Bhasha Sangam Initiative

Bhasha Sangam Initiative: The Ministry of Education launched various initiatives under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) to commemorate Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. The Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat was announced by the Prime Minister in 2015 on the occasion of the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated to mark the […]

PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan (NMP)

PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan (NMP): The Centre has constituted a 20-member Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS), which will be a monitoring mechanism for the development and implementation of the PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan (NMP). The Cabinet Secretary will be its Chairperson. The Members of this Empowered Group include Chairman, Railway Board, […]

Dairy Sahakar Scheme

Dairy Sahakar Scheme: Shri Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs and Cooporation launched the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme at Anand, Gujarat, during the function organised by Amul for celebration of 75th Foundation Year of Amul. The Dairy Sahakar with a total investment of Rs 5000 crore will be implemented by NCDC under Ministry of Cooperation, […]

MGNREGA Runs Out of Fund

MGNREGA: The Centre’s flagship rural employment scheme (MGNREGA) has run out of funds halfway through the financial year. This means that payments for MGNREGA workers as well as material costs will be delayed, unless the States dip into their own funds. Earlier, the government introduced the category-wise wage payment system for SC, ST and others, […]

MATSYA 6000: Samudrayaan Mission Launched in Chennai

Samudrayaan Mission: The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has launched India’s first manned ocean mission “Samudrayaan” in Chennai. With this Unique Ocean Mission, India joined the elite club of nations such as the US, Russia, France, Japan, and China to have niche technology and vehicles to carry out subsea activities. It is India’s first unique […]

Assistance To Disabled Persons Scheme

Assistance To Disabled Persons Scheme: A Samajik Adhikarita Shivir(social empowerment camp) for distribution of aids and assistive devices to Divyangjan under the ADIP (Assistance to Disabled Persons) Scheme was organised in Punjab. Divyangjan or Divyang: Earlier, in 2015 the Prime Minister decided that persons with disabilities should no longer be referred to as disabled persons […]

Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship: Phase II

Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship: Phase II The government has launched the phase-II of Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship under SANKALP (Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion) programme. SANKALP, a Centrally sponsored scheme, is a World Bank loan assisted program, launched by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in January 2018. SANKALP engages with […]

Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission

Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission: The Prime Minister launched the Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission. It is one of the largest pan-India schemes for strengthening healthcare infrastructure across the country. It is in addition to the National Health Mission. It will provide support to 17,788 rural Health and Wellness Centres in 10 ‘high focus’ states […]