Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) Development Mission, a scheme with a budget of 24,000 crore rupees.
- The launch took place on November 15, 2023, during the third Janjaatiya Gaurav Diwas in the Khunti district of Jharkhand.
- The PVTG Development Mission aims to benefit 75 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups in 18 states and Union Territories, residing in 22,544 villages across 220 districts, with a total population of approximately 28 lakhs.
Janjatiya Gaurav Divas is celebrated on 15 November to remember the contribution of tribal freedom fighters in Indian independence. November 15 is the birthday of the great tribal warrior Birsa Munda.
Q.: On which occasion did Prime Minister Narendra Modi launch the Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) Development Mission?
a. Republic Day
b. Independence Day
c. Janjaatiya Gaurav Diwas
d. Gandhi Jayanti
Ans : c. Janjaatiya Gaurav Diwas
Q.: What is the significance of November 15 in relation to Janjatiya Gaurav Divas?
a. It marks the Independence Day
b. It is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda
c. It is the anniversary of the B R Ambedkar
d. It is the International Day of Tribes
Ans : b. It is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda