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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 appearing for this Mains 2017. We have created a summary of government schemes in this video and it would be highly helpful in answer writing.

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24 Major Government Schemes, Projects and Yojanas 2017: Summary (Current Affairs)

Dr. Manishika Jain explains 24 Major Schemes, Projects and Yojanas 2017: Summary (Current Affairs)

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

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  • With assistance of World Bank
  • Repair and rehabilitation of 198 dams in 7 states
  • Improve and strengthen safety


National Cyber Coordination Centre

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  • Scans internet traffic metadata coming in country to detect cyber security threat
  • Coordinates between intelligence agencies especially during network intrusions and cyber-attacks
  • Keeps virtual contact all ISPs to scan traffic


Gender Champions Scheme

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  • Gender Champions as responsible leaders enabling environment within their schools, colleges and academic institutions where girls treated with dignity and respect
  • Gender budgeting and analysis
  • Increasing awareness
  • BBB (Beti Bachao Beti Padhao)


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  • Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme
  • Self-employment and income generation for SHG in non-farm sector
  • Provides credit, training and counselling, assistance on related needs

Nai Roshini Scheme

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  • Women empowerment and leadership development for minority
  • With help of NGO, Civil society and government institutions

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana

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Govt. to provide Rs. 5,000 to pregnant and lactating mother for 1st live birth

Earlier named as Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana


Swachh Survekshan Gramin

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  • Progress of SBM in rural areas
  • 3rd party assessment by Quality Council of India – monitor and administer quality


Textile Worker Schemes

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  • Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS)
  • Schemes for Development of Silk and Sericulture sectors
  • National Handloom Development Program (NHDP)
  • Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS)
  • Yarn supply Scheme National Handicrafts Development Program (NHDP)
  • PowerTex India- comprehensive scheme for Powerloom Sector Development

Social Welfare Schemes

  • Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana for Handloom weavers
  • Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthaya Bima Yojana for Health Insurance under merger with Rashtriya Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana
  • Group Insurance Scheme for Powerloom workers
  • Aam Admi Bima Yojana for handicrafts artisans
  • Scholarship for children of jute workers
  • Textile Workers Rehabilitation Fund Scheme - relief to jobless workers from permanent closure of Non-SSI Textile Mills in private sector, now merged with Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojana (RGSKY)
  • Pradhan Mantri Paridhan Rojgar Protsahan Yojana


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Digital Reforms in India: Payment & Governance Major Computer Terminologies

Dr. Manishika Jain explains the various digital reforms and key terminologies in computers


  • Jan Dhan Yojana
  • JAM Trinity
  • DBT
  • PoS machines
  • Credit Guarantee

- Published/Last Modified on: October 27, 2017

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