Government Schemes

PM launches Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (Rural Housing Scheme)

November 21, 2016

Prime Minister Modi has launched the government’s flagship housing scheme ‘Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana (PMAY-G)’ in Agra. PMAY-G is an ambitious housing scheme meant for rural poor. In March 2016, the Union Cabinet had approved to replace the existing Indira Awas Yojana with Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin as...

Jeevan Pramaan

March 7, 2015

In its determination to bring digitalisation to every Indian household, Digital Life Certificate or Jeevan Pramaan is another enabling mechanism launched by Government of India to benefit over a crore pensioners in the country. This is another major step towards self-certification. Under the present system for payment of pension, every pensioner...

Rationalization of centrally sponsored schemes

August 13, 2014

The number of centrally sponsored schemes has been trimmed by 2013 from 173 to 170. The humongous number of these schemes has many raised eyebrows in recent times. The umber has proliferated at a rapid pace in the past five years. While in 2007-08 they numbered 99, in 2011-12...

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