Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Insurance Scheme for Health Workers under PM Garib Kalyan Yojana

The Government of India is to extend the insurance scheme for health workers under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana for another one year. Key Highlights The current COVID Warrior Insurance Scheme that was launched by Government of India in 2020 was to end by March 24, 2021. Thus, the GoI is extending the scheme. ..

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India-World Bank project to protect Indian poor

A project worth $400 million was signed between the Indian Government and the World Bank to protect India’s poor and vulnerable population affected by the adverse economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The credit is from the International Development Association of the World Bank. About the loan The 400 million USD will help in accelerating ..

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Finance Minister announces Economic Stimulus Package 4.0

On November 12, 2020, the Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitaraman announced the Economic Stimulus Package 4.0. Key Highlights Production Linked Incentive Scheme for 10 sectors. Rs 1.46 trillion to be provided. Rs 6,940 crore scheme to promote manufacture of API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients). Rs 18,000 crores allocated to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The implementation ..

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PMGKP Insurance Scheme Extended for another Six Months

Six months extension have been made to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme. The Scheme was announced for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 on 30th March 2020 under the flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016.  Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) Insurance Scheme The scheme provides health insurance to the staff working ..

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States, UTs lifted 44 lakh tonnes under PMGKAY-2

A total of over 44 lakh tonnes food grains have been lifted by the States and Union Territories till date under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana – 2. The Consumer Affairs Ministry has declared that a total of 201 lakh tonnes of food grains will be distributed among 81 crore beneficiaries under the ..

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