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

  • Mar 16, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Power: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Power: Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY), Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme, GARV - II App, Coal Mitra, 24×7 Power for All, Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DUGJY), UJALA Scheme (Unnat Jyo

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  • 2 📹 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    In this article we will discuss various scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana, Sugamaya Pustakalaya, National Workshop on Autism Tools INCLEN and ISAA, Vayoshreshtha Samman – 2016

    Key Confusions- UJJWALA: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, I

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  • Mar 13, 2018
  • 1 National Programme for Control of Viral Hepatitis: Free Treatment for Hepatitis C [ Health, Schemes & Proj. ]

    The health ministry is set to roll out a National Programme for Control of Viral Hepatitis from the 2018 - 19 with a budget of Rs. 600 crore for the next three years. The focus will be on anti-viral treatment of Hepatitis C, which will be provided free at all government health se

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  • Mar 12, 2018
  • 1 Shielding Aadhar: UIDAI Introduces 2-tier Security [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has introduced two-tier security features namely Virtual ID and Limited KYC address privacy concerns. Two-tier security would - Strengthen security and privacy of Aadhaar data, Reduce the collection of Aadhaar numbers by variou

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  • 2 Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna Approves by Maharashtra [ Agri., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Maharashtra government approved Rs. 4, 000-crore project aimed at promoting climate-resilient agriculture, to be partially funded by the World Bank. The project, named Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna, will be implemented in 5, 142 villages across 15 districts.

    Maharashtra Approves Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna

    Maharashtra Approves Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna

    Image of Maharashtra Approves Nanaji Deshmukh Krishi Sanjivani Yojna

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  • Mar 6, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is GeM? Government Launches GeM 3.0 (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of Commerce & Industry launched third version of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM 3.0). The earlier version GeM 2.0 was launched as pilot project in August 2016. GeM 3.0 has undergone a digital transformation with superior technology and ability to scale from the pr

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  • 2 Exponential Growth in Regional Air Connectivity (UDAN-2) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The ministry of civil aviation informed revisions in UDAN Scheme under 2nd Round of RCS-UDAN in areas of: priority areas, operational flexibility, helicopter operations. UDAN is a key component of the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released by the Ministry on 15t

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  • Mar 5, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Rapid Reporting System for the Scheme for Adolescent Girls (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Central Government in coordination with the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has come up with a new beneficiary module (i. e. phase -1) of Rapid Reporting System (RRS).

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    Image of Scheme for Adolescent Girls

    Image of Scheme for Adolescent Girls

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  • 2 Doubling with Electrification Projects in Kerala & Tamil Nadu [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Minister of State of Railways laid the foundation stone for the Rs. 3618 crore. The project will be Doubling with Electrification projects covering 349 Km in Kanniyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram section.

    Image of Railway on fast Track

    Image of Railway on Fast Track

    Image of Railway on fast Track

    Map of Kanniyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram section

    Map of Kanniyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram Section

    Map of Kanniyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram section

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  • Feb 28, 2018
  • 1 MeitY Launches Cyber Surakshit Bharat Initiative [ Sci-Tech, Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative to strengthen cybersecurity ecosystem in India in line with Government’s vision for a ‘Digital India’. It was launched in association with National e-Governance Division

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  • Feb 26, 2018
  • 1 Schemes for Child Development [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme - It is being implemented through States/UTs, It aims at holistic development of children upto 6 years of age. It also aims to meet nutritional needs of pregnant women and lactating mothers.

    Child Development Image

    Child Development Image

    Child Development Image

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  • 2 🌟 Government Schemes for Development of Women and Children Implemented by WCD Ministry (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development is implementing various schemes/programmes for empowerment of women and development of children across the country. The details of those schemes are as follows:

    5-step recipe for 'Women Entrepreneurship 'Revolution In India

    5-step Recipe for ‘Women Entrepreneurship ‘Revolution In India

    5-step recipe for ‘Women Entrepreneurship ‘Revolution In India

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  • Feb 25, 2018
  • 1 National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    During the year 2015 - 16, the two Central Sector scholarship schemes for ST students ‘Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST students’ and ‘Top Class Education Scheme for ST students’ were merged into a single Central Sector Scheme called ’National Fellowship and Scholarship fo

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  • Feb 23, 2018
  • 1 What is iCreate? iCreate Dedicated to the Nation [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    iCreate or International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology is an independent Centre created with the objective of facilitating entrepreneurship through a blend of different talents.

    Image of iCreate Dedicated to the Nation

    Image of ICreate Dedicated to the Nation

    Image of iCreate Dedicated to the Nation

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  • 2 Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav: Saksham-2018 [ Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Saksham-2018. Saksham (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) is an annual flagship event of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. Saksham 2018 campaign aims at raising awareness amongst the citizens, on the need for cons

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  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Single Database for Ground Water (Important) [ Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    National Hydrology Project is an on-going pan India project being implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR with the World Bank assistance. The project envisages to cover the entire country as the earlier hydrology projects covered only 13 States.

    Map of Single Database for Ground Water

    Map of Single Database for Ground Water

    Map of Single Database for Ground Water

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  • 2 ASI Survey to Trace 50 Missing Monuments in the Country [ Schemes & Proj., Culture ]

    As many as 24 monuments have been declared “untraceable” by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Out of these, 11 monuments are in Uttar Pradesh, two each in Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan, while one each in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh,

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  • Feb 21, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Schemes for Inclusive Education for Disabled (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Department of School Education & Literacy is implementing the Centrally Sponsored Schemes whereby provision is made for inclusive education of children with special needs (CWSN). These schemes include: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) at elementary level, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha A

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  • 2 Railways: Do You Know Mission Raftaar, Safoorti and Zero Accident Missions? [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government is trying hard to increase the speed of rails and at the same time increase efficiency and passenger comfort. Mission Raftar - ‘Mission Raftaar’ was announced in the Railway Budget 2016 - 17 for increasing the speed of trains. The mission envisages.

    Image of High speed railway length at end of 2014

    Image of High Speed Railway Length at End of 2014

    Image of High speed railway length at end of 2014

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  • 3 What Was the World Record for Bharat Net Phase-1? BharatNet Phase 1: Target Achieved [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government has achieved a significant milestone by completing Phase-1 of the BharatNet project for providing affordable broadband services to citizens and institutions in rural and remote areas. The project achieved a global record of laying of 800 kilometers of optical fiber per

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  • Feb 19, 2018
  • 1 Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) Crosses One Crore Mark [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) is a fixed day strategy, every month across the country during which a range of quality maternal health services are provided as part of Antenatal Care. The PMSMA programme was launched in 2016.

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

    Image of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Setting Up of National Security Commission (Important) [ Schemes & Proj., Committees & Bodies ]

    Government has set up National Security Commission for going into all high-level appointments in the Central and State forces and ensuring transparency and rationale in them. Prior to the formation of the NSC, these activities were overseen by the Principal Secretary to the Prime

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  • 2 9 More Cities Selected for ‘Smart City’ Mission [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Housing Ministry released a list of nine new cities to be funded under the Centre’s flagship ‘Smart City’ mission. The government allocated Rs. 12, 824 crore to be invested in 409 projects to make these cities ’Smart Cities. Of the nine cities, 3 are from Uttar Pradesh, 1 from Bi

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  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 1 Swachh Survekshan 2018: [ Env., Schemes & Proj. ]

    The government announced the launch of cleanliness survey for the year 2018 as part of Swachh Bharat Mission. The Swachh Survekshan 2018. Will rank 500 cities on national level which have more than 1 lakh population.

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    Image of Swachh Survekshan

    Image of Swachh Survekshan

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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What are UAY and IMPRINT? Schemes for Providing Research Facilities (Important) [ Edu., Schemes & Proj. ]

    Government is focused on improving quality of education and research in Higher Education Institutions and has taken number of steps in this direction. Establishment of Inter University Centers (IUCs) that provide state-of-the art equipment and facilities.

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    Image of UAY and IMPRINT

    Image of UAY and IMPRINT

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  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1 Construction, Operation and Maintenance of 2-Lane Bi-Directional Zojila Tunnel [ Defense, Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Cabinet Committee gave approval for the construction, operation, and maintenance of 2-lane bi-directional Zojila Tunnel with Parallel Escape (Egress) Tunnel on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode.

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    Image of All-Weather Road

    Image of All-Weather Road

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  • 2 What is a Jute Year? What is ICARE? Government Schemes for Boosting Jute Industry [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Recently Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave approval for mandatory packaging of food grains and sugar in the jute material for the Jute Year 2017 - 18 to sustain the core demand for the jute sector and support the livelihood of the workers and farmers dependent on the sec

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  • Feb 5, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Jal Marg Vikas Project for Enhanced Navigation on the Haldia-Varanasi Stretch (Important) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave approval for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for capacity augmentation of navigation on National Waterway-1 (NW-1) at cost of Rs. 5369.18 crore with the technical assistance and investment support of the World Bank. The Project is expe

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  • 2 Government Initiatives for Eradication of Begging (Child Protection Services) [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    India is making efforts to eradicate begging, there are over 4 lakh beggars who are spread across the country. CNCP are defined under section 2 (14) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (JJ Act) respectively.

    Map poverty rates In India 2012

    Map Poverty Rates In India 2012

    Map poverty rates In India 2012

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  • Feb 1, 2018
  • 1 Launch of E-HRMS by Government [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    What is e-HRMS? : e-HRMS is an electronic tool for human resource management system, An online platform for central government employees to apply for leave and access their service-related information.

    Image of eHRMS Features

    Image of EHRMS Features

    Image of eHRMS Features

    • Enables employees to see

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