Ayushman Bharat Yojana or the National Health Protection Scheme was announced by the central government in 2018 budget. The health initiative is aimed at providing health insurance coverage of up to Rs. 5 Lakh per year to vulnerable families. The central government under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana will cover about 100 million (10 Crore) poor
Cabinet Committee of Union Govt. has approved Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan (PM AASHA) Umbrella Scheme for farmers. PM AASHA Scheme includes Price Support Scheme (PSS), Price Deficiency Payment Scheme (PDPS) and Pilot of Private Procurement and Stocklist Scheme (PPSS). PM Aasha is another pro-farmer initiative which aims to ensure MSP for agricultural produce
PM Narendra Modi has launched India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. Now people can avail banking services at 1.5 lakh Post Offices with 3 lakh Postman or Grameen Dak Sevaks as banking agents. IPPB will enable money transfer, transfer of govt. benefits, bill payments, investment, insurance services etc. Postmen will
Central govt. is going to impose a new condition on availing Home Loan Subsidy for Houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Now all the people who have purchased new houses under PMAY Housing Scheme will not be able to sell their homes (property) before 5 years. Govt. will soon introduce a provision of “Lock-in
PM Narendra Modi has announced to launch NAVIC Indian Navigation GPS App on the occasion of 72nd Independence Day (15 August 2018). This is an Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) to give directions to common citizens and fishermen. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is working on this project to provide Reliable Position, Navigation and
Haryana govt. is going to provide funds to poor families to construct new houses in rural areas under “Housing For All” Scheme. All the eligible beneficiary in rural areas who neither have their own house or whose name doesn’t appears in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) List of Beneficiaries will be given this financial
Central government is planning to launch a new National Youth Empowerment Scheme for youths. Under this N-YES Scheme, govt. will provide 1 Year Compulsory Military Training (with Stipend) to all the 10th and 12th Pass Candidates. This training would be an “Essential Qualification” after X and XII class to secure jobs in Defence, Police and
Central government has launched Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan 2018 under Namami Gange Programme. This is a one week programme starting from 9 July 2018 to 15 July 2018. Under this Ganga Vrikshapropan Saptah, trees will be planted in a mission mode in 5 states present along the lines of Ganga River. So, anyone who want to
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) notifies that from 1 July 2018 only 16 Digit Virtual ID can be used for Know Your Customer (KYC) process. Now people will not have to furnish their Aadhaar Card Details including 12 digit Aadhaar Number for authentication purposes. Instead they can simply use the Aadhaar Virtual ID which
Ministry of Culture has launched Seva Bhoj Yojana to reduce the financial burden of Charitable Religious Institutions. Under this scheme, Central government will waive off Goods and Service Tax (GST) on Langar in holy places. All such organizations needs to make Online Registration at Darpan Portal ngodarpan.gov.in. Union Govt. has allocated a provision of Rs.
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has given the gift of Unique 16 digit Virtual Identity (VID) Number to all the residents. Now, people will not have to disclose their 12 digit Biometric Identification Number / Aadhaar Number anywhere. They can just generate / retrieve VID on the UIDAI Portal and can use it anywhere.
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved on setting up of Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY). PM Narendra Modi presided over this meeting and an initial fund of Rs. 5,000 crore is approved. CCEA Approval would result in PAN India Coverage. All the states who are
CEO of National Housing Bank has made an official statement that the bank has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 3018 crore for the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). Under the CLSS component of PM Awas Yojana Housing Scheme, all the home loan borrowers who takes housing loan can avail
Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs in its meeting on 2 May 2018 has approved continuation of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) till 2020. Central government will now continue PMSSY beyond 12th Five Year Plan for a duration of 2017-18 to 2019-20. PM Narendra Modi has presided over the CCEA meeting and has allocated financial
Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) has launched Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) for minorities. The meeting was presided over by PM Narendra Modi has approved and renamed existing Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) to PMJVK. This restructured MsDP would minimize the gap between national average and minority community on backwardness parameters. Now the central
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the umbrella scheme Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana for farmers. Now this scheme will continue beyond the 12th five year plan for the duration 2017-18 to 2018-19. This meeting was presided over by PM Narendra Modi who has approved this scheme with central govt. share of Rs.
CCEA, Central govt. has approved Restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). This is a centrally sponsored scheme and will now continue till 2019-20. This mission will cover entire value chain and link farmers with industry to ensure overall development of bamboo sector. NBM will be implemented with an outlay