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National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities

Ministry of Culture has following four Missions. 1. National Mission on Monuments and Antiquities 2. National Mission on Manuscripts 3. National Mission on Libraries 4. Gandhi Heritage Sites...

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan

The Union Cabinet has approved 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan' (PMGDISHA) to make 6 crore rural households digitally literate. The outlay for this project...

List of Schemes for Empowerment of Youth

Ministry for Youth Affairs and Sports has restructured youth affairs related schemes, with effect from 01.04.2016, as follows: S. No. Names of Schemes (Before Restructuring) Names of Schemes (After...

List of Schemes for Minorities Children

The Ministry of Minority Affairs implements nine Schemes throughout the country (including the rural areas), for educational empowerment of six notified minority communities namely...

List of Schemes for Women Belonging to Minorities

Apart from other schemes which are available to all, including women, Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three specific schemes for women as below:- (1)    “Nai...

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme: Latest Amendment

The Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had notified Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS), 2016 vide...

About Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Under Rashtriya Gokul Mission, all the bull mother farms available with State Governments and State Implementing Agencies/ State Livestock Development Boards are covered for...

Char Dham Highway Project in News

The Government has decided to upgrade highway connectivity to two lane with paved shoulders to Chardham through old National Highways no. 58, 94, 108...

Street Lighting National Programme: Latest Update

Prime Minister Naremdra Modi, has launched the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) on 5thJanuary, 2015 to attain significant savings by promoting LED based lighting. The...

Universal Account Number to Construction Workers

The Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess Act, 1996, provides levy and collection of cess at such rate not exceeding two per cent...

Social Security Schemes for Workers in Informal Sector

In order to provide social security benefits to the workers in the unorganised sector, the Government has enacted the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act,...

Steps Taken for Development of Sericulture

Government through Central Silk Board (CSB) had implemented a Centrally Sponsored Scheme viz. ‘Catalytic Development Programme’(CDP) in various states during XII Plan period (upto...

Steps Taken for Welfare of Jute Workers

In order to assess the living conditions of jute workers, a study on the Socio-Economic Conditions of Jute Mill Workers was conducted in 2015-16...

Antibiotic Resistance in India: Latest Developments

There has been an increase in the antibiotic resistance in the past few years. There are many publications from various institutions in India showing...