Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) Current Affairs, GK & News

Odisha’s first survey of backward classes

The Odisha government will start the first state survey of “social and educational conditions” of people belonging to the backward classes from May 1 to May 20, 2021. Highlights In the state of Odisha, there are around 209 communities which are identified as the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBCs). They account for 54% of ..

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Beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat touches 1 crore

On May 20, 2020, the number of beneficiaries of Ayushman Bharat touched 1 crore. PM Modi had a telephonic conversation with the 1 croreth beneficiary of the scheme. COVID-19 Post COVID-19, the Government of India made the testing and treatment of the disease free under Ayushman Bharat. The testing of COVID-19 is being carried out ..

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Ayushman Bharat: 50 Crore poor eligible for testing and treatment

On April 5, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsha Vardhan announced that over 50 crore vulnerable and poor citizens are eligible under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat). Highlights Under Ayushman Bharat, the testing for the poor and vulnerable, (that is the citizens eligible to claim benefits under the scheme) has been made free. The ..

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NSO Survey on Household Health Expenditure

The National Statistical Office on November 23, 2019 released its survey on Household Social Consumption related to health. The survey was conducted between July 2017 and June 2018. It was a part of the 75th round of National Sample Survey. The main objective of the survey was to collect data on expenditure on medicines, expenditure ..

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Union Government warns States to complete Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) before 15 March 2015

Union government has warned States to complete Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) before 15 March 2015. If states fail to complete the exercise before 15th March, the central assistance to states for building rural houses and welfare pensions will be blocked. In this regard, Union Ministry of Rural Development has issued a note which ..

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