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What is not true about Soil Health Card?

A. It is a state government-sponsored scheme.

B. Provides basic input on soil nutrients.

C. Helps farmers improve productivity.

D. Recommends fertilizers in terms of the crop.

1. C
2. D
3. B
4. A

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : A

The correct answer is  It is a state government-sponsored scheme.

  • A Soil Health Card is used to assess the current status of soil health and, when used over time, to determine changes in soil health that are affected by land management.
  • A Soil Health Card displays soil health indicators and associated descriptive terms.


  • Soil Health Card (SHC) is centrally sponsored scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 19th February 2015 at Suratgarh in Rajasthan.
  • The scheme aims to issue soil health cards to farmers every two years so as to provide a basis to address nutritional deficiencies in the soil.
  • Soil Health Card helps farmers to increase crop production by using a balanced amount of fertilizers.
  • Farmers realize the fertile strength, status, and capacity of their farm soil through the Soil Health Card.
  • This day highlights all these benefits to the farmers.
  • It is also important to know the type of soil.

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