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

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  • Apr 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 What is Guaranteed Minimum Income? History of Guaranteed Minimum Income [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Nationwide minimum income for the poor has been a populist gambit to woo voters similar to a promise for farm loan waiver. It has been tried by various government. Like MGNREGA committed right to work, like RTI committed right to information, like Food Security Bill guarantees th

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  • Apr 9, 2019
  • 1 Enrolment Under PMFBY Crop Insurance Scheme Sees Steep Decline [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    After an initial spurt in enrolment during the kharif crop season beginning June 2016, enrolment under the flagship crop insurance scheme—named Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) —has seen a steep decline, driven by payouts which are either delayed by months or not settled

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  • Apr 8, 2019
  • 1 Seven Books Published by Publications Division Released in World Book Fair, New Delhi [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Publications Division, Ministry of I&B is Participating in the New Delhi World Book Fair Being Organized at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from fifth to thirteenth January, 2019. Seven Books Brought Out by the Division Were Released During the World Book Fair by Secretary, Ministry of

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  • Apr 6, 2019
  • 1 Actions Taken by MWCD on Functioning/ Implementation of PMMVY-CAS [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Computers & ICT ]

    The mapping of field functionaries on Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana-Common Application Software (PMMVY-CAS) using Local Government Directory (LGD) Code allows implementing the scheme independent of the implementing Department in States/UTs.

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  • 2 PM Witnesses Collective E-Grih Pravesh, Lays Foundation Stone for Development Projects in Palamu, [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister, visited Palamu, Jharkhand. He witnessed the e-Grih Pravesh of 25,000 beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana. North Koel (Mandal Dam) project, Kanhar Sone pipeline irrigation scheme.

    The Foundatio

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  • 3 27th Edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair Inaugurated [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister for Human Resource Development Inaugurated the 27th Edition of The New Delhi World Book Fair 2019 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The theme of the book fair ‘Books for Readers with Special Needs’

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  • Apr 5, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Implementation of Rashtriya Gokul Mission [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries has been implementing Rashtriya Gokul Mission with the aim of development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds. The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” has been launched by the Government for

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  • 2 🌟 Menstrual Hygiene for Adolescent Girls Schemes [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To address the need of menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls residing primarily in rural areas, Government of India is supporting the Menstrual Hygiene Scheme, under which, funds are provided to States/UTs through National Health Mission for decentralized procurement of sanita

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  • 3 Swachh Survekshan 2019 Launched Across 4,237 Urban Local Bodies [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has officially kicked off the Swachh Survekshan 2019, the fourth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of Urban India. This year, the survey will be conducted across 4,237 towns and cities between January 4 - 2

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  • Apr 4, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog for Conservation Protection and Development of Cows and Their Progeny [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet approved establishment of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog for Conservation protection and development of cows and their progeny. It will result in increased growth of livestock sector which is more inclusive, benefitting women, and small and marginal farmers.

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  • 2 220 kV Srinagar- Alusteng - Drass- Kargil – Leh Transmission Line Dedicated to the Nation- Ladakh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister, dedicated the 220 kV Srinagar- Alusteng - Drass- Kargil – Leh Transmission System to the Nation, a step that would ensure quality power supply to Ladakh round the year. This would give huge boost to the tourism sector and enhance socio-economic development of

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  • 3 Online Lending Portal for MSMEs [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    An online lending portal www.psbloansin59minutes.com with majority ownership of 6 Public Sector Banks (PSBs) / Financial Institutions (FIs) along with their associated companies, has been launched which facilitates in principle approval for loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterpr

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  • Apr 2, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Schemes Taken by Government for Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants [ Health, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per information of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), an organization under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change estimated more than 8,000 species of medicinal plants are found in India.

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  • 2 🌟 Safe City Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The central government has approved a ‘Safe City Project’ for Lucknow at a total cost of Rs. 194.44 crore under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme with an aim to strengthen security of women in public places.

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  • 3 Shehri Samridhi Utsav Launched [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in February 2019 launched the Shehri Samridhi Utsav, an initiative that aims to extend the outreach of Deen dayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) to the most vulnerable.

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  • 4 Schemes Under National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC) implementing schemes for the socio-economic development of the ‘backward sections’ amongst the notified minorities through the State Channelizing Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the respective State Governments/UT Administrat

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  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 1 Foundation Stone for New Terminal Building of KBR Airport in Leh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister laid foundation stone for new terminal building of KBR Airport in Leh. He also inaugurated and laid foundation stones for various development projects there. He inaugurated the University of Ladakh for Young students constitute 40 % of the population of Ladakh.

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  • 2 🌟 Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To facilitate import of capital goods for producing quality goods and services and enhance India’s manufacturing competitiveness, Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme under the Foreign Trade Policy is for manufacturer exporters with or without supporting manufacturer (s), mercha

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  • Mar 31, 2019
  • 1 Mega Pension Scheme for Unorganized Sector ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Government Proposes to Launch a Mega Pension Yojana Namely ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan’ for the Unorganized Sector Workers with Monthly Income Upto Rs. 15,000. The scheme will also be implemented from the current year

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  • 2 🌟 Budget Summary with Major Highlights of the Interim Budget 2019-20 [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Interim Budget 2019 - 20 besides having a major Scheme for the farmers, it provides tax sops and sets the Developmental Agenda for the years to come. A New Deal for 12 Crore Small and Marginal farmers with direct income support.

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  • 3 🌟 Recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Committee Regarding Exploration in Petroleum and Gas [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Committees/Govt. Bodies ]

    The Government is implementing the recommendations of the high level Inter-Ministerial Committee that has made several specific recommendations regarding the exploration in the Petroleum and Gas sector.

    • India’s import dependenc

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  • Mar 27, 2019
  • 1 Union Minister to Inaugurate the First Swadesh Darshan Project in Sikkim [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister for Tourism inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Rangpo– Rorathang- Aritar- Phadamchen- Nathang-Sherathang- Tsongmo- Gangtok-Phodong- Mangan- Lachung-Yumthang- Lachen- Thangu-Gurudongmer- Mangan- Gangtok-Tuminlingee- Singtam” implemented unde

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  • 2 Government Announces Hike in Research Fellowship [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    From January 1,2019, Central Government has enhanced the fellowship of Ph. D students and other research personnel enrolled in any area of science and technology, including Physical and Chemical Sciences, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Life Sciences, P

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  • 3 🌟 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (P.M. Kisan) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To provide an assured income support to the small and marginal farmers, Government is launching a historic programme namely “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) “. Agriculture continues to be the main driver of the rural economy.

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  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 1 🌟 UDAN 3.0 Scheme Results are Announced [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The union Minister for Civil Aviation and Commerce announced the results of Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) Scheme. The Minister said, following two successful rounds of bidding. Inclusion of Tourism Routes under UDAN 3 in coordination with the Ministry of Tourism

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  • Mar 25, 2019
  • 1 ECourts Services Through Common Service Centres [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Court case information such as judicial proceedings/decisions, case registration, ‘cause’ list, case status, daily orders, and final judgments of all computerized district and subordinate courts of the country will now be available across all Common Service Centres in the count

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  • 2 Technology Mission Centre on Solar Energy & Water Treatment in Chennai [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, will be launching three important centre’s set up by Department of Science and Technology (DST), nucleated at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on 25th January 2019 at I

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  • 3 New Reforms, Guidelines to Strengthen Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS) Launched [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a bid to boost skill training and entrepreneurship in the remotest corners of the country, Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MSDE) announced comprehensive reforms for Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS), to further strengthen the skills ec

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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 Year End Review 2018-19: Ministry of Mines [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Mines is responsible for survey and exploration of all minerals, other than natural gases, petroleum and atomic minerals, for mining and metallurgy of non-ferrous metals like aluminium, copper, zinc, lead, gold, nickel, etc. and for administration of the Mines and Min

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  • 2 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ayushman Bharat is a centrally sponsored programme anchored in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). It is an umbrella of two major health initiatives, namely Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs) and Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (PMJAY).

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