centrally sponsored scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

‘PM POSHAN’ to be continued in Schools

Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of PM POSHAN scheme in Schools, which is a Centrally Sponsored National Scheme. Key facts PM POSHAN scheme would run for five more years. It will run from 2021-2022 to 2025-26. Scheme has been approved with a financial outlay of 54,062 crore rupees from the Central Government. State Government ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Digital Agriculture: National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGPA)

The National e-governance plan in agriculture (NeGPA) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. The scheme was initially launched in the year 2010-11 in 7 States. Recently, this scheme was extended up to March 31, 2021. Key Facts The scheme was launched with the aim of achieving the rapid development in India by using Information & Communication ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

14 Minor Forest Produce Items included under MSP Scheme

The government has decided to include 14 new minor forest produce items under the mechanism for marketing of minor forest produce by the minimum support price scheme. Highlights This new mechanism will help to provide remunerative and fair prices to tribal gatherers of forest produces. The items which have been included in the scheme include- ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

West Bengal exits Ayushman Bharat scheme

The government of West Bengal has decided to exit from the Centre’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana. Reasons cited by the West Bengal for the Withdrawal The letter of the West Bengal government to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Family Welfare,  Government of India  has cited the following reasons for ..

Month: 

Topics: