PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

Context: Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) is a comprehensive package which will result in creation of modern infrastructure with efficient supply chain management from farm gate to retail outlet. Highlights of the Scheme: The scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Read More …

National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE)

National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) is one of the eight missions under the National Action Plan for Climate Change. It was taken by the Indian government to promote the market for energy efficiency by fostering innovative policies and effective market instruments. Its roots lie in the overall objective Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan

Context: The Centre launched a new scheme, Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan, intended to shore up the prices that farmers get for their produce. The move follows increasing farmer unrest across the country as prices of many key agricultural commodities have fallen below their MSP (minimum support price). The Read More …

Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna

Context: A new scheme named ‘Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna’ for Insured Persons (IP) covered under the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 has been approved by the ESIC. About Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna It aim is to financially aid people who lost jobs because of the changing employment patterns Beneficiaries Insured persons covered under Employees’ State Insurance Act, Read More …

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission

Context: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the extension of timeline for implementation of theSpecial Package under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for Jammu & Kashmir for another period of one year during 2018-19.  The Cabinet also approved allocation of funds to Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana an Open Ended Scheme

Context: Central Govt. has decided to make Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana an Open Ended Scheme. Under this PMJDY Scheme, govt. has now added more number of incentives in order to encourage poor people to open zero balance bank accounts. This scheme was launched in August 2014 for 4 years. 1st Read More …