‘Mission Satyanishtha’ Launched

The Indian Railways launched “Mission Satyanishtha” recently. “Mission Satyanishtha”, an example of maintaining ethics in public governance was launched in 2018. It aims at sensitizing...

India Consensus Project

NITI Aayog has been engaging with State Governments to evolve a shared vision of national development and strategies from time to time to share...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojna

‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices...

Ayushman Bharat Scheme in Health Sector

Recently, Union Government has announced the Ayushman Bharat programme. National Health Protection scheme --code-named Ayushman Bharat -- is aimed at making path breaking interventions to...

National Urban Housing Fund Created

The Indian Cabinet has recently given the approval for creation of National Urban Housing Fund (NUHF). This Rs 60,000 crore National Urban Housing Fund...

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra Scheme Approved

Government of India has approved a new scheme namely, Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra for 2017-18 upto 2019-20 to empower rural women through community...

Electronic Human Resource Management System Launched

Indian government has launched the electronic-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS) during the observance of Good Governance Day by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances...

Scheme for Capacity Building in Textiles Sector

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for a new skill development scheme covering the entire value chain of the textile sector...

Continuation of NLCPR and NESIDS Schemes Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the existing Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme with funding pattern of 90:10 till...

Package for Employment in Leather Sector Approved

The government of India has approved the special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector...

National Ayush Mission: Approved Till 2020

The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with an outlay of...

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: Implementation

The Union Minister for Rural Development reviewed the progress of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, PMGSY and directed the senior state officials to speed...

List of Initiatives for Development of North-East India

Following are the major highlights of the activities and initiatives taken by the Government of India for the development of Northeast India during the year...

‘Sakhi’ One Stop Centres to Support Women

The Minister of Women and Child Development inaugurated a National Workshop on Role of Sakhi One Stop Centres in Strengthening Multi Sectoral Response to...

Project ‘Swarna’ of Indian Railways

To improve passenger experience, Ministry of Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project ‘Swarna’. With improved passenger amenities, aesthetics and hygiene...

India BPO Promotion Scheme: Latest Facts

Digital India program was launched by the Government to ensure digital service delivery to the common people as well as to create new opportunities...

Initiatives Taken by Youth Affairs Ministry this Year

The major achievements of Department of Youth Affairs (Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports) During 2017 are given below: Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS): NYKS, with...

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana Implementation

Prime Minister launched the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) on 11th October, 2014. This was aimed at improving the wellbeing of selected Gram Panchayats...

India Hypertension Management Initiative: Full Features

Government has launched the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI). The IHMI aims to reduce disability and death related to cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading...

Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative Launched

The Union Health Minister launched “LaQshya| लक्ष्य’’ - Labour Room Quality Improvement Initiative, a Safe Delivery Mobile Application for health workers who manage normal...

Important Facts About Dairy Development in India

Union Agriculture Minister on the occasion of National Milk Day on 26 November informed that since last 15 years, India continues to be the...

The Resource Efficiency Strategy for India Released

Using the resources efficiently to produce more while utilizing less has been one of the tested and trusted ways for a sustainable future. It...

Second Generation Ethanol Bio-Refineries in India

Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme is being implemented by the Government of India to promote the use of alternative and environment friendly fuels. This...

National Nutrition Mission Launched

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs.9046.17 crore commencing...

Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme Launched

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has launched Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme to coincide with the International Day of Persons with...

Biodesign Programme to Develop Medical Devices

The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, has implemented Biodesign programme with the aim to develop innovative and affordable medical devices as...

Project ‘CHAMAN’

In order to provide strategic development to the horticulture sector, so as to increase farmers income, a pioneer project called CHAMAN, has been launched...

‘PARYATAN PARV’ of Tourism Ministry

‘Paryatan Parv’ of the Ministry of Tourism was held across the across the country. The Parv was inaugurated at the Humayun’s Tomb, New Delhi. The...

”SANKALP’ and ‘STRIVE’ Schemes Launched

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Modi, has approved two new World Bank supported schemes of Rs. 6,655 crore...

PM Launched ‘Gram Samvad’ and ‘Disha Portal’

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the inauguration of the birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh at IARI at Pusa in New Delhi. The...

‘Paryatan Parv – Dekho Apna Desh’

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in collaboration with other Central Ministries and State Governments has organized a “Paryatan Parv” across the country...

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project

Central Water Commission (CWC) has signed MoUs with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support dam rehabilitation efforts of various implementing agencies and CWC. Ministry...

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the renaming of the new Central Sector Scheme - SAMPADA (Scheme...

‘Mentor India Campaign’ of Niti Aayog

NITI Aayog has launched the 'Mentor India Campaign' a strategic nation building initiative to engage leaders who can guide and mentor students at more...

‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme

‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’ Programme, an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12...

Digital Police Portal Under CCTNS Project

The Union Home Minister has launched Digital Police Portal under the CCTNS project. The Digital Police Portal will enable citizens to register FIRs online and the...

‘Pashu Sanjivni’ Programme of Government

Pashu Sanjivni component under National Mission on Bovine Productivity scheme was initiated by the Government in November 2016. 88 million milk producing animals out of...

“Sankalp Se Sidhi” Program in News

“Sankalp Se Sidhi” program is being organized across the country to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement. The Central Government is making efforts...

Evergreen Revolution in Indian Agriculture

The NITI Aayog has drafted the three years action plan for all the sectors including agriculture. The action plan on agriculture deals with remunerative...

Gender Budgeting Scheme of Government

The Gender Budgeting Scheme was also launched by the Ministry in the year 2008 for conducting trainings/workshops, capacity building measures, research surveys, etc. Under the...

Strengthened and Restructured ICDS

The Integrated Child Development Services Scheme is one of the flag ship programmes. The Scheme provides a package of six services viz. supplementary...

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

The Government of India has approved Pan-India implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) to cover all the districts of the country with...

Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme

 Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a credit-linked subsidy programme aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector...

Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme

Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme (TREAD) envisages economic empowerment of women. There is a provision of Govt of India Grant upto 30% of Loan/credit...

National Mission on Electric Mobility

With a view to promote electric mobility in the country, the Government of India approved the National Mission on Electric Mobility (NMEM) in 2011...

Passport Seva Project

A centralised system of issuing passports called the Passport Seva Project (PSP) is being successfully run in the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode with M/s Tata...

Major Earth Sciences Programmes in India

The mandate of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology and natural...

New Intensified Mission Indradhanush Launched

With the aim to accelerating the full immunization coverage and provide greater focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunization coverage, the...

Bharatmala Pariyojana in News

Bharatmala is a name given to ambitious road and highways project of Modi Government. The total investment for the Bharatmala plan is estimated at...

Zero Defect and Zero Effect Certification Scheme

The Government has launched a new scheme namely “Financial Support to MSMEs in ZED Certification Scheme”. The objective of the scheme for promotion of Zero...

Mahila Coir Yojana

The Coir Board is implementing Mahila Coir Yojana (MCY) exclusively for empowering women in the country by giving training and distribution of coir processing...

Sagarmala Project of India

Sagar Mala project is a strategic and customer-oriented initiative of the Government of India to modernize India's Ports so that port-led development can be...

Ganga Gram Yojana: Main Features Explained

Government has started an initiative called “Ganga Gram” under Namami Gange Programme. Under this, the villages will be developed as model villages by developing...

MAA (Mother’s Absolute Affection) Programme

“MAA-Mother’s Absolute Affection'’ is a nationwide programme launched in an attempt to bring undiluted focus on promotion of breastfeeding and provision of counselling services...

Outcomes of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Government of India has launched the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana ( PMFBY) with simplified provisions making them more farmer friendly. The scheme provides...

National Ayush Mission: Details

Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has launched National AYUSH Mission (NAM) for im­plementing through States/UTs. The basic objective...

Mid Day Meal Latest Guidelines

The Central Government has notified the Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015 in September, 2015 under the National Food Security Act, 2013. These Rules, inter-alia, provide...

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan: Latest Information

The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) has been designated as the vehicle for implementing the provisions of the Right of Children...

“Jiyo Parsi” Scheme: Latest Round

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched the “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” at Mumbai. “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-1” was initiated in 2013 for containing...

Integrated Health Information Platform

A scheme to set up an ‘Integrated Health Information Platform (IHIP) to create the Electronic Health Records (EHRs) of citizens and to be made...

Schemes for BPL People in Unorganized Sector

The Social Security Scheme namely, Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) caters to unorganised sector persons under 48 various vocational groups such Beedi Workers, Brick...

Linking of Aadhaar with PDS: Actual Position

In pursuance of the provisions of the Section 7 of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016...

Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty Scheme

The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a Statutory body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) has recently launched a ‘Visiting Advanced...

National Initiative for Developing & Harnessing Innovations

The Department of Science & Technology has launched a new programme ‘National Initiative for Developing & Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI)’ which covers the entire value...

Learn & Earn Scheme of Indian Government

The scheme “Seekho aur Kamao (Learn and Earn)” is a placement linked skill development scheme, implemented by the Ministry of Minority Affairs through selected...

Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana Closed

The Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Surakhsha Yojana did not get an encouraging response from Indian emigrant workers for a variety of reasons including its voluntary...

Jute-ICARE Initiative of Government

Improved Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise for Jute (Jute – ICARE) was launched to popularize/introduce some of the better agronomic practices and recently developed...

Hamari Dharohar Scheme

The Ministry of Minority Affairs formulated “Hamari Dharohar” scheme for preservation of rich heritage and culture of minority communities of India in 2014-15. The...

Scheme for Development of Vulnerable Tribal Groups

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is implementing the “Scheme of Development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups(PVTGs)” which aims at planning their socio-economic development in...

Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Ramayana and Krishna Circuits

Indian Government had launched a tourist based scheme in 2015 to attract more tourists in the country. Swadesh Darshan Scheme is based on the some...

Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India

The Government of India has initiated a Scheme known as “Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India’ (SPPEL), being implemented by Central Institute...

Newly Constituted Islands Development Agency

The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA). The IDA was set up on June...

Project Mausam of Ministry of Culture

Project ‘Mausam’ is the initiative of Ministry of Culture to be implemented by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with...

Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh

Ministry of Railways have planned an investment of ₹ 8.56 lakh crore over five years ( 2015-2019) as indicated in the Rail Budget 2015-2016. Under...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, to provide...

National Trade Facilitation Action Plan

The Finance Minister of India released the National Trade Facilitation Action Plan (NTFAP). With the release of this Action Plan India look forward to ensuring...

Biological Oxygen Demand Levels in River Ganga

In Namami Gange project total number of 155 projects for various activities such as sewage infrastructure, river front development, ghat and crematoria, ghat cleaning,...

Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan

The Comprehensive Telecom Development Plan for the North-Eastern Region (NER) was approved in year 2014. The proposal entails an estimated expenditure of Rs. 5,336.18 crore...

Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana

The Ministry of Rural Development will launch a new sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) which will be named...

Deendayal Upadhayaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

The Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) announced the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) Antyodaya Diwas, on 25th September 2014. DDU-GKY is a part...

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana

Indian government has launched the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY). It is a Pension Scheme announced by the Government of India exclusively for the senior citizens...

Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana

At present, there is no scheme of Government of India that provides compensation in respect of Indian nationals dying abroad. However, there is a mandatory...

Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure

The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing a scheme for Integrated Cold Chain and Value Addition Infrastructure with the objective of preventing post-harvest...

Jal Marg Vikas Project in News

The Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) is being implemented with the technical and investment support of the World Bank to strengthen the navigation capacity...

FAME India Scheme: Main Features Explained

As a part of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 (NEMMP 2020), the Government of India formulated a scheme namely Faster Adoption and...

Low Temperature Thermal Desalination Technology

The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), an autonomous body of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, has indigenously developed and demonstrated Low Temperature Thermal...

Complete Details of Indian Weather Forecast System

India Meteorological Department (IMD) operates a dedicated weather and climate monitoring, detection and warning services useful for various sectors of economy. Monsoon prediction and the...

Recent Steps Taken for Welfare of Farmers

Government of India is according high priority for welfare of the farmers and is implementing several farmers’ welfare schemes to revitalize agriculture sector and...

PENCIL Platform Launched on Child Labour

The labour ministry has launched an IT platform PENCIL (Platform for Effective National Child Labour Project Scheme) for ensuring effective implementation of amended child...

Recent Initiatives in Education Sector

The Government of India is currently implementing the Centrally Sponsored Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) and Mid-Day Meal (MDM) for the universalization of...

List of Innovations in Indian Higher Education

Innovation and upgradation of infrastructure in higher education institutions is an on-going endeavour and the Central Government is making a constant effort in this...

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

Cultivated area under certified organic farming has grown almost 17 fold in last one decade (42,000 ha in 2003-04 to 7.23 lakh ha in...

Sagarmala Programme: Latest Developments

Under Sagarmala Programme,  415 projects, at an estimated investment of approximately  Rs.8 Lac Crore, have been identified across port modernization & new port development,...

‘Street Lighting National Project’ in News

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has started a project project to retrofit 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7...

‘National Coastal Mission’ in News

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is embarking on a new National Coastal Mission. With this objective in view, Environment Minister has dedicated...

Latest Initiatives in Railway Sector

Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launched the following Initiatives:- 1. RAIL CLOUD PROJECT. 2. NIVARAN-Grievance Portal (First IT Application on Rail Cloud). 3. Cashless treatment Scheme...

National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination

Union Minister of Health has launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination (2017-22). The Strategic Plan gives year wise elimination targets in various parts...

SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for upgradation and widening of 65 kms of Imphal-Moreh...

Latest on PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) was announced in 2003 with objectives of correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/ reliable tertiary...

National Livestock Mission Achievements

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh presided over the second General Council meeting of the National Livestock Mission (NLM). Department of...