Q. Consider the following pairs:
Scheme———————–Target Beneficiaries
1.Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) —- All farmers with notified crops
2.Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)——–Small and marginal farmers
3.Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)——- Farmers and allied sector workers
4.Namo Drone Didi—————Women members of Self-Help Groups (SHGs)
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?

[A] 1, 2 and 4 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 3 and 4 only

[D] 1, 2 3 and 4

Answer: C

Explanation –

  • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN): This scheme provides income support to all landholding farmer families in India, not limited to those with notified crops.
  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY): This crop insurance scheme is available to all farmers, including small and marginal farmers, but it is not exclusively for small and marginal farmers.
  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY): This scheme aims to support farmers and allied sector workers.
  • Namo Drone Didi: This scheme targets women members of Self-Help Groups (SHGs), providing them with agricultural drones and training.

Source: AIR