Q. Sukhet’s model was recently seen in news. Which of the following statements correctly explains the model?

[A] This model allows people from dry land to cultivate water intensive crops through rain water harvesting

[B] This model helps farmer to be the producer and seller of their products to consumers.

[C] This model helps women in rural areas to open common service centers in local areas there by increasing governance in rural areas and cater women empowerment.

[D] This model allows women to get their LPG cylinders refilled every two months for free in exchange for cow dung and farmyard waste.

Answer: D
Notes:

It is an initiative by Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University (RPAU) at Pusa. 

It allows women to get their LPG cylinders refilled every two months in exchange for cow dung and farmyard waste.  

Furthermore, it provides four-fold benefit: ensures a pollution-free environment at home, waste disposal, monetary assistance for LPG cylinders, and availability of organic fertilisers to the local farmers. 

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