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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...

National Health Mission: Latest Developments

The National Health Mission (NHM) aims for attainment of universal access to equitable, affordable and quality health care services, accountable and responsive to people’s...

Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram

Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram was launched in 2014 with Peer Education Programme as one of the component. Under this, Peer Educators are selected and trained...

Nai Manzil Scheme: Latest Development

The Ministry of Minority Affairs has targeted to cover 70 thousand minority school drop outs under the Nai Manzil scheme during 2016-17. For this the...

Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme Launched

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES). The Scheme is focussed on addressing the needs of the exporters....

Merger of 8 Schemes Related to Youth Affairs

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has revised/restructured a number of schemes related to youth affairs, with effect from 01.04.2016, as follows: S. No. Names...