GS-1, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program

The Maternity Benefit Program will provide compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentives so that the women can take adequate rest before and after delivery and not be deprived of proper nutrition. Objective of the Scheme i) To provide partial compensation for the wage loss in terms of cash incentives so that… Continue reading Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program

GS-3, Uncategorized

Skill India Mission

According to government estimates, more than 1.04 Crore youth have been trained under the Skill India Mission in the year 2015-16 which is 36.8% higher than the previous year’s recorded data. Key facts: In the current arrangement, 60% of the trainings are directly under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship while 40% are across other… Continue reading Skill India Mission

GS-3, Science & Tech, Uncategorized

Soon, postman will also deliver Ganga Jal

The Hindu News: Postal department might soon deliver water from the Ganga river to your doorstep. Ganges which is considered holy by the Hindus. Communications and IT Minister directed the Department of Posts to utilise e-commerce platform so that pure Ganga Jal from Haridwar and Rishikesh can be provided to the people.   E-governance app… Continue reading Soon, postman will also deliver Ganga Jal

GS-2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

Aim: To generate awareness and improve efficiency of delivery of welfare services meant for women Launched on 22 January 2015 with an initial corpus of Rs. 100 crore Joint initiative of Ministries of Women & Child Development, Health & Human Resource Development Districts Identified The three criteria for selection of districts: Districts below the national… Continue reading Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

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)