GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Aspirational Districts’ Programme

India is amongst the leading economies of the world and envisages to become $5 trillion by 2024-25. However, presently the quality of life of many of its citizens is not consistent with this growth story, this is reflected in UNDP’s 2018 Human Development Index wherein India is ranked 130. Living standards in India are affected by significant… Continue reading Aspirational Districts’ Programme

GS-2, Uncategorized

Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019

This article is significant for GS Paper - 2 Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation of Policies Issues Related to Women The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019 was introduced in the Lok Sabha with to facilitate altruistic surrogacy in the country. The government claims that regulating surrogacy will put an end to rampant commercialisation of the… Continue reading Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019

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-2, Uncategorized

Organ Donation

Reason- Shortage of donated organs in the country as compared to the number of patients of organ failure who require transplant National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) The Central Government has been given the mandate to maintain National registry of donors and recipients of human organs and tissues under Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissue… Continue reading Organ Donation

GS-2, Uncategorized

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

Objective- Provide: Financial assistance to patients, living below poverty line and who are suffering from major life threatening diseases Receive: Medical treatment at any of the Government super speciality Hospitals/Institutes or other Government hospitals Financial assistance: Released in the form of ‘one-time grant’ Released to the Medical Superintendent of the Hospital in which the treatment… Continue reading Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

GS-2, Pub admin 1, Uncategorized

Mobile Governance Programme

Objective–Delivery of public services through mobile platform Steps taken to implement Mobile Governance so far- A Mobile Applications Store (m-AppStore) has been developed as part of Mobile Seva project and currently hosts over 659 mobile applications Citizens can now directly interact with Government Departments through SMS. As on date, over 583 public services have been… Continue reading Mobile Governance Programme