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List of Top 30 Programmes launched by Modi Government

Herein, we present a list of 30 flagship programmes and schemes of the Union Government that were launched with a focus on financial inclusion, infrastructure development and empowerment of down-trodden.

Jun 8, 2016 18:45 IST
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The National Democratic Government (NDA) launched a slew of initiatives since it came into power on 26 May 2014. The initiatives were launched with a focus on financial inclusion, infrastructure development and empowerment of down-trodden.

Here, we present a list of 30 major programmes and schemes launched in the past 2 years.

S.No.

Programme (Launch Date)

Objectives & Features

1.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (28 August 2014)

  • To achieve 100% financial inclusion
  • 22 crore bank accounts opened so far
  • Slogan: Mera Khata – Bhagya Vidhaata

2.

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya AntyodayaYojana (25 September 2014)

  • To alleviate poverty through in rural & urban areas
  • Achieved through livelihood opportunities & skill development
  • Implemented by Rural Development & Housing and Urban poverty alleviation ministries

3.

Mission Housing for All - Urban (25 June 2015)

  • To provide housing by 2022 to all eligible
  • Also called Sardar Patel Urban Housing Mission
  • A Centrally Sponsored Scheme & has 4 components

4.

Digital India (26 August 2014)

  • To achieve digitally empowered knowledge economy
  • Transformed version of National e-Governance Plan
  • worth 1 lakh crore rupees & has 9 thrust areas

5.

Make In India (25 September 2014)

  • To make India a global manufacturing hub
  • Manufacturing sector to grow over 10%
  • Will create 1 crore jobs per year

6.

Skill India (15 July 2015)

  • To fast-track skill development efforts
  • Provides for an overall institutional framework
  • 300 million will be skilled by 2022
  • Four initiatives were launched

7.

MUDRA Bank Yojana (8 April 2015)

  • Stands for Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd.
  • Loans between 50000 to 10 lakh rupees provided
  • Has three categories Shishu, Kishor & Tarun

8.

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (25 July 2015)

  • To achieve 100% rural electrification
  • Subsumed Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana
  • Has an outlay of 76000 crore rupees

9.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (2 July 2015)

  • To achieve water efficiency by 2020
  • Will be achieved through converging existing programmes
  • Has an outlay of 50000 crore rupees for 2015-20

10.

Soil Health Card Scheme (19 February 2015)

  • To improve farm productivity
  • Achieved by using appropriate nutrients
  • Slogan: Swasth Dharaa Khet Haraa

11.

Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (22 January 2015)

  • To address the declining Child Sex Ratio issue
  • To celebrate the girl child & enable her education
  • So far 161 districts were selected in 2 phases

12.

Direct Benefit Transfer Scheme for Kerosene (1 April 2016)

  • To plug leakages in kerosene delivery through PDS
  • Subsidy amount transferred to beneficiary accounts
  • Implemented in selected 26 districts of 8 states

13.

Swachh Bharat Mission (2 October 2014)

  • To make India 100% open defecation free by 2019
  • Eradication of manual scavenging is also a part
  • Focus is on attitudinal change

14.

Swarna Bharat Yojana (5 November 2015)

  • To reduce gold imports by utilizing domestic reserves
  • Has three gold related schemes
  • Gold Monetization & Gold Bond Schemes and Indian Gold Coins

15.

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (9 May 2015)

  • Its an Accident Insurance Scheme
  • Offers death and disability cover on account of an accident
  • For 12 rupees premium offers 1-2 lakhs coverage

16.

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (9 May 2015)

  • To provide for life insurance cover to the needy
  • For 330 rupees premium offers 2 lakh rupees coverage
  • Administered by the Life Insurance Corporation

17.

Atal Pension Yojana (9 May 2015)

  • To enhance old age income security of the working poor
  • Linked to National Pension System & administered by PFRDA
  • Will get fixed pension between Rs 1000 & 5000 per month

18.

Smart Cities Mission (25 June 2015)

  • To make urban areas more livable & inclusive
  • Focus is on building urban infrastructure
  • Outlay of 48000 crore rupees for 2015-20

19.

AMRUT Yojana (25 June 2015)

  • AMRUT - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Development
  • To develop infrastructure in 500 towns and cities
  • Selection of cities on population & popularity basis
  • Outlay of 50000 crore rupees for 2015-20

20.

HRIDAY Yojana (21 January 2015)

  • HRIDAY - Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana
  • To promote inclusive & sustainable development of heritage sites
  • In Phase 1 - 12 cities will be developed at 500 crore rupees

21.

Namami Ganga Yojana (14 May 2015)

  • It is an Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission
  • Focus is on pollution abatement and socio-economic development
  • Implemented under National Ganga River Basin Authority

22.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (18 February 2016)

  • Its a revamped agriculture insurance scheme
  • Overcomes the shortcomings in the existing schemes
  • Will be in force from Kharif 2016
  • Premium – 2% (Kharif), Rabi (1.5%) & commercial crops (5%)

23.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (11 October 2014)

  • To realize the ideal of Gram Swaraj
  • Its a village development scheme under MPLADs
  • One Adarsh Gram by 2016 and 3 by March 2019

24.

Indradhanush for Public Sector Banks (August 2015)

  • The framework is meant to revamp PSBs
  • Consists of seven strategies
  • Includes establishment of Bank Board Bureau and structural reforms

25.

Mission Indradhanush for Immunization (25 December 2015)

  • To achieve full immunization coverage for all children by 2020
  • Coverage against 7 life-threatening diseases

26.

Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (21 February 2016)

  • To develop smart village on the line of smart cities
  • 300 Rurban clusters developed in 3 years
  • Has an outlay of 5142 crore rupees

27.

Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana (1 May 2016)

  • To provide LPG connections to 5 crore BPL families
  • Financial support of Rs 1600 per family
  • Allocated Rs 8000 crores for 3 years

28.

Stand Up India, Start Up India (15 August 2015)

  • To promote bank financing for start-ups
  • Applicable to SC, ST & Women
  • Will help in entrepreneurship and job creation

29.

Nai Manzil Scheme (8 August 2015)

  • To address educational & livelihood needs of minorities
  • Focus will be on skill development for 17-35 age group

30.

Setu Bharatam Project (4 April 2016)

  • To make national highways free of railway crossings by 2019
  • 208 ROBs/under passes will be constructed
  • Outlay of 10200 crore rupees

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