Central Government Schemes News

Reading schemes and programs in the news is crucial for UPSC examination. Schemes and programs in the news have been asked frequently by UPSC in prelims examination and many questions are being asked directly on the effectiveness or issues in them.

On this page, we will provide you with a list of news articles and updates on the schemes and programs for your 2020-21 UPSC preparation.


  • Scheme for Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment for 2022-23
    Source: The post is based on the article “Scheme for Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment for 2022-23” published in PIB on 23rd September 2022 What is the News? The government of India has launched a Scheme Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment for 2022-23.  What is Special Assistance to States ...
  • Doctors got just 20% of insurance money under PMGKP
    Source: The post is based on the article “Doctors got just 20% of insurance money under PMGKP” published in The Hindu on 19th September 2022. What is the News? Dependents of doctors got just over 20% of the total money distributed under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) insurance scheme for ...
  • National Metallurgist Award Scheme
    Source: The post is based on the article “National Metallurgist Award Scheme” published in PIB on 12th September 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Steel has given approval for the National Metallurgist Award 2022. What is the National Metallurgist Award 2022? National Metallurgists Day Awards was instituted in 1962 by the then ...
  • Cabinet approves a new centrally sponsored Scheme – PM SHRI Schools (PM ScHools for Rising India)
    Source: The post is based on the article “Cabinet approves a new centrally sponsored Scheme – PM SHRI Schools (PM ScHools for Rising India)” published in PIB on 7th September 2022 What is the News? The Union Cabinet has approved the PM SHRI Schools (PM ScHools for Rising India) Scheme.  What is the ...
  • Prime Minister announces a new initiative – PM SHRI Schools on the occasion of Teachers DayPrime Minister announces a new initiative - PM SHRI Schools on the occasion of Teachers Day
    Source: The post is based on the article “Prime Minister announces a new initiative – PM SHRI Schools on the occasion of Teachers Day” published in PIB on 5th September 2022 What is the News? On the occasion of National Teachers’ Day, the Prime Minister has announced a new initiative – PM ...
  • Centre Grants ‘in-Principle’ Approval of three Bulk Drug Parks to Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
    Source: The post is based on the article “Centre Grants ‘in-Principle’ Approval of three Bulk Drug Parks to Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh” published in PIB on 1st September 2022. What is the News? The Department of Pharmaceuticals has granted ‘in-principle’ approval to the proposals of the three States Viz, Himachal ...
  • Nikshay Poshan Yojana: TB nutrition aid falls short
    Source: The post is based on the article “Nikshay Poshan Yojana: TB nutrition aid falls short” published in Down To Earth on 25th August 2022. What is the News? Only two-thirds of people living with tuberculosis benefitted from the Nikshay Poshan Yojana scheme in 2021. What is the Nikshay Poshan Yojana? Launched in: 2018 ...
  • Explained: The One Nation One Fertilizer scheme, the Govt’s logic, and some immediate risks
    Source: The post is based on the article “Explained: The One Nation One Fertilizer scheme, the Govt’s logic, and some immediate risks” published in Indian Express on 26th August 2022. What is the News? The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has decided to implement One Nation One Fertiliser by introducing a “Single ...
  • Union Cabinet approves interest subvention scheme for agriculture loans
    Source: The post is based on the article “Union Cabinet approves interest subvention scheme for agriculture loans” published in TOI on 17th August 2022. What is the News? The Union Cabinet has approved the Modified Interest Subvention Scheme(MISS). What is the Modified Interest Subvention Scheme(MISS)? Background: Kisan Credit Card scheme was introduced by the ...
  • Nagar Van Yojana
    Source: The post is based on the article “Nagar Van Yojana” published in PIB on 1st August 2022. What is the News? The Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change has informed Lok Sabha about Nagar Van Yojana. What is Nagar Van Yojana? Launched by: Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Aim: ...
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