Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan

The Ministry of Agriculture and farmers’ welfare in line with the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 has launched the Krishi kalyan Abhiyaan from 1st June, 2018 till 31st July, 2018 so as to aid, assist and advice farmers on how to improve their farming techniques and Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The Mission will be implemented during 2015-2022 and will provide central assistance to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and other implementing agencies through States/UTs for:  1. In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation  2. Credit Linked Subsidy  3. Affordable Housing in Partnership  4. Subsidy Read More …

Liberalised Remittance Scheme

Context: Recently Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has narrowed the definition of relatives to check the flow of funds. There are some concerns over funds sent abroad under the ‘maintenance of close relative’ category of the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS). Details: Now, funds under the ‘maintenance of close relative’ category can Read More …

India BPO Promotion scheme

Context: The Union government is planning to expand its BPO promotion scheme under the Digital India initiative. The government has proposed to more than double the number of seats under the scheme. The India BPO Promotion Scheme (IBPS), envisaged under Digital India Programme, seeks to incentivize establishment of 48,300 seats Read More …

Swajal Scheme

Context: Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation announced that Swajal schemes in 115 aspirational districts of the country. Govt also earmarked Rs.1000 crores for addressing the drinking water needs of 27,544 arsenic and fluoride affected habitations of the country in this financial year under the National Water Quality Sub-Mission (NWQSM). Central Read More …