Reform-based scheme: Discoms get till Dec 31

Source: Indian Express What is the News? Union Minister of Power has said that the Power distribution companies (discoms) looking to avail funds under the government’s Rs 3.03-lakh crore Reform Based Scheme for discoms will have to submit plans to cut losses by 31st December,2021. About Reform Based Power Distribution Scheme: The Scheme aims to… Continue reading Reform-based scheme: Discoms get till Dec 31

Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana(PDDUUKSY)

Source: PIB What is the News? Government has organized 108 training programmes for the awareness of the farmers across 24 states/UTs under the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana(PDDUUKSY). About Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana (PDDUUKSY): The scheme was launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.… Continue reading Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana(PDDUUKSY)

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme under Atmanirbhar Bharat Package

Source: PIB What is the News?  Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs has informed that about 88,236 govt-funded vacant houses are available. They can be converted into Affordable Rental Housing Complexes under the Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme. About Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme: Affordable Rental Housing Complexes(ARHCs) is a Sub-scheme under Pradhan Mantri… Continue reading Affordable Rental Housing Complexes Scheme under Atmanirbhar Bharat Package

KVIC & BSF Launch Project BOLD in Jaisalmer to Prevent Desertification and Support Rural Economy

Source: PIB What is the News? Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) in collaboration with the Border Security Force (BSF) has planted 1000 bamboo saplings at Tanot village in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan under Project BOLD. About Project BOLD: Project BOLD (Bamboo Oasis on Lands in Drought) is an initiative of Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC). Purpose: The… Continue reading KVIC & BSF Launch Project BOLD in Jaisalmer to Prevent Desertification and Support Rural Economy

PM to roll out academic credit bank

Source: The Hindu About the news: On the first anniversary of the National Education Policy (NEP), the Centre plans to officially roll out some initiatives promised in the policy. About the implementation of National Education Policy: The government’s planned initiatives include a credit transfer system that will allow multiple entry and exit options in higher… Continue reading PM to roll out academic credit bank

Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres

Source: PIB About the news: Recently, the Union Minister for Minority Affairs replied in the Parliament that a total number of 371 training centres under the Gharib Nawaz Employment Scheme were opened across the country. Gharib Nawaz Employment Scheme: It is a scheme to provide short term job oriented skill development courses to minorities’ youth… Continue reading Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres

Union Cabinet approves Production-linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Specialty Steel

Source: PIB What is the News? The Union Cabinet has approved the Production Linked Incentive(PLI) Scheme for specialty steel. About PLI Scheme for Speciality Steel: The PLI Scheme aims to boost the production of high-grade specialty steel in the country. Coverage: The five categories of specialty steel that have been chosen in the PLI Scheme… Continue reading Union Cabinet approves Production-linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Specialty Steel

Adarsh Smarak Scheme

Source: The Hindu What is the news? Recently, the fort at Gandikota was identified for development under the Centrally-sponsored ‘Adopt a Heritage’ programme. Further, 3 monuments – Nagarjuna Konda in Guntur district, the Buddhist remains at Salihundam in Srikakulam district and the Veerabhadra temple at Lepakshi in Anantapur district have been identified for development under… Continue reading Adarsh Smarak Scheme

Stand Up India Scheme extended up to the year 2025

Source: PIB What is the News? The Ministry of Finance has informed Lok Sabha that the Stand Up India Scheme has been extended up to the year 2025. About Stand Up India Scheme: The Stand Up India Scheme was launched in 2016 by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance. Objective: The scheme facilitates… Continue reading Stand Up India Scheme extended up to the year 2025

SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise formulated

Source: PIB What is the news? The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme “SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”. About SMILE Two Central Sector Schemes namely Comprehensive Rehabilitation of persons engaged in the Act of begging and Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Welfare of Transgender Persons have been merged… Continue reading SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise formulated