Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India

Source: This post is based on the article “Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India” published in PIB on 16th October 2021. What is the News? The Minister of State for Communications has launched the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Telecom and Networking Products. What is the… Continue reading Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Promoting Telecom and Networking Products Manufacturing in India

Palk Bay scheme to get a fillip: Murugan

What is the News? The Union Government is considering increasing the unit cost of deep-sea fishing vessels to make them more attractive to fisherfolk. At present, the Palk Bay scheme covers fishing vessels up to Rs 80 Lakh. The government is considering to increase this amount to Rs 1.3 Cr. What is the Palk Bay… Continue reading Palk Bay scheme to get a fillip: Murugan

Government has approved setting up of 7 Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks

What is the news?   The government has approved the setting up of seven PM MITRA textiles parks, following the “Union Budget for 2021-22″ commitments, with a total outlay of Rs. 4,445 crores in a period of 5 years.  About “PM-MITRA” Scheme The scheme aims to realize the vision of building an Aatmanirbhar Bharat by positioning India strongly on the Global… Continue reading Government has approved setting up of 7 Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks

SAUBHAGYA completes Four years of successful implementation

What is the News? SAUBHAGYA Scheme has completed four years of successful implementation. What is the Saubhagya Scheme? The SAUBHAGYA Scheme was announced by the Prime Minister in 2017.  Objective: To achieve Universal Household Electrification in the country through last-mile connectivity and providing access to electricity to all un-electrified households in rural areas and poor… Continue reading SAUBHAGYA completes Four years of successful implementation

Scheme for “Promotion of Medical Device Parks”, a key initiative to support the medical devices, notified

What is the News? The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has notified the Scheme for “Promotion of Medical Device Parks”. What is the Scheme for Promotion of Medical Device Parks? Under the scheme, medical parks will be developed to provide common infrastructure facilities in one place thereby creating a robust ecosystem for… Continue reading Scheme for “Promotion of Medical Device Parks”, a key initiative to support the medical devices, notified

Government Notifies PLI Scheme for Automobile & Auto components

What is the News? The government of India has issued notification regarding Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile & Auto components.  What is the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Automobile & Auto components? Aim: To overcome the cost disabilities of the industry for the manufacture of Advanced Automotive Technology products in India. Key… Continue reading Government Notifies PLI Scheme for Automobile & Auto components

IT Minister vision for startups takes shape of SAMRIDH Scheme

Source: PIB What is the News? The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology(MeitY) has launched the SAMRIDH Scheme. About SAMRIDH Scheme: Full-Form: Start-up Accelerators of MeitY for pRoduct Innovation, Development and growth (SAMRIDH). Aim: To create a conducive platform for Indian Software Product start-ups to enhance their products and secure investments for scaling their business.… Continue reading IT Minister vision for startups takes shape of SAMRIDH Scheme

Pension scheme for informal workers hits stagnation point

Source: Livemint What is the News? The number of people joining the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) scheme, has hit an all-time low. This is due to workers in the informal sector facing income and job loss following the two waves of the coronavirus pandemic. About Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan(PM-SYM) Scheme: Launched by:… Continue reading Pension scheme for informal workers hits stagnation point

High-speed Net comes to a deep jungle

Source: The Hindu What is the News? The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), a Union government initiative for skill development in rural areas, has brought high-speed internet to some of the remotest tribal hamlets deep inside the Nilambur jungle in Kerala. About Jan Shikshan Sansthan(JSS) Scheme: The Scheme of Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) was formerly known… Continue reading High-speed Net comes to a deep jungle

Odisha CM Launches Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana

Source: Outlook What is the News? The Odisha Chief Minister has launched the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart card scheme. About Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart card scheme: Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY) smart card scheme is a new version of the Biju Swasthya Kalyan Scheme that was first launched in 2018. The scheme… Continue reading Odisha CM Launches Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana