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What is the Consumer Protection Act?

Other than basic necessities of food, clothing, and shelter, consumer consumes a variety of things in their daily lives such as cell phones, digital cameras, soaps, perfumes, cosmetics, among other things. Thus, all of us are consumers in the literal sense of the term. When we buy things from the market as a consumer, we …

What is Standup India Scheme

The Stand-up India scheme is aiming at promoting entrepreneurship among women and scheduled castes and tribes. Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, and Government of India are anchoring the scheme. Stand-Up India Scheme gives bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 Crore to at least one Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled …

What are the benefits given to a BPL family in India

The NDA government’s new national health programme which is likely to roll out early next year may provide for free treatment of only those people who are poor and have below poverty live (BPL) cards. Others will have to be insured under the upcoming National Health Assurance Mission (NHAM) which will replace the existing National …

What us Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana is a scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens coming under Below Poverty Line category. This is a Central Sector Scheme, fully managed and funded by the Central Government. The expenditure for the running of the scheme will come from the “Senior Citizens’ Welfare Fund”. The Scheme will be …

What is GST?

GST is known as goods and service tax. The Goods and Service Tax Act was introduced in the Parliament on 29th March 2017. The Act came into effect on 1st July 2017.  Goods and Service Tax (GST) is an indirect tax charged on the delivery of goods and services. This law has cancelled many indirect tax laws that previously existed in …

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 …