Government Schemes

Issues Around Gold Monetization Scheme

February 3, 2017

On the basis of a report prepared by researchers at IIM, Ahmedabad, few newspapers have published progress of the Gold Monetization Scheme, since it was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 5th November, 2015. The scheme, launched to replace the old Gold Monetization Scheme, 1999, has...

Smart City Programme

October 30, 2016

There is no universally accepted definition of a smart city and it may mean different things to different people. The concept of smart city can vary from people to people, city to city and country to country. The smart city mission of Government of India focuses on...

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAANJHI)

May 13, 2016

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAANJHI) This scheme has been launched for developing model villages through implementation of existing schemes and certain new initiatives to be done at local context, depending from village to village. A model of local development should emanate from the Adarsh Gram, which can...

Government Schemes of Textile Ministry

May 13, 2016

Various Schemes of the Textile Ministry are as follows: National Handloom Development Programme The schemes consisting National Handloom Development Programme, Handloom Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme, Yarn Supply Scheme, Trade Facilitation Centre and Craft Museum, CHCDS – Handloom Mega Cluster, Weavers Service Centre and Others Handloom Programme National...

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin

May 13, 2016

In March 2016, the Union Cabinet has approved the replace the existing Indira Awas Yojana with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin  as a part of Housing for All by 2022 mission. Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided for construction of dwelling units and upgradation of existing...

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

May 13, 2016

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana or DAY is a new scheme of the Modi Government to replace the National Rural Livelihood Mission (Ajeevika) and National Urban Livelihood Mission implemented by Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation respectively. National Rural Livelihoods Mission The UPA government...

Government Schemes of Ministry of Minority Affairs

May 13, 2016

The important schemes of Ministry of Minority Affairs are as follows: Scholarship and Interest Subsidies The ministry provides both Pre-matric and post metric scholarship for students, Merit-cum-means scholarships for professional & technical courses, free coaching, financial support for students clearing Prelims conducted by UPSC, SSC, State Public...

Important Schemes of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

May 13, 2016

Important schemes of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises are as follows: Khadi Reform & Development Programme (ADB Assistance) Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has tied up financial aid from Asian Development Bank (ADB) amounting to US$150 million over a period of three years...

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram

May 13, 2016

The Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram was launched in October 2014 by Government of India. Objective of this scheme is to create conducive environment for industrial development and doing business with ease and also expanding government support to impart skill training for workers. This is an umbrella scheme...

Government Schemes of Ministry of Labour and Employment

May 13, 2016

The important schemes of Ministry of Labour and Employment are as follows: National Child Labour Project & INDUS In pursuance with the National Child Labour Policy, the National Child Labour Project was started in 1988 to rehabilitate child labour. The Ministry of Labour, Government of India and...

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