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‘Ujjawala’ Scheme: Latest Information

The scheme ‘Ujjawala’ was launched on 4th December, 2007 by the Ministry of Women & Child Development. The scheme has specific components for Prevention of...

Swadhar Greh Scheme: Latest Information

The Swadhar Greh Scheme is under implementation w.e.f. 01.01.2016 after merger of the two earlier schemes viz. Swadhar and Short Stay Home. Swadhar Greh...

Steps Taken to Strengthen and Promote Jute Sector

Government is implementing the following schemes and measures to support the jute manufacturing units and to strengthen the jute sector: (i) Under the Jute Packaging...

‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’: Salient Features

“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be launched in District...

Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana: Latest Developments

Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) aims for integrated development of selected villages having more than 50% Scheduled Caste (SC) population through implementation of...

Steps Taken to Provide 24×7 Affordable Power For All

Union Ministry of Power has taken several measures to provide 24X7 affordable and environment friendly ‘Power for All’ by 2019. The measures inter-alia, include...

Policy Initiatives in Food Processing Sector

YEAR : 2014-15 Initiatives Impact Creation of a Special Fund of Rs. 2000 crore in NABARD Availability of affordable credit to Mega Food Parks and food processing units...

Top 10 Features of PRASAD Scheme of Government

PRASAD Scheme was launched in 2014-15. Twelve cities namely Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Gaya(Bihar), Dwaraka(Gujarat), Amritsar(Punjab), Ajmer(Rajasthan), Kanchipuram(Tamil Nadu), Vellankani(Tamil Nadu), Puri(Odisha), Varanasi(Uttar Prasesh), Mathura(Uttar...

Automotive Mission Plan 2026: Main Features

Automotive Mission Plan 2026 has been finalized jointly by the Government of India and Indian Automotive Industry. The objective of the Automotive Mission Plan...

National Filaria Control Programme

National Filaria Control Programme (NFCP), Launched in 1955 has operational, training and research components. The strategies include: a) Vector Control b) Detection and treatment of filarial...

National Framework for Malaria Elimination

The aims of the National Framework for Malaria Elimination in India 2016-2030 are: 1. To Eliminate malaria (zero indigenous cases) throughout the entire country by...

Nai Udaan Scheme: Free Coaching to Minority Students

The Ministry of Minority Affairs implements Free Coaching and Allied Scheme under which freecoaching is given to the minority students through empanelled coaching institutions/...

Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme for Middle Income Groups

The window of fulfilling the aspiration of owning a pucca house for the tax paying large middle class population, announced by Prime Minister Narendra...

National Water Quality Sub Mission on Arsenic and Fluoride

Arsenic contamination in groundwater in the Ganga- Brahmaputra fluvial plains in India and Padma-Meghna fluvial plains in Bangladesh and its consequences to the human...