Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Expected Questions on Schemes and Projects – 2018 (Download PDF)

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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, Initiated by Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas with aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing clean cooking fuel.

UJJAWALA: A Comprehensive Scheme for Prevention of trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-integration of Victims of Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation

UJALA scheme is LED - based Domestic Efficient Lighting Program (DELP).

UDAN is a regional airport development and “Regional Connectivity Scheme” (RCS) of Government of India

UDAAN aims to provide skills training and enhance the employability of unemployed youth of J&K

UDAAN (Giving Wings to Girl Students): Aims at addressing the lower enrolment of girls in engineering colleges/IITs and technological institutions.

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Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

  • Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted - living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category.

  • First - of - its - kind Central Sector Scheme (CCS) in India.

  • Fully funded by the Central Government.

  • 👌Implemented through ‘Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation (ALIMCO) ’

  • Devices help the Senior Citizens to overcome their age related physical impairment.

  • To lead a dignified and productive life.

  • Around 30 % of the beneficiaries in each district shall be women.

Sugamaya Pustakalaya

  • Online library that makes accessible content available to print - disabled people.

  • 👌 Created by:

    • Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

    • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with member organizations of Daisy Forum of India

  • Powered by TCS Access.

  • Books are available in Accessible formats for people with visual impairment and other print disabilities.

National Workshop on Autism Tools INCLEN and ISAA

  • Organized by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

  • Aim of the workshop was to train and empower health care professionals like

    • pediatricians

    • psychologists

    • psychiatrists to be trained as Master Trainers

  • Two types of assessment tools were recommended:

    • INCLEN (International Clinical Epidemiology Network) tool

    • ISAA (Indian Scale of Assessment of Autism) tool

Vayoshreshtha Samman – 2016

  • They are National Awards for Senior Citizens and institutions.

  • In recognition of their service towards the cause of elderly persons, especially indigent senior citizens.

  • Instituted by Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment initially in 2005.

  • Upgraded to the status of national awards in 2013.

  • Running such useful schemes for the welfare of elderly persons.

  • The awards are presented on 1st of October every year.

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- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2018

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