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Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana replaces which one of the following erstwhile schemes?
1. Integrated Rural Development Programme
2. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
3. Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
4. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramin Kaushal Yojana

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana

The correct answer is Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana.

  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana is a Government of India scheme designed to provide a continuous power supply to rural India.
  • The government plans to invest ₹756 billion (US$11 billion) for rural electrification under this scheme.
  • The scheme replaced the existing Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana.
  • The scheme will enable to initiate of much-awaited reforms in the rural areas.
  • Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana comes under Ministery of Power.

  • The Ministry of Power has launched a new app, the GARV-II app to provide real-time data of all six lakh villages of the country.
  • Minister of Power is Raj Kumar Singh.
  • The total budget of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana is ₹756 billion (US$11 billion).
  • It was launched in 2015.

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