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Which of the following schemes are correctly matched :

Scheme Date commenced
 a) Make in India  1. 25 Sept 2014
 b) Start up India  2. April 2016
 c) Stand up India  3. Jan 2016
 d) National manufacturing policy  4. 2011

1. All of above
2. b and c
3. a and d
4. c and d

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : a and d

The correct answer is a and d.

  • Make in India :
    • The Make in India initiative was launched by Prime Minister in September 2014 as part of a wider set of nation-building initiatives.
      • Devised to transform India into a global design and manufacturing hub, Make in India was a timely response to a critical situation where the contribution of manufacturing to GDP is not at par with global standards.
  • Start up India :
    • Startup India is an initiative of the Government of India.
    • The campaign was first announced by Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi during his speech on 15 August 2015 address from the Red Fort, in New Delhi. The event was inaugurated on 16 January 2016.
    • The action plan for this initiative is focusing on three areas :
      • Simplification and Handholding.
      • Funding Support and Incentives.
      • Industry-Academia Partnership and Incubation.
  • Stand Up India :
    • Stand-Up India was launched by the Government of India on 5 April 2016 to support entrepreneurship among women and SC&ST communities.
    • The scheme offers bank loans of between 10 lakh and 1 crore for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and women setting up new enterprises outside of the farm sector.
  • National manufacturing policy 2011 :
    • In order to bring about a quantitative and qualitative change and to give the necessary impetus to the manufacturing sector, the Department has notified the National Manufacturing Policy (NMP) with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25% and creating 100 million jobs over a decade or so.
    • The policy is based on the principle of industrial growth in partnership with the States.
    • The Central Government will create the enabling policy framework to provide incentives for infrastructure development on a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) basis through appropriate financing instruments, and State Governments will be encouraged to adopt the instrumentalities provided in the policy.

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