Government Schemes & Projects: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 1 ‘Samarth’- Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gathering on Samarth scheme was held in New Delhi to familiarize stakeholders w/target & functioning of scheme. Principle goal of scheme is to present talent coaching to youth for gainful & sustainable employment in textile sector excluding spinning & weaving.

    Image of Scheme for capacity building in textiles sector

    Image of Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector

    Image of Scheme for capacity building in textiles sector

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  • 2 Sindhudurg Airport Will Be a Boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Construction of new airport will be completed in 2018 in Parulechipi located in Sindhudurg dist. of Maharashtra. Project work is expected to be completed in June this year. Construction work will be completed in September before start of Monsoon & Ganesh Festival.

    Map of location of parulechipi for Aviation Sector- Maharashtra

    Map of Location of Parulechipi for Aviation Sector- Maharashtra

    Map of location of parulechipi for Aviation Sector- Maharashtra

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  • 3 GOBAR-DHAN: Swachh Bharat Mission Launches GOBAR-DHAN to Promote Wealth and Energy from Waste [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To make farmers more self-reliant, central scheme ‘Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan (GOBAR-DHAN) ’ is launched at National level by Union Ministry for Drinking Water & Sanitation & State Govt. of Haryana.

    Map of Dairy Research Institute (Institute)

    Map of Dairy Research Institute (Institute)

    Map of Dairy Research Institute (Institute)

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  • Jul 10, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Umbrella Scheme ‘Green Revolution — Krishonnati Yojana’ in Agriculture Sector (Important) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Govt. approved continuation of agriculture sector umbrella programme, ‘Green Revolution —Krishonnati Yojana’, w/central outlay of Rs. 33, 269.97 cr. till March 2020. Programme, comprises of 11 schemes to develop agriculture & allied sector in holistic & scientific manner to incre

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  • 2 🌟 Gokul Grams: Rashtriya Gokul Mission Launched with Frozen Semen Station Set in Maranga (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Frozen Semen Station is being set up in Maranga, Purnea in Bihar under Rashtriya Gokul Mission w/100 % contribution from Central Govt. 300 high genetic merit bulls will be kept at station & 50 lakh semen dose will be produced per year.

    Image of Location of Maranga, Purnea & Sudha in Bihar

    Image of Location of Maranga, Purnea & Sudha in Bihar

    Image of Location of Maranga, Purnea & Sudha in Bihar

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  • 3 🌟 Van Dhan Scheme to Help Increase Tribal Income Through Value Addition (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM launched Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) on 14th April, 2018, during celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti at Bijapur, Chattisgarh.

    Map of Bijapur location for Van Dhan Scheme

    Map of Bijapur Location for Van Dhan Scheme

    Map of Bijapur location for Van Dhan Scheme

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  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 1 What is Project ‘JATAN’? 6 Museums Under Ministry of Culture- 1 Lakh Art Objects Digitized [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    Ministry of Culture has taken up project named ‘JATAN’ in collaboration w/C-DAC, Pune for creating online digital repository of museum collections on national portal www.museumofindia.gov.in for museums.

    Image of Integrated Framework of Virtual Museum

    Image of Integrated Framework of Virtual Museum

    Image of Integrated Framework of Virtual Museum

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  • 2 🌟 Assistance to States for Modernization of Police- Modern Weapons to Tackle Terrorist [ Defense, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On April 4, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs said that fight in Naxals is State subject & Centre can only assist State Governments. Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) are provided w/latest state-of-the-art weapons to tackle terrorist & naxalite activities.

    Map of India Naxal Affected Districts

    Map of India Naxal Affected Districts

    Map of India Naxal Affected Districts

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  • Jul 7, 2018
  • 1 NITI Aayog Announces Atal New India Challenges [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog announced launch of ‘Atal New India Challenges’ programme under Atal Innovation Mission on 26th April, 2018. Programme launched to bring-in innovations & technologies relevant to people.

    Image of NITI Aayog Announces Atal New India Challenges

    Image of NITI Aayog Announces Atal New India Challenges

    Image of NITI Aayog Announces Atal New India Challenges

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  • Jul 6, 2018
  • 1 Investment Limit for Senior Citizens Doubled – Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    CCEA has approved Doubling of Investment Limit for Senior Citizens from Rs. 7.5 lakh to Rs. 15 lakh under Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY). CCEA meeting on 2nd May 2018 was presided over by PM. Central govt. approves extension of time limit for subscription of PMVVY 2018

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  • 2 Swarna Bharat Yojana Gold Monetization Schemes: GMS, SGS and IGC [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM launched Swarna Bharat Yojana (SBY) on 5th November 2015. This Yojana covers 3 gold related schemes: Gold Monetization Scheme (GMS), Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (SGS) & Indian Gold Coins (IGC).

    Image of 3 Gold Schemes

    Image of 3 Gold Schemes

    Image of 3 Gold Schemes

    • Primary purpose of SBY is to re

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  • Jul 5, 2018
  • 1 🌟 E-Vidhan Mission Mode Project to Make Functioning of State Legislatures Paperless (Important) [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs inaugurated new office of Central Project Monitoring Unit for e-Vidhan project of Government at Parliament House Annexe. It was launched by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics & Programme Implementation as pa

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  • Jul 3, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (Important) [ Important Days, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, PM launched Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan Scheme on 24th April, 2018 to strengthen panchayat system & tackle gaps that hinder its success.

    Map Jabalpur and Ramnagar Location

    Map Jabalpur and Ramnagar Location

    Map Jabalpur and Ramnagar Location

    National Panchayati

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  • 2 What is Asita? Yamuna River Front Development Project [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has asked Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to expedite “Asita”, its Yamuna River Front Development Project. People-friendly bio-diversity zone will be created for people to interact freely w/river’s eco-system.

    Image of Yamuna River Front Development Project

    Image of Yamuna River Front Development Project

    Image of Yamuna River Front Development Project

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  • Jul 2, 2018
  • 1 Integrated Multi Modal Logistics Hub: Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    CCEA approved Trunk Infrastructure Components for Integrated Multi Modal Logistics Hub known as “Freight Village” at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana under Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project.

    Map of Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary In Haryana

    Map of Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary In Haryana

    Map of Freight Village at Nangal Chaudhary In Haryana

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  • Jun 28, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Atal Bhujal Yojona: Ground Water Conservation Scheme- Funded by World Bank (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The World Bank has approved Water Resources and River Development Ministry’s Rs. 6000 crore worth central sector scheme, ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’. The scheme will be implemented over a period of five years from 2018 - 19 to 2022 - 23 with assistance from the World Bank. The scheme pr

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  • 2 🌟 KUSUM Scheme – Harnessing Solar Power for Rural India (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government announced Rs. 1.4 lakh-crore Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for promoting solar farming i. e. decentralised solar power production of up to 28, 250 MW to help farmers. The Union Budget 2018 - 19 has allocated Rs. 48, 000 crore for

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  • Jun 27, 2018
  • 1 Government Launches Study in India Promotion Programme to Attract Foreign Students [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government launched Rs. 150 crore, brand promotional campaign to attract offshore students to alleviate poor presence of foreign students in Indian institutes of higher education. The money is for two financial years, starting 2018 - 19, under the “Study in India” program. Th

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  • 2 CCEA Approves Continuation of Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Education Loans [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved continuation of the Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Education Loans. The approval would provide education loans to 10 lakh students during the above said period.

    Image of Expenses Covered By Education Loans

    Image of Expenses Covered By Education Loans

    Image of Expenses Covered By Education Loans

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  • Jun 26, 2018
  • 1 Biggest Solar Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh [ Economy, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Biggest Solar Power Plant has been set up in Uttar Pradesh through transparent auction under the Solar Park scheme of New and Renewable Energy Ministry. Viability Gap Funding (VGF) of Rs. 74.25 lakh per MW was provided by the Government of India for the project.

    Map of solar power plant in uttar pradesh

    Map of Solar Power Plant in Uttar Pradesh

    Map of solar power plant in uttar pradesh

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  • 2 What is POSHAN Abhiyaan? Executive Committee Under POSHAN Abhiyaan (Important) [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Executive Committee, which is the Apex body for all Nutrition related activities under the POSHAN Abhiyaan, has taken decisions for improving health conditions across the country.

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

    Image of Executive Committee under POSHAN Abhiyaan

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  • Jun 25, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Steps Taken by Union Government for Promotion of Bamboo: India’S Top Bamboo (Important) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a meeting with the representatives of International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR), held in New Delhi, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, said that India has the potential to become a significant play

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  • 2 🌟 Development of Eight New National Waterways (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per feasibility reports of the new National Waterways (NWs) completed so far, 36 NWs have been found technically viable for development. Government has started working on 8 new National Waterways. The details of the waterways is given in the table below.

    Map of Eight New National Waterways

    Map of Eight New National Waterways

    Map of Eight New National Waterways

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  • 3 Implementation of UNNATI Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under Project UNNATI 116 initiatives have been identified for various major ports. Out of the 116 initiatives, 86 have been implemented so far. The aims and objectives of Project UNNATI of the Ministry of Shipping are:

    Map of the aims & objectives of Project UNNATI

    Map of the Aims & Objectives of Project UNNATI

    Map of the aims & objectives of Project UNNATI

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  • 4 Government Issues Clarification on Gold Imports Scheme [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government of India had clarified that abolition of 80: 20 scheme eliminated undue advantage to Premier Trading Houses (PTHs) / and Star Trading Houses (STHs) and import of gold was also reduced.

    Image of Bridging Trade Deficit Gap

    Image of Bridging Trade Deficit Gap

    Image of Bridging Trade Deficit Gap

    80: 20

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  • Jun 21, 2018
  • 1 FAME India: Government Proposes Multi-Modal Public and Shared Transport in the Cities [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government has announced the launch of public and shared transportation based on electric power train, through a system of Expression of Interest (EoI). FAME-I was focused more on private vehicles. The government is giving priority to public transport in the second phase of incen

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  • 2 Surya Mitra & Solar Study Lamp Scheme-One Million Solar Study Lamps Scheme Successfully Implemented [ Science/Technology, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy said today it has distributed one million solar study lamps under Solar Study Lamp Scheme for states including Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Uttar Pradesh.

    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

    Image of Surya Mitra and Solar Study Lamp Scheme

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  • Jun 20, 2018
  • 1 DigiGaons: CSC Reach 2.50 Lakh Gram Panchayats & 700 Digital Villages to Be Established by the 2018 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Network of solar-powered Common Service Centres (CSCs), which act as access points for delivery of various digital services to villages in India, will be expanded to 2.50 lakh gram panchayats by year-end.

    Map of 6 adopted villages in country in pilot phase

    Map of 6 Adopted Villages in Country in Pilot Phase

    Map of 6 adopted villages in country in pilot phase

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  • Jun 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Govt of India Launches I-Metros for Association of Indian Metro Rail Companies [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Railways ]

    Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched “I-METROS”, an association of all Indian Metro Rail companies at a Conference on “Indian Metros: Collaborating for Excellence”. “I-METROS” will share or exchange ideas and experience among the metro railway projects in India.

    Image of Metro Rail Advantages

    Image of Metro Rail Advantages

    Image of Metro Rail Advantages

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  • Jun 18, 2018
  • 1 Government Launches 2nd Swajal Yojana Project in Rajasthan [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launched the second project of Swajal pilot project at Village Bhikampura, Karuli, Rajasthan. Ensures availability of clean drinking water to every household round the year and to generate employment.

    Map of 2<sup>nd</sup> Swajal Yojana Project in Rajasthan

    Map of 2nd Swajal Yojana Project in Rajasthan

    Map of 2nd Swajal Yojana Project in Rajasthan

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