Government Schemes: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Entire Men’s Hockey team included in Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)

Published: July 12, 2018

The Mission Olympic Cell (MOC) of Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has included entire Men’s Hockey team of India under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). This is first instance that entire team has been made beneficiary of the scheme as earlier only individual athletes from different sports were included as beneficiaries of ..

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51 lakh houses approved under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in 3 years: Government

Published: July 9, 2018

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that over 51 lakh houses have been approved under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in the three years of its implementation. Out of 51 lakh sanctioned houses, over 28 lakhs houses are already in various stages of construction. Over 8 lakh houses have already been ..

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Government to launch Global Housing Construction Technology Challenge under PMAY-U

Published: July 9, 2018

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) is going to launch Global Housing Construction Technology Challenge as part of technology sub-mission of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U). The challenge aims to accelerate PMAY-U’s target of providing ‘housing for all’ as the scheme is moving at pace far slower than its rural counterpart. Global Housing ..

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Cabinet approves extension of Scheme of Recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks

Published: July 5, 2018

Union Cabinet has approved extension of scheme of recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for next three years (upto 2019-20). This will enable RRBs to maintain minimum prescribed Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Ratio (CRAR) of 9%. It will ensure strong capital structure and minimum required level of CRAR. This will facilitate financial stability of ..

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Cabinet approves Umbrella Schemes for Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates

Published: July 5, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved continuance of 8 existing schemes of Ministry of Home Affairs for relief and rehabilitation of migrants and repatriates upto March 2020 under Umbrella scheme Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates. The schemes will provide relief and rehabilitation assistance to refugees, displaced persons, civilian victims of terrorist, communal, Left Wing ..

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