Question of The Day06-11-2020

 Which of the following sites is under the PRASAD scheme?

1. Ajmer

2. Amravati

3. Mathura

4. Kedarnath

Select the correct code:

Answer

Correct Answer : d ) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Explanation :
  • A Tourist Facilitation Centre has been inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel at Guruvayur in Kerala constructed under the PRASAD Scheme.
  • Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) Scheme:
    • It was launched by the Ministry of Tourism in the year 2014-15.
    • It focuses on infrastructural developments at the pilgrimage sites and develops infrastructure like entry points, eco-friendly modes of transport, interpretation centres, waiting rooms, first aid centres, etc.
    • Some of the sites under the PRASAD Scheme are:
      • Ajmer (Rajasthan)
      • Amritsar (Punjab)
      • Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)
      • Dwarka (Gujarat)
      • Gaya (Bihar)
      • Kedarnath (Uttarakhand)
      • Kamakhya (Assam)
      • Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu)
      • Mathura (Uttar Pradesh)
      • Puri (Odisha)
      • Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
      • Vellankani (Tamil Nadu)

Hence, (d) is the correct answer.

Questions related to Government Schemes are asked in competitive exams like UPSC CSE, State PCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, RRB NTPC, CDS, UP SI, IBPS PO, etc.

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