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

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

    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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  • Jul 1, 2018
  • 1 डेटा के शासन, गोपनीयता पर चर्चा (Regarding the Rule of Data, Privacy - in Hindi) (Part - 14) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj. ]

    डेटा (आकंड़ा) के शासन, गोपनीयता पर चर्चा- न्यायाधीश बी. एन. श्रीकृष्ण, जो भारत के लिए डेटा संरक्षण के नए मानदंडो को तैयार करने की समिति का नेतृत्व करते हैं, नई दिल्ली में शासन पर होने वाले चर्चा के लिए एक पैनल (अनुसूची) की अध्यक्षता करेंगे।

    • यह कार्यक्रम नीति आयोग और सेंटर (केन्

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

    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) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Eco., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Eco., Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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, Schemes & Proj., Committees & 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) [ Agri., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Eco., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Sci-Tech, Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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 [ Schemes & Proj., 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 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    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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  • Jun 11, 2018
  • 1 🌟 National Academic Depository (NAD) - (Important) [ Edu., Policy-Governance, Schemes & Proj. ]

    Union Cabinet approved establishment of National Academic Depository (NAD). All degrees, certificates & awards in country will be made digitally available for verification on single spot under NAD.

    Image of National Academic Depository

    Image of National Academic Depository

    Image of National Academic Depository

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  • Jun 10, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 24) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Schemes & Proj., Bills ]

    FoSCoRIS – FSSAI launches online platform: To bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling, food regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has put in place a nationwide online platform called ‘FoSCoRIS’.

    • It has asked states to adopt this syst

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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 22) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Youth Parliament Scheme: Shri S. S. Ahluwalia distributes Prizes for the: 29th National Youth Parliament Competition, 2016 - 2017 for Kendriya Vidyalayas, 51st Youth Parliament Competition, 2016 - 17 for Delhi Schools.

    • Aims: At inculcating among younger generations the spirit o

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  • Jun 8, 2018
  • 1 National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) from NRDWP & Ministry of Finance to Help with Potable Water [ Eco., Schemes & Proj. ]

    There are 365050 ST dominated habitations in country, out of that 301858 (82.69%) habitations are covered w/provision of safe drinking water supply & 53090 (14.54%) are partially covered.

    Image of Water Worries

    Image of Water Worries

    Image of Water Worries

    • Affected States with poor drinking water co

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  • 2 “Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry” for Sericulture Sector [ Agri., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Central Sector Scheme “Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry” is approved for next 3 years from 2017 - 18 to 2019 - 20. Scheme has 4 components: Research & Development (R&D), Training, Transfer of Technology and IT Initiatives, Seed Organizations and farmers extensio

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  • Jun 7, 2018
  • 1 Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 2nd Phase from 2nd April – 10th April [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Electoral Bond Scheme 2018 Phase 2 was from 2nd April – 10th April. In 2nd phase, SBI is authorised to issue & encash electoral bonds thru its 11 authorised branches. 11 specified branches are at New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhopal, Jai

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What are Nutrient Based Subsidy and City Compost Scheme? (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Nutrient based Subsidy & City Compost Scheme has been approved beyond 12th Five year plan. Scheme was forwarded by Department of Fertilizers. Expense will be on actual basis since national roll out of DBT lead to 100 % payment of subsidy to fertilizer companies.

    Image of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

    Image of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

    Image of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

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  • 2 North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS) 2017 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS) 2017 was approved with financial outlay of Rs. 3000 cr. upto March, 2020. This Scheme is combination of incentives covered under earlier schemes with huge outlay.

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  • May 30, 2018
  • 1 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 19) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj., Bills, Culture ]

    Tele - Law: In its effort to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas. Government of India launched the ‘Tele - Law’. Available across the Common Service Centre (CSC) network.

    • This will connect the citizens to legal ser

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  • 2 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 18) [ Int. Rel & Org., Schemes & Proj. ]

    SRISTI - SRISTI - Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India is a proposed scheme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The proposed scheme will incentivize installation of roof top solar projects in India.

    • It aims to achieve a national solar ro

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  • 3 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 17) [ Sports, Health, Awards, Schemes & Proj. ]

    National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi - nomadic Tribe: The National Commission for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi - nomadic Tribes has given its report in 2016. While some of these communities want recognition as SCs/STs and OBCs, others want recognition as DNTs/NTs.

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  • 4 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 16) [ Policy-Governance, Eco., Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government released India Youth Development Index & Report 2017 - India has 65 % of the population less than the age of 35 years and 50 % below 25 years of age and it is expected to be youngest in the world by 2020 with median age of 29 years.

    • The National YDI value is 0.569 wit

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  • 5 Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 15) [ Int. Rel & Org., Health, Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Biodiversity hotspots in Goa: Three new sites recognised - Bird Life International, a conservation organisation, has recognized three new sites in Goa as hotspots for protection. The sites have been added to their list of “Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas”.

    • The inclusion of

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