We are in that time now, where coronavirus is spread like anything and is everywhere. In this view, the Indian government has taken certain steps to control this widespread Covid-19 virus. Indian government is doing anything and everything to contain this situation by doing 21-day lockdown. Due to this coronavirus outbreak and seeing what the […]Continue Reading..
Households with ‘Ujjwala’ LPG connection will get free refills till June, a move, which together with the provision of free foodgrains through ration shops, will put food on the ‘thaali’ (plate) in 8.3 crore poor households and help them tide over the lockdown. Describing the package as “an example of responsive governance in challenging times,” oil minister […]Continue Reading..
Launched on 24 September 1969 by Dr. V.K. R.V. Rao, who was the Educational Minister at that time, the National Service Scheme (NSS) is an addition of activities in the higher education system of India with the aim of allowing students to develop their personality by providing community service while they are studying. The scheme […]Continue Reading..
The Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana was launched last week, for the development of model villages. Under the Yojana, Members of Parliament (MPs) will be responsible for developing the socio-economic and physical infrastructure of three villages each by 2019, and a total of eight villages each by 2024. The first Adarsh Gram must be developed by […]Continue Reading..
Objectives To enhance the enrollment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improve nutritional levels among school going children studying in Classes I to VIII of Government, Government – aided schools, Special Training centres (STC) and Madarasas and Maktabs supported under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. History of national roll out of Mid day meal scheme Mid Day […]Continue Reading..
The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) has been introduced by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 1 June 2015. PMAY Scheme is an initiative provided by the Government of India which aims at providing affordable housing to the urban poor. The mission is to provide housing for all by the year 2022, by that time Nation […]Continue Reading..
As the declining sex ratio over the years caused women disempowerment and discrimination against the girl child, there usurped a need to ensure the protection and empowerment of the female. Consequently, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) was launched on 22nd January 2015 by the Prime Minister of India at Panipat in Haryana. BBBP as a combination of […]Continue Reading..
Brief Objective The aims at breaking the intergenerational life-cycle of nutritional and gender disadvantage and providing a supportive environment for self-development. Benefits This girl child benefit scheme is available in both urban as well as rural areas. Cash benefit of Rs. 500 provided to mother of girl child after the birth of a newborn. Withdrawal […]Continue Reading..
The Popular girl child scheme Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana has undergone some changes. Through a notification dated December 12, 2019, the finance ministry has repealed the existing scheme rules and replaced them with new ones. Though there are no major changes in the new Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana scheme rules, you should know about the small modifications that have been made. […]Continue Reading..
With high returns, Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS) is the simplest investment options for those who are above the age of 60. Designed to benefit the senior citizens, the scheme was launched in 2004. Available through several public and private sector banks and India Post offices, Senior Citizens Savings Scheme offers an interest rate of 8.6% per […]Continue Reading..