Project CHAMAN

Introduction: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister said that in order to provide strategic development to the horticulture sector, so as to increase farmers income, a pioneer project called CHAMAN, has been launched three years back by the Government. About CHAMAN: This project is being implemented by Mahalanob is National Read More …

Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana

The Minister for Communications launched the Sampoorna Bima Gram (SBG) Yojana and an initiative for expansion of clientele base of Postal Life Insurance.  Features of the Sampoorna Bima Gram: To provide banking services through the postal network needs to be taken forward to provide affordable life insurance services to people Read More …

SANKALP & STRIVE Schemes to boost Skill India Mission

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister has approved two new World Bank supported schemes of Rs. 6,655 crore – Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE).  About the Scheme: SANKALP and STRIVE are outcome focused Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan

Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyaan is the scheme to make six crore persons in rural areas, across States/UTs, digitally literate, reaching to around 40% of rural households by covering one member from every eligible household by 31st March, 2019. The Scheme would empower the citizens in rural areas by training Read More …

Improvement in Breed of Cattles

Introduction: Milk production has increased by 6.27% per annum during last three years and during the last decade milk production has increased by 4% per annum. As per breed survey report 2012 the country has 37.92 million animals of indigenous cattle breeds as against 23.78 million animals of indigenous cattle Read More …

FAQs on Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana “Saubhagya”

Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana –“Saubhagya” a new scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to ensure electrification of all willing households in the country in rural as well as urban areas on 25th September, 2017. The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) give a detailed Read More …

PENCIL portal

Government has enacted the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 which came into force with effect from 1st September, 2016.  With this amendment, employment of a child below 14 years is completely prohibited in any occupation or processes. Government has taken several initiatives subsequent to the enactment of Read More …

Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana

Department of Science and Technology is implementing several initiatives for upliftment and economic development of rural areas in the country.  A number of appropriate technologies have been developed, demonstrated and deployed at several locations in the country. The Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forest & Climate Read More …

What is Saubhagya Yojana

With an aim to provide electricity to over four crore families in rural and urban areas by December 2018, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana ‘Saubhagya’, a Rs 16,320-crore scheme ushered in for the upliftment for the underprivileged section.  Rs 16,000 crore will be spent Read More …