ‘Sangathan-se-Samriddhi’ aimed at bringing marginalised rural women into the fold of Self Help Groups (SHGs).
  • The scheme will provide support to around 75,000 SHGs across 11 states in India, with a focus on empowering women and promoting entrepreneurship.
  • It will give financial assistance to help them start and expand their businesses.


  • UP govt has approved a proposal seeking amendments to the Atal Residential School Scheme.
  • The amendments will help children impacted by Covid-19 avail the benefits of the scheme.
  • The Atal Residential School Scheme aims to provide quality and free education to children of poor labourers.
  • Under the scheme, free quality residential education from classes 6 to 12 will also be provided.


  • The Ministry of Civil Aviation has launched the 5th round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN).
  • It will further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country and achieve last mile connectivity.
  • This round of UDAN focuses on Category-2 (20-80 seats) and Category-3 (>80 seats).

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