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.