Assistant Facts on India

Facts about India – 07

226.The economic planning proposed by eight leading industrialists in 1945 is known as

Bombay plan


227.The insurance company that was founded by Dorab Tata-

New India Assurance


228. NAFED is connected with-

Agricultural marketing


229.The identifying number given to the income taxpayers by the Department is-

Permanent Account Number (PAN)


230.Which five-year plan was called Harrold Domer model?

First FYP


231.A multinational is –

A company operating in many countries


232.Economic growth is usually coupled with



233.In which country Green Revolution was started?



234.National Development Council was formed in:



235.The ex officio chairman of the National Development Council is:

Prime Minister


236.The first book on Indian Planning entitled ‘Planned Economy’ for India was the attempt of-



237.The first Insurance company established for Indians-

Bombay Mutual Life Assurance Society


238.The Panchayat Raj system was introduced in 1959 under the recommendation of:

Balwant Rai Mehta Committee


239.Repo rate means-

The rate at which RBI sells securities in Commercial Bank


240.Father of Green Revolution in India



241.In which area priority was given in the first Five year Plan?



242.In which field Co-operative Movement was started for the first time in India?

Agricultural Credit


243.When was the New Liberalized Industrial Policy was announced in India?


244.The main objective of Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY)-

To construct all-weather roads to connect hilly areas and main roads 


245.People’s Plan was envisaged by-



246.Which Five Year Plan is referred to as ‘Industrial and Transport Plan’?



247.India copied the idea of Five Year Plans from:

The former Soviet Union


248.The Ashok Mehta Committee was appointed in:



249.The Rolling Plan concept in National Planning was introduced by:

Janatha Government


250.Where is National Institute of Rural Development situated?