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

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

    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.

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  • Feb 14, 2018
  • 1 9 More Cities Selected for ‘Smart City’ Mission [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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 Bih

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  • 2 🌟 Setting Up of National Security Commission (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. 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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  • Feb 12, 2018
  • 1 Swachh Survekshan 2018: [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Feb 7, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What are UAY and IMPRINT? Schemes for Providing Research Facilities (Important) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1 What is a Jute Year? What is ICARE? Government Schemes for Boosting Jute Industry [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • 2 Construction, Operation and Maintenance of 2-Lane Bi-Directional Zojila Tunnel [ Defense, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Feb 5, 2018
  • 1 Government Initiatives for Eradication of Begging (Child Protection Services) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • 2 🌟 Jal Marg Vikas Project for Enhanced Navigation on the Haldia-Varanasi Stretch (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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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  • Feb 1, 2018
  • 1 What is Blue Flag Certification? Launch of Blue Flag Pilot Project for Beach Clean-Up [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ to develop and enhance standards of cleanliness on beaches. Increase upkeep and basic amenities at beaches.


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  • 2 Launch of E-HRMS by Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    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.

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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1 AABY for Khadi Workers- Schemes for Coir and Khadi Workers [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Khadi artisans are self-employed artisans of the Khadi and Village Industry (V. I. ) Institutions. Government is implementing the Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) (earlier known as Khadi Karigar ‘Janashree Bima Yojana’ which was merged with Aam Admi Bima Yojana w. e. f. 1.1. 2013) th

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  • 2 Udyami Mitra Portal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has launched the ‘Udyami Mitra’ Portal to improve accessibility of credit and handholding services to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). 38 banks and 56 RRBs are mapped on the portal.

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  • 3 Loan for Tamil Nadu Irrigation Agriculture Modernization Project [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Government, Tamil Nadu Government and World Bank have signed the agreement for the loan. According to the agreement, $318 million dollar will be given to the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project.

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  • Jan 30, 2018
  • 1 What is the FAME India Scheme? [ Science/Technology, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises is administering the scheme “Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid Vehciles in India”, popularly known as FAME India scheme since 01st April 2015.


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  • Jan 28, 2018
  • 1 What are Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana, Swavalamban Scheme, and Atal Pension Yojana? [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    This Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing a new scheme namely Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY), which was announced by Finance Minister in the Budget Speech of 2015 - 16.

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  • 2 🌟 What is Childline (1098)? (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    1098 is the phone number of hope for millions of children across India, CHILD LINE is India’s first 24-hour, helpline for children. Implemented by Ministry Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India under Centrally Sponsored Scheme namely, Integrated Child Protection Sch

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  • Jan 27, 2018
  • 1 Phased Implementation Plan for Installation of Flue Gas De-Sulphurization (FGD) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) is a set of technologies used to remove sulfur dioxide (SO2) from exhaust flue gases of fossil-fuel power plants, and from the emissions of other sulfur oxide emitting processes.

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  • 2 Waterways for Opening Business & Employment Opportunities in North-East [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Existing Problems: For NER, routing through the chicken neck corridor in Siliguri coupled with poor condition of roads escalates transport costs and time taken. Annual flash floods in Brahmaputra and Barak also wash off roads and transport infrastructure.

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  • Jan 25, 2018
  • 1 Inauguration of Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Andhra Pradesh Fibre Grid project was officially launched on 27th Dec 2017 for providing affordable high-speed internet service to every household in the state at a nominal rate. Fibre Grid project also termed as Triple Play2 Services envisages to provide internet, television and

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  • Jan 9, 2018
  • 1 Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) to ensure steady supply of skilled workers in the labour intensive textile sector.


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  • Jan 8, 2018
  • 1 Ganga Gram Project to Make 4,470 Ganga Villages Swachh Developed [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) launched ‘Ganga Gram’ project for sanitation based integrated development of all 4470 villages along the River Ganga with funds from NRIs to support the various Ganga projects.

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  • Jan 7, 2018
  • 1 📹 Ministry of Tourism - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Tourism is the nodal agency to formulate national policies and programmes for the development and promotion of tourism: India’s rank in Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 shows a 25 places jump from 2013, Ministry of Tourism launches “Incredible India 2.0 Cam

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  • 2 📹 Ministry of Water Resources, River, Development & Ganga Rejuvenation - Year End Summary [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ganga Rejuvenation: Major activities under National Mission for Clean Ganga: Under Namami Gange programme, a total of 187 projects worth Rs. 16565.34 crore have been sanctioned for various activities, For River Front Development, works at 111 ghats and 46 crematoria are in prog

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  • 3 📹 Ministry of Food Processing Industries - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India hosts World Food India 2017 “the Kumbh Mela of Indian Food”. World Food India strengthens India’s position as a Global Food Factory. Mega Food Parks operationalized; Among others Facilities such as Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots launched in Perambalur

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  • 4 📹 Ministry of HRD - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    For ‘Transforming India’, Ministry of Human Resource Development took a leap forward in transforming education sector with the motto of “सबको शिक्षा, अच्छी शिक्षा ” (Education for All, Quality Education).

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    Ministerial Summary 2017 PIB (Current Affairs/GS 201

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  • 5 📹 MNRE - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government is on its way to achieving 175 GW target for installed Renewable Energy capacity by 2022. India attains global 4th and 6th position in global Wind and Solar Power installed capacity.

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    Ministerial Summary 2017 PIB (Current Affairs/GS 2018)

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  • 6 📹 Ministry of Tribal Affairs - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘Tribal Sub-Plan’ (now called as ‘Scheduled Tribe Component’) funds of Central Ministries based on the framework and mechanism designed by NITI Aayog. Implementation of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) complete transparency and monitoring of funds released is ensured

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  • 7 📹 Ministry of Mines - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    AMENDMENTS IN THE MINERAL AUCTION RULES: The Mines and Mineral Development and Regulation Act, 1957 was amended in 2015. Mineral Auction Rules, 2015 prescribed the procedure of the auction process.

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    Ministerial Summary 2017 PIB (Current Affairs/GS 2018)


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  • 8 📹 Ministry of Textiles - Year End Summary, PIB, Major Schemes, Achievements 2017 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    1. First Mega International trade event-“Textiles India 2017”: Organized in Gandhinagar, Gujarat to showcase the incredible strength and range of India’s textile and handicrafts industry. A total of 65 MoUs with an estimated value of more than Rs. 11,000 crore were signed during

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