‘Digi Dhan’ Campaign Launched

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has started a new campaign to promote cashless transactions. The campaign called Digi Dhan Abhiyan will enable every citizen,...

Project Green Port Started

The Ministry of Shipping has started ‘Project Green Ports’ which will help in making the Major Ports across India cleaner and greener. ‘Project Green Ports’...

Government Launches Mission Madhumeh

Government has launched Mission Madhumeh. The First ever National Ayurveda Day is being celebrated throughout the country on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti . A...

Saathiya Resource Kit Launched

Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya...

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...

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...

National Rurban Mission Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ambitious ‘National Rurban Mission’ for developing 300 villages across the country as urban growth centres. Mission was launched...

List of Projects Under Digital India

The Government of India is implementing the ‘Digital India’ programme with the vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. Digital...

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...

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...

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...

AYUSH Systems of Medicine: Latest Developments

The Ministry of AYUSH made a number of important strides in the year 2016 to strengthen and popularise the alternative systems of medicine. Only...

Bharat Bill Payment System Launched

National Payments Corporation of India has launched the pilot project for Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) with 26 Bharat Bill Payment Operating Units. BBPS is...

Skill Development Initiatives Taken by Government

Skill Development Ministry MSDE has an enormous skilling challenge at hand and in the year 2016 thrust was on skilling at scale, speed and...

‘COMMIT’ New Training Programme Launched

The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh launched a new training programme Comprehensive Online Modified Modules on Induction...

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...

Atmosphere and Climate Research Modelling Observing Systems

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved continuation of the nine sub-schemes of the umbrella...

Above 5000 MW Solar Projects Okayed

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for setting up over 5,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar...

Multimodal Terminal Under Jal Marg Vikas Project

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has received a commitment for transport of 5.92 million tons (MTs) of cargo volume per annum through...

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban): Latest Developments

Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation approved construction of 90,095 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas...

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...

”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...

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia. Launching the scheme PM Modi said that the cooking...

TV Channel DigiShala Launched

In a move to promote cashless transactions in India, the union government has started a television channel called 'DigiShala', a Doordarshan free to DTH channel. DigiShala...

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/...

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...

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...

Maternity Benefit Programme Expanded

Ministry of Women and Child Development, in accordance with the provisions of Section 4(b) of National Food Security Act, formulated a scheme for pregnant...

Leprosy Case Detection Campaign Launched

The Union Health Ministry launched a two-week-long massive campaign to eradicate leprosy by focussing on 149 endemic districts across the country. In a first, the...

Nirbhaya Fund: How Government is Utilising it ?

The Ministry of Finance, Government of India had set up a dedicated fund called Nirbhaya Fund in 2013, for implementation of initiatives aimed at...

Programme ‘Innovate in India (i3)’ Launched

In a bid to create a globally competitive biopharmaceutical industry that addresses the country’s major concerns around barriers to affordable healthcare, 'Innovate in India...

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...

Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) completed distribution of 5 crore LED bulbs under Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). Sh Piyush Goyal, Minister of State...

Schemes for Workers in Unorganised 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,...

Agreement on Pradhan Mantri YUVA Scheme

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (SDE) and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) signed two Agreements for effectuating an earlier understanding of jointly developing...

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...

‘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...

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Launched

J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare introduced the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) of the...

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Ballia UP. The scheme aims to provide cooking gas connections to five crore...

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...

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...

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...

Shodhganga Repository: Main Objectives and Features

The University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of M.Phil./ Ph.D Degrees), Regulation, 2016 mandates that after successful completion of the evaluation...

Swadesh Darshan Scheme Expanded

The Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) for the Swadesh Darshan Scheme in Ministry of Tourism has approved projects to the tune of Rs....

National Film Heritage Mission

Mr. Ajay Mittal, Secretary, Information and Broadcasting Ministry launched the Film Condition Assessment, which is the first phase of implementation of National Film Heritage...

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: Performance

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is being implemented across the country, particularly, in States having historical deficit of rural roads (Assam, West Bengal,...

“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...

Hybrid Annuity Model for Highways Approved

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Hybrid Annuity Model as...

National Career Service Project

The Employment Exchanges are managed by the State Governments while the Central Government lays down policies and guidelines. The Ministry is implementing the National Career...

Bharat QR code Launched

BharatQR code, the world's first interoperable payment acceptance solution, was launched as part of efforts to move towards less-cash economy at an "insignificant cost". Developed...

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...

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...

Initiative To Harness Potential of Cane and Bamboo

TheNorth Eastern Council (NEC) and the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)in Shillong, to harness the hidden potential...

Swadesh Darshan Scheme

The “1st Meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit” under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism held...

100 Million for 100 Million Campaign

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee marked his 81st birthday by launching a ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ Campaign organized by the Kailash Satyarthi...

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...

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...

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...

Electronics Development Fund Started

Government of India has launched a Electronics Development Fund to provide risk capital to companies developing new technologies in the area of electronics. Ravi Shankar...

Indira Awaas Yojana to Expire in 2017

Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) is set for a final burial in March 2017. The Union rural development ministry has told states that under-construction houses under...

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...

Programme “JIGYASA” Launched

Jigyasa, a student- scientist connect programme was launched by the Indian government. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has joined hands with Kendriya Vidyalaya...

‘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...

Jeevan Pramaan Reinvented

Jeevan Pramaan provides a big relief to all pensioners. A pensioner can now digitally provide Annual Life Certificate to the authorities for continuity of...

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan

The Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan has been launched by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India to provide fixed-day...

Jal Kranti Abhiyan: Main Features of This Scheme

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti inaugurated a National conference on Jal Kranti Abhiyan in New Delhi. The conference...

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...

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...

Indian Culture: Latest Initiatives by Government

Ministry of Culture’s mandate revolves around the functions like preservation and conservation of Ancient Cultural Heritage and promotion of Art and Culture both Tangible...

Initiative ‘Vidyanjali’ Launched

Inspired from Prime Minister’s vision to inculcate reading habits among children and create a reading culture at school and community level, Union HRD Minister...

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna

Government has notified changes to income tax law for the new black money disclosure scheme i.e 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana'. Money received under this...

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...

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...

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...

‘Clean Street Food ‘ Project Launched

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda launched Project ‘Clean Street Food’ in Delhi. As part of Project Clean Street Food, FSSAI...

Gujarat APMCs Linked With ‘e-NAM’

40 Agriculture Produce Market Committee's (APMC's) of Gujarat were linked to e-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM). This is one initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi which...

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...

President of India Launched ‘SWAYAM’ Initiative

President of India Pranab Mukherjee launched the SWAYAM, the portal that takes high quality education to the doorstep of everyone. Along with this, he has...

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...

Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for North-East

The Minister of State (IC) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Sh. Dharmendra Pradhan released the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for north-east India, outlining steps to...

Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana

A new Scheme “Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana” has been announced in the Budget for 2016-17 with the objective of promoting employment generation and...

Mission Fingerling to Achieve Blue Revolution

Recognizing the potential and possibilities in the fisheries sector, Government of India has envisaged a program named ‘’Blue Revolution’’ to unlock the country’s latent...

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...

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...

‘SMARTGRAM’ Initiative of Rashtrapati Bhavan

The SMARTGRAM initiative of Rashtrapati Bhavan was inaugurated for five villages of Haryana i.e. Tajnagar, Dhaula, Alipur, Harchandpur and Rojka Meo by the President...

Integrated Bio Energy Mission

The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy aims to launch an Integrated Bio Energy Mission with an estimated outlay of Rs. 10,000 crore from...

Lucky Grahak Yojana Launched

The government has announced Lucky Grahak Yojana to encourage consumers and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to encourage merchants for transition to digital payments. National Payment...

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...

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...

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...

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’. The highlights of this scheme are as...

Muslim Outreach Programme Launched

The Central government has launched its Muslim outreach programme. The launch of the outreach programme from this Muslim- dominated area comes days after Prime Minister...

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...

Scheme for IPR and Innovative India Launched

Taking forward the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016, a ‘Scheme for IPR Awareness – Creative India; Innovative India’ has been launched by...

‘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...

National Deworming Initiative Launched

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the National Deworming Day on 10 February at a function in Hyderabad. Minister stated that India shall...

System of Direct Transfer of Fertilizer Subsidy

The Government has decided to introduce Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) system for fertilizer subsidy payments. Under the proposed system, 100% subsidy on various fertilizer grades...

List of New Initiatives Under Family Planning Programme

Family Planning has been a key priority area of the Government and it has been vigorously pursued through the National Rural Health Mission launched...

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...

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...