Category Archives: Gov Schemes

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The government has come out with guidelines on interest rate subsidy scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) for middle-income groups. The scheme was earlier announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his New Year’s Eve address to the nation. … Continue reading

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National Food Security Act,2013

About the National Food Security Act, 2013: Also called as the Right to Food act, this act aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India’s 1.2 billion people. It extends to the whole of India. Salient … Continue reading

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UDAY – Ujwal Discome Assurance Yojana

UDAY is an effort to make these DISCOMs financially and operationally healthy, to be able to supply adequate power at affordable rates, and enable the Governments to make efforts towards 100% Village electrification and 24X7 Power For All. UDAY Scheme … Continue reading

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Links of Useful Articles for UPSC

http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/jRY45O4sft1K90dIlZ8IrO/Maintaining-the-emerging-economy-growth-engine.html Indian Carbon Strategy – http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/JkUMGPqsqcFnsGN5ewONwJ/Indias-carbon-strategy-to-counter-climate-change.html Start up india  — http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/BoUHOtEr6kKsCy3InQZJ0N/Joh-Chambers–Why-a-startup-culture-will-drive-Indias-dig.html Railways – http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/fjIFQfc69zbgdmSNPP9BoL/Cleaning-up-Indias-economic-lifeline.html Indias water crisis – http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/7ReFsguPlvtuHzi5VSriGO/Indias-water-crisis-is-set-to-worsen.html Why Poverty reduced in India?http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/LJUCvKd6XIfaTjZ4jHqMMP/Can-gains-in-the-poverty-battle-be-sustained.html Regulators in India http://www.epw.in/journal/2016/13/commentary/regulating-regulators.html Agriculture – http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/RxfHRPfI6frit62U8qXv8M/Rebooting-Indias-agricultural-policy.html?google_editors_picks=true

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Pradhan mantri Fasal Bheema Yojana

The new scheme replaces two existing shemes National Agricultural Insurance scheme 1999 Modified National Agricultural scheme 2010 Problems with existing scheme: High premium Linkage to crop loans cap on claims to abysmal coverage Features of new scheme: 1.Uniform Premium: 1.5% … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development goals

On Sep 25th ,2015 ,UN adopted SDG’s . No Poverty No Hunger Good Health and Well being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean water and sanitation Affordable and clean energy Decent work and Economic Growth Industry,Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable … Continue reading

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Start up India Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra modi unveiled the start up india scheme on 17th Jan to give a boost to Indian Enterprenuer eco-system. Imp Features of this scheme: Corpus fund of 10,000 crore rupees for 4 years i.e. 2500 crore rupees for … Continue reading

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