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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1 Adopt a Heritage Scheme of M/O Tourism [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The ‘Adopt a Heritage Scheme’ of Ministry of Tourism was launched on World Tourism Day i. e. 27th September, 2017 by the President of India inviting private sector companies, public sector companies and corporate individuals to adopt sites and to take up the responsibility for ma

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  • Dec 4, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Concerned by the slow growth in the Agriculture and allied sectors, the National Development Council (NDC), in its meeting held on 29th May 2007 called for launching Central Assistance Scheme Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).

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  • Nov 26, 2017
  • 1 VAJRA Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government launched VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research) Faculty scheme by the Department of Science and Technology to enables NRIs and overseas scientific community to participate and contribute to research and development in India.


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  • 2 Pradhan Manthri Sansad Aadarsh Gram Yojna [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) is village development project launched by Government of India in October 2014, under which each Member of Parliament takes responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure in three villages by 2019.

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  • Nov 25, 2017
  • 1 E-Loc- Scheme for Mapping Addresses Digitally [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    All addresses- residential or professional will soon get a digital tag, similar to Aadhaar for an individual’s identification. The idea is to provide e-locations (like on Google Maps) for the addresses therein & then provide possibilities to link them to other info.

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  • 2 🌟 What is Operation Smile? (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Operation Smile-II is a nation-wide campaign to rescue and rehabilitate the missing children. India has an alarming problem of missing children. The Government of India requested the States/UTs to start “Operation Smile-II” from 1st January, 2016 to 31stJanuary, 2016.

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  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 1 🌟 National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms- Centrally Sponsored Scheme (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms was set up with the twin objectives of increasing judicial access by reducing delays and arrears in the system and enhancing accountability through structural changes and by setting performance standards and capacities.

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  • 2 🌟 2017 Approved Sub-Schemes Under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In 2017 following sub-schemes under Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) have been approved for continuation in November 2018: Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Child Protection Services and National Creche Scheme with an outlay of over Rs. 41,000 crore.

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  • Nov 12, 2017
  • 1 National Waterway 4 on Krishna River [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Muktyal to Vijayawada waterway stretch on River Krishna is part of National Waterway 4 being developed by the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). The 82-km inland waterway stretch will be developed as Phase-1 of National Waterway-4 under Sagar Mala project.

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  • Nov 8, 2017
  • 1 SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog and Govt. of Assam launched SATH- Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital for pushing health sector reforms in Guwahati. State consultative workshop in Guwahati launched the SATH to provide support in identifying key health priorities to transform health and

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  • 2 8 PPP (Policy Promote Private) Options for Housing for All by 2022 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New public private participation in homebuyer market aims to tap private and public lands for affordable housing under 8 PPP options. Details of all the PPP in housing markets are given below.

    2 PPP Models for Privat

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  • Nov 7, 2017
  • 1 Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana & Deendayal Hastkala Sankul [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Department of Science and Technology (DST) launched “Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana” to formulate and implement appropriate science and tech interventions for sustainable development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand.

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  • Nov 5, 2017
  • 1 🌟 TRIFED Schemes- Institutional Support for Development & Marketing (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    TRIFED is promoting tribal art and craft for the benefit of tribal artisans under the scheme “Institutional Support for Development & Marketing of Tribal Products and Produce” of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

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  • 2 Bio-Innovations: Propelling the Bio-Economy of the Nation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government is making India a global hub for Bio-innovation with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) playing a crucial role in biotech innovation ecosystem. DBT is catalyzing a 100 billion-dollar bio-economy leveraging research and entrepreneurial capabiliti

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  • Nov 2, 2017
  • 1 🌟 What is National Child Labour Project? Platform for Effective Enforcement (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry launched the Platform for Effective Enforcement for No Child Labour (PENCIL) Portal at the National Conference on Child Labour organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

    • PENCIL is an electronic platform invo

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  • Nov 1, 2017
  • 1 🌟 Dairy Schemes- Must Know: NDDB’S Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan-1 (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NDDB has implemented several major dairy development programs including ‘Operation Flood’ and is playing a leading role National Dairy Plan and Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund:


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  • Oct 31, 2017
  • 1 🌟 “Saubhagya Scheme”- Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Power launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to provide last mile electricity connectivity to all rural and urban households. Government will provide free electricity to all underprivileged households identified under Socio-Economic and Caste

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  • 2 🌟 Comparing Saubhagya (Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar) with 24x7 Power for All, DDUGJY and IPDS (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government has several schemes for providing power infrastructure to the rural and semi-rural areas. In distribution sector for example, two major schemes- DDUGJY for rural areas and IPDS in urban areas are under implementation.

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  • Oct 27, 2017
  • 1 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-1) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 2 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-2) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • 3 📹 Summary of Major Government Schemes for 2017 (Part-3) [ IAS Upd. ]

    On request of our esteemed viewers we have started with the weekly current affairs series. This current affairs will be the first in line and would be utmost important for students appearing for IAS 2017 Mains starting on 28th Oct 2017. Our best wishes to all our readers who are

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  • Oct 26, 2017
  • 1 Turtle Sanctuary in Allahabad Under Namami Gange Programme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Turtle sanctuary in Allahabad along with a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam were approved under Namami Gange programme to protect the rich aquatic biodiversity of river Ganga from anthropogenic pressures.

    Details of t

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  • Oct 22, 2017
  • 1 Paryatan Parv to Boosts Tourism: Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav in Gujarat [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries and State Governments launched ‘Paryatan Parv’ showcasing cultural diversity and focus on the benefits of tourism.

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  • Oct 21, 2017
  • 1 Details on SAUNI Scheme- Foundation Stone Laid for Link-4 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Link-4 of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation Scheme (SAUNI) Yojana was inaugurated in Rajkot district, Gujarat. SAUNI Yojana is multipurpose project for solving water problems of parched Saurashtra region of Gujarat.

    • Three phases

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  • 2 🌟 Saubhagya Scheme for Household Electrification (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With PM Modi promising free electricity for 4 crore rural households under Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojna or ‘Saubhagya’ scheme. 16,320-crore scheme to supply electricity to all households by December 2018.

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  • Oct 11, 2017
  • 1 Project Insight to Curb Black Money [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Finance Ministry launched data mining, big data analytics ‘Project Insight’ to monitor high value transactions to detect tax evaders. Government signed contract with L&T Infotect Ltd to implement the project.

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  • 2 Work on Three River Interlinking Projects to Begin [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government will start work on three river interlinking projects- Ken-Betwa Linking Project, Damanganga- Pinjal Link Project, and the Par-Tapi-Narmada Link projects. Envisages diversion of surplus waters of Ken basin to water deficit Betwa basin- providing irrigation in Madhya Pra

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  • Oct 3, 2017
  • 1 Note on MGNREGA [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    MGNREGA Scheme has seen major changes in the last two years with use of ICT tools, space technology, and focus on improving livelihood of people. MGNREGA Provides diversified livelihood opportunities through convergent programme implementation.

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  • Sep 17, 2017
  • 1 FASTag Scheme of NHAI: NHAI Launches Mobile App MyFASTag and FASTag Partner [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    FASTag is a NHAI program for Electronic Toll Collection on Toll Plazas on National Highways. FASTag device employs Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments directly from the linked prepaid account.

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  • Sep 14, 2017
  • 1 Street Lighting National Programme Illuminates 50,000 Km (Supporting Data) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For supporting your answers you can use following data on Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) for converting streetlights retrofitted to LED lights: Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government of India company has become world’s largest street light management company.

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