OEMs require govt nod to supply e-buses under FAME

Context: Original equipment manufacturers will have to seek approval from the Department of Heavy Industry before accepting any proposal to supply electric buses for availing incentives under the FAME India scheme.  The move is aimed at facilitating the smooth roll out and management of demand incentives for electric buses under the scheme. All Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana

In News: During the latest 23rd interaction through PRAGATI, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY). Background: In 2015, the Union government announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY). It is a new programme meant to Read More …

Four sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme

Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for continuation of Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Child Protection Services and National Crèche Scheme  from 1.4.2017 to 30.11.2018.  These are the sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)” Features: The approved Schemes include: Anganwadi Services Scheme for Read More …

ACCESSIBLE INDIA CAMPAIGN

Accessible India Campaign (AIC) is the nationwide flagship campaign of the <a “=””>Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The aim of the Campaign is to make a barrier free and conducive environment for Divyangjans all over the country.  It was launched by the Prime Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendras

The main objective of the scheme is to increase the care, protection and development of women across the country. Improving the child sex ratio, survival of new born girl child, girl education and empower them through several initiatives under the scheme are the main motives of the Mahila Shakti Kendra Read More …

Farm plan given `Raftaar’

Seeking to make farming a remunerative economic activity , the government revved up its farm growth plan with `Raftaar’ (Remunerative approaches for the agriculture and allied sectors’ rejuvenation). It rebranded its ongoing central scheme, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), as RKVY-Raftaar and approved its continuation for three years (2017-20). The Read More …