Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan 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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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana extended

On June 30, 2020, PM Modi extended the free distribution of food grains scheme under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana till November 2020. Highlights The estimated cost of extension of the programme is Rs 90,000 crores. The extension will provide free food grains to 80 crore people. Free Food Grain Distribution Under Pradhan Mantri Garib ..

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India-World Bank: Social Protection Response Programme

The World Bank and Government of India have signed agreement of 750 million USD recently. The World Bank has assured 1 billion USD assistance to accelerate India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Response Programme. It aims to protect vulnerable households that are impacted due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The Social Protection Response Programme is to be implemented ..

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana completes 4 years of success

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana was launched in May 2016. The scheme has successfully completed four years of its implementation. Highlights The scheme has so far helped more than 8 crore families. Around Rs 8,432 crores have been transferred through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) under the scheme. In order to mark the success, on May ..

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Second Installment of Rs 500 deposited under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

The Government of India recently approved the second installment of Rs 500 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Highlights Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, Rs 500 was to be provided in three installments. The second installment has been released under the scheme. More than 20 crore women were benefitted when the first installment was ..

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