Government Schemes & Projects: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2020 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

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  • Sep 6, 2017
  • 1 🌟  Indian American Harmeet Kaur Dhillon Appointed as Important Republican Position [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    At the United States national level an Indian American Sikh woman Harmeet Kaur Dhillon (47) from California was elected to an important position in the Republican Party. And with this she elected as the most recent national committee woman, a key position of the Republican Nation

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  • 2 🌟 Approval Grated for First Phase of Ken-Betwa Interlinking (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s first ever inter-State river interlinking project Crore Ken-Betwa gets approval of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL). At the meeting of NBWL which was chaired by Anil Madhav Dave Minister of State (MoS) for Environment and Forests. It will be completed at the estimat

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  • 3 🌟 India Suspend Talks on Indus Waters Treaty (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Indian Government has decided to suspend all further talks on India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty. This was decided in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the aftermath of the Uri attack.

    National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S Jaishank

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  • 4 🌟 9 Indian Island for Tourism Growth-Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    9 Island from Andaman & Nicobar (4) and Lakshadweep (5) are selected to boost the tourism under the Niti Aayog master plan. These include azure seas, white coral beaches of Lakshadweep, and the tropical lushness of Andaman & Nicobar. This decision was inspired by how Singapore d

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  • 5 🌟 Government to Launch “Progress Panchayat” in Mewat- Important [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Progress Panchayat will connect minority’s communities, especially Muslims to make the special policies, programmes and schemes related to education, health, and employment and eliminate their fear and misgivings with the government.

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  • Sep 2, 2017
  • 1 Launch of National Cyber Coordination Centre [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has operationalized first phase of National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC). Scans internet traffic metadata coming into the country detecting cyber threat in real-time and alert various organizations, Also look at

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  • Sep 1, 2017
  • 1 Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) was established as a society in 1994 to facilitate agri-business ventures by catalyzing private investment through Venture Capital Assistance (VCA). State level SFAC is a counterpart of Central SFAC.

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  • 2 Swachh Bharat New Initiatives: Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On third anniversary of Swachh Bharat Mission, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launched third party verification survey report on progress of Mission in rural India. The Quality Council of India (QCI) conducted a third-party assessment of rural sanitation in all Sta

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  • 3 Promoting Employment of Women and Girls in Government Organisations [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government is making efforts to encourage the women to join Government service by providing following special facilities: Maternity leave, Childcare leave, Child adoption leave, Special allowance to women with disabilit,

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  • Aug 30, 2017
  • 1 E-Trans & DEEP E-Bidding Portals Launched by Union Power Ministry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘e-Trans’ & ‘DEEP’ e-bidding web portals has been launched by the Union Power Ministry of State (IC) for Power, Coal New & Renewable Energy and Mines Shri Piyush Goyal for electronic bidding and e-reverse auction of tariff-based electricity transmission projects at New Delhi.

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  • 2 Indian Economy & Issues Relating to Planning Mobilization - 7th pay commission - Hit’s & Misses [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Cabinet approved recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission on pay and pensions in a decision that will boost consumption by putting extra disposable income in the hands of the central government’s 4.7 million employees and 5.3 million pensioners


    Cabinet c

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  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 1 Bharatmala Pariyojana: Road and Highways Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharatmala is an ambitious road and highways project with total investment estimated at Rs. 10 trillion largest ever outlay for a government road construction scheme garlanding the territory of India. Bharatmala subsumes all existing highway projects including National Highways D

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  • Aug 20, 2017
  • 1 Measures to Protect Women Workers Abroad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Indian Missions in the Emigration Check Required (ECR) countries including Gulf Countries report many atrocities on women working in foreign countries. To protect them government has taken several measures.

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  • 2 TREAD Assistance Scheme Women Entrepreneurship Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The focus of the Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme (TREAD) is to promote self-employment and income generation activities for women mostly from SHG groups in non-farm sector. TREAD envisages economic empowerment of women through grant upto 30 % of Loan

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  • Aug 17, 2017
  • 1 27 Cities Selected for Smart Cities Mission in 3rd Stage [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    27 cities have been selected by the Union Ministry of Urban Development from 12 States for the third phase of Smart Cities Mission based on the scores of the Smart City Challenge competition in which total 63 cities had participated.

    • Amritsar of Punjab state has topped the list

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  • 2  Income Declaration Scheme 2016: Will kick start from 1st June 2016 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    From 1st June 2016 the Income Declaration Scheme 2016 or four month window for announcement of domestic black money shall come into effect. The window offers an occasion to all people who have not professed income properly in former years to come onward and state their secret inc

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  • 3 Nai Roshni Scheme: Leadership Development of Minority Women in 2015-16 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    “Nai Roshni” is a women empowerment and Leadership Development Programme for Minority Women in 2012 - 13. Scheme empowers and instill confidence among minority women, including their neighbors from other communities, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting wi

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  • 4 Achievements Made Under Hamari Dharohar Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Minority Affairs formulated “Hamari Dharohar” scheme for preservation of rich heritage and culture of minority communities of India in 2014 - 15. The scheme aims to support curation of iconic exhibitions, calligraphy, research and development, etc. Under this sche

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  • 5 16,200 Trainees Sanctioned to the Project Implementing Agencies in the States Under USTTAD Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Under the USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts Crafts for Development) scheme, 16,200 trainees have been sanctioned to Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) during 2016 - 17 for training in 34 traditional arts and crafts.

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  • Aug 11, 2017
  • 1 SBI: First Domestic Bank to Open Branch in Yangon, Myanmar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    State Bank of India (SBI) India’s largest lender will be set up its foreign branch in Yangon, the capital city of Myanmar - SBI became the first domestic bank to open a branch in Myanmar.

    • Yangon the 54th foreign branch of the SBI will spread the global presence of India’s large

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  • 2 Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016 Passes by Parliament [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government has passed a total of 119 amendments to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014. India became a participant of United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities in year 2007. The Bill will replace the existing PwD Act, 1995, which was enac

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  • 3 Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana Crosses Loan Targets [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Loans which were disbursed under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) have crossed its target of Rs. 1.8 lakh crore in the financial year 2016 - 17. Loans extended currently stands at Rs. 1.80,087 crore. Of this, a majority of the loans were awarded by banks (Rs 1.23 lakh crore

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  • 4 Indian Cultural Centers Abroad [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ICCR has 36 Indian Cultural Centres and one Sub-Centre. ICCR plans to establish new Indian Cultural Centres in Washington, Israel and Paris. Foster and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries.

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  • Aug 8, 2017
  • 1 PMVVY- Senior Citizen Pension Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana is the Senior Citizen Pension Scheme. It will provide an assured return of 8 per cent per annum payable monthly. The scheme is exempted from GST or goods and services tax. The scheme provides the government an opportunity to decrease the interes

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  • 2  E-Voter Mobile App for Kerala Assembly Polls Has Been Launched by EC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An innovative mobile application named e-voter with comprehensive details about the forthcoming 2016 Assembly polls in Kerala by the Election Commission of India (ECI). The app is imagined for voters’ simplification for search in electoral roll, information concerning candidates,

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  • 3  New UN University Council is Indian Academician Radha Kumar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New United Nation’s University Council is Indian academician Radha Kumar along with other 11 people by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, she will serve for terms of either three or six years and shall express its principles and policies, consider and approve biennial budget and w

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  • 4  At Recurve Event at Archery World Cup Deepika Kumari Creates Equals World Record [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s Deepika Kumari has reached to the equivalent of world record in Women’s Recurve event at the qualifying stage of Archery World Cup held in Shanghai, China with recorded a score of 686 out of 720 to finish 1st in qualifiers and equal the world.

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  • 5  New PM of Tibetan Government-in-Exile is Lobsang Sangey [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Lobsang Sangey (48) is re-elected for consecutive term as the Prime Minister of Tibetan government-in-exile. The Tibetan election officials have announced result of election in the northern Indian town of Dharmsala which is the headquarters of the government-in-exile.

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  • Jul 31, 2017
  • 1 Skill India and SANKALP- Biggest Global Skill Park to Be in Bhopal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s biggest Global Skill Park will come up on 37 acre land allotted in Bhopal. It will be established with the support of Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education and Education Services (ITEES).

    About Global Skill Park

    • Prepare

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  • Jul 23, 2017
  • 1 Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY): Now Covers 97% of Discom Debt [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY). The total debt of all state-owned discoms was Rs. 3.95 lakh crore. 26 states and 1 UT to have joined UDAY scheme have total outstanding debt of Rs. 3.82 lakh crore amounting to 97 % of the total outstanding debt.

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