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National Agricultural Insurance Scheme

A Central Sector project namely, National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) is being implemented in the country since Rabi 1999-2000, as a part of risk management in agriculture with the intention of providing financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of crops as a result of natural calamities, pests, and diseases.   The project …

Free Coaching Scheme for SC and OBC Students

A scheme for granting free coaching to students belonging to Scheduled Caste (SCs) was started during the 6th Five Year Plan. Similar schemes were also being implemented to give free coaching to students belonging to other backward classes (OBCs) and minorities. With a light to ensure effective implementation and monitoring and to assist the students …

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 …

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana is a scheme launched in November 2015 by Piyush Goyal. Piyush Goyal is Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (Now Railway minister and coal minister). This scheme is optional for the states to join. The first state who joined this yojana was Jharkhand. Other states …

Post Office Saving Schemes

The Post Office Saving Schemes include a variety of products that provide the trust and risk-free return on investment which is associated with a central government-run savings portfolio. These schemes are regularised via ~ 1.54 lakh post offices all over India. Post office schemes are created to provide financial security to the common man with assure return on …

What is “Shadi Shagun” Scheme?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has granted rare girls in the country, Modi government has opened the Shadi Shagun Scheme to encourage those people who want to continue their higher education in a small number of communities. The name of this project is named by Shri Narendra Modi, Shadi Shagun Scheme. With this scheme, Rs. 51 …

What is Saubhagya – Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has introduced a new scheme Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” to ensure electrification of all willing households in the country in rural as well as urban areas here today. The total expenditure for the project is Rs. 16, 320 crores while the Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) …

Gobar Dhan Yojana

Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has launched the GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN project. The project is being implemented as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) combined of two main components for creating clean villages – creating open defecation free (ODF) villages and managing solid and liquid …

What is Green Revolution-Krishonnati Yojana?

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, organized by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector further 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with the Central Share of Rs. 33,269.976 crore.   The Umbrella project comprises of 11 …

What is Solar Charkha Mission?

The Solar Charkha Mission is a Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) initiative introduced in June 2018. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) would enact the programme. A pilot project on Solar Charkha was enacted at Khanwa village, Nawada District of Bihar in 2016. Grounded on the success of the pilot project, …

What is DigiLocker: Features, Benefits, and Safety

DigiLocker is one of many programmes by Government of India in furthering the Digital India initiatives. Primarily a DigiLocker is a digital repository which helps you store important documents (like Aadhaar, mark sheets CBSE, ICSE, ISC, Driving License, Registration certificate, gas connection copy etc) from 36 different issuers in a cloud-based application for safe and …

What is Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK)

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship project of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The aim of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. Individuals with before learning experience …