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Ayushman Bharat Yojana

Overview Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday introduced the ‘Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)‘ scheme, considered as the world’s largest government-funded healthcare programme covering over 50 crore beneficiaries. Explaining it as a “game-changer initiative to serve the poor”, PM Modi said the scheme, which would come into effect from Sunday, is …

What is the Software Technology Park of India (STPI)?

Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) is a society introduced in 1991 through the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology with the objective of encouraging, encouraging and boosting the export of software from India. STPI regulates and has control over internal engineering resources to provide consulting, training and implementation services. Services include network design, system integration, installation, operations and maintenance …

What is the National Informatics Center

National Informatics Centre (NIC) was introduced in 1976 and established as a “main builder” of e-Government / e-Governance applications up to the grassroots level as well as a promoter of digital opportunities for progressive development. NIC has its own network namely NICNET through which it is well connected with all the Ministries /Departments of the …

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 Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG scheme?

The Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG (DBTL) or PAHAL (Pratyaksh Hanstantrit Labh) scheme was initially introduced on June 1, 2013, and finally covered 291 districts. It required the consumer to necessarily have an Aadhaar number for availing LPG Subsidy. The government has comprehensively reviewed the scheme and after identifying the difficulties faced by the consumer …

What is Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana was launched in August 2007 as a part of the 11th Five Year Plan by the Government of India. This scheme is launched under the National Development Council. This programme is essentially a State Plan Scheme that seeks to provide the States and Territories of India with the autonomy to draw up plans for increased …

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 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 …

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 …