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What is the North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme - NERUDP

North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme (NERUDP) will be implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), by the government of India,  in two phases. Phase – I covers capital cities of 5 North Eastern States viz. Agartala (Tripura), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), Kohima (Nagaland) and Shillong (Meghalaya). Total Cost of this phase I of the …

How to apply for Jeevan Pramaan?

About Jeevan Pramaan is a biometric-enabled digital service for pensioners. The benefit is taken of this facility by Pensioners of Central Government, State Government or any other Government organization. More than One Crore families in India can be claimed as pensioner families, where the pension given by the various government bodies forms the basis for …

What is Amrut - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation?

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is a mission approved by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 for the transformation and innovation of 500 cities and towns into efficient urban living spaces. The mission was approved by the Cabinet for Rs 50,000 Crore, which is to be spent over the next …

What is the India Centre for Migration (ICM)?

In a pace of globalizing world characterized by a frequency of people across borders, there is a need to bring a strategic dimension to the process of emigration of Indians in search of employment. Therefore, The Ministry set up India Centre for Migration (ICM- formerly known as Indian Council of Overseas Employment) as a ‘not …

What is Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY)?

The Mahatma Gandhi Suraksha Pravasi Yojana (MGPSY), a voluntary yojana with the objective of protection and welfare of the emigrant workers and to address their social security issues in Emigration check required (ECR) countries, was launched in May 2012. However, the Scheme did not get a positive response and the same has been closed on …

What is Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme

The Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is an ongoing Central Sector Scheme which was launched in 1993-94. The Scheme enables the Members of Parliament to recommend works for the creation of durable community assets based on locally felt needs to be taken up in their constituencies in the area of national priorities namely …

What is the FSSAI License

FSSAI  is an organization that monitors and governs Laying down science-based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale, and import to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption. FSSAI STANDS FOR  Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. FSSAI issues three different types of FSSAI food license which …

What is a BPL Card

The BPL Card will be magnetic stripe based card, which will act as an identification number for the BPL. It will also contain the name of the Head of the family and the validity period of the card, along with a photograph. Capturing of signature/thumb impression, if required can be thought of, however, the current …

What is a Ration Card

Ration card is a document issued by the state government of India. This card is used for purchasing subsidized food, LPG and kerosene. State Governments issue distinctive Ration Cards to Above Poverty Line, Below Poverty Line and Antyodaya families and conduct periodical review and checking of Ration Cards. Ration card is an important subsistence tool for the …

What is Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (PMBJK)

The Pharma Advisory Forum in its meeting held on 23rd April 2008, decided to launch the Jan Aushadhi Campaign – starting with the sale of generic medicines through dedicated sales outlets called Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendra in various districts of the country. It is proposed that at least one PMBJK will be opened in …