Question

Which of the following Statements about the PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana is/are True?

I- It aims to create modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet.

II- The scheme was implemented in the year 2019-20.

III- Food safety and quality assurance infrastructure will also be built under the scheme.

A Only I Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Only II Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C I & II Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D II & III Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E All of the above Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana is a comprehensive package aiming to create modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet. The scheme boosts the growth of the food processing sector in the country and helps in providing better returns to farmers as well. It has an outlay of 6000 crores. The scheme was implemented in the year 2019-20. The scheme aims at integrating existing and new schemes targeted at reducing food wastage, provide quality food to consumers at reasonable prices, and at the same time doubling farmer’s income. SAMPADA is an umbrella scheme with its period coterminous with the cycle of the 14th finance commission. It has various schemes within its gamut.

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