UNDP, NSTFDC, Vanjeevan - GS questions based on daily current affairs

1)   The Vanjeevan programme will concentrate on which of the following states in the first phase?

1) Assam
2) Gujarat
3) Jharkhand

a. 1, 3
b. 1, 2
c. 2, 3
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 1, 2

Vanjeevan will be a programme to identify the problems in livelihood issues in select districts of six states having low HDI of tribal people in the first phase.

The states are Assam, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha and Telangana.

In the second phase the programme will be implemented in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya and Tripura.

The programme will focus on the identification of local resources, keeping in view the existing skill level.

The programme will facilitate utilization of funds under various Government programmes for the above purpose.

2)   Which of the following institution/s will participate in the first ever Global Conference on Voter Education - “Voter Education for Inclusive, Informed and Ethical Participation”?

3) Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre

a. 1, 3
b. 2
c. 2, 3
d. All of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: All of the above

International Organisations that will participate are -

  • UNDP
  • International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)
  • International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
  • Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre
  • University of Haifa
  • Also, Election Management Bodies of 27 countries from across the globe will converge at this Conference to share experiences and develop novel practices.