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Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

Date: May 19, 2017

With a view to achieve the objective of making available quality generic medicines at affordable prices to all, ‘Jan Aushadhi Scheme’ was launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India in November, 2008 across the country. The Scheme is being implemented through the Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI), under administrati...

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BHIM-Aadhar,Cash back and Referral bonus schemes launched

Date: April 15, 2017

Enroute to the digital payments gaining the proportions of a mass movement, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a series of initiatives on the 126th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar in Nagpur. He launched the BHIM Aadhaar platform for merchants, Cash back and Referral bonus schemes for BHIM and declared about 75 townships going less-cash. The Prime Minister felicitated the winne...

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Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan & other plans:Towards ENSURING quality Education

Date: March 28, 2017

The department of School Education & Literacy is taking several steps to make school education job-oriented and qualitative. The Department is implementing a component of Vocationalisation of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education under Centrally sponsored scheme of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) with an aim to prepare educated, employable and co...

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मनरेगा – लाखों लोगों की जीवनरेखा

Date: March 22, 2017


महात्मा गांधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी अधिनियम (मनरेगा) ने अपनी स्थापना के बाद से अब तक एक लंबा सफर तय कर लिया है और आज यह लाखों लोगों के लिए एक ...

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Rashtriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram (National youth empowerment programme)

Date: May 27, 2016

Youth represent the most dynamic and vibrant segment of the population. India is one of the youngest nations in the world and is expected to have a very favourable demographic profile in the time to come. In India, youth in the age-group of 15-29 years constitute 27.5% of the population. It is expected that by the year 2020, the population of India would have a median age of 28 years only as ag...

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Date: May 02, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia.Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is an NDA government scheme that aims to provide 5 crore free cooking (LPG) connections to below-poverty-line families over the next three years.

Providing LPG connections to BPL households will ensure universal coverage of cooking gas in the country,...

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Gram Uday to Bharat Uday Abhiyan from 14th to 24th April, 2016

Date: April 13, 2016

Starting with Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’s 125th Birth Anniversary on 14th April 2016 and culminating in Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2016, in the period between 14th April to 24th April 2016, the Central Government, in collaboration with States and Panchayats, will organize a ‘Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ (Village Self Governance Campaign). The campaign aims to generate na...

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NITI Aayog Launches the ‘Grand Innovation Challenge’:For citizens inputs on the key developmental challenges

Date: April 09, 2016

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog launched today the first phase of the ‘Grand Innovation Challenge’ to seek citizens inputs on the key developmental challenges facing India. The ‘Grand Innovation Challenge’ is being launched on the MyGov portal, to involve citizens at the very first stage in innovating for India’s development. The idea i...

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Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana — Gramin to achieve Housing for All by 2022

Date: March 25, 2016

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the implementation of the rural housing scheme of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin. Under the scheme, financial assistance is provided for construction of pucca house to all houseless and households living in dilapidated houses.

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - Scheme for Providing Free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households

Date: March 10, 2016

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana - Scheme for Providing Free LPG connections to Women from BPL Households. Under the scheme, Rs 8000 crore has been earmarked for providing five crore LPG connections to BPL households. The Scheme provides a financial support of Rs 1600 for each LPG connection t...

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PM Initiates Rurban Mission

Date: February 22, 2016

PM Narendra Modi launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission which is an initiative to transform the rural areas to get an urban look.

SLOGAN– “RURAL SOUL, URBAN AMENITIES”

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‘Swachh Paryatan Mobile App’ Launched

Date: February 22, 2016

“Swachh Parayatan Mobile App” was launched by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture and Minister of State for Civil Aviation at a function. This project is being implemented by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India through DeGS and NIC. This Mobile App is available on Google Search Engine as ‘Swachh Paryatan’ and initially it is ...

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Project Sunrise: For prevention of AIDS in North East

Date: February 08, 2016

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had launched Project Sunrise on for prevention of AIDS in the 8 N-E states. The funding of project is done by the Centre for Disease Control of the United States.The objective of this project is to diagnose 90 per cent of such drug addicts with HIV and put them under treatment by 2020.

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‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’

Date: January 18, 2016

Prime Minister  has unveiled the ‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’ action plan in New Delhi to promote new ventures in the country. The major objective of this plan is to give impetus to innovation and encourage the talent among young people and remove onerous government regulations and red tape. 

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – New insurance to the farming sector

Date: January 13, 2016

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has approved the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ - a path breaking scheme for farmers’ welfare.

The highlights of this scheme are as under:

i) There will be a uniform premium of only 2% to be paid by farmers for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops. In case ...

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"BHAVISHYA" Pension Sanction and Payment Tracking System Launched on Pilot Basis

Date: November 24, 2015

The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare has launched a web based Pension Sanction and Payment Tracking System “ BHAVISHYA” which provides for on-line tracking of sanction and payment processes by the individual as well as the administrative authorities. The new proposed system will capture information relating to the pensioner’s pers...

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Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana

Date: October 19, 2015

Background

After agriculture, mining is the second largest employer in India. Most of India’s minerals are located in forest areas inhabited by tribal, backward and deprived population. It can be argued, that the nation’s unemployment problem could have been solved to a great extent, and inclusive development achieved with exemplary standards, had this secto...

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Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme

Date: September 24, 2015

MoU signed for “Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme” for persons with disabilities

The New India Assurance Company Limited signed MoU with the Trust Fund for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Department of Empowerment of People with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and...

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National Offshore Wind Energy Policy

Date: September 10, 2015

Approval of National Offshore Wind Energy Policy

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister , has given its approval to the National Offshore Wind Energy Policy.With this approval, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has been authorized as the Nodal Ministry for use of offshore areas within...

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SAHAJ scheme: For new LPG connections

Date: September 01, 2015

Government launches SAHAJ scheme for online release of new LPG connections

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has launched SAHAJ scheme for online release of new LPG connections for the consumers as parts of its consumer friendly initiative.Under the scheme, people can apply onli...

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National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015

Date: July 04, 2015

National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015

The Union Cabinet recently gave its approval for the India’s first integrated National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015.

The Policy acknowledges the need for an effective roadmap for promotion of entrepreneursh...

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Online National Agriculture Market

Date: July 02, 2015

Cabinet clears setting up of online national agriculture market

Government today approved the setting up of an online national agriculture market that will provide more options to farmers for selling their produce.A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister ...

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

Date: July 02, 2015

Union Cabinet gives approval to Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to a new scheme the “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana” (PMKSY). It will have an outla...

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Smart Cities Scheme

Date: June 26, 2015

100 Smart Cities Program


The population of urban areas is increasing every day as people moves towards cities in search for work. The urban India contributes about 60% of India’s GDP and is expected to increase up to 75% in the next 15 years. The cities need to become smarter to handle this urbani...

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Jan Aushadhi Scheme

Date: June 03, 2015

Government plans to open 1000 more Jan Aushadhi stores

‘Jan Aushadhi’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals in association with Central Pharma Public Sector Undertakings, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses. Jan Aushadhi stores have been set up to ...

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National smart grid mission

Date: May 10, 2015

Government approves National Smart Grid Mission

Government has approved the National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM) -an institutional mechanism for planning, monitoring and implementation of policies and programs related to Smart Grid activities.The NSGM aims to implement a smart power grid based on the latest tec...

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AMRUT Mission

Date: April 30, 2015

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

AMRUT adopts a project approach to ensure basic infrastructure services relating to water supply, sewerage, storm-water drains, transportation and development of green spaces and parks with special provision for meeting the needs of children. ...

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Sagarmala Project- Strategy towards Port Led Development

Date: April 03, 2015

Sagarmala Project

The government recently approved the Sagarmala project, which envisages port-led development at the 12 major ports as well as 1,208 islands identified for development as part of the project.

 The growth of India’s maritime sector is constrained due to many developmental, procedural and policy related challenges viz. ...

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FAME-India scheme

Date: April 02, 2015

Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles (FAME) – India Scheme

 

Union Government on 1 April 2015 launched Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles (FAME) – India Scheme with an aim to boost sales of eco-friendly vehicles in the c...

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Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Date: March 21, 2015

 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana: Flagship scheme for Skill Training

 

The Union Cabinet  approved for the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with an outlay of Rs.1500 crore.This will be the flagship scheme for skill training of youth to be implemented by the new Ministry o...

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Merger of Green India Mission with MGNREGA

Date: March 16, 2015

 Green India Mission merged with MGNREGA to reclaim forest cover

Union Government has merged Green India Mission (GIM) with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Scheme with the objective to increase 10 million hectares of forest cover. National Mission for a Gree...

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Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme

Date: March 13, 2015

Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme: A scheme for redressal of consumers’ grievances

Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister Ananth Kumar in New Delhi has launched Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme, for redressal of grievances of consumers related to drug pricing and availability of medicines. The scheme is ...

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Go India

Date: March 05, 2015

 'Go-India’ Smart Card Scheme

 

‘Go-India’ smart card scheme has been launched on pilot basis on two lines i.e. New Delhi-Mumbai and New Delhi-Howrah. At present, the Go-India smart card enables passengers to pay for reserved and unreserved tickets. The smart card can ...

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ATAL PENSION YOJANA

Date: March 02, 2015

 

 

The government decided that  Atal Pension Yojna (APY), announced in the Budget, will be launched on June 1 and will focus on all citizens in the unorganised sector entitling them to a pension of up to Rs 5,000 per month after 60 years of age. 

Infact the Government had started the Swavalamban Scheme in 2010-11. However, coverage under Swavala...

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PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA

Date: March 02, 2015

PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA-SCHEME FOR ACCIDENTAL DEATH INSURANCE

The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitely presenting the Union Budget 2015-16, said that a large proportion of India's population is without insurance of any kind.So he announced Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana  to cover ac...

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PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA

Date: March 02, 2015

PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA: NEW SCHEME FOR LIFE INSURANCE 

Budget 2015-16 has brought couple of social scheme including low-premium insurance schemes aims to widen the penetration of insurance in India. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is one of such low-premium insurance scheme....

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Soil Health Card

Date: February 19, 2015

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Soil Health Card' scheme for farmers

The Prime Minister launched the the centrally-sponsored nationwide "Soil Health Card"  scheme on February 19, 2015  with the objective to improve productivity of soil by the appropriate use of fertilizers, water and nutrients. ...

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PAHAL: World's biggest cash transfer scheme

Date: February 06, 2015

Pratyaksh Hastantarit Labh(PAHAL)/Direct benefit transfer

The Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG Subsidy Scheme crossed registration mark of ten crores. The scheme now covers approximately 66% of the country’s 150 million consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) under the modified version of the Direct Benefits Transfer in LPG scheme launched na...

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HRIDAY scheme

Date: January 22, 2015

Government launches scheme to rejuvenate 12 heritage cities costs Rs 500 crore

Objective:To preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country.HRIDAY seeks to promote an integrated, inclusive and sustainable development of heritage sites,...

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Save girl child and educate girl child

Date: January 05, 2015

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) 

 

beti bachao prepare

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Ando...

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Direct Benefit transfer and other models

Date: January 04, 2015

 Benefit transfer:Direct or Indirect

Cash in the hands of the poor can transform their lives. With bank accounts and an Aadhaar card for all becoming a reality, it is possible to transfer money directly to the poor and check middlemen who siphon away funds.

Cash transfers (CTs) come in many forms...

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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Date: January 03, 2015

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

 

One of the major commitments of the government is to provide uninterrupted quality electricity to all parts of the country especially rural India so to fulfill this promise government announced Deen Dayal  Upadhaya Gram Jyoti Yojna. Read More


Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Date: December 31, 2014

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Pursuant to the resolution adopted on 29-05-2007 by the National Development Council (NDC), to reorient the current agricultural development strategies to meet the needs of the farmers and for fresh efforts by the Central and State Governments to rejuvenate the a...

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)

Date: December 31, 2014

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)

 

In India only around 45 % area is irrigated. The Government has initiated the “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana” to ensure the irrigation to the 65% rain-fed farming areas. Rs.1,000 crores is being ...

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Mission Indradhanush

Date: December 26, 2014

Mission Indradhanush

To achieve full immunization coverage for all children by 2020 through a Catch-Up campaign

 The Mission Indradhanush, depicting seven colours of the rainbow, aims to cover all those children by 2020 who are either unvaccinated, or are partially vac...

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Agricultural Technology Management Agency

Date: December 19, 2014

Implementation of ATMA

Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Scheme is under implementation in 640 districts of 29 States & 3 UTs of the country.Under the scheme grants-in-aid is released to the States/UTs with an objective to support State Governments efforts in revitalizing t...

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Rashtriya Swachhata Kosh

Date: December 13, 2014

Rashtriya Swachhata Kosh

The Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) has been set up to facilitate and channelize individual philanthropic contributions and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to achieve the objective of Clean India (Swachh Bharat) by the year 2019.

The Kosh will be used to achieve the objec...

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Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

Date: December 13, 2014

Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, has approved the scheme for setting up 25 solar parks each with a capacity of 500 MW and above and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects in various parts of the country where large chunks of land can be ...

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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Date: December 13, 2014

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has launched a programme called Unnat Bharat Abhiyan.

Aim: to connect institutions of higher education, including Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Science Edu...

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SARANSH

Date: December 13, 2014

Saransh

It is an online facility launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to help the schools affiliated to it.

Main features:

It helps the schools to look at their performance in scholastic and co-scholastic areas at an aggregate level, and at the level of ...

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