Mains-45: Welfare Schemes For Vulnerable Sections

Has Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Failed To Tackle The Problem?

Concerns have been raised regarding the effectiveness of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana. Problems like the lengthy documentation process and many exclusions hampering its universal nature are overshadowed by accusations of practices of bribery at the grassroots level. What is the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana? The Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana is a ..

Issues Around Ujjwala Scheme

The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is a scheme of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas to provide LPG connections to women from Below Poverty Line (BPL) households. It provides a financial support of Rs 1600 for each LPG connection provided to the BPL households, interest free loan to purchase a stove and refill by ..

Similar to PM-KISAN several states have come out with the farm income support scheme. Discuss the various Farm Income support scheme initiated by various state governments.

In the interim budget, the Union government had announced the PM-KISAN scheme to provide a direct transfer of 6000 for farmers in three instalments of Rs 2,000 each. Similar income support schemes have been launched by various state governments. Some of them are listed below: Rythu Bandhu scheme of Telangana Under the scheme the government ..


What were the four pillars of rural sanitation revolution under Swachh Bharat mission?

The government had set the target to make India open defecation free by 2019 as a tribute to the father of nation Mahatma Gandhiji. 2nd October 2019 is the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Four Pillars of Rural Sanitation Revolution Political Leadership The leadership for the movement was provided from the Prime Minister himself. ..

Why government is collecting data on SC, ST employee in Private Firms?

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has initiated a survey which requires establishments contributing to the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) including those from the private sector to furnish information on the number of SC and ST employees in their payrolls. About the Survey The survey is being piloted by Niti Aayog. The survey was ..