Q. “Mission Utkarsh” often seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Coal allocation

[B] Steel policy

[C] Aspirational districts programme

[D] Personnel grievances

Answer: C

Explanation: The ADP has emerged as a template for good governance, especially in remote and  difficult areas.

  • At present, two programmes have been conceptualised along the lines of ADP design, one is ‘Mission Utkarsh’ and the other is ‘Aspirational Blocks Programme’ (ABP).
  • On 22 January 2022, ‘Mission Utkarsh’ was launched, under which 15 Central Ministries, having an interface with the public, have identified their low performing 10-15 districts.

Source: Economic Survey