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Important Government Schemes

 

1-Deen Dayal Upadhyaya AntyodayaYojana


 

The Scheme is aimed to alleviate poverty through in rural & urban areas.


 

It has been launched on 25 September 2014


 

Implemented by Rural Development & Housing and Urban poverty alleviation ministries


 

2- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana


 

The Scheme is aimed to achieve 100% financial inclusion 22 crore bank accounts opened so far


 

It has been launched on 28 August 2014


 

Slogan: Mera Khata – Bhagya Vidhaata


 

3- Digital India


 

It is aimed to achieve digitally empowered knowledge economy


 

Transformed version of National e-Governance Plan


worth 1 lakh crore rupees & has 9 thrust areas


It has been launched on 26 August 2014


 

4- Mission Housing for All – Urban


 

It has been launched on 25 June 2015


 

It is aimed to provide housing by 2022 to all eligible.


 

It is also called Sardar Patel Urban Housing Mission


 

It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme & has 4 components


 

5-Skill India


 

It has been launched on 15 July 2015


 

It is aimed to fast-track skill development efforts


 

It provides for an overall institutional framework


 

300 million will be skilled by 2022


 

6- Make In India


 

It has been launched on 25 September 2014


 

It is aimed to make India a global manufacturing hub


 

Manufacturing sector to grow over 10%


 

Will create 1 crore jobs per year


 

7- Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana


It has been launched on 2 July 2015


 

It is aimed to achieve water efficiency by 2020


 

It has an outlay of 50000 crore rupees for 2015-20


 

8- MUDRA Bank Yojana


 

It has been launched on 8 April 2015


 

The Scheme stands for Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd.


 

50000 to 10 lakh rupees loans provided


 

It has three categories Shishu, Kishor & Tarun


 

9-Nai Manzil Scheme


 

It has been launched on 8 August 2015


 

It is aimed to address educational & livelihood needs of minorities


 

Focus will be on skill development for 17-35 age group


 

10- Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao


 

It has been launched on 22 January 2015


 

It has been aimed 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


 

11-Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana


 

It has been launched on 9 May 2015


 

It is an Accident Insurance Scheme that offers death and disability cover on account of an accident


 

For 12 rupees premium offers 1-2 lakhs coverage


 

12-Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana


 

It has been launched on 9 May 2015


 

It is aimed to provide for life insurance cover to the needy


 

For 330 rupees premium offers 2 lakh rupees coverage


 

It is administered by the Life Insurance Corporation


 

13- Atal Pension Yojana


 

It has been launched on 9 May 2015


 

It is aimed to enhance old age income security of the working poor


 

It is linked to National Pension System & administered by PFRDA


 

Will get fixed pension between Rs 1000 & 5000 per month


 

14- Swachh Bharat Mission


 

It has been launched on 2 October 2014


 

It is aimed to make India 100% open defecation free by 2019


 

Eradication of manual scavenging is also a part


 

Focus is on attitudinal change


 

15- Swarna Bharat Yojana


It is launched on 5 November 2015


 

It is aimed to reduce gold imports by utilizing domestic reserves


 

It has three gold related schemes


 

 

Gold Monetization & Gold Bond Schemes and Indian Gold Coins


 

16- Namami Ganga Yojana


 

It has been launched on 14 May 2015


 

It is an Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission


 

Focus is on pollution abatement and socio-economic development


 

It is implemented under National Ganga River Basin Authority


 

17- Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana


 

It has been launched on 11 October 2014


 

It is aimed to realize the ideal of Gram Swaraj


 

Its a village development scheme under MPLADs


 

One Adarsh Gram by 2016 and 3 by March 2019


 

18- AMRUT Yojana


 

It has been launched on 25 June 2015


 

Aim- AMRUT – Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Development


 

It is aimed to develop infrastructure in 500 towns and cities


 

Selection of cities on population & popularity basis


 

Outlay of 50000 crore rupees for 2015-20


 

19- Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana


 

It has been launched on 18 February 2016


 

Aim- Its a revamped agriculture insurance scheme


 

It overcomes the shortcomings in the existing schemes


 

It is in force from Kharif 2016


 

Premium – 2% (Kharif), Rabi (1.5%) & commercial crops (5%)


 

20- Stand Up India, Start Up India


It has been launched on 15 August 2015


 

It is aimed to promote bank financing for start-ups


 

It is applicable to SC, ST & Women


 

It will help in entrepreneurship and job creation


 

21- Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana


It has been launched on 1 May 2016


 

It is aimed to provide LPG connections to 5 crore BPL families


 

Gives Financial support of Rs 1600 per family


 

Allocated Rs 8000 crores for 3 years


 

 

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