Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana  Current Affairs, GK & News

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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PM Modi chairs Cabinet meeting: Key Decisions

On July 8, 2020, PM Modi chaired the union cabinet meet. Ministers of various departments attended the meet including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah Key Decisions The following key decisions were taken during the union cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi Pradhan ..

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