Financial Assistance to Economically Backward Classes Children

For empowerment of Economically Backward Classes (EBCs), following two Schemes are being implemented from 2014-15 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment: Dr Ambedkar Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBCs) Students. Dr Ambedkar Central Sector Scheme of Interest Subsidy on Educational Loans for Overseas Read More …

Recent Changes in Gold Bond Scheme

Background: The sovereign gold bond initially introduced by the Government in 2015 has achieved only limited success, “mostly because of its unrealistic pricing pattern vis-a-vis the international price of bullion,” said James Jose, secretary, Association of Gold Refineries & Mints. The Government introduced these bonds to help reduce India’s over Read More …