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Regional Air Connectivity Scheme: 128 Routes Awarded

Union Government started the Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) by awarding 128 regional routes to five airlines — Alliance Air, SpiceJet, Turbo Megha, Air...

Performance of States Under PM Awas Yojana (Urban)

Gujarat is far ahead of other States in construction of affordable houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) launched by the...

Main Features of ‘Fame India Scheme’

Government of India has notified FAME India Scheme for implementation with effect from 1st April 2015, with the objective to support hybrid/electric vehicles...

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana: Main Components

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16, with an aim to enhance physical access of water on farm and...

E-Cinepramaan Launched

Information & Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launched the online film certification system, 'e-cinepramaan', with an aim to censor corruption and promote clean cinema. The...

Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Programme

The ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ programme, aims to actively enhance interaction between people of diverse cultures living in different States and UTs in India,...

National Mission for Manuscripts

India has the largest collection of Manuscripts as per the estimates. For documentation, conservation /preservation and digitization of Manuscripts project, National Mission for Manuscripts...

‘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...

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