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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 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 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 …

What is Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana is sponsored by the central government of India. This scheme is launched for integrated development of Scheduled Castes (SC) majority villages having SC Population concentration > 50%. The Convergent implementation of existing Schemes of the Centre and State Governments. The works which could not be covered under the above, to be taken up …

Universal Health Insurance Scheme (UHIS)

There are 4 public sector general insurance providers who have implemented impanelledUniversal Health Insurance Scheme with the intention to enhance people’s access to health care especially for families at or below the poverty line. This not only includes individuals but groups or families. For starters this scheme comes with a medical expense reimbursement of up to Rs.30,000 …

Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS)

The Central Government Health Scheme, or CGHS as it is known in its abbreviated form, has been offering comprehensive medical care to pensioners and employees of the Central Government, provided they have enrolled under the scheme. Individuals are required to meet certain eligibility criteria to enrol under CGHS. Eligibility Criteria for Availing Central Government Health Scheme: All employees …

What is Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY)

Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana is a Social Security Scheme which had been initiated as well as administered by the Indian Government for mostly the rural landless households. The Ministry of Finance, under the Government of India, made an approval for the merger of Social Security Schemes viz., Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) and Janashree Bima …

What is Janani Suraksha Yojana

Janani Suraksha Yojana is launched by the Indian government on 2 April 2005 by the Prime Minister of India on the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi. It is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and infant mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women. The scheme is under implementation in all states and Union Territories (UTC), with …

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana was launched in 2010 and is implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. Previously this scheme was called as  Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY). The main objective of this scheme is to Providing partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentive s so that the woman …