Question of The Day17-05-2020

PM-AASHA scheme is related to


Correct Answer : a ) Farmers

Explanation :

Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan (PM-AASHA) aims at ensuring remunerative prices to farmers for their produce. It has three components-

Price Support Scheme: Under this physical procurement of pulses, oilseeds and copra will be done by Central nodal agencies with a proactive role of state government. The agencies include NAFED, FCI, etc.

Price Deficiency Payment Scheme: Under this, if the MSP is less than the market price, then the difference between market price and market support price is to be paid by the government to the farmers.

Private Procurement and Stockist Scheme: Under this, oilseeds can be procured at the MSP by the private traders if notified by the state government.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.

Questions related to Government Schemes are asked widely in exams like SSC CGL, State PCS, SSC CHSL, UPSC CDS, RRB NTPC, RRB JE, etc.

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