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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana scheme was introduced on 25 September 2014 by Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Venkaiah Naidu on the occasion of the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. It is a youth employment scheme by the Indian government. Its main focus is to target youth, in the age group of 15–35 years. The Vision of DDU-GKY …

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No 42, later renamed as the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’. It aims to do better the livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days …

Sampoorna Rojgar Yojana

The Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana scheme was started by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on September 25, 2001. The purpose of this scheme is to provide profitable employment to the rural poor, providing employment and food to those who live below the poverty line. This program was implemented through Panchayati Raj Institutions. For this, the …

To decrease the challenge of rural poverty, the Ministry of Rural Development introduced a scheme, named as National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) in the year 2010. Later on, NRLM was renamed as DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission) with effect from March 29, 2016. This scheme is regulated by the Central and …

Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

There were two Indian government schemes were running till 2008 namely Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) which government has merged and introduced a new program known as Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme. This scheme is administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME). The main objectives of this …

National Food Security Act

The Indian government has taken a great step to protect the quality of food and to fight against the hunger of the people. This act was launched by the Parliament of India. Its main focus was to provide subsidized food grains to approx two third of Indian’s 1.2 billion people. It was introduced on 12 …

What is Antyodaya Anna Yojana

Antyodaya Anna Yojana scheme was launched by the [NDA] government on 25 December 2000 and was implemented in the Indian state of Rajasthan firstly. It is an Indian government scheme which is basically run by the central government. The main purpose of this scheme is to provide highly subsidized food to millions of the poorest families. In this scheme, …

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) conspire was begun on January 22, 2015, as a joint activity of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development under facilitated and merged endeavours to engage the young lady baby child. To start with, it was started in …

What is Ujjwala Scheme

In India, the poor have restricted access to cooking gas (LPG). The spread of LPG usage has been overwhelmingly in the urban and semi-urban zones with the scope generally in white collar class and rich family units. Be that as it may, there are not kidding wellbeing perils related with cooking in light of petroleum …

What is Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

Under – sustenance proceeds to unfavourably influence larger part of ladies in India. In India, each third lady is undernourished and consistently lady is weak. An undernourished mother unavoidably brings forth a low birth weight child. At the point when poor nourishment begins in the womb, it reaches out for the duration of the existing …

What are the different Agriculture Loan Schemes in India

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy and it definitely comes as no surprise to see financial institutions offer monetary help to farmers all across the country. Agricultural loans are available for different kinds of farming-related activities.  Types of Agricultural Loans in India One can avail a loan for the following activities related to agriculture: …

What are the different Housing schemes being provided by Government

The central government has, assertive plans of providing reasonable housing to people under the Housing for All by 2022 or ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ and is thus making efforts to uplift the construction activities. The Indian government has also focused on financially supporting the buyers of various sections of the society with interest subsidies on home loans. Below mentioned are the different …