GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana: Funding the unfunded

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) is a flagship scheme of Government of India to enable a small enterprise come into the formal financial system and get affordable credit to run his/ her business. Who? Any Indian Citizen who has a business plan for a non-farm sector income generating activity Credit need? Less than Rs 10 lakh Possible Creditors? Banks,… Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana: Funding the unfunded

GS-1, Uncategorized

Housing for All by 2022

Fulfilling housing dream of every Indian family by 75th year of independence.   Source-mygov.in   PM Modi- ‘By the time the Nation completes 75 years of its Independence, every family will have a pucca house with water connection, toilet facilities, 24×7 electricity supply and access’ To achieve this objective, Govt has launched a comprehensive mission… Continue reading Housing for All by 2022

Agriculture, GS-3, Uncategorized

Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Enhancing the productivity of the indigenous breeds of India through scientific management   Potential to enhance the productivity of the indigenous breeds of India through professional farm management and superior nutrition is immense. For this it is essential to promote conservation and development of indigenous breeds. The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” aims to conserve and develop indigenous… Continue reading Rashtriya Gokul Mission

GS-3, Uncategorized

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)

Electrifying the rural India in mission mode   Aim: To ensure electrification of all the un-electrified villages by 2017 in mission mode <do you know how many villages are electrified? Answer in comments.> The Scheme draws its inspiration from the similar pioneering scheme implemented by the Government of Gujarat It will enable to initiate much… Continue reading Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)

Agriculture, GS-3, Uncategorized

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

Achieving the goals of- Per drop more crop & Har khet ko paani   PMKSY envisages amalgamation of ongoing schemes: Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR RD & GR) Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) of Department of Land Resources (DoLR) On Farm Water Management… Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram

The labour reforms to ensure- Minimum Government, Maximum Governance.   Why labour reforms? Multiplicity of labour laws and the difficulty in their compliance has always been cited as an impediment to the industrial development <it is said that it’s not possible to comply with all the labour regulations without violating a few> The World Bank… Continue reading Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram

GS-2, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

Uplifting the poor through through skill development   It is a scheme for upliftment of urban and rural poor through enhancement of livelihood opportunities through skill development and other means Why the scheme? To provide Skill training to the poor in cities and villages. This would make them eligible for employment and will help in poverty… Continue reading Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)

The scheme is meant to provide for the welfare of people and areas affected by mining related operations The funds collected by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) will be utilised for this purpose Key facts: Aim: Mitigate the adverse impacts due to mining operation on the health and environment. It also seeks to ensure long-term sustainable… Continue reading Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)

GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Blue Revolution: 3000 crore scheme for fisheries sector

An umbrella scheme for integrated development and management of fisheries Approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) It is Central Sector Scheme on Blue Revolution Will be implemented at an outlay of Rs. 3000 crore for a period of five years in all the states including North East States and Union Territories Key facts:… Continue reading Blue Revolution: 3000 crore scheme for fisheries sector

International Relations, Uncategorized

Bretton Woods Institutions – World Bank Group

  Source-Worldbank   World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. This is not only a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. When? 1944 Headquarter: Washington, D.C. Publications- global economic prospects, Ease of doing business index There… Continue reading Bretton Woods Institutions – World Bank Group