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What is the National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture

Climate change has become a worrisome area of concern for India to ensure food and nutritional security for the growing population. The result of climate change is global, but countries like India are more vulnerable in view of the high population depending on agriculture. In India, significant negative impacts have been implied with medium-term (2010-2039) …

What is Eklavya Model Residential Schools?

Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) are set up in States/UTs with grants under Article 275(1) of the Constitution of India context of the trend of establishing quality residential schools for the growth of education in all areas and with all people in the country the Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) for ST students take their …

What is Van Dhan Scheme?

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED took the initiative for the Van Dhan Scheme.  The main objective is to improve tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products, launched on 14th April 2018. At State level, the State Nodal Agency for MFPs and the District collectors are envisaged to play a pivot role in …

Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY)

The Government of India, Ministry of Tribal Affairs has launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana (VKY) for the welfare of Tribals. VKY aims at making enabling surroundings for need-based and outcome orienting holistic development of the tribal individuals. This method envisages ensuring that each one the intended benefits of products and services underneath varied programmes/schemes of Central …

What is the National Service Scheme

Motto: The motto of National Service Scheme is “NOT ME BUT YOU” About The National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Central Sector Scheme of Government of India, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. It provides an opportunity to the student youth of 11th & 12th Class of schools at +2 Board level and student youth …

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 HRIDAY Scheme

HRIDAY stands for Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana. As the name suggests the main focus of this scheme by the Indian government is the development of Indian Heritage cities. The scheme broadly focuses on four theme areas i.e. Physical Infrastructure, Institutional Infrastructure, Economic Infrastructure & Social Infrastructure for reviving and revitalizing the soul of Heritage City. …

Prime Minister National Relief Fund

Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) in India is the fund issued to provide help to people suffering from natural and man-made disasters. Natural disasters covered under this are flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. Man-made disasters covered under this fund are major accidents, acid attacks, riots etc. The Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was established in 1948, with …

What is Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a Clean India drive and Mission launched as a national campaign by the Indian Government so as to cover the 4041 statutory cities aiming maintained cleanliness of streets, roads, and infrastructure of the country. Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has formally launched this mission on 2d of October (the birthday of …