GOVERNMENT SCHEMES FOR UPSC IAS EXAM

 

 

 

Ministry Of Health and Family


JANANI SURAKSHA YOJANA

⦁ Main objective of the scheme is to reduce infant and material mortality by promoting institutional deliveries.

⦁ This scheme provides conditional cash assistance.

⦁ Covers delivery in government institution and even accredited private health facility.

⦁ There is no limitation due To age of mother or of children.

⦁ Available to all pregnant women in low performing states, in High performing states (where adequate level of

institutional deliveries take place) the scheme is available only to SC/ST/SPL women.

⦁ This scheme also provides incentives linked to performance to ASHA


JANANI SHISHU SURAKSHA KARYAKARAM (JSSK)

⦁ This scheme provides all women free delivery in public health institution, including C-Section.

⦁ All pregnant women are also provided free transport from home to government facility, free drugs, diagnostics, blood and diet and similar entitlements for all sick born and upto 30 days of birth.


RASHTRIYA BAL SWASTHYA KARYAKARAM (RBSK)

⦁ This scheme provide for child health screening and early intervention service.

⦁ It subsumes all existing school health programs

⦁ Covers children from birth upto 18 years of age for defects (birth related), deficiencies, diseases, developmental delays, disability children under 6 years would be screened by mobile Block Health at Anganwadi Center and 6-18 years at local school at least once a years.


PRADHAN MANTRI SWASTH SURAKSHA YOJANA (PMSSY)

⦁ Main objective of scheme is address regional imbalance in availability of good quality affordable tertiary healthcare.

⦁ Other objective of scheme is to improve medical education in country.

⦁ The scheme aims to meet its objective by opening new AIIMS and upgrading existing government medical institutions.


RASHTRIYA AROGYA NIDHI (RAN)

⦁ This scheme provides financial assistance to BPL Patients, who suffer from major life threatening diseases.

⦁ Treatment would be available on selected super specialty and govt. hospitals.

⦁ PSU/ State and central govt. employee are not eligible .

⦁ Under the scheme, state are also required to create State Illness Assistance Fund, in Which central government would also contribute 50%.

⦁ The financial assistance is provided as ‘one-time grant; released directly to Medical Superintendent of Hospital.


PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHIT MATRITVA ABHIYAN

⦁ This scheme aims to provide pregnant women (in 2nd/3rd trimester) free health check up and required treatment for free every month.

⦁ Services provided would be free at designated government health facilities.

⦁ Private sector would also be involved.

⦁ Service would include prenatal/ antenatal checkups and medicine and supplements.


NATIONAL HEALTH MISSION (NHM)

⦁ This mission has two components:- National Rural Health Mission and National Urban Health Mission.

⦁ As Health is state subject, state governments are provided support under NHM.


NATIONAL RURAL HEALTH MISSION

⦁ It is for towns and villages with population below 50,000

⦁ Aims to provide reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent health service.

⦁ The mission aims to achieve its objective through services of ASHA, ANMS and AWWs


NATIONAL URBAN HEALTH MISSION

⦁ Covers cities/ covers with 50,000+ population, all state capital and district headquarter.

⦁ Aims to provide essential primary health care service to urban poor

⦁ Also aims to strengthen existing health service delivery system by converging and augmenting various schemes.

⦁ A District Health Action Plan is also prepared in partnership with community, NGOs, local bodies.

⦁ Has funding pattern of 75:25 for general states and 90:10 for special category states.


RASHTRIYA KISHOR SWASTHYA KARYAKARAM (RKSH)

⦁ Focuses on age group of 10-19 years, provides universal coverage

⦁ Aims to :

  • address malnutrition,
  • address iron deficiencies,
  • improve sexual and reproductive health,
  • improve psychological health,
  • non-communicable disease
  • drug abuse.

RASHTRIYA SWASTHYA BIMA YOJANA

⦁ Main aim of scheme to provide financial protection against unforeseen health issues.

⦁ Other Objective is to improve access to quality healthcare for BPL Household especially unorganized sector.

⦁ Provides coverage of Rs 30,000/family, family as a unit to have maximum of 5 members

⦁ Also covers transport expenses.

⦁ Is smart card enable, This smart card would also be linked to Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana and National Old Age Pension Scheme.

⦁ Premium cost is shared by central and state government, subscriber just has to pay Rs.30 as registration for a year.


NATIONAL HEALTH PROTECTION SCHEME

⦁ Aims to provide life insurance coverage of upto 1 lakh to BPL, economically weaker and depressed sector of society as listed under Socio Economic Caste Census

⦁ Families who have lost earning member are intended beneficiary of this scheme.


MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA- GRAMIN

⦁ Aims to provide financial help in form of full grant (directly transferred to beneficiary account for construction of new houses and upgradation of existing houses.

⦁ Aims to construct 1 crore peca house in 3 years,

⦁ It replaces Indira Awas Yojana, increases funds and allowed area

  • would not be implemented in Chandigarh and Delhi.

⦁ Beneficiaries include SCs/STs, free bonded laborers, widows/kin of defense personnel killed in action, retired members of paramilitary forces, disabled persons and minorities and beneficiaries would be chosen thought Socio Economic Caste Census 2011.


PRADHAN MANTRI GRAM SADAK YOJANA

⦁ Aims to provide all weather road connectivity to unconnected habitations, by year 2019

⦁ Is 100% Centrally Sponsored scheme.

⦁ Is funded by 50% contribution from less on High Speed Diesel

⦁ National Highway, State Highways, Major District Road, Habitations already provided all weather connectivity but presently with deteriorated road condition, would not be covered.

⦁ Unit of connectivity is habitation and not revenue village with population of 500 in plain and 250 in hill/Tribal and Desert areas.


SANSAD ADARSH GRAM YOJANA (SAGY)

⦁ Under this program, each MP would undertake responsibility of overall development of certain villages chosen by him/her.

⦁ Lok Sabha MP Will Choose village from her constituency and Rajya Sabha MP would chosen village from state she represents

⦁ One Village in 2016, 2 other by 2019 and thereafter one village each year till 2024 would be selected and developed by each MP.

⦁ District Collector would monitor progress, gram panchayat would be basic unit of development

⦁ MPs cannot choose their own or sponsor’s village

⦁ No funding provision under scheme, existing funding mechanism like MPLADS and CSR initiative would be utilized,


NEERANCHAL

⦁ Is National watershed Management Project

⦁ Assisted by World Bank

⦁ Aims to provide technical assistance to watershed component of PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYEE YOJANA


NATIONAL SOCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

⦁ Aims to provide social security and welfare assistance to weaker section of society

⦁ Has following components

⦁ Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme

⦁ Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme

⦁ Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme

⦁ National Family Benefit Scheme

⦁ Annapurna

⦁ States and UTs are provided 100% central assistance


ANNAPURNA SCHEME

⦁ This scheme is implemented by Department of food and Public Distribution under Ministry of Rural Department

⦁ Under this initiative senior citizen of age 65 and above, who are not enrolled in National Old Age Pension Scheme are provided free 10 Kg of Food grain per person per month.


NATIONAL RURBAN MISSION

⦁ Main aim of mission is overall rural development, achieve provision of urban facilities in rural areas

⦁ Aims to achieve its objective by creating smart village having urban services while retaining rural features

⦁ Purpose a Cluster based approach, state government would identify continuous Gram panchayats with population of about 25000-50000 in plain and coastal areas and 5000-1500 in desert, hilly and tribal areas

⦁ Skill development, enhancement of infrastructure, electronic services delivery would be undertaken.

⦁ Funding would be provided through various government schemes, public private partnership would also be leveraged.

⦁ Center will also provide 30% of project cost as critical gap funding.


MGNREGA

⦁ Aims to provide at least 100 days of guaranteed demand based wage employment in a financial year to every household.

⦁ Provides unskilled manual work, implemented by gram panchayats.

⦁ Aims for at least 1/3rd beneficiaries as women.

⦁ Wage are limited to consumer Price Index (Agriculture Labour)

⦁ Provision of unemployment allowance if work is not provided within 15 days

⦁ Provision of social audit, public information access.


DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAYA GRAMEEN KUSHALYA YOJANA

⦁ Aims for skill upgradation of rural youth between 15-35 years age.

⦁ 2 Special initiatives under DDU-GKY:

⦁ Himayat : A special scheme for youth(Rural & urban) of J&K

⦁ Roshini : Special initiative for rural youth in Left Wing Extremisms affected areas.


DEEN DYAL ANTYODAYA YOJANA- NRLM

⦁ Aims to provide sustainable livelihood enhancement and improved access to financial services.

⦁ Is assisted by world Bank

⦁ Aims to create network of Self Help Groups and bringing at least one women member from each poor household.

⦁ Poor identification would be done through writing by gram sabha and approval by gram panchayat , process would be delinked from BPL mechanism .

⦁ Would leverage partnerships with NGOs


START UP VILLAGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM (SVEP)

⦁ Aims to generate livelihood through self employment .

⦁ It would achieve its objective by making loans available through SHG’S for starting enterprise.


MINSITRY OF Finance

PRADHAN MANTRI MUDRA YOJANA

⦁ Aims to provide cheap credit to small business person in non farm sector

⦁ 3 categories of loan : Shishu ( Rs 50000) , Kishor ( Rs. 50000-5 lakh , Tarun (5 lack to 10 lack )

⦁ Provides for Mudra debit cards for direct with drawl of loan money .


STAND UP INDIA SCHEME

⦁ Aims to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and women loans of Rs. 10 Lack – Rs. 1 Crore would be provided for green field (new) non farm sector initiatives .

⦁ Provision for refinancing and credit guarantee.


ATAL PENSION YOJANA ( APY )

⦁ Aims to provide pension to all citizen , especially those engaged in unorganized sector.

⦁ Member of any statutory social security scheme are not covered .

⦁ Age of joining APY is 18-40 years .

⦁ Pension of Rs, 1000-5000 /month would be proceeded at age of 60 depending on contribution .

⦁ Minimum period of contribution is 20 years .

⦁ In case of death of subscriber, spouse will get pension and if spouse also dies then nominee would get pension.


PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA

⦁ Aims to provide accidental insurance cover .

⦁ Target population is of 18-70 years age group

⦁ Only Rs. 12/ year premium , condition of auto debit from savings account.

⦁ Coverage of Rs, 2 Lack for permanent total disability and Rs. 1 lack partial disability .

⦁ Provision for exit and rejoining under certain conditions .


PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA (PMJJBY)

⦁ Provides coverage for death due to any reason targets age group 18-80 years , conditions of a bank account and auto debit of premium .

⦁ Provides coverage of Rs 2 lack for one year period at Rs. 330/ annum member , renewable every year.

⦁ Scheme can be joined without giving self certification of good health .


GOLD MONETIZATION SCHEME

⦁ Aims to reduce gold imports and mobilize sell gold under this scheme gold can be deposited and interest can be earned on deposit .


SOVEREIGN GOLD BOND SCHEME

⦁ There are government securities issued by RBI on behalf of government of India.

⦁ These securities are denominated in grams of gold .

⦁ Bonds are at price of gold at time of maturity and interest .


MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMER WELFARE

⦁ Aims to provide comprehensive insurance coverage against crop loss.

⦁ One premium rate 1.5%m 2%, 5% for rabi , kharif and horticulture crop .

⦁ No upper limit on government subsidy .

⦁ It is compulsory for farmers availing crop loans for notified crops in notified area.

⦁ Covers loss due to natural fire , landslides Hailstorm , cyclone , inundation .

⦁ Also covers localized and past harvest losses.

⦁ Cluster approach would be adopted aid allotted to insurance companies.


ELECTRONIC NATIONAL AGRICULTURE MARKET (ENAM)

⦁ Central Sector Scheme

⦁ . It is an electronic pan India Trading portal with physical APMC’S in backend

⦁ Provides for one license for traders across state .

⦁ Aims to provide farmers transport price discovery and market information

⦁ Single point buy on first whole purchase from farmers.

⦁ States requested to change APMC laws and infrastructure and facilities at mandis to be upgraded .


NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY MISSION

⦁ Aims to enhance protection of rice, wheat , pulses, coarse cereals and cotton , jute , sugarcane as commercial crops

⦁ Funding : 50:50 for food crops , 100% central funding for cash crops.

⦁ Distribution of high yield seeds , farm mechanization and integrated pest management would be emphasized upon


PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYI YOJANA

⦁ Aims to extend irrigation coverage , improve water use efficiency .

⦁ To be implemented through district and state irrigation plans

⦁ It amalgamates following schemes.

⦁ Accelerated irrigation benefit program (AIBP) of ministry of water resource , river development and ganga rejuvenation .

⦁ Integrated watershed management program (iwmp) department of land resources , Ministry of rural development and cooperation .

  • On Farm Water Management by Department of Agriculture and Co Operation

SOIL HEALTH CARD SCHEME

⦁ . Aims for judicious use of soil and arrest its deterioration .

⦁ . soil health cards would provide information regarding :

⦁ 1 Electrical conductivity

⦁ 2 PH

⦁ 3 Organic Carbon

⦁ 4 Macro nutrients : Nitrogen , phosphorous , potash

⦁ 5 Secondary nutrients : sulphur

⦁ 6 Micro Nutrients : Zinc ,iron , copper , manganese , boron would provide advice specific fertilizer requirement advice.


PARAMPARAGAT KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA

⦁ . Aims to provide organic farming to take advantage of growing demand of organic products .

⦁ . Cluster based approach .

⦁ . No liabilities on farmers for expenditure on certification


RASHTRIYA KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA

⦁ . Aims to achieve 4 % growth rate in agriculture

⦁ . Through enhanced investment in agriculture and allied sector

⦁ . 100% Centrally sponsored scheme .

⦁ . Allocation based on states arm expenditure

⦁ . Mandatory preparation of district and state agriculture plans .

⦁ . Scheme also promotes linkages with programs like MNREGA

⦁ . This scheme also includes following sub scheme

1. . Bringing Green Revolution to eastern India (BGREI)

2. . Additional fodder development program

3. . Saffron Mission

4. . Crop Diversification programs

5. . Livestock Health and Disuse central / foat and mouth desire

6. . Bee keeping

7. . Targeting rice follow area


NATIONAL INITIATIVE FOR CLIMATE RESILIENT AGRICULTURE

1. Aims to increase resilience of our agriculture sector in face growing climate change issue/events.

2. Focus on three aspects- strategic research, technology demonstration, capacity building

3. Four important components

⦁ Strategic research on adaptation and mitigation

⦁ Capacity building

⦁ Technological demonstration

⦁ Sponsored competitive research to tackle critical challenges


MERA GAON MERA GAURAV

Under this initiative scientist will select villages and provide information to farmer on technical and other aspects.


DIGITAL INDIA

⦁ Launched by Ministry of electronic and Information Technology

⦁ Aims to transform India into digitally empowered knowledge economy.

⦁ This scheme is being implemented by all government departments and coordinated by department of electronic and Information technology.

⦁ Implementation of scheme would be monitored by Digital India committee comprised of several minister

⦁ Has 9 focus area: Broadband highways, universal access to mobile internet, e-governance, e-Kranti, information to all, Public internet access, Net Zero imports of electronics by 2020, IT Jobs, early Harvest program.

⦁ Includes BHARAT NET Project connecting 2,50,000 gram Panchayat with broadband.


PRADHAN MANTRI GRAMIN DIGITAL SAKSHARTA ABHIYAN ( PM GDISHA)

⦁ Aims to make rural household digitally literate by 2019

⦁ Part of Digital India Program.


NATIONAL MISSION FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

⦁ By ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change

⦁ Aims to make Indian Agriculture and animal husbandry sector climate change resilient.

⦁ Covers both adaptation and mitigation measures

⦁ Has emphasis on:

⦁ Optimal utilization of water resources

⦁ Adoption of soil health management practices

⦁ Conservation of natural resources

⦁ Promotion of location specific integrated farming system.


NATIONAL MISSION FOR GREEN INDIA

⦁ By Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change

⦁ Aims at protection, restoring and enhancing India’s forest cover

⦁ Has following goals :

⦁ Increase forest/tree cover to extent of 5 millions hectare and improve quality of forest/tree on another 5 mha of forest/ non forest lands

⦁ To increase forest based livelihood income of about 3 million households.

⦁ To enhance ecosystem services like carbon sequestration, provesionincy services like fuel, fodder and timber and non timber forest produce


NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON CLIMATE CHANGE

⦁ Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change implements this plan (overall), initiative of Ministry of Environment, Forest and climate change.

⦁ Has following 8 core missions :

⦁ National Solar Mission

⦁ National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency

⦁ National Mission on sustainable Habitat

⦁ National Water Mission

⦁ National Mission for Sustainable Himalayan Ecosystem

⦁ National Mission for Green India

⦁ National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture

⦁ National Mission on Strategic knowledge for climate change


PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA- HOUSING FOR ASL ( URBAN)

⦁ By Ministry of Housing and urban poverty Alleviation

⦁ Aims to housing for all by year 2022

⦁ Subsumed Rajiv Awas Yojana and Rajiv Rinn Yojana

⦁ Targets all Statutory towns as per census 2011 with focus on 500 class I Cities

⦁ Has following important provisions :

⦁ Slum rehabilitation, envisages private developers participation

⦁ Provides for credit linked subsidy for premature of affordable housing for weaker section

⦁ Affordable housing in Partnership with Public private sector

⦁ Subsidy for beneficiary initiated individual house construction.

⦁ Major beneficiaries are economically weaker section and lower income group

⦁ States have flexibility of redefine the annual income criteria with approval of ministry.


DEENDAYAL ANTYODAYA YOJANA (DAY)- NATIONAL URBAN LIVELIHOOD MISSION (NULM)

⦁ By ministry of housing and urban poverty Alleviation

⦁ Replaces Swarna Jayanti Shahari Roygar Yojana (SJSRV)

⦁ Provides for skill development and credit facilities for urban poor.

⦁ Also provides shelter with essential services to urban homeless in a phased manner.

⦁ Also address concern of urban street vendor.


SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Aims at universalization of elementary education, puts into affect provision of 86th Constitutional Amendment Act

⦁ Has following sub initiatives :

⦁ Shagun Portal

⦁ Padhe Barat Badhe Bharat

⦁ Rashtiya Avishkar Abhiyan

⦁ Vidyanjali


SHAGUN PORTAL

⦁ Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

⦁ Has repository of success stories and best practices

⦁ Online monitoring of implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan


PADHE BHARAT BADHE BHARAT

⦁ Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

⦁ Provides for improving attendance of both teacher and students

⦁ Improve reading, writing and mathematics skill of children in class I and II


RASHTRIVA AVISHKAR ABHIYAN

⦁ Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

⦁ Initiated by A.P.J Abdul Kalam

⦁ Aims to maturate children of 6-18 age group in science, math and technology by IITs, NITs


VIDYANJALI

⦁ Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

⦁ Provides for development of children with regard to co-curricular activities by volunteers

⦁ Indian citizen, NTIs, PIO/OCI can volunteer under scheme to support children in co curricular activities.

⦁ These volunteers does not replace original teachers.


RASHTRIYA MADHYAMIK SHIKSHA ABHIYAN (RMSA)

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Aims to enhance to secondary education and improve its status

⦁ SHAALA SIDDHI

⦁ SHAALA DARPAN

⦁ SEEMA DARSHAN

⦁ E-PATHSHALA

⦁ KALA UTSAV


SHAALA SIDHI

⦁ Under RMSA

⦁ A web portal to enable school to evaluate their performance in 7 by domains

⦁ Developed by National University of Educational Planning and Administration


SHAALA DARPAN

⦁ Under RMSA

⦁ E-governance initiative that allow Kendriya Vidyalayas to improve quality of learning, efficiency of school administration, service delivery


E-pathshala

⦁ Under RMSA

⦁ E-Resource portal, has textbooks, audio, video

⦁ Initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development and NCERT


KALA UTSAV

⦁ Under RMSA

⦁ To promote Arts in education in secondary stage


SEEMA DARSHAN

⦁ Under RMSA

⦁ Initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of Defence


Global Initiative of Academic Network (GIAN)

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Is a centrally sponsored scheme

⦁ Provides far strategic funding of higher educational institution

⦁ Aims to achieve gross enrollment rates to 32% by end of 2017


SWAYAM

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Study Webs of Active learning For Young Aspiring Minds

⦁ IT Platform that provides Massive open online courses (moocs) by professors of centrally funded institutions like IITs, IIMs


IMPACTING RESEARCH INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY (IMPRINT INDIA)

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Joint Initiative by IIT and IISc

⦁ Aims at direct research and solving major engineering and technology challenges.


UCHCHTAR AAVISHKAR ABHIYAN

⦁ By Ministry of Human Resource Development

⦁ Its objective to connect higher education institutions with rural communities to address developmental challenges through technological innovation.


PRADHAN MANTRI KHANIJ KSHETRA KALYAN YOJANA (PMKKY)

⦁ By Ministry of Mines

⦁ Provides for welfare of areas and people affected by mincing related operations

⦁ It is implemented by district mineral foundation (DMFs) of respective districts using funds accruing from mines.

⦁ It also addresses issues of displaced families under Land Acquisition Act

⦁ 60% of funds in this scheme would be utilized for high priority areas like health care, sanitation, education

⦁ 40% fund will be utilized for physical infrastructure irrigation


PAHAL

⦁ Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

⦁ Provides for Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG subsidy to consumer’s Bank account.


PRADHAN MANTRI UJJAWALA YOJANA

⦁ By Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

⦁ Aims to provide Free LPG Connection to women from BPL households

⦁ Beneficiaries will be identified on basis of Socio Economic Caste Census in consultation with State Government and Union Territories.


DEENDAYAL UPADHYAY GRAM JYOTI YOJANA (DDUGJY)

⦁ By Ministry of Power

⦁ Aims to provide 24*7 power supply to rural areas

⦁ Subsumed Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana

⦁ It focuses on : feeder separation of rural households and agriculture,

strengthening of sub transmission and distribution network infrastructure,

metering at all levels in rural areas.


BHARATMALA

⦁ By Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

⦁ Focuses on : development of border and international connectivity roads, coastal and part connectivity roads etc.

⦁ It subsumes unfinished part of National Highway Development program.


SETU BHARATAM

⦁ By Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

⦁ Aims to make National Highways free of railway level crossing


SAGARMALA

⦁ Ministry of Shipping

⦁ Aims to promote port led development through enhancement of port infrastructure and process

⦁ Also aims to ensure sustainable development of Coastal Economic Zones

⦁ At higher level National Sagarmala Apex Committee would oversea overall implementation and coordination.

⦁ At state level, state government are suggested to set up State Sagarmala Committee headed by Chief Minister/ Minister in charge of Parts.

⦁ Sagarmala focuses on 3 main pillars :

⦁ Port led development through inter agency cooperation

⦁ Port infrastructure enhancement

⦁ Efficient Evacuation to and from hinterland


PRADHAN MANTRI KAUSHAL VIKAS YOJANA

⦁ Under Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

⦁ Aims to provide skill certification and training

⦁ Training and assessment fees are completely paid by government.

⦁ Individuals with prior learning experience or skills will also be assessed and certified under Recognition of Prior Learning.


SUGAMYA BHARAT ABHIYAN

⦁ By Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

⦁ Also known as accessibility for PWDs

⦁ Focuses on 3 areas : Builtup environment, transportation eco system, information and communication eco-system.

⦁ Aims at A1, A2B category railway station and international airports fully accessible to the disabled.

⦁ Convert at least 10% of government owned public transport carriers in country fully accessible carriers for disabled persons by March 2018.


Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS)

⦁ By Ministry of women and Child Development

⦁ Centrally sponsored, implemented by state government and union territories.

⦁ Aims at providing supplementary Nutrition, Pre School non formal education, nutrition & health education, immunization, health checkup and Referral services

⦁ Children of 0-6 years age group, Pregnant women and Lactating Malthus are beneficiaries

⦁ Services would be provided at Anganwadi Centers through Anganwadi workers.


MAHILA E-HAAT

⦁ By Ministry of women and Child Development

⦁ Bilingual portal providing direct marketing platform to women entrepreneurs/SHGs/ NGOs


MATERNITY BENEFIT PROGRAM (MBP)

  • By Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • MBP is Pan India expansion of Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana.
  • It provides cash incentives to pregnant and lactating women to compensate for wage loss and encourage women to
  • take adequate health precaution and care
  • Women in regular employment in government or PSUs
  • Or whose receive similar benefits under any other law are not eligible

SWADHAR

  • By Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • It is a central sector scheme provides for food, clothing, shelter, health care, consulting, legal support, skill upgrading.

HRIDAY

  • By ministry of urban development
  • National heritage city development and augmentation yojna
  • From 2014-18 , central sector scheme | 100% funding from central government
  • Aims to presence heritage cities by focusing on Physical, institutional , economic , social Infrastructures
  • Provide for support from private sector
  • JAL KRANTI ABHIYAN
  • By Ministry of water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  • Main objective of Jal Kranti Abhiyan are:
  • Adoption of traditional knowledge in water resources conservation and its management
  • Strengthening gross root involvement of all stakeholders including Panchayati Raj institution and local bodies.
  • To utilizing sector level expertise from NGOs, citizen.
  • Enhancing livelihood security
  • No provision for separate funding, expenditure to be met through existing schemes.
  • Development of Model Command Area, Pollution Abatement, Mass awareness
  • Jal Gram Yojana: a sub initiative under Jal Kranti Abhiyan, under which two villages in every district would be selected and an integrated water security plan would be prepared.

SWADESH DARSHAN

  • By Tourism Ministry
  • Aims to develop theme based tourist circuit
  • 13 circuit have been identified: North East India Circuit Buddhist Circuit, Himalayan Circuit, Coastal Circuit, Krishna Circuit, Desert Circuit, Tribal Circuit, Eco Circuit, Wildlife Circuit, Rural Circuit, Spiritual Circuit, Ramayan Circuit, Heritage Circuit.

PILGRIMAGE REJUVENATION AND SPIRITUAL AUGMENTATION DRIVE (PRASAD)

  • By Ministry of Tourism
  • Aims to develop pilgrimage destination cities.
  • 13 cities are being developed: Amritsar, Ajmer, Dwaska, Mathura, Varanasi, Gaya, Puri, Amarauate, Kanchipuram, Vellankane, Kedonath, Kamabhya, Patna.
  • HRIDAY covers all PRASAD sites except Kedarnath and Kamabhya and comes under urban Development Ministry and includes Warangal, Badami, Patna.

BETI BACHAD BETI PRADHAO SCHEME (BBBP)

  • Joined initiative of Ministry of women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Ministry of
  • Human Resource and Development.
  • Main aim of scheme is to prevent gender based sex selective elimination, ensure survival and protection of girl child and ensure education of girl child.
  • The scheme has two major components : mass communication campaign, multi sectoral action in 100 selected districts.

 

Sukanya Samridhi Yojana

  • Part of Beti Bachao Padhao Campaign
  • Aims to encourage parents to open saving account for girl child.
  • A minimum of Rs. 1000 and minimum of Rs 15 lakh can be deposited during a financial year, interest rate of 9.1% and provision of income tax rebate

NAMAMI GANGE PROGRAM

  • Concentrated effort by different ministries to protect and revive river ganga
  • Following ministries involved :
  • Ministry of water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change
  • Ministry of shipping
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of urban Development
  • Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation
  • 100% Centrally funding, to be completed by 2020
  • Covers 8 states : Uttrakhand, UP, Bihar, West Bengal, Jharkhand, M.P, Haryana, Delhi
  • National Mission for group at state level and UCB’s and PRIs would also be involved
  • Action taken under Namami Ganga
  • Sustainable Municipal Sewage Management
  • Managing Sewage from Rural Areas
  • Promoting tourism and shipping in a rational and sustainable manner
  • Managing industrial discharge and pollution abetment
  • Enforcing River Regulatory Zones
  • Ensuring Ecological rejuvenation
  • Knowledge Management on Ganga

ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION (AMRUT)

  • By Ministry of Urban Development
  • This scheme is new Avatar of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JMNURM)
  • Aims to promote infrastructure development in urban areas
  • Would cover cities with population of over lakh having notified municipality (cantonment of board, all capital cities/ towns, all Heritage cities under HRIDAY scheme, 13 Cities and town on main rivers with population between 75000-1 lakh, 10 cities from hill states, island and tourist destination
  • Individual project would not be appraised only State Annual Action Plans would be appraised
  • A centrally Sponsored Scheme
  • Note (Important) : would not cover Power, Telecom, Health, Education and Wage Employment Program

NATIONAL INITIATIVE FOR DEVELOPMENT AND HARNESSING INNOVATION (NIBHI)

  • By Ministry of Service and Technology
  • Aims to take forward student innovation to commercialization stage by providing funding assistance.

NATIONAL LED PROGRAM

  • By Ministry of Power
  • Aims to promote energy efficiency by promoting use of LEDs
  • Two Components : Domestic efficient Lighting Program (DELP) for domestic consumers
  • Street Lighting National Program (SLNP) : to replace conventional street light with LEDs.

UJWAL DISCOM ASSURANCE YOJANA (UDAY)

  • By Ministry of Power
  • Aims of making DISCOMs profitable by 2018-19 by :
  • Improving operational efficiencies of DISCOMs
  • Reduction of cost of power
  • Reduction in interest cost of DISCOM
  • Enforcing financial discipline on DISCOMs
  • States should take over 75% of DISCOM debt in 2 years
  • States will issue non-SLR including SDL bond in markets directly or to bank/ financial institution holding the DISCOM debt to the appropriate extent.
  • DISCOM debt not taken over by state shall be converted by BANKs/ FIs into loans on bonds.
  • Debt overtaken by state would not be included in fiscal deficit of respective states.
  • Panchayat Empowerment and Accountability Incentive Scheme
  • By Ministry of Panchayati Raj
  • Central Sector Scheme/ 100% Centrally funded scheme
  • Aims at empowering panchayats by developing funds, functions and functionaries to panchayats and to put in place accountability mechanism.

HUNAR HAAT

  • By Ministry of Minority Affairs
  • Exhibition of Traditional crafts made by minorities
  • Artisans from minority communities are provided free of cost stalls.

NAI ROSHNI

  • By Ministry of Minority Affairs
  • Aims to develop leadership among Minority women

USTAAD (UPGRADING SKILLS IN TRAINING IN TRADITIONAL ART/CRAFT FROM DEVELOPMENT)

  • By Ministry of Minority Affairs
  • 100% Central sector scheme
  • Aims capacity building and updating traditional skills of master craftsmen/ artisans, who in turn would train minority youth.

NAI MANZIL

  • By Ministry of Minority Affairs
  • Aims to provide integrated skill training to youth in market driven skills.
  • Also provides for dropouts 8th/10th level certification through National Institute of open schooling.

PRADHAN MANTRI

  • By Ministry of Labour and Employment
  • Aims to promote employment generation, as central government would be paying 8.33% EPS contribution of employee for new employment.

SWAYAM PRABHA

  • Ministry of Human Resources Development
  • Would telecast high quality educational programs through DTH channels.

NATIONAL AYUSH MISSION

  • By Ministry of Ayush
  • Aims/ Objectives:
  • Provides cost effective and equitable AYUSH healthcare
  • To retailing and strengthen AYUSH system
  • To improve educational institutions imparting AYUSH education
  • To promote adoption of quality standards of AYUSH drugs
  • Resources would be allocated to states/ UTs on bases of population, backwardness and performance of state/ UT
  • Has Mandatory and flexible component with 80% and 20% resource division respectively
  • Mandatory Components :
  • AYUSH Services
  • AYUSH Educational Institutions
  • Quality Control of AYUSH Drugs
  • Medicinal Plants

PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AUSHADI YOJANA

  • BY DEPARTMENT OF Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers
  • Aims to make available quality generic medicines & affordable prices to all through Jan Aushadhi Store (JAS)
  • Also encourages doctors to prescribe generic medicines
  • State government would have to provide space in government hospitals
  • Any Civil society with minimum 3 years experience in welfare activities can also open JAS

NATIONAL OPTICAL FIBER NETWORK

  • BY Ministry of Communication on Information Technology
  • Under Digital India Program
  • Aims to provide broadband connectivity to 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats through optical fiber Network with minimum bandwidth of 10 Mbps
  • Funded by Universal Service Obligation Fund
  • Implemented by Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) setup as a special purpose which as a PSU
  • Service providers like TSPs, ISPs, Cable TV operators will have Non-discriminatory access to NOFN

DIGI LOCKER

  • Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
  • Provides secure cloud storage for storing digital documents which could be shared while availing services.
  • Provides for e-signing facility
  • All resident Indian Citizens Allowed

PROJECT MAUSAM

  • By Ministry of CULTURE
  • Archaeological Survey of India is nodal agency and Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts its research unit.
  • Aims to explore historical cultural relations with other nations, creating links to existing world Heritage sites.
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