List of Government Schemes in India

Ministry of Jal Shakti

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Nal se JalMay 2019
  • To provide Pipe Drinking water and Connections to every Household by 2024.

Ministry of Women and Child Development 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme 22 January 2015
  • Prevention of gender biased sex selective elimination
  • Ensuring survival & protection of the girl child
  • Ensuring education and participation of the girl child.
Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana 01 January 2017
  • To provide cash incentive of Rs. 5000 to pregnant women for first living child
Swadhar Greh Scheme  2015
  • To set up 30 Swadhar Greh in every district with capacity of 30 women
  • To cater to the primary need of shelter, food, clothing, medical treatment and care of the women in distress 
UJJAWALA  1 April, 2016
  • To prevent trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation
  • To facilitate rescue of victims from the place of their exploitation
  • To provide rehabilitation services
Working Women Hostel 6 April, 2017
  • To promote availability of safe and conveniently located accommodation for working women, with day care facility for their children, 
Sukanya Samridhi Yojana  22 January 2015
  • To encourages parents to build a fund for the future education and marriage expenses for their female child
One Stop Centres- Sakhi 1st April 2015
  • To support women affected by violence
  • To establish OSCs with a range of services including medical, legal, and psychological support. 
‘Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) Scheme  1986-87 
  • To provide skills that give employability to women
  • To provide competencies and skill that enable women to become self-employed/entrepreneurs.
Mahila Shakti Kendra 2017-18 and 2019-20
  • To empower rural women through community participation
  • 640 districts to be covered in a phased manner 
Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls-SABLA 2010
  • To improve the nutritional, health and development status of adolescent girls (11-14 years)
  • To promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family care
  • To link them to opportunities for learning life skills, going back to school
  • To provide them nutritional support @ Rs.9.50/beneficiary/day for 300 days in a year
PM's Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment (POSHAN Abhiyan)- National Nutrition Mission March 2018
  • POSHAN Abhiyaan in implemented in 315 Districts
  • To ensure attainment of malnutrition free India by 2022
  • To reduce stunting
  • To ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers and children.
Rajiv Gandhi National Crèche Scheme under ICDS 2013
  • To provide day-care facilities for children (6 months to 6 years) of working mothers in the community.
  • To improve nutrition and health status of children.
  • To promote physical, cognitive, social and emotional development (Holistic Development) of children.
  • To educate and empower parents /caregivers for better childcare.
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) 2 October 1975
  • To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 year
  • To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout;
  • To enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.
National Mission for Empowerment of Women 15 August 2011 
  • To ensure economic empowerment of women.
  • To ensure that violence against women is eliminated progressively.
  • To ensure social empowerment of women with emphasis on health and education.
eSamvad portal 2018
  • To provide a platform for NGOs and civil society to interact with the Ministry on relevant subjects.
NARI web portal 2018
  • To access information on different programmes offered by various state governments as well as the Centre
  • The portal carries details on 350 different schemes for women and will be updated from time to time.
SHe-Box portal 2018
  • To report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace
  • For prompt disposal of complaints on SHe-Box, each case goes directly to the central/ state authority concerned having jurisdiction to take action in the matter.
Mahila e-Haat portal 2018
  • To provide marketing platform to the women entrepreneurs to directly sell to the buyers.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana 2003
  • Creation of tertiary healthcare capacity in medical education, research and clinical care, in the underserved areas of the country
  • Phase I- etting up of six institutions in the line of AIIMS; and upgradation of 13 existing Government medical college institutions.
  • Phase II- setting up of two more AIIMS-like institutions, one each in the States of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh and upgradation of six medical college institutions
National AIDS Control Programme 1992
  • To provide cash incentive of Rs. 5000 to pregnant women for first living child
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan June 2016
  • A minimum package of antenatal care services is to be provided to the beneficiaries on the 9th day of every month at the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Clinics to ensure that every pregnant woman receives at least one checkup in the 2nd/ 3rd trimester of pregnancy. 
‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’ 2017
  • It is a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre at the Lady Hardinge Medical College
  • The centre will collect, pasteurize, test and safely store milk donated by lactating mothers. 
  • The centre will make the collected milk available for infants in need.
LaQshya 2017
  • To improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour room, maternity Operation Theatre and Obstetrics Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and High Dependency Units (HDUs).
Mission Parivar Vikas 2016 
  • To launch immediate, special and accelerated efforts to reach the replacement level fertility goals of 2.1 by 2025 in 145 districts
Affordable medicine and reliable implants for treatment- AMRIT scheme  2015 
  • To provide affordable life-saving cancer, cardiac drugs and medical disposables
  • It is being implemented through mini-ratna PSU HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL)
 Antara and Chhaya Contraceptives   2017
  • To expand the basket of contraceptive choices to meet the emerging needs of couples. 
  • ‘Antara’ injectable being effective for three months and the ‘Chayya’ pill for one week
 National Deworming initiative  2018
  • To ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to every child
Intensified Mission Indradhanush  08 October 2017
  • To Let no child suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease
  • To reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme
Kayakalp  2015
  • It an initiative has been launched to promote cleanliness, hygiene and infection control practices in public health facilities. 
  • Under this initiative, public healthcare facilities shall be appraised and such public healthcare facilities that show exemplary performance meeting standards of protocols of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control will receive awards and commendation.

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare  

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” (PM-AASHA)  September 2018 
  • Ensuring remunerative prices to the farmers for their produce
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana  13 January 2016 
  • To provide insurance coverage and financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of any of the notified crop as a result of natural calamities, pests & diseases.
  • To stabilise the income of farmers to ensure their continuance in farming.
  • To encourage farmers to adopt innovative and modern agricultural practices.
  • A uniform premium of only 2% for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops;  5%. horticultural crops to be paid by farmers
Rashtriya Gokul Mission 16 December 2014
  • To get native breeds to produce more milk, be more fecund, and to raise the quality of Indian cows and bulls to eventually outdo Jerseys and Holsteins.
National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development  2013
  • To arrange quality Artificial Insemination services at farmers' doorstep
  • To bring all breedable females under organized breeding through Artificial Insemination 
  • To conserve, develop and proliferate selected indigenous bovine breeds 
  • To provide quality breeding inputs in breeding tracts of important indigenous breeds 
Project CHAMAN  2016
  • Sound methodology for estimation of Horticulture crops is being developed and implemented on pilot basis using Sample Survey methodology and Remote Sensing technology. 
Remunerative Approach for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation or Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana 2007
  • To incentivize the states that increase their investment in Agriculture and allied sectors
  • To provide flexibility and autonomy to the States in planning and executing programmes for agriculture
  • To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops
  • To maximize returns to the farmers
Prime Minister Krishi Sinchayee Yojana 1st July, 2015
  • To extend the coverage of irrigationand improving water use efficiencyin a focused manner
  •  To improve farm productivity and ensure better utilization of the resources in the country.
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana 2015
  • To produce agricultural products free from chemicals and pesticides residues by adopting eco- friendly, low- cost technologies. 
  • Every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for seed to harvesting of crops and to transport produce to the market.
eNAM portal 14 April 2016
  •  It is an online trading platform for agricultural commodities in India.
 e-Krishi Samvad May 2017
  • It is internet-based interface and is a unique platform that will provide direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector. 
National Livestock Mission  2014-15
  • To ensure quantitative and qualitative improvement in livestock production systems and capacity building of all stakeholders. 
“AGRI UDAAN”- Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 2017
  • Help selected innovative startups who will be mentored in to scale up their operations in agri value chain for effective improvement in agriculture. This is a 6 month program in which shortlisted agri startups with promising innovative business models will be mentored & guided to scale up their operations.
Soil Health Card Scheme 19 February 2015
  • To issue soil cards to farmers which will carry crop-wise recommendations of nutrients and fertilisers required for the individual farms to help farmers to improve productivity through judicious use of inputs.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi( PM-KISAN) 1 February 2019
  • 120 million small and marginal farmers who have less than 2 hectares of landholding will get up to Rs. 6,000 per year as minimum income support..
Farmers FIRST by ICAR 2015
  •  to move beyond the production and productivity and to privilege the complex, diverse & risk prone realities of the farmers through enhancing farmers-scientists contact with multi stakeholders participation for technology development and application
Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture (ARYA) by ICAR 2015
  • The ICAR has initiated ARYA in selected districts through with an objective for entrepreneurial development of Youth in Rural Areas to take up various Agriculture, allied and service sector enterprises for sustainable income and gainful employment. 
  • The identified youth are trained on entrepreneurship development skills by providing a basket of options to start agriculture ventures for self employment.

Ministry of Rural Development

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission  June 2011
  • To create efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor enabling them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial services.
  • To cover 7 Crore rural poor households, across 600 districts
Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) June 2011
  • Providing an alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) by facilitating them to operate public transport services in backward rural areas.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana 25 September 2014
  • Transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce". 
  • It aims to target youth, in the age group of 15–35 years. 
PM Gramin Awaas Yojana  2015
  • To provide housing for the rural poor in India
  •  Providing a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless householder and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house, by 2022. The immediate the objective is to cover 1.00 crore household
PM Gram Sadak Yojana  2000
  • To provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages.
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan  Restructured on 24 April 2018
  • strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with main thrust on convergence with Mission Antyodaya 
  • Emphasis on strengthening PRIs in the 117 Aspirational districts
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee National RuRBAN Mission  21 February 2016
  • To spur social, economic and infrastructure development in rural areas by developing a cluster of 300 Smart Villages over the next 3 years across the country
National Social Assistance Programme 15 August 1995
  • To provide support to aged persons, widows, disabled persons and bereaved families on death of primary bread winner, belonging to below poverty line households.
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 2006
  • To enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work
National Livestock Mission  2014-15
  • To ensure quantitative and qualitative improvement in livestock production systems and capacity building of all stakeholders. 
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana  September 25, 2001
  • To provide additional wage employment in the rural areas as also food security, alongside the creation of durable community, social and economic infrastructure in the rural areas.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana  2014
  • Each Member of Parliament will take the responsibility of three villages and look after the personal, human, social, environmental and economic development of the villages. 
Antyodaya Anna Yojana 2000
  • To make Targeted Public Distribution System  more focused and targeted towards the poorest of the poor category of the population
  • To providing foodgrains at a highly subsidized rate of Rs.2 per kg for wheat and Rs.3 per kg for rice.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Smart Cities Mission  2015
  • It is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with the mission to develop 100 cities across the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation -AMRUT  2015
  • To ensure basic infrastructure services relating to water supply, sewerage, septage management, storm water drains, transport and development of green spaces and parks with special provision for meeting the needs of children.
Swachh Bharat mission 2014
  • To clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India's cities, towns, and rural areas. 
Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana- HRIDAY 21 January 2015
  • To preserve and revitalise soul of the heritage city to reflect the city’s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured environment.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban 2015
  • In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation 
National Urban Livelihoods Mission  24th September, 2013
  • Organizing urban poor in their strong grassroots level institutions, creating opportunities for skill development leading to market-based employment and helping them to set up self-employment venture by ensuring easy access to credit. 
  • Providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner.
North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme  21 February 2016
  • It is implemented in the capital cities of 5 North Eastern States viz. Agartala (Tripura), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), and Kohima (Nagaland) 
  • It covers priority urban services viz. (i) Water Supply, (ii) Sewerage and Sanitation, and (iii) Solid Waste Management 
  • Asian Development Bank is contributing 70% to the financial assistance. 
Paisa – Portal for Affordable Credit & Interest Subvention Access  2018
  • It is a centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas
Yojana
 15 July, 2015
(World Youth Skills Day)
  • It is implemented by National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) 
  • To encourage and promote Skill Development for the youth
  • throughout the country
  • Enable and mobilize a large number of youth to take up industry designed quality skill training
  • Benefit 10 million youth over the period of four years (2016- 2020).
Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood (SANKALP) Approved in 2019
  • It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with a project of total size US Dollar 675 million, including World Bank assistance of US Dollar 500 million,
  • To create convergence among all skill training activities
  •  To improving quality of skill development programs 
  • Establishing robust monitoring and evaluation system for skill training programs
  • Providing access to skill training opportunities to the disadvantaged sections
  • Creating industry led and demand driven skill training capacity.
Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) Approved in 2019
  • It is a World Bank assisted-Government of India project
  • Improving the relevance and efficiency of skills training provided through Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships. 
Udaan Scheme 2015
  • It is a Special Industry Initiative for Jammu & Kashmir in the nature of partnership between the corporates of India and Ministry of Home Affairs and implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. 
  • The programme aims to provide skills training and enhance the employability of 40,000  unemployed youth of J&K.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra 2014
  • To promote skill development by catalyzing the creation of large, quality, for-profit vocational institutions. MSDE intends to establish visible and aspirational training centres in every district of the country.
National Skill Development Mission  15 July 2015
  • To create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities.
  • To achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’,
Skill India Campaign  15 July 2015 
  • To train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022
  •  It includes various initiatives of the government like "National Skill Development Mission", "National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015", "Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)" and the "Skill Loan scheme".
Standard Training Assessment and Reward (STAR) Scheme Operational between August 2013 and September 2014.
  • To motivate the youth of India to acquire a vocational skills and envisages a monetary reward that will in essence financially help those who wish to acquire a new skill or upgrade their skills to a higher level.
National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) 19th August 2016
  • To provide apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh youngsters by 2020 in order to create more jobs. It has budgetary outlay of Rs 10000 crore.
  • NAPS has replaced Apprentice Protsahan Yojna (APY)
  • Reimbursement of 25% of prescribed stipend subject to a maximum of   Rs. 1500/- per month per apprentice to all apprentices to employers.
  • Sharing of the cost of basic training in respect of fresher apprentices (who come directly for apprenticeship training without formal training) limited to Rs. 7500/- per apprentice for a maximum duration of 500 hours/3 months.
PM-YUVA Yojana(Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan)  2016
  • To create an enabling ecosystem for Entrepreneurship Development through entrepreneurship education and training across the country in select Institutes of Higher Learning Industrial Training Centers (ITIs) and Entrepreneurship Development Centers (EDCs) for over a period of five years
  • 2200 colleges, 300 schools, 500 ITIs and 50 EDC will be enabled to deliver entrepreneurship education and training to over 7 lakh students. 
SHREYAS- Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills   April 2019
  •  SHREYASis a programme basket comprising the initiatives of three Central Ministries, namely the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and the Ministry of Labour& Employment viz the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), the National Career Service (NCS)and introduction of BA/BSc/BCom (Professional) courses in the higher educational institutions. 
  • To improve employability of students 
  • It is proposed to cover 50 lakh students by 2022.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan Initially launched in 1967 as Shramik Vidyapeeth,
Renamed as Jan Shikshan Sansthan in April 2000
  • To help identify and promote traditional skills in the district through skilling / upskilling; create livelihood linkages and boost training of trainers to develop the capacity through National Skills Training Institutes.
  • Formerly under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Jan Shikshan Sansthan was transferred to the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in 2018.
Aspirational Skilling Abhiyan 2018-19 3rd October 2018 
  • The programme is implemented in 117 Districts across 28 State. 
  • It involves identification of challenges for skill development and co-creating customized solutions to help the districts overcome these challenges.
Skill Saathi- Career Counselling Scheme 1 August 2018 
  • To counsel 1 crore candidates from the age group of 15– 35 years focusing on School & College drop-outs, young adults 
  • Inform the youth of India about vocational education and its opportunities.

Ministry of Human Resource Development 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
"Study in India" ProgrammeMarch 2018
  • To target foreign students by branding India as an attractive education destination.
Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat 2017
  • The programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs of Kendriya Vidyalaya students.
  • To provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for children covering all age groups and children of different abilities. 
  • To make students, teachers and parents aware about the importance of good health and fitness and encouraging 60 minutes of play each day.
PM Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan 2016
  • To create awareness among people about digital economy and cashless modes of transactions
Udaan- Giving Wings to Girl Students Approved in 2019
  • It is a project launched by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • To address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination
  • To enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School level by addressing the three dimensions of education - curriculum design, transaction and assessments.
Samagra Shiksha 2018
  • It is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12
  • Provision of quality education and enhancing learning outcomes of students
  • Bridging Social and Gender Gaps in School Education; Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education
  • Ensuring minimum standards in schooling provisions; Promoting Vocationalisation of education
Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS)  August 2018 
  • To encourage social science research in policy relevant areas so as to provide vital inputs in policy-formulation, implementation and evaluation
  • To identify and fund research proposals in social sciences 
  • To provide opportunity for social science researchers in any institution in the country
 Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)  August 2018
  •  Improving the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world.
  •  600 joint research proposals will be awarded for 2 years 
Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science- STARS  28 February 2019
  • The STARS project will be coordinated by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
  • The Rs 250 crore worth of funds will be used for around 500 science projects.
National Digital library of India 2016
  • To integrate several national and international digital libraries in one single web-portal. The NDLI provides free of cost access to many books in English and the Indian languages
  • It is available in 10 languages
Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP)  November 2018
  • It is a three weeks Flagship leadership development training programme (2 weeks domestic and one week foreign training) for second level academic functionaries in public funded higher education institutions. 
  • The main objective is to prepare second tier academic heads who are potentially likely to assume leadership roles in the future.
Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT) November 2018
  • It is a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM.
  • 75 discipline-specific institutions are tasked to prepare online training material with focus on latest developments in the discipline, new & emerging trends, pedagogical improvements and methodologies for transacting revised curriculum.
SHREYAS- Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills   April 2019
  • To improve employability of students b
  • To forge a close functional link between education and industry
  • To provide skills which are in demand,
  • To establish an ‘earn while you learn’ system i
  • To help business/industry in securing good quality manpower.
  • To link student community with employment facilitating efforts of the Government.
 'Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds' (SWAYAM), 2014
  • It is a programme for online education through which online programmes/courses will be offered to students in India
  • US universities will be invited to offer post-graduate academic programs with certification on the SWAYAM platform. 
  • The objective is to ensure that the every student in our country has access to the best quality higher education at the affordable cost. 
Operation Digital Board 20 February 2019
  • To convert a class room into a digital class room and provide e-resources at any time and at any place to students.
  • The digital board is introduced all over the country in government and government aided schools from class 9th onwards as well as in higher education institutions.
  • It is implemented in the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Diksha Portal- National Teachers Platform for India
2017
  • It will aid teachers to learn and train themselves for which assessment resources will be available. It will help teachers to create training content, profile, in-class resources, assessment aids, news and announcement and connect with teacher community.
E-Pathshala
2015
  • It is a web portal which hosts educational resources for Students, Teachers, Parents, researchers and educators
Shaala Siddhi
2015
  • It is a comprehensive instrument for school evaluation which enables the schools to evaluate their performance in more focused and strategic manner to facilitate them to make professional judgement for continuous improvement. 
Saransh
2015
  • It is a tool which allows the schools to identify areas of improvement in students, teachers and curriculum to facilitate and implement change. The platform is presently available for classes 9th to 12th 
ShaGun
18 January 2017
  •  It is a dedicated web portal for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 
  • It aims to capture and showcase innovations and progress in Elementary Education sector of India by continuous monitoring of the flagship scheme
Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF)
2019
  •  To attract the bright and meritorious students into research within the country, attractive fellowship is given. Selected students are given fellowship for 5 years - Rs.70,000/- per month for the first two years, Rs. 75,000/- per month in the third year and Rs.80,000 per month in 4th and 5th year with an annual research grant of Rs. 2 lakh.
IMPacting Research INnovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India
2015
  • It is the first of its kind MHRD supported Pan-IIT + IISc joint initiative to address the major science and engineering challenges that India must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
2014
  •  To connect institutions of higher education, including (IITs), (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) etc. with local communities to address the development challenges through appropriate technologies.
  • Providimg rural India with professional resource support from institutes of higher education ,especially those which have acquired academic excellence in the field of Science, Engineering  & Technology  and Management
Uchchtar Aavishkar Abhiyan
2016
  • To promote industry-specific need-based research in the educational institutions to keep up the competitiveness of the Indian industry in the global market
  • To make students more accustomed with the outer world and give them a market oriented mindset
  • Implemented by Department of Higher Education.
Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
2018
  • To encourage children towards learning Science and Mathematics and to develop their interest through activities related to Science and Mathematics
  • To strengthen school Science and Mathematics laboratories, through the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
Trainee Teacher Scheme
2019
  • It has been initiated in NITs with the objective to attract, motivate and sponsor best graduate engineers for part time M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes.
Global Initiative for Academics Network (GIAN)
30 November, 2015
  • To invite distinguished academicians, entrepreneurs, scientists, experts from premier institutions from across the world, to teach in the higher educational institutions in India
PRAGATI - Providing Assistance for Girls’ Advancement in Technical Education Initiative
______________
  • It is a scheme of AICTE aimed at providing assistance for Advancement of Girls participation in Technical Education. 
  • Number of scholarships per annum: 400 ‘One Girl’ per family and it can be extended for Two Girl Child per family where the family income is less than Rs. 8 Lakh /annum 
  • The scholarship amount is Rs. 30,000 or tuition fees or actual whichever is less and Rs. 2000 / month for ten months as contingency allowance.
Saksham
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  • It is a scheme of AICTE aimed at providing encouragement and support to specially abeled children to pursue Technical Education
  • Number of scholarships per annum: 1000
  • For Specially Abled students whose family income is less than Rs. 8 lakhs per annum
  • Amount of scholarship: Tuition Fee of Rs. 30000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs.
  • 2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals each year. 
Ishan Uday
______________
  • UGC  launched this scheme for students of North East Region from the academic session 2014-15.
  • The Scheme envisages grant of 10,000 scholarships to students from NERRegion whose parental income is below Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum.
  • would be provided scholarship ranging from Rs. 3,500 to 5,000 per month for studying at under graduate level in Colleges/Universities of the country.
Ishān Vikās
30 November, 2015
  • It is a comprehensive plan to bring selected students from the school and college levels from the North-Eastern states into close contact with the IITs, NITs and IISERs during their vacation periods. A typical visit is envisaged for a period of ten days to one of these institutions
Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat
26 August, 2014
  • To focus on the quality of foundational learning so that each child attains appropriate learning levels in classes I and II for reading, writing language comprehension and numeracy. 
  • It is a sub-component of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) and is being rolled out by 17 States and UTs.
Shaala Darpan
2015
  • To provide mobile access to parents of students of Government and Government aided schools.
  • Parents can view updates on their child’s progress. They can view records of attendance, assignments and achievements of their child. 
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)
 29 September 2015
  • It evaluates each higher education institution on 5 broad parameters namely teaching/learning resources, research, graduation outcomes, outreach/inclusive nature and the public perception.  The Ranks will be declared on the first Monday of April every year. 
Mid Day Meal Scheme
15 August 1995
  • Every child in every Government and Government aided primary school,  Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and Alternative & Innovative Education (AIE) centres, was to be served a prepared Mid Day Meal with a minimum content of 300 calories of energy and 8-12 gram protein per day for a minimum of 200 days. 
Vidyanjali
2016
  • Providing volunteer teachers to government run schools
  • It is aimed at promoting the government education system through skill development
  • The scheme aims to impart life skills in to the children studying in government schools
  • The scheme is launched under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Ministry of Power

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
SAUBHAGYA or PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana   September, 2017
  • To provide free electricity connections to all households (both APL and poor families) in rural areas and poor families
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana 25 July 2015
  • To facilitate 24x7 supply of power.
  • Feeder separation to ensure sufficient power to farmers and regular supply to other consumers
  • Improvement of Sub-transmission and distribution network 
  • Metering to reduce the losses
  • Scheme has an outlay of Rs 76000 Cr for under which Government of India shall provide Grant of Rs 63000 Cr
Integrated Power Development Scheme  2014
  • Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas; 
  • Metering of distribution transformers /feeders / consumers in the urban areas. 
Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana- UDAY 5 November, 2015
  • Financial Turnaround
  • Operational improvement
  • Reduction of cost of generation of power
  • Development of Renewable Energy
  • Energy efficiency & conservation
Pradhan Mantri Ji-Van Yojana  28 February 2019
  • "Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan- Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana aims at providing financial support to Integrated Bioethanol Projects using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock.
Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) 2015
  • To replace 3.5 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights.
  • To replace 1.34 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED street lights by March 2019.
  • The project has been implemented across 28 states and union territories. 
Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for All- UJALA 1 May 2015
  •  To provide LED bulbs to domestic consumers with a target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs by March, 2019. 
  • It replaced the "Bachat Lamp Yojana". Th
Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) 2015
  • To replace 3.5 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED lights.
  • To replace 1.34 crore conventional street lights with energy efficient LED street lights by March 2019.
  • The project has been implemented across 28 states and union territories. 
SAATHI Initiative  2018
  • Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Power jointly launched this initiative in order to sustain and accelerate the adoption of energy efficient textile technologies in the powerloom sector and cost savings due to use of such technology.
PRAAPTI App and Web portal  2018
  • PRAAPTI-Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators
  • To bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and Discoms.
TARANG Mobile App & Web Portal 2016
  • Transmission App for Real Time Monitoring & Growth- TARANG
  •  Introduction of the electronic platform shall enhance ease, accountability & transparency and would boost confidence of investors in power transmission sector.
  • It is a powerful monitoring tool that tracks upcoming transmission projects and monitor the progress of Inter-State & Intra-State transmission systems in the country
‘e-Trans’ web platform 2016
  • It is a platform for e-bidding and e-reverse auction for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) in transmission projects. 
DEEP (Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price)  April 2019
  • It is portal for medium term (1-5 years) purchase of power
  • It will provide a common e-bidding platform with e-reverse auction facility to facilitate nation-wide power procurement through a wider network so as to bring uniformity and transparency in the process of power procurement.
“URJA” (Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan)  16 June 2016
  •  It is a digital initiative to place before the people, the performance of Distribution Utilities (Discoms) in IT enabled towns, with a vision to generate a sense of positive competition amongst the stakeholders and urge all concerned for better performance in all consumer centric parameters.
Merit 2017
  • Facilitating flexible coal swap between state-run and private plants and aweb portal to make electricity purchase by states transparent. 

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana 1 May 2016 
  • To distribute 50 million LPG connections to women of BPL families.
Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat scheme September 2017
  • To distribute LPG connections among rural areas where conventional fuel is used for domestic purposes.
Start-up Sangam 2014
  • To develop new business models, marketing plans, technology and innovations in heavy oil and gas industry sector by supporting 30 start-ups. 
  • 10 oil and gas PSUs have setup Rs. 320-crore venture capital fund to encourage start-ups based on innovative ideas in the energy sector.
Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project 24 October 2016
  • A pipeline of length 2540 km is planned to be laid across the states from Uttar Pradesh to Odisha.
Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for All- UJALA 1 May 2015
  •  To provide LED bulbs to domestic consumers with a target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs by March, 2019. 
  • It replaced the "Bachat Lamp Yojana". Th
PAHAL 1st June 2013 
  • It requires the consumer to mandatorily have an Aadhaar number for availing LPG Subsidy.
  • It helps in identifying ‘ghost’ accounts, multiple accounts and inactive accounts. This has helped in curbing diversion of subsidized LPG to commercial purposes
 SATAT Initiative  1 October, 2018
  • SATAT- Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation
  • The initiative is aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) as a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana 2009-10
  • Integrated development of selected villages having more than 50% Scheduled Caste (SC) population through implementation of existing scheme of Central and State Governments in a convergent manner and by utilization of gap filling funds provided as Central Assistance
Inclusive India Initiative 2017
  • Providing Senior Citizens, belonging to BPL category and suffering from age related disabilities/ infirmities, with such physical aids and assisted living devices which can restore near normalcy in their bodily functions. Under the Scheme, assisted living devices such as Walking Sticks, Elbow Crutches, Walkers/ Crutches, Tripods/ Quadpods, Hearing Aids, Wheelchairs, Artificial Dentures and Spectacles are provided free of cost to the beneficiary senior citizens.
Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana 1 April, 2017 
  • Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas; 
  • Metering of distribution transformers /feeders / consumers in the urban areas. 
Accessible India Campaign or Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan 2015
  • To enable persons with disabilities to gain universal access, equal opportunity for development, independent living and participation in an inclusive society in all aspects of life.
Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme  2017
  • To give an equal priority and reverence to the physically challenged persons and to inspire pride in the disabled persons 
  • To end the stigmatization and biases with the disabled persons 
  • To change the mind set of people towards those who are differently abled persons and try to give a superior life 
  • To give financial sustenance to the disable people for the treatment 

Ministry of Commerce and Industry 

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Creative India; Innovative India 2017
  • Raising IPR awareness amongst students, youth, authors, artists, budding inventors and professionals to inspire them to create, innovate and protect their creations and inventions across India
Merchandise Export from India Scheme  1 April 2015
  •  to promote export of notified goods manufactured/ produced in India.
Startup India 16 January, 2016 
  • To catalyse startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
Make in India 25 September 2014
  • To make India the hub of manufacturing, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies.
Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme” (TIES)  15 March 2016
  • To enhance export competitiveness. Various state governments have been requesting for the support of the Central Government to create export infrastructure. 

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
FASTag 2014
  • Is an electronic toll collection system in India.
  • It is operated by the National Highway Authority of India 
  • It uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it. 
Setu Bharatam Programme  2016
  • For building bridges for safe and seamless travel on National Highways
  • To make all National Highways free of railway level crossings by 2019.
VAHAN and SARATHI 2017
  • It is an online based citizen centric application under digitization to ease out the processes and curb corruption. 
Make in India 25 September 2014
  • To make India the hub of manufacturing, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies.

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Swachh Bharat Mission 2014
  • To clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India's cities, towns, and rural areas
Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018
  • To generate greater public participation towards Swachhta. 
  • To mobilise people and reinforce the public movement for sanitation to contribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a Clean India.
National Rural Drinking Water Programme  2013
  • To provide every rural person with adequate safe water for drinking, cooking and other basic domestic needs on a sustainable basis, with a minimum water quality standard, which should be conveniently accessible at all times and in all situations
Namami Gange June 2014
  • To make villages on the bank of river Ganga ODF and interventions dealing with solid and liquid waste management 
GOBAR-DHAN June 2014
  •  GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources - DHAN aims to positively impact village cleanliness and generate wealth and energy from cattle and organic waste.
  • The scheme also aims at creating new rural livelihood opportunities and enhancing income for farmers and other rural people.

Ministry of Finance

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
PM Jan Dhan Yojna 9 May, 2015
  • It is financial inclusion program of Government of India which is applicable to 20 to 65 years age group, that aims to expand and make affordable access to financial services such as bank accounts, remittances, credit, insurance and pensions.
PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana 9 May, 2015
  • It is available to people in the age group of 18 to 50 years
  • The life cover of Rs. 2 lakh is for the one year period 
PM Suraksha Bima Yojana  9 May, 2015
  • The Scheme is available to people in the age group 18 to 70 years 
  • The risk coverage under the scheme is Rs. 2 lakh for accidental death and full disability and Rs. 1 lakh for partial disability.
Atal Pension Yojana 9 May, 2015
  • It is open to all saving bank/post office saving bank account holders in the age group of 18 to 40 years
  • Subscribers would receive the guaranteed minimum monthly pension of Rs. 1,000 or Rs. 2,000 or Rs. 3,000 or Rs. 4,000 or Rs. 5,000 at the age of 60 years.
PM Mudra Yojana  8 April 2015
  • A loan of upto Rs. 50,000 is given under sub-scheme ‘Shishu’
  • A loan of  between Rs. 50,000 to 5.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Kishore’;
  • A loan of  between 5.0 Lakhs to 10.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Tarun’
  • Loans taken do not require collaterals. 
Stand Up India Scheme  5 April, 2016. T
  • The Scheme facilitates bank loans between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.1 crore to at least one Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one Woman borrower per bank branch for setting up greenfield enterprises.
PM Vaya Vandana Yojana  21st July 2017
  • To provide social security during old age and to protect elderly persons aged 60 and above 
  • The scheme provides an assured return of 8% per annum for 10 years.
  • It is implemented by LIC
 Udyam Abhilasha  2 October, 2018,
  • Launched by SIDBI  in 115 Aspirational Districts identified by NITI Aayog
  • To create and strengthen cadre of more than 800 trainers to provide entrepreneurship training to the aspiring youths across these districts thus encouraging them to enter the admired segment of entrepreneurs
Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme   2019 -20 
  • The Sovereign Gold Bonds will be issued every month from June 2019 to September 2019
  • The tenor of the Bond will be for a period of 8 years with exit option after 5th year to be exercised on the interest payment dates.
  • The maximum limit of subscribed shall be 4 KG for individual, 4 Kg for HUF and 20 Kg for trusts and similar entities per fiscal (April-March) notified by the Government from time to time.
Aam Admi Bima Yojana  2015
  • It provides Death and Disability cover to persons between the age group of 18 yrs to 59 yrs.
  • It is a group insurance scheme providing insurance cover for a sum of Rs 30,000/- on natural death, Rs. 75,000/- on death or total permanent disability due to accident, Rs. 37,500/- for partial permanent disability due to accident.
  • The total annual premium under the scheme is Rs. 200/- per beneficiary of which 50% is contributed from the Social Security Fund created by the Central Government and maintained by LIC. 
Project SAKSHAM 2016
  • It is a New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). 
  • It will help in implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), extension of the Indian Customs Single Window Interface for Facilitating Trade (SWIFT) and other taxpayer-friendly initiatives under Digital India and Ease of Doing Business of Central Board of Excise and Customs. 
Gold Monetization Schemes 2015
  • The scheme intends to mobilize the idle gold held by households and institutions in the country and to put this gold into productive use and in the long-run, to reduce the current account deficit by reducing the country’s reliance on the imports of gold to meet the domestic demand. 
Standup India Scheme 5 April, 2016
  •  It aims at promoting entrepreneurship among women and scheduled castes and tribes.
  •  The scheme facilitates bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 1 Crore to at least one Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) borrower and at least one woman borrower per bank branch for setting up a greenfield enterprise.
Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 14 August 2014
  • Implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India 
  • It will benefit the vulnerable section of society with limited resources as it will provide monthly pension ranging from Rs 500/ to Rs 5,000/ per month to senior citizens of the country

Ministry of Railway

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Project Saksham 2017
  • It is country’s largest time-bound “upskilling” exercise for its employees to boost their efficiency. 
  • To upgrade the skillsets of 13 lakh-strong workforce of Indian Railways with a single drive spanning nine months.
Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI)- App 2018
  • To help plan traffic flows and optimize freight operations
  • To help Freight Managers to monitor and manage freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) views and dashboard.
Rail MADAD- App 2018
  • To enable travellers to lodge complaints and get solutions to the problems in real time, the
Menu on Rails'
2018
  • To facilitate seamless ordering of food
Rail Saarthi app 2017
  • To cater to various passenger requirements, including ticket booking, inquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal
Digital Interaction to Seek Help Anytime (DISHA)- Chatbot 2018
  • To help domestic as well as foreign travellers by providing prompt assistance for queries that they may have.

Ministry of Science and Technology

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Teacher Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) scheme 2018
  • To connect the educators to leading public funded institutions like Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Science (IISC) or national institutions like CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) to pursue research. 
  • 500 teachers will be assisted and they will be paid Rs. 5 lakh yearly, and a monthly out-of-pocket expense of Rs.5, 000 
 Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship 2018
  • offers support to 100 PhD scholars for training in universities/laboratories abroad upto 12 months during their doctoral research. They would be given a monthly fellowship equivalent to US $ 2000, one-time contingency allowance of Rs. 60,000/- to cover travel and visa fee.
Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research, AWSAR 2017
  • To encourage science writing seeks to tap the potential of over 20,000 PhD scholars in science to popularise and communicate their research outcome
  • It carries a monetary incentive of Rs. 10,000/- each for 100 best entries in a year and a Certificate of Appreciation
nakshe” Portal  2017
  •  Topographic maps or Open Series Maps (OSM) containing natural and man-made geographical features including terrain or topography are prepared by the SoI since its inception in 1767 and is in conformity with the National Map Policy-2005 are available on the portal
Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) 2017
  •  To communicate to the youth population of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science and attract talent to the study of science at an early stage and build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base.
SERB Distinguished Investigator Award 2018
  • The scheme aims not only to reward the best PIs of completed projects but also to motivate the ongoing PIs to perform exceedingly well.
  • The award carries a fellowship of Rs. 15,000/- p.m. and an optional research grant for three years, based on peer review of the project proposal submitted.
National Biopharma Mission 2017
  • The program named Innovate in India (i3) will witness an investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million as a loan from world Bank and is anticipated to be a game changer for the Indian Biopharmaceutical industry. 
  • It aspires to create an enabling ecosystem to promote entrepreneurship and indigenous manufacturing in the sector.
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana 2017
  • To formulate and implement appropriate S&T Interventions for Sustainable Development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand.

Ministry of Communications

Scheme Launched in/on Objective

Tarang Sanchar- Portal

2017
  • A web portal of information sharing on Mobile Towers and EMF Emission Compliances, with a view to generate confidence and conviction with regard to safety and harmlessness from mobile towers, clearing any myths and misconceptions.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthans Scheme 2017
  • Ministry will impart training to 10,000 people from 10 States/UTs in the first phase.culture, customs and traditions
  • Establish long-term engagements and create environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
  • Department of Telecommunications (DoT) plans to established more than 1,000 Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan in future.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Awards schems
2017
  • To recognize the special contributions of citizens of India in the areas of Telecom Skilling, Telecom Services, Telecom Manufacturing, Telecom Applications in deploying telecom dependent sectoral solutions for different fields such as agriculture, commerce, health, education
Sampoorna Bima Gram 2017
  • Under the scheme at least one village (having a minimum of 100 households) will be identified in each of the revenue districts of the country, wherein endeavour will be made to cover all households of that identified village with a minimum of one RPLI (Rural Postal Life Insurance) policy each. Coverage of all households in the identified Sampoorna Bima Gram village is the primary objective of this scheme.
Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana 2017
  • It is a pan India scholarship program for school children to increase the reach of Philately. The SPARSH stands for Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby.
Bharat Net Project 2011
Renamed in 2017
  • To provide broadband connectivity to all 2.5 Lakh Gram Panchayats

Ministry of Culture

Scheme Launched in/on Objective

Seva Bhoj Yojna

2018
  • To reimburse the Central Government share of CGST and IGST so as to lessen the financial burden of such Charitable Religious Institutions who provide Food/Prasad/Langar (Community Kitchen)/Bhandara free of cost without any discrimination to Public/Devotees.
Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat 31 October 2016
  • Strengthen cultural relations of various parts of country
  • Celebrate unity in diversity culture of nation
  • Strengthen sentiments for National Unity
  • Showcase rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions
  • Establish long-term engagements and create environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
Sankalp Se Siddhi Programme- New India movement from 2017 - 2022 2017
  • Envisages an India free of Poverty, Corruption, Terrorism, Communalism, Casteism and Un-cleanliness
Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana 22 January, 2019
  • A group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a tour of religious places in India twice a year, which will be sponsored by the government.
  • People of Indian-origin, whose age is between 45 and 65 can avail these benefits.

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Eklavya Model Residential Schools 2010
  • It is a Government of India scheme for model residential school for Indian tribals (Scheduled Tribes, ST) across India.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons 1982
  • Assisting outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryear, living in indigent circumstances who had brought glory to the Country in sports.
  • The scheme as revised in September, 2017 to provide for lump sum ex-gratia assistance to outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryears
Khelo India Scheme 2017-18
  • To achieve the twin objectives of mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports.
  • To infuse sports culture and achieve sporting excellence in the country.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) Scheme 2014
  • To provide universal access to sports in rural areas and promote a sports culture among both boys and girls;
  • To harness available and potential sporting talent among rural youth through a well designed competition structure from the block level;
  • To put in place an effective mechanism to identify and nurture sporting talent in rural areas;

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
DigiYatra 2017
  • It is an industry-led initiative co-ordinated by the Ministry to transform the nation into a digitally empowered society. This follows Air Sewa which brings together all the stakeholders on a common platform for handling customer grievances and disseminating real-time data.
UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) 27 April 2017
  • Making air travel affordable and widespread, to boost inclusive national economic development, job growth and air transport infrastructure development of all regions and states of India.

Ministry of Tourism

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Adopt a Heritage 2018
  • To involve public sector companies, private sector companies and corporate citizens/individuals to take up the responsibility for making our heritage and tourism more sustainable through development, operation and maintenance of world-class tourist infrastructure and amenities at ASI/ State heritage sites and other important tourist sites in India.
PRASAD 2014-15
  • Integrated development of pilgrimage destinations in planned, prioritised and sustainable manner to provide complete religious tourism experience

Ministry of Textile

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
“Silk Samagra” -
Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI)
2017
  • To sustain and strengthen the Sericulture activities in the country.
Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) 2016
  • There is a provision of one-time capital subsidy for eligible benchmarked machinery at the rate of 15% for garmenting and technical textiles segments with a cap of Rs. 30 crore and at the rate of 10% for weaving, processing, jute, silk and handloom segments with a cap of Rs. 20 crore
Samarth 2017-18
  • To provide demand driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors; to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors
PowerTex India 2017
  • It is a comprehensive scheme for powerloom sector development, simultaneously at over 45 locations in the country
Yarn Bank Scheme 2019
  • To avoid fluctuation in yarn price
  • The Scheme provides interest free corpus fund up to Rs.2.00 crore to the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)/Consortium formed by powerloom weavers to enable them to purchase yarn at wholesale rate and give the yarn at reasonable price to the small weavers to avoid middleman and local supplier's brokerage charge on sales of yarn.
Pradhan Mantri Credit Scheme 2017
  • The government will provide margin money subsidy to the extent of 20 per cent of the project cost, with a ceiling of Rs 1 lakh, as well as interest subvention at six per cent per annum, both for working capital and term loans up to Rs 10 lakh for a maximum of five years.
Solar Energy Scheme for Small Powerloom Units 2017
  • To provide financial assistance/capital subsidy to small powerloom units, for installation of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) plant, in order to alleviate the problem of power cut/ shortage faced by decentralized powerloom units in the country

Ministry of Mines

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
PM Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana 2015
  • To implement various developmental and welfare projects/programs in mining affected areas, and these projects/ programs will be complementing the existing ongoing schemes/projects of State and Central Government;
  • To minimize/mitigate the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts; and
  • To ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas.
TAMRA Portal and Mobile Application 2017
  • An interactive platform for all the stakeholders to compress the timelines for statutory and other clearances as it would help minimize the gestation period for commencing production.

Ministry of External Affairs

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program) 2017
  • To take Indian foreign policy and its global engagements to students across country and also to look at diplomacy as a career option.
Know India Programme 8 January 2014
  • It is a flagship initiative for Diaspora engagement which familiarizes Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India, through a three-week orientation programme organised by the Ministry
Atal Bhashanter Yojana 2018
  • For training language experts towards creating a pool of ‘Specialised Interpreters’ for interpretation to and from Hindi language in Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
FAME- Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles Scheme Phase I- 2015-19
Phase II- 2019-22
  • To promote electric mobility and the scheme gives financial incentives for enhancing electric vehicle production and creation of electric transportation infrastructure.

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
PM- Kisan SAMPADA (Scheme For Agro-Marine Processing And Development Of Agro-Processing Clusters) 2017
  • To supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease agri-waste
  • To give a renewed thrust to the food processing sector in the country
Nivesh Bandhu Portal 2017
  • To cater to both domestic operations and food imports
  • Enabling environment for businesses to operate

Ministry of Law & Justice

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Tele-law portal and app 2017
  • To facilitate delivery of legal advice through a panel of lawyers stationed at the state Legal Services Authorities (SALSA) and CSC.
  • To connect citizens with lawyers through video conferencing facilities by the Para-Legal Volunteers stationed at identified 1800 panchayat.
Nyaya Bandhu 2019
  • Pro Bono Legal Services or providing Access to Justice to all

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Atal Bhujal Yojana 7 February 2019
  • To recharge groundwater and create sufficient water storage for agricultural purposes. 
  • The revival of surface water bodies so that the groundwater level can be increased. 
  • The Atal Bhujal Yojana will be launched in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh covering 78 districts, 193 blocks and more than 8,300-gram panchayats. 

Ministry of Chemical and fertilizers

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
PM Jan-Aushadhi Yojana 2015–16
  • Making quality medicines available at affordable prices for all, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, through exclusive outlets “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras”, so as to reduce out of pocket expenses in healthcare.
Pharma Jan Samadhan 2015
  • For redressed of consumers’ grievances relating to pricing and availability of medicines. 
  • Empowering the common man. 
  • To help both consumers as well as pharma industry. 

Ministry of MSMEs

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Solar Charkha  27 June, 2018
  • Implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country with a budget of Rs.550 crore for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20. 
  • The scheme will generate direct employment to nearly one lakh persons. 
Coir Vikas Yojana Renamed in 2015
  • It is an exclusive skill development programme for rural women artisans in coir sector.  
  • Training is provided in spinning of coir yarn.
  • The scheme envisages distribution of motorized ratts/motorized traditional ratts and other coir processing equipments at 75% subsidy subject to a maximum amount of Rs.7500/- on successful completion of the training programme.  During the training period, the women artisans are given a stipend amounting to Rs.1000/- per month.  C
Mahila Coir Yojana 2015
  • It is a credit linked subsidy scheme, which provides assistance for setting up of coir units with a maximum cost of project upto Rs.10 lakhs plus working capital, which shall not exceed 25% of the project cost. 
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) 2008
  • It is a credit linked subsidy scheme  for setting up of new micro-enterprises and to generate employment opportunities in rural as well as urban areas of the country 
  • General category beneficiaries can avail of margin money subsidy of 25% of the project cost in rural areas and 15% in urban areas. 
  • SC/ST/Women/ PH/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/NER, the margin money subsidy is 35% in rural areas and 25% in urban areas. 
  • The maximum cost of projects is Rs.25 lakh in the manufacturing sector and Rs.10 lakh in the service sector.
Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI)   2005-06
  • For making Traditional Industries more productive and competitive by organizing the Traditional Industries and artisans into clusters.
A Scheme for Promoting Innovation, Rural Industry and Entrepreneurship (ASPIRE) 18 March 2015
  • To promote Innovation & Rural Entrepreneurship through rural Livelihood Business Incubator (LBI), Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and Fund of Funds for start-up creation.
Market Promotion Development Assistance 2015
  • It has been modified as MPDA scheme formulated as a unified scheme by merging different schemes/sub-schemes/components of different Heads implemented in the 11th Plan, namely, Market Development Assistance, Publicity, Marketing and Market Promotion.

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Scheme Launched in/on Objective
Padho Pardesh  2013-14
  • To provide Interest Subsidy to Meritorious Students belonging to economically weaker sections of notified Minority Communities so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education abroad and enhance their employability
Maulana Azad Sehat Scheme 2014
  • It is an exclusive skill development programme for rural women artisans in coir sector.  
  • Training is provided in spinning of coir yarn.
  • The scheme envisages distribution of motorized ratts/motorized traditional ratts and other coir processing equipments at 75% subsidy subject to a maximum amount of Rs.7500/- on successful completion of the training programme.  During the training period, the women artisans are given a stipend amounting to Rs.1000/- per month.  C
Seekho aur Kamao’ Scheme 2013-14
  •  The scheme aims at upgrading the skills of minority youths in various Modular Employable Skills (MES) including Traditional trades depending upon their educational qualification, aptitude and capability, present economic trends and industry readiness
USTTAD 2015
  • Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development- USTTAD
  •  To preserve rich heritage of traditional arts/crafts of minorities and build capacity of traditional artisans/craftsmen
Nai Manzil  2015
  • For making Traditional Industries more productive and competitive by organizing the Traditional Industries and artisans into clusters.
Nai Udaan  2013-14
  • To provide financial support to the minority candidates clearing prelims conducted by Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission and State Public Service Commissions to adequately equip them to compete for appointment
  • The rate of financial assistance will be maximum Rs. One Lakh only for clearing Civil Services Preliminary exam Rs. 50,000 for clearing prelims exam conducted by State Public Service Commissions Rs. 25,000/-) for clearing preliminary exam conducted by SSC-CGL for Non- Gazetted Post.
Nai Roshni 2012
  • To empower and instill confidence in women, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques to interact with Government systems, banks, and intermediaries at all levels so that they are emboldened to move out of the confines of home and assume leadership roles.
Naya Savera 2017
  • The scheme aims to empower the students belonging to minority communities and prepare them for competitive examinations, so that their participation in government and private jobs improves. The scheme provides financial support for free coaching to notified minority students in selected coaching institutions.
Jio Parsi 2013-14
  • To reverse the declining trend of Parsi population by adopting a scientific protocol and structured interventions to stabilize their population and increase the population of Parsis in India.
Hmari Dharohar 2014-15
  • To preserve rich heritage of minority communities in context of Indian culture.

NITI Ayog and Ayush

Scheme Launched in Objective
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) including Self-Employment and Talent Utilization (SETU) 2016
  • To promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Its objective is to serve as a platform for promotion of world-class Innovation Hubs, Grand Challenges, Start-up businesses and other self-employment activities, particularly in technology driven areas
Aspirational Districts Programme 2018
  • 115 districts are selected
  • Improving people’s ability to participate fully in the burgeoning economy. Health & Nutrition, Education, Agriculture & Water Resources, Financial Inclusion & Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure are this programme’s core areas of focus.  
New India@75 Strategy  2019
  •  It is a detailed document which discusses forty-one crucial areas, that recognizes the progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for achieving the clearly stated objectives.


State Government Schemes

Scheme Launched by Objective
Krishi Rin Samadhan Yojana Madhya Pradesh
  • To encourage and support the Farming in the Madhya Pradesh 
  • To help the Farmers to come out of their debt. 
  • To Waive the Interest on the Bank Loans of the Farmers. 
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana  Gujarat
  • Selected students will get Rs.10 Lakh as a scholarship for continuous five years if he/she is taking education from the Gujarat Medical Education Research Society (GMERS) and dental courses. 
  • Furthermore, the students those who are studying 10th or 12th standard with 80% in an exam will get Rs.25, 000 per annum or half of the charges. 
  • Also, the applicants who are pursuing B.Ed., B.A, and B.Sc. will get an almost yearly scholarship of Rs.10, 000. 
  • The state government of Gujarat will give Rs.1200 as assistance each year for consecutive 10 months. 
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana  Gujarat
  • Selected students will get Rs.10 Lakh as a scholarship for continuous five years if he/she is taking education from the Gujarat Medical Education Research Society (GMERS) and dental courses. 
  • Furthermore, the students those who are studying 10th or 12th standard with 80% in an exam will get Rs.25, 000 per annum or half of the charges. 
  • Also, the applicants who are pursuing B.Ed., B.A, and B.Sc. will get an almost yearly scholarship of Rs.10, 000. 
  • The state government of Gujarat will give Rs.1200 as assistance each year for consecutive 10 months. 
Unemployment Allowance Scheme Himachal Pradesh
  • Rs 1000 to the normal applicant and Rs 1200 to disable persons per month will be given as unemployment allowance
Yuva Sadhikarika Nirudyoga Bhruthi Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • Government will benefit almost 10 lakh educated but still an unemployed youth of the state. 
  • The allowance amount of Rs. 1500/- will be paid to the jobless youth until they get a job and star to earn. 
Rajiv Gandhi Entrepreneurship Encouragement Scheme Karnataka
  • To boost the IT (Information Technology) sector for Entrepreneurs. 
Monthly Pension Scheme for Media Persons Haryana
  • Under this scheme, a state government will give Rs 10000 as a monthly pension to each media professionals. 
Atal Mahaaphan Vikas Abhiyan Maharashtra
  • To support and promote non-banking business in a state 
  • To help and give financial support to cooperative communities to start a new business 
  • To encourage, assist and supervise young entrepreneurs. 
Fertilizer Subsidy Scheme Odisha
  • To provide direct fertilizer benefit transfer to farmers. 
  • To bring transparency in subsidy scheme 
Bhavantar Bharpai Yojana Haryana
  • State government to fix a minimum support price or base price of vegetables for farmers because due to natural or artificial disasters, farmers do not get the right price for their crop. 
Samagra Gramya Unnayan yojana Assam
  • The main aim is to bring a revolutionary change by doubling the farm income by 2022 in the state of Assam to mark the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence which will happen in 2021-22. 
  • The total financial outlay of scheme is Rs. 30,000 Crore. 
 NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme  Andhra Pradesh 
  • To provide a medical treatment to the people of the Above Poverty Line (APL) at Rs. 1200 premium per annum. 
Atal Amrit Abhiyan Assam
  • The scheme deals with providing health insurance against 437 illnesses including 5 critical diseases.
Nagar Uday  Madhya Pradesh 
  • To assess service being provided to citizens and bring them at standard life.
  • Inform lower income class people residing in slums in urban areas about public welfare scheme and provide benefit in today. 
Baristha Bunkar Sahayata Yojana  Odisha
  • This scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to the weavers in the state. Odisha Government has initiated various welfare schemes for the weaver community in the state and increase the reach of Handloom.
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