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Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme

On 21st March, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC2.0) Scheme.


Implementation Of New 15 Point Programme

New 15 point Programme for minorities is a programme launched by Indian government for welfare of religious minorities in furtherance of reports by committees such as the Sachar Committee Report.


National Technical Textiles Mission

  • On 26th February, 2020, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval to set up a National Technical Textiles Mission.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

According to the Ministry of Rural Development, only 252 MPs have adopted gram panchayats under Phase-4 of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana(SAGY) -208 members of Lok Sabha and 44 members of Rajya Sabha.


Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojna – Step Towards Feminization Of Agriculture

The Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Rural Development is implementing Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) to empower women in agriculture by making systematic investments to enhance their participation and productivity.


Accessible India Campaign

Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the deadline for Accessible India campaign to March 2020 due to slow progress.


Niti Aayog’s Aspirational Districts Programme

Despite on a high economic growth trajectory, India still lags behind in terms of Human Development Index as well as reduction in the significant inter-state and inter-district variations in development.


National Rural Sanitation Strategy For 10 Years Launched

  • On 27thSeptember, 2019, the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS) under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, launched the 10 Year Rural Sanitation Strategy (2019-2029),with focus on sustaining the sanitation behavior change that has been achieved under the Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBM-G).

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.


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