IAS Exam: Government Social Welfare Schemes

For Civil Services aspirants, the knowledge of Social Welfare Schemes and various policies of the Central Government are very important for IAS Prelims as well as for IAS Mains Exam. Here, we have compiled such welfare schemes and policies of the government which are crucial for UPSC IAS Exam point of view.

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 10:38 IST

Welfare Schemes

For the aspirants of Civil Services IAS Exam, every corner of the UPSC IAS Exam syllabus is important whether it is of the static portion of various subjects or dynamic issues of the national and international periphery, they have to cover all topics.  In the current affairs section, the ambitious social welfare schemes and policies of the Central Government are very important to cover during their preparation of IAS Prelims as well as IAS Mains.


As per the recent pattern of IAS Prelims Exam and IAS Mains Exam, an aspirant should have a proper understanding of various Social Welfare schemes and programmes because an aspirant having sound knowledge of such welfare schemes enables him/her to present their answers in better shape. As the Civil Services IAS Exam is also looking for the candidates who have better administrative and analytical skills and who could deal with the various challenges of the society. The IAS Exam aspirants could develop such skills if they use to make a critical analysis of those welfare schemes during the IAS Exam Preparation.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PM FBY)
The Agriculture insurance is an important component in the wake of the changing monsoon cycles due to the global climate change. The Agriculture is one of the main focal points in WTO Talks and the Bilateral Agreements to increase the Productivity of the Agriculture. Farmers Suicide is the main reason behind these types of Insurance Schemes.

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
Agriculture schemes are always required for two reasons. Firstly, to maintain the agriculture growth and secondly to provide a consistent employment to the rural population. India is primarily an agricultural economy because more than 50 percent of its population still involves itself in agriculture and allied activities.

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Mudra is one of the most recent initiatives of the Government of India to prepare the MSME Sector for the Technological up gradation and make it resilient to any downturn. Success in India lies in the success of Small business units. Providing the flesh and blood of the economy, small businesses functioning either in the form of partnership or proprietorship (Own Account Enterprises), adds nearly 50% of our GDP in the form of Manufacturing, Service and Trading.

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Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan

The government has declared to initiate a new program for strengthening the Panchayati Raj and to culminate the Panchayati Raj System to increase the social harmony between the villages. The campaign Gram Uday se Bharat Uday was inaugrated on 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar.

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The above analysis of government schemes is very important for IAS Prelims as well as IAS Mains Exam. The understanding of such schemes or Yojana and their objectives is necessary for writing IAS Mains Exam. There is the possibility of asking questions on such topics. So, IAS aspirants must have to cover such topics during IAS preparation.


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