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Anti Poverty & Employment Generation Programmes in India

Apr 19, 2019
As per the estimation by the Tendulkar Committee the number of Below Poverty Line (BPL) declined to 21.9% of the population in 2011-12 from 29.8% in 2009-10 and 37.2% in 2004-05.

What is FAME II Scheme of India?

Apr 8, 2019
FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles) India was a scheme launched in April, 2015 under National Electric Mobility Mission (NEMM). FAME Scheme India phase II is expanded scheme of FAME phase I and also aims to encourage faster adoption of Electric and hybrid vehicle. Also, to establish a necessary charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Let us study about FAME and FAME phase II scheme of India, its significance, features, etc

Features of FERA & FEMA in India

Mar 29, 2019
In the budget of 1997-98, the government had proposed to replace FERA-1973, by FEMA (Foreign Exchange management act). FEMA was proposed by the both house of the parliament in Dec. 1999. After the approval of president, FEMA 1999 has come into force w.e.f. June, 2000. Under the FEMA, provisions related to foreign exchange have been modified and liberalized so as to simplify foreign trade. Government hopes that the FEMA will make favourable development in the foreign money market.

How can you verify your fake GST bill

Dec 14, 2018
The Indian government has decided to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the entire country from July 1, 2017. So all the restaurants which have registered themselves with the government of India and do not have air conditioner (AC) will have to pay GST at the rate of 12% and those restaurants which have air conditioner in their premises will have to pay GST at the rate of 18%.

Prime Minister’s Plan for all Sections of the Country

Dec 8, 2016
India is famous for its unity in diversity that is why the policy makers of the country need to make plans for every citizens of the country. The same is also justified by the launch of programmes like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojna, SABLA, Kaushal Vikas Yojna, MGNREGA and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna etc.

List of Various Rural Development Schemes in India

Dec 5, 2016
Different ministries of the government of India formulate various development schemes not to raise the profit but to maximise the welfare of the people. Some schemes like National Rural Livelihood Mission, MGNREGA, Bharat Nirman etc. are made by the government for rural development of India.

List of Various Development and Employment Programmes in India – at a Glance

Sep 15, 2016
Every government launches various programmes to provide various kinds of facilities to its citizens. These programmes may be related to the field of education, health, electricity, employment and social upliftment of all the citizens. Examples of some programmes are: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and Digital India Programme etc.

What are the Features of Bharat Nirman Yojana?

Jul 15, 2016
To provide better life to rural peoples the Govt. of India launched a programme called "Bharat Nirman" on December 16, 2005. This scheme will focus on six areas i.e. Bijli, Pani Sadak, Irrigation,Telecommunication and housing in rural areas of the country.

Welfare Programmes by the Government of India

Nov 25, 2015
Government of India launched several programmes for poverty alleviation, employment generation, and better health and education facilities. some programmes are: Antyodaya Anna Yojna, National Gramin Awaas Mission (formerly Indira awas yojna), Bharat Nirman, etc.

Definition: Poverty & Poverty Line in India

Nov 24, 2015
An expert panel headed by former RBI governor C Rangarajan, those spending over Rs. 32 a day in rural areas and Rs. 47 in towns and cities should not be considered poor. Currently 21.9% population of India is under BPL.

National food Security bill: Summarised Features & Benefits

Nov 24, 2015
The bill (passed in 2013) proposed to provide 7 kg. of food grains per person per month belonging to priority households at prices not exceeding Rs. 3 per kg of rice, Rs. 2 per kg of wheat, and Rs. 1 per kg of coarse grains.

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