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SVAMITVA Scheme: Impact of the scheme on revenue collection and property rights

Oct 14, 2020
Under SVAMITVA Scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the physical distribution of property cards. What is SVAMITVA Scheme, what is its impact on revenue collection and property rights? Let us have a look!

The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill (FCRA), 2020: All you need to know

Sep 28, 2020
Recently, the Parliament passed the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill (FCRA), 2020. The Bill amends the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. Let us read in detail about the Bill.

Five Star Villages Scheme by India Post: Features, Objectives and Significance

Sep 18, 2020
Five Star Villages scheme is launched by the Department of Posts to ensure 100 percent rural coverage of postal schemes. Let us read in detail about the Five Star Villages Scheme, its features, and objectives.

What is Three-Language formula? A brief analysis

Sep 16, 2020
As we know that the New Education Policy 2020 has supported the Three-Language policy. Let us have a look in detail about Three- Language formula and a comparative analysis of two Language policy of Tamil Nadu with Singapore.

South India’s 1st and country’s 2nd Kisan Rail: All you need to know

Sep 11, 2020
The inaugural run of South India’s 1st and country’s 2nd Kisan Rail between Anantapur and New Delhi flagged off on 9 September, 2020. Let us read in detail.

UDAN 4.0: All you need to know about the Regional Connectivity Scheme

Sep 1, 2020
UDAN is 'Ude Desh ka Aam Nagarik'. It is a regional connectivity scheme that links remote locations of the country by air at the subsided fare. In UDAN 4.0, new 78 routes for affordable flights are added. Let us read more about the UDAN scheme and about the new routes.

Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP): Objectives, How to Apply, Who can Apply and Key Facts

Aug 28, 2020
Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is implemented by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and is a central sector scheme. The projects record a 44% implementation jump. Let us read in detail about PMEGP, its objectives, how to apply, who can apply, etc.

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan: A massive rural public work scheme

Jun 18, 2020
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan is a massive rural public work scheme that will be launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20 June, 2020. Let us read in detail about the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.

PM SVANidhi Scheme: Objectives, Salient Features, Tenure and Key facts

Jun 11, 2020
PM SVANidhi Scheme or Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor's Atmanirbhar Nidhi scheme was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) on 1 June, 2020 (Monday). Let us read in detail about the scheme, objective, tenure, features, etc.

List of Welfare Programmes by the Government of India

Apr 17, 2020
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, Antyodaya Anna Yojna, and  Bharat Nirman, are some important programmes of government of India to upgrade the welfare of the poor citizens of the country.

What is Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and who else get benefit first?

Apr 3, 2020
Due to the Corona crisis, the Government of India had announced Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan packages to ease the hardship of the poor during the period of lockdown. Under the package, Rs 500 in the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan account beneficiaries to be credited from today. Let us find out the withdrawal schedule for the account holders and also about Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.  

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY): All you need to know

Mar 27, 2020
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) is the Scheme for providing LPG connections to the women belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. The scheme has been implemented by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Let us read in detail about Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, its benefits, how to apply for it, etc.

What is Atal Bhujal Yojana?

Dec 27, 2019
Atal Bhujal Yojana was launched on 25 December 2019 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to improve groundwater management in the country. The scheme will be implemented through Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). Let us have a look at Atal Bhujal Yojana and how it will help in solving the concerns related to groundwater resources.  

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.

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