Jal Jeevan Mission

Context Recently, the Jal Shakti Ministry has announced that the labourers returning to their home states due to covid-19, will be deployed for the Jal Jeevan Mission. About the Mission The Jal Jeevan Mission aims for providing piped drinking water to all rural households by 2024. The Jal Shakti Ministry is the nodal ministry for Read More …

PM Swanidhi Scheme

Context Union Government launched PM SVANIDHI – Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atmanirbhar Nidhi – a special micro-credit facility scheme for providing affordable loan to street vendors. The scheme is aimed at enabling the street vendors to resume their livelihoods that have been adversely affected due to COVID-19 lockdown. About the Read More …

Kisan Credit Card (KCC)

Context The government will provide Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to 1.5 crore dairy farmers belonging to milk unions and milk producing companies within the next two months (1st June-31st July 2020) under a special drive. The special drive to provide KCC to 1.5 crore dairy farmers is part of the Read More …

Atma-nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

Context Prime Minister of India said the country should view the Covid-19 crisis as an opportunity to achieve economic self-reliance. In his address to the nation, he stressed on the importance of promoting “local” products. He called it Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (or Self-reliant India Mission) and said that in the days to come, his government Read More …

Scheme for Rebate of State Levies (RoSL)

Context Government of India (GoI) has approved the Rebate of State Levies (RoSL) scheme to support the textile sector to boost increase the competitiveness among the global market and create new employment opportunities. Outline of RoSL In the year 2015, GoI implemented Merchandise Exports from India (MEIS) and Service Exports from Read More …

Swamitva Scheme and e-Gramswaraj Portal

Context The Prime Minister has launched the Swamitva Scheme and e-Gramswaraj Portal & mobile app as a portal to prepare and plan Gram Panchayat Development Plans. About Swamitva Scheme SWAMITVA stands for Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas. Under the scheme, the latest surveying technology Read More …

Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0

Context The Union Minister for Human Resource Development has informed Lok Sabha about the progress of the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA). Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 is the upgraded version of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 1.0. The scheme is extended to all educational institutes; however, under UBA 2.0 Read More …

Soil Health Card Scheme

Context The Soil Health Card Scheme has completed 5 years since its launch. Soil Health Card Scheme Soil Health Card (SHC) is a Government of India’s scheme promoted by the Department of Agriculture & Co-operation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. It is being implemented through the Department Read More …

Mission Shat Pratishat

Context The Punjab Education Department recently launched Mission Shat Pratishat to achieve 100 per cent result in classes 5, 8, 10, and 12 of government schools. The examination will be conducted by the Punjab School Education Board in another three months. The department has coined a slogan: “Asambhav Nu Sambhav Read More …

Mo Sarkar

Context : Odisha Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik launched his government’s new governance initiative ‘Mo Sarkar’ on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti About Mo Sarkar The objective of the ‘Mo Sarkar’ programme is to provide service with dignity to people who are coming to government offices for different purposes. The phone Read More …