‘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,...

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...

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...

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...

Features of Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme

The Government of India has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds. The Bonds will be issued in multiple tranches subject to the overall borrowing...

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....

List of Initiatives Taken in Agriculture Sector

Following are the main highlights of the activities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in 30 months:- 1. PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA: About...

‘BHIM-Aadhar’ Digital Payment Platform Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the BHIM Aadhaar platform for merchants, Cash back and Referral bonus schemes for BHIM and declared about 75 townships...

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...

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...

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’...

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,...

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Scheme

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Scheme was launched in the year 2016 to promote agricultural education under which 100 centres are being opened...

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...

‘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...

Railway Diamond Quadrilateral Network

The Diamond Quadrilateral is a project of the Indian railways to establish high speed rail network in India. This quadrilateral will connect the four...

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...

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...

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...

Know About Gold Monetisation Scheme

The GMS will replace the existing Gold Deposit Scheme, 1999. However, the deposits outstanding under the Gold Deposit Scheme will be allowed to run...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

National Centres of Ageing Setup

Government of India has approved establishment of two National Centres of Ageing one each at: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, Madras Medical...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Smart Ganga City Scheme Launched

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti and Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu launched Smart Ganga City Scheme...

Features of Swasthya Raksha Programme

Swasthya Rakshan Program has been initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Central...

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...

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...

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...

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna (UDAY)

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to a new scheme moved by the Ministry of Power - Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna or UDAY. UDAY...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Latest on Atal Pension Yojana

To address the longevity risks among the workers in unorganised sector and to encourage the workers in unorganised sector to voluntarily save for their...

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...

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...

Mission Parivar Vikas Launched

Mission Parivar Vikas is a new initiative conceived by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with a strategic focus on improving access through...

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...

Adopt a Green Highways Program

National Green Highways Mission (NGHM) under NHAI has collaborated with Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (PFC) for plantations work on NH 7 in Nagpur region...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Outcomes and Announcements Made

The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated every year on 8th and 9th January to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the...

Program “SATH” Launched by Government

NITI Aayog has launched 'SATH', a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments. The vision of the program is to...

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...

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...

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...

National Dialysis Services Programme

In the Union Budget, 2016-17, the Union Government announced a new Programme, namely, the National Dialysis Program through Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode under...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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/...

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...

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...

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...

Puducherry Joins Regional Connectivity Scheme

Civil Aviation Ministry, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Puducherry government has signed a pact for the proposed regional connectivity scheme (RCS). Puducherry has formally agreed...

World’s Largest LED Street Lighting Programme

Union Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal dedicated the LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), currently running...

‘Tele-Law’ Portal for Legal Aid Launched

In its effort to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas, the Government of India has...

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...

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...

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...

Funding Pattern of Central Schemes

Presently, as per the rationalized Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) approved by the Government of India, the Centre and State funding pattern to different States...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Project Smile for Children with Disabilities

The Delhi government has launched “Project Smile” for children with learning disabilities to provide specialised assistance. The project will start by testing 35,000 children for...

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...

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...

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...

Collaboration of Smart Cities and AMRUT Cities

In a major initiative, railway stations and adjoining areas will be redeveloped on Smart City lines for enhancing passenger amenities, easy access to stations,...

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...

National Biopharma Mission Launched

The first ever Industry-Academia mission to accelerate biopharmaceutical development in India was formally launched by the Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment,...

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...

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...

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...

Clean Consumer Fora and Clean Market Scheme

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, emphasis is being given for setting up of permanent mechanism through new programmes or schemes for sustainability of Swachhta. In...

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...

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...

”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...

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...

Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana

The Government of India seeks to promote digital payment methods to encourage consumers and merchants to increasingly shift to these payment modes. To take...

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...

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...