Archive For The “Govt. Schemes 2017-18” Category

Nirbhaya Fund

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The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has approved projects worth Rs 2,919 crore under Nirbhaya Fund for creating eight safe cities. They are Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Lucknow. The projects for safe cities will have a special focus on women safety in public spaces and quick response systems to create…

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Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas

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Odisha Government has launched ‘Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas’ (Our Village, our development) programme to reach out to people in rural areas and involve themselves in developmental activities.As part of it, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off mobile video vans that will move across the state to highlight various welfare schemes at villages in the state….

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Street Lighting National Programme

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Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has installed 49 lakh LED street lights in 28 states/UTs under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP). This information was given by Minister of State (IC) Power R K Singh in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha. Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) The Programme was launched by…

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Know India Program (KIP)

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40 participants of Indian Origin from 9 countries attended 46th edition of Know India Programme (KIP). Madhya Pradesh was partner state of this edition. As part of the initiative participants visited Madhya Pradesh, Parliament House, President’s House and attended orientation programme at the Foreign Service Institute Know India Programmes (KIP) KIP is initiative (scheme) of…

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HRD Ministry allocates Rs.1000 crore for research in S&T under IMPRINT-II

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The Ministry of Human Resource Development has sanctioned Rs. 1000 crore for phase II of Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme to boost research and innovation in the country. Under the IMPRINT-II, a fund is being created by Department of Science and Technology (DST) and HRD Ministry together, in which participants will come…

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Sukhad Yatra App and Toll-free Emergency number for Highway users launched

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Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has launched Sukhad Yatra mobile application and 1033 Toll-free Emergency number for highway users. It also launched scheme for District Driving Training Centres and will provide grant of financial assistance for Road Safety Advocacy and awards for outstanding work in Road Safety. Sukhad Yatra mobile application It has…

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CCEA approves Rs 1,151 crore Scheme for in-Situ management of crop residue to fight air pollution

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Rs. 1,151 crore Central Sector Scheme for in-situ management of crop residue in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi. It will promote agricultural mechanization for next two years (2018-20) to provide a cost-effective and eco-friendly solution to farmers to deal with the problem…

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National Nutrition Mission

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched National Nutrition Mission (NNM) at an event held at Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan on the occasion of International Women’s Day. NNM is the comprehensive approach towards raising nutrition level in the country on a war footing. NNM is an apex body under Ministry of Women and Child Development to monitor, supervise,…

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Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)

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The Union Government has expanded Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) programme from 161 districts to all 640 districts of the country. The initial focus of BBBP was limited to districts which were either below national average or were worse in their own states in terms of absolute values of Child Sex Ratio (CSR). As per…

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SUVIDHA: 100% Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin under Janaushadhi Pariyojana.

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The Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers has launched ‘Suvidha’, a 100% Oxo-biodegradable Sanitary Napkin, under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP). It was launched by Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Ananthkumar on the occasion of International Woman’s day. The affordable Suvidha sanitary napkins will be available for Rs. 2.50 per…

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