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National Leprosy Eradication Programme

The National Leprosy Eradication Programme is a centrally sponsored Health Scheme of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, of the Indian Government. The Programme is guided by the Deputy Director of Health Services (Leprosy) under the administrative control of the Directorate General Health Services Govt. of India. During the NLEP strategies and plans are …

Life Insurance Corporation

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is a state-governed insurance group and investment company. It is the biggest insurance company in India with an estimated asset value of Rs 1,560,482 crore. Launched in 1956, The Life Insurance Corporation of India offers a variety of insurance products to its customers such as insurance plans, pension …

Ayushman Bharat Scheme will envelop over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families, providing cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. Prime Minister Modi’s flagship Ayushman Bharat Yojna will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families providing cashless coverage of up to Rs 5 …

What is POSHAN Abhiyaan?

Government is implementing several projects and programs under the Umbrella Integrated Child Development Services Scheme as directly targeted interventions to address the problem of malnutrition in the country. All these schemes projects one or other aspects related to nutrition and have the potential to improve nutritional outcomes in the country. Malnutrition is not an only …

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 Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls – Sabla

Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) – It is a scheme to empower adolescent girls of 11-18 years by nurturing their nutritional and health status, upgrading various skills like home skills, life skills, and vocational skills. The girls will also be furnished with information on health and family welfare, hygiene and guidance on existing public …

NSAP is short for National Social Assistance Programme. NSAP was introduced on 15th August 1995. The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) shows a significant step towards the fulfilment of the Directive Principles in Article 41 and 42 of the Constitution recognizing the concurrent responsibility of the Central and the State Governments in the matter. In …

What is the National Mission for Empowerment of Women (NMEW)

The Committee of Governors (CoG) established to study and recommend strategies for the speedy socio-economic empowerment of women recommended the “Establishment of National Mission for socio-economic empowerment of Women”. National Mission for Empowerment of Women came into working during the financial year 2011-12 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in April 2011. The main objective was to bring …

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 …

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 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 …