SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    The Kudumbashree program by the Kerala government works in the area of
    1. Reducing maternal mortality
    2. Providing micro credit
    3. Enhancing entrepreneurship
    4. Providing housing
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2 only

    B)  1, 3 and 4 only

    C)  2 and 3 only    

    D)  1, 2, and 4 only

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Kudumbashree (Kudumbam = Family and Shree = Prosperity) was launched by the Government of Kerala in 1998 for wiping out absolute poverty from the State through concerted community action under the leadership of Local Self Governments. It is built around three critical components - 1. Micro credit, 2 entrepreneurship and 3. empowerment. The Kudumbashree initiative has succeeded in addressing the basic needs of the less privileged women, thus providing them a more dignified life and a better future. The mission aims at the empowerment of women, through forming self-help groups and encouraging their entrepreneurial or other wide range of activities. The purpose of the mission is to ensure that the women should no longer remain as passive recipients of public assistance, but active leaders in women-involved development initiatives.

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