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1146. 

Who launched the Hirkani Maharashtrachi scheme to provide a platform for women's Self Help Groups (SHGs) in Maharashtra?

[A]. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
[B]. Shri Nitin Gadkari
[C]. Shri Suresh Prabhu
[D]. Smt Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu launched the Hirkani Maharashtrachi scheme to provide a platform for women's Self Help Groups (SHGs) and the District Business Plan Competition to boost entrepreneurship in Maharashtra. The Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS), which comes under the State departments of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, will execute the project with support from officials in the districts. Under the Hirkani Maharashtrachi scheme, women's SHGs will pitch their business plan at the taluka level. Ten groups will be selected from each taluka and Rs.50,000 will be given to each SHG to implement their idea. Five SHGs at the district level will be selected and Rs.2 lakh will be given to each SHG to take their ideas forward.

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