Government Schemes: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1 India Innovation Index to Measure Performance of Indian States [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The World Economic Forum, NITI Aayog, World Intellectual Property Organization and Cornell University will work together to develop an India Innovation Index. Index will provide impetus to Indian states to drive innovative spirit. It will encourage states to compete with each oth

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  • 2 Union Cabinet Approves the Exclusion of States from National Small Savings Fund [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Union Cabinet approved a loan of Rs. 45, 000 crore to the FCI out of the National Small Savings Fund. As well as exempted most states and UTs from the mandatory investment norms for funds collected under the NSSF scheme.

    Union cabinet, approves exclusion of States from NSSF

    Union Cabinet, Approves Exclusion of States from NSSF

    Union cabinet, approves exclusion of States from NSSF

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  • 3 Govt. Launches ‘ShaGun’ - a Web-Portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Shri. Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development has launched e-initiative a global democratic forum enabled by technology ‘ShaGun’ - a web-portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. He highlighted that platform will give recognition to people, State governments, sc

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  • 4 Amendment in Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme Approved by Union Cabinet [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Cabinet amended the Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme (M-SIPS) to boost electronic manufacturing. Under the amended rules, companies that invest in manufacturing would get up to Rs. 10, 000 crore as incentives. The plan is to make India a big hub in electronic manufa

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  • 5 Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States Held at Chennai [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States was held in Chennai. The conference was attended by labour ministers and principal secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.

    Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States

    Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States

    Regional Conference of Labour Ministers of Southern States

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  • Feb 24, 2017
  • 1 SC Introduces Middle Income Group Scheme [ Scholarship Upd. ]

    Supreme Court has introduced Middle Income Group Scheme (MIGS). It is a self-supporting scheme for providing legal services to middle and relatively lower income groups. Middle class people who cannot afford the expensive litigation in apex can avail services of society for a nom

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  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 1 PM Narendra Modi Announces Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PKVY), a skill development program. It is targeted at Indian youth seeking overseas employment to make India the Skill Capital of the World. It was launched after inauguration of 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas conve

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  • Dec 16, 2016
  • 1 Lucky Grahak Yojana, Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to Promote Digital Payments by Union Government [ Schemes & Proj. ]

     The Union Government has launched Lucky Grahak Yojana to encourage consumers.  Also launch Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to encourage merchants for transition to digital payments. Any payment made digitally for any purchase is eligible for the scheme.

    Growth in digital payment

    Growth in Digital Payment

    Growth in digital payment

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  • Nov 3, 2016
  • 1 Now Applications Can Be Submitted Online for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Common Services Centre (CSC) a SPV of Ministry of Information Technology have signed MoU for supporting online submission of applications under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana(Urban).

    MoU was signed in the presence of Uni

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  • Oct 4, 2016
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana ~ Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana is poverty alleviation program mainly by educating the poor about the various governmental schemes. This scheme was officially launched in April 2015.

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

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  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 1 Sagar Mala Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    India lies in the Indian Ocean. The location of India is both decisive and fractural.  On one hand it is bound with a big coastal area and on the other, the threat to the coastal region is also real. Real problem lies with securing the coastline but not the borders and hence the

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  • 2 Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    To doctor the lack of security in the lives of general and poor people, the Prime Minister of India has introduced the PMSBY scheme in Kolkata on 9th May 2015, simultaneously with two other insurance- and pension-related schemes. It is an accidental death and disability insurance

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  • 3 Pradhan Mantri Atal Pension Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Indian government is working hard to easy the life of the old people by providing them economic support. Initiation of the ATAL PENSION YOJANA is one such step towards the progress of the senior citizens. Atal Pension Yojana is a government-endorsed pension scheme in India fo

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  • 4 Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    On 9th of May 2015, at Kolkata the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched a scheme known as Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana. It is government backed scheme related to life insurance. It was originally and officially announced in 2015 Budget speech by the then finance minister o

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  • 5 MUDRA Bank Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    On 8th April 2015 with a corpus of Rs 20,000 crore and a credit guaranteed corpus of Rs 3,000 crore, The Prime Minister of India launched the promised Micro Units Development And Refinance Agency Ltd (Mudra). The launch was the fulfillment of the commitment given earlier given by

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  • 6 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The requirement for any occupation is skill. The better the person’s skill, the better they perform and earn. In India since the competition for a particular job is high, certified skills are more important. For this reason, the Government of INDIA took an initiative known as Pra

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  • 7 Insight Into Jan Dhan Yojana – General Studies [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The central government lead by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched various social welfare schemes throughout the country within a short span of time. Jan Dhan yojana was one of those schemes. This was a financial inclusion campaign launched on 28th August 2014.

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  • 8 Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) – General Studies [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    A primary needs are food, shelter and clothes. Having a roof on head ensures a sense of security. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is a social welfare program, started by Indian government on June 25, 2015. It was previously known as “Housing for all scheme”.

    Image of PMAY Scheme Logo

    Image of PMAY Scheme Logo

    Image of PMAY Scheme Logo

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  • Sep 20, 2016
  • 1 ‘Indira Awaas Yojana’ Will Be Takeover by ‘Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana’ by 2017 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) will going to be completed in March 2017 and in the last six month of the compilation it will run parallel with the Narendra Modi’s Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY).

    • The PMAY will be launched in October 2016 by the Union rural development ministry.
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  • Sep 7, 2016
  • 1 Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana Launched by Odisha Government [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of Odisha has launched the Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana (BKRY) with the aim to development of girls in three districts of Odisha or three years and they are:

    Key features of scheme

    1. Ganjam
    2. Dhenkanal
    3. Angul
    Key features of scheme

    Key Features of Scheme

    Key features of scheme

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  • Aug 31, 2016
  • 1 SAUNI Yojana for Diverting waters from Flooded Narmada [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In September 2012, as the chief minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi launched a yojana, SAUNI- Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation through which he promised to fill up 115 dams of drought prone Saurashtra with excess flood waters of Narmada in South Gujarat. The main mission is to

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  • Aug 9, 2016
  • 1 Odisha Government Launches Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Odisha government launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana for a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers to mark the second National Handlooms Day. This scheme has been launched by Naveen Patnaik CM of Odisha.

    Odisha government launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana

    Odisha Government Launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana

    Showing image of Odisha government launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana

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  • Jul 15, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Allocates Rs 12,000 Crore to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union Cabinet allocates Twelve thousand crore rupees to Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). The funds will be used to impart skilling to one crore people over next 4 years (2016 - 2020).

    • The PMKVY impart skill training to 60 lakh youths and certify skills of 40 lakh per

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  • Mar 28, 2016
  • 1 Union Cabinet Permits the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    About Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana: Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana will provide financial help for construction of pucca houses to all houseless and households living in decrepit houses. The spending in implementing the project is Rs. 81975 crore in a span of 3 years from 2016 - 17 t

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  • Mar 11, 2016
  • 1  Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Has Been Approved by CCEA [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) has been approved by the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) for providing free of cost LPG (cooking gas) connections to women from BPL Households.

    The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas will implementation body of

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  • Jan 18, 2016
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) approved by Union Cabinet [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    About Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana: PMFBY is a crop insurance scheme aimed to improve the farming sector in India. It is beneficial to farmers and it is aimed to decrease the premium problem of farmers and certify early clearance of crop assurance which was claim for the full

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 Ganga Gram Yojana has been launched by Union Government [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    To develop 1600 villages in Uttar Pradesh (UP) which are located near the banks of Ganga River, Union Government has launched Ganga Gram Yojana. The scheme was launched by the Uma Bharti Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has launched this

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  • Aug 19, 2015
  • 1 Tata Trusts decides to develop 264 villages under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) enterprise [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    About Tata Trust: Sir Ratan Tata Trust was started in 1919 with capital of Rs. 8 million. This Trust is one of the oldest grant giving foundations in India. Jamsetji Tata who was founder of Tata group led the first Trust JN Tata Endowment in 1892.

    About development of 264 villa

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  • Jul 6, 2015
  • 1 Union Cabinet gives nod to Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union Cabinet meeting headed by P M Narendra Modi approved Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) or PM’s Agriculture Irrigation Scheme. PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana) is central scheme (each and every farmer) that aims at providing irrigation facilities t

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  • Nov 14, 2014
  • 1 प्रधान मंत्री जन-धन योजना (Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana - In Hindi - 2014) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    प्रस्तावना: यदि जरूरत पड़ने पर हमारे पास पैसे हो तो हमारी सारी चिन्ताएँ दूर हो जाती हैं। जीवन में आपात स्थितियाँ कभी न कभी आ जाती हैं। ऐसे में अगर पैसा पास में हो, तो किसी के सामने हाथ फैलाना नहीं पड़ता, परन्तु आज की पीढ़ी भौतिकतावाद से प्रभावित है। उनके जीवन का मूलमंत्र है - कमाओं,

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