Government Schemes: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)

  • Apr 22, 2018
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    The Union Cabinet approved ‘Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) ’ scheme for a period of seven years from 2018 - 19 at a total cost of Rs. 1650 crore. The fellowship scheme was announced in the Budget Speech 2018 - 19.

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  • Apr 20, 2018
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    The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation commissioned the container gantry cranes at Berth No. 8 (Dakshin Bharat Gateway Terminal) and inaugurated the Information Centre and Truck Parking Terminal a…

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    “The National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC) is a Central Sector Scheme which set up in the year 2015 - 16. Aim of NAFCC is to support concrete adaptation activities to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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    This is in continuation of previous article on Startup India. Startup India Learning Program is a free online Entrepreneurship program by Startup India. Invest India in collaboration with UpGrad developed this program.

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  • Apr 19, 2018
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    Government of India announced ‘Startup India’ initiative for creating a conducive environment for startups in India. Various Ministries of the Government of India initiated a number of activities under the program.

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    The Indian Railways has decided to manufacture Metro coaches at a factory in Latur. The coaches manufactured at this plant are expected to be exported to other countries. This project is worth Rs. 600 crore.

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  • Apr 17, 2018
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    Railway Ministry is planning 10, 000 km of new high-speed corridors to allow overnight trains to run at speeds of up to 250kmph. Refer: Railways: Do You Know Mission Raftaar, Safoorti and Zero Accident Missions?

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    The Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship was conceived in the year 2006 - 07 for encouraging scientists (Indian Nationals) working outside the country to return. The Indian national scientists could pursue their research interests in Modern Biology, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, an…

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  • Apr 15, 2018
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    Historical Overview of Steps Taken to Boost Railway Earnings - Government has taken following innovative measures to facilitate ticketing and boost the earnings: - Introduction of Premium Tatkal Quota with dynamic pricing: Dynamic fare component is increased with the subsequent b…

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  • Apr 4, 2018
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    In a major decision to fast track India’s domestic nuclear power programme, union cabinet approved construction of 10 units of indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) of 700 MW each.

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  • Apr 3, 2018
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    Union Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas asked Karnataka Government to implement Mukhya Mantri Anila Bhagya Yojane (MMABY) as a complementary Scheme of PMUY. The ministry also asked the Karnataka Government to follow the procedure of implementing the Scheme through Oil Marketing…

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  • Apr 2, 2018
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    The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified a new e-form called Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Company Electronically (SPICe) for providing speedy incorporation similar to international best practices.

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  • Mar 30, 2018
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    The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has sanctioned a new project to control pollution in River Sal at Navelim town in Goa. Project will be implemented under the National River Conservation Plan at the cost of Rs.… (97 more words) …

  • Mar 29, 2018
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    Ayushman Bharat Yojna provides health insurance coverage of up to ₹5 lakh a family a year, and sets up of health and wellness centres- world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme.

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  • Mar 22, 2018
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    National Academic Depository (NAD) - NAD is born out of an initiative to provide an online store house of all academic awards. It is an - 24×7 online store house of all academic awards viz: 1. certificates, 2. diplomas, 3. degrees, 4. Mark-sheets etc.

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    National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) - Largest and one of the most significant initiatives in automotive sector so far. It represents a unique joining of hands between the Government of India, a number of State Governments and Indian Automotive Ind…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The schemes discussed are: Mission XI Million, ‘I stand by my country’ campaign. and Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers. The schemes discussed are: Jan Aushadhi Scheme, SUVIDHA.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The schemes discussed are: National Resource Centre for Tribal Livelihood. and Ministry of Textiles. The schemes discussed are: Bunkar Mitra.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Rural Development. The schemes discussed are: Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin), Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY - NRLM), Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Aff…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Minority Affairs. The schemes discussed are: Learn and Earn scheme, Management of Haj Pilgrimage, Hunar Haath, USTTAD Scheme. and Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. The schemes discussed are: Pradhan Mantr…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Shipping. The schemes discussed are: Sagarmala Program. and Ministry of Earth Sciences. The schemes discussed are: HIMANSH.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Mines. The schemes discussed are: Mining Surveillance System (MSS). and Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. The schemes discussed are: Indian Bridge Management System (IBMS), Setu Bharatam, Sukhad.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region. The schemes discussed are: Mobile Air Dispensary. and Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. The schemes discussed are: National SC/ST hub, Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) schem…

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  • Mar 22, 2018
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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Communications. The schemes discussed are: Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana (DDSY).

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. The schemes discussed are: Gas4India Campaign, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Urja Ganga, National Gas Hub, Saksham 2017.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation. The schemes discussed are: Gramin Swachh Survekshan, Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G), Atal Bhujal Yojana, Swajal Yojana Project.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Urban Development. The schemes discussed are: Asli Tarakki, Swachh Survekshan 2017, Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Sma…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Defence. The schemes discussed are: Tree Plantation drive, Umbrella Scheme. and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. The schemes discussed are: Smart Ganga City Scheme, Accelerated Irrigati…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The schemes discussed are: Mega Food Park Scheme. and Ministry of Railways. The schemes discussed are: Nivaran, New trains announced, Insurance cover for Rail Passengers, Yatri Mitra Seva.

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The schemes discussed are: FMD Mukta Bharat (FMD Free India), Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), e - pashuhaat portal, Soil Health Card Scheme, Ornamental Fisheries Projects, …

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation. The schemes discussed are: Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD), One MP-One Idea. and Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The schemes discussed are: •…

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The schemes discussed are: National Standards strategy Paper, Merchandise Export from India Scheme (MEIS), Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops (RISPC), Start –Up India Scheme.

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  • Mar 22, 2018
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    Uttar Pradesh State government in association with UNICEF has launched a massive door-to-door campaign DASTAK to eradicate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) disease in the state. Understand the following article as an experiment in Social and… (445 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss the schemes by Ministry of Labor & Employment. Schemes discussed are: Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Bill 2016, Central Board for Worker’s Education.

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  • Mar 18, 2018
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    The government launched ‘Gobar Dhan Scheme’ to convert cattle dung into biogas and bio-fertilizers with aim to benefit farmers and help villages sustain hygienic living conditions.

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    Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved implementation of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 (NW-1). Project is expected to complete by March, 2023.

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  • Mar 16, 2018
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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting: New Print Media Advertising Policy… (245 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: National Strategic plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22), Role of Private hospitals in treating non-communicable diseases in urban India, Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), National Breastfeeding Promotion Programme, Leprosy Case Detection Campaign (LCDC), Mission Parivar Vikas, Janani Suraksha Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), Healthy India Initiative/Swastha Bharat - ek pehal, No more Tension , Swachh Swasth Sarvatra Initiative, Universal Immunization Programme (UIP), National Deworming Programme, SAATHIYA Resource Kit, Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK), Intensified Mission Indradhanush, National Health Policy 2017, National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), and National Nutrition Mission… (1541 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC): Draft National Forest Policy- 2016… (243 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Tourism: Heritage Scheme (Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan Project) and Swadesh Darshan Scheme… (313 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development: Swayam: study webs of Active - learning for young aspiring minds, Prashikshak, Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme, Smart India Hackathon 2017, Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan, ShaGun, UDAAN (Giving Wings to Girl Students) and Diksha Portal… (650 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Home Affairs: Operation Muskaan, National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID), Operation Muskaan II, Digital Police portal, and Anti-Narcotics Scheme… (521 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Science & Technology: Solar Power Tree, MANAK (Million Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge), NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations), Biotech-KISAN, AWSAR (Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research), Distinguished Investigator Award (DIA), Teacher Associate ship for Research Excellence (TARE) Scheme, and Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship… (650 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology: New IT Ministry to have say over UIDAI and NIC, Digital India Awards 2016, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, and Cyber Swachhta Kendra.… (411 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of New Renewable Energy (MNRE): National wind-solar Hybrid Policy, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects, and Solar Cities scheme… (421 more words) …

  • Mar 16, 2018
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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Civil Aviation: Civil Aviation Policy and Regional Connectivity Scheme “UDAN (UDE Desh Ka Aam Naagrik)… (342 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Women and Child Development: SwadharGreh scheme, e -dropbox, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana, POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) e-Box, Mahila Police Volunteer Initiative, National Alliance against online Child sexual abuse and exploitation, National Action Plan for Children, 2016, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), Sakhi One Stop Centres (OSCs), Anganwadi Services Training Programme and Asmita Yojana… (836 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Finance: Atal Pension Yojana (APY), Income Declaration Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana- 2016 (PMGKY), Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana, and Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK)… (577 more words) …

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    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE): National Skill Development Mission, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana, Indian Institute of Skills Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), UDAAN, and Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centers … (524 more words) …

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