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Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Recently, the Prime Minister launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-KMDY) at Ranchi, Jharkhand.


Odisha Implements Witness Protection Scheme, 2018

On 9th July, 2019, Odisha became the first Indian state to implement the Centre’s Witness Protection Scheme, 2018. Endorsing the central scheme on December 5 last year, the Supreme Court had directed all States and UTs to implement it in letter and spirit.


Chunauti Scheme

Why is it in News?

The Delhi High Court on 15th May tried to find the reason behind the segregation of students according to their learning ability under the ‘Chunauti-2018 Plan’ in Delhi government schools.


Atal Pension Yojna (APY)

About the Scheme:

  • It is a pension scheme that has been launched by the Ministry of Finance to provide pensions to all citizens of the country with focus on the unorganized sector.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

About the Scheme (BBBP)

  • BBBP Scheme is a Central Sector Scheme with 100% financial assistance from the Centre.

Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme

Why is it in News?

After launch of SGB Scheme in 2015, India’s Gold Imports plummeted from 968 million tonnes in 2015-16 to 780 million tonnes in 2017-18, but again rose to 955 million tonnes in 2019.


Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme

Why is it in News?

Phase II of the Grid Connected Roof Top Solar Programme was recently approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. The programme will be implemented with a total central financial support of Rs. 11,814 crore.


Kisan Urja Surksha Utthan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM)

Why is it in News?

The solar pump scheme, KUSUM was given nod by the Cabinet after a year of its announcement


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