Know About 26 important schemes launched by Narendra Modi government
Main purpose: This scheme promises to pay all poor farmers (small and marginal farmers having lands up to 2 hectares) Rs 6,000 each every year in 3 installments through Direct Bank Transfer. It would reportedly benefit around 14.5 crore farmers all over India.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Pension Yojana:
Main purpose: To address the problems of farm sector distress, the Modi 2.0 Cabinet has approved a proposal to provide small and marginal farmers with a minimum Rs 3,000 per month fixed pension, costing Rs 10,774.5 crore per annum to the exchequer.
The eligible farmers in the 18-40 years age group can participate in this voluntary and contributory pension scheme.
Once the beneficiary of the pension dies, the spouse will be entitled to receive 50% of the original beneficiary's pension amount.
Mega Pension Scheme
Main purpose: A Mega Pension Scheme has been approved for the traders, shopkeepers, and self employed persons (whose GST turnover is less than Rs 1.5 crore).
The scheme guarantees a minimum assured pension of Rs 3,000 per month for around 3 crore small traders, self employed persons, and shopkeepers, once they attain 60 years of age.
New Jal Shakti Ministry
Main purpose: It aims at providing piped water connection to every Indian household by the year 2024. Reports say that the ministry will now be able to formulate plans to address the issue of water management.
Jan Dhan Yojana
Main purpose: Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana is a National Mission on Financial Inclusion which has an integrated approach to bring about comprehensive financial inclusion and provide banking services to all households in the country. The scheme ensures access to a range of financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension.
Skill India Mission
Main purpose: The Mission has been developed to create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities. Further, to achieve the vision of 'Skilled India', the National Skill Development Mission would not only consolidate and coordinate skilling efforts, but also expedite decision making across sectors to achieve skilling at scale with speed and standards.
Make in India
Main purpose: PM Narendra Modi launched the 'Make in India' campaign to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property & build best in class manufacturing infrastructure.
'Make in India' has identified 25 sectors in manufacturing, infrastructure and service activities and detailed information is being shared through interactive web-portal and professionally developed brochures. FDI has been opened up in Defence Production, Construction and Railway infrastructure in a big way.
Swachh Bharat Mission
Main purpose: On 2nd October 2014, Swachh Bharat Mission was launched throughout length and breadth of the country as a national movement. The campaign aims to achieve the vision of a 'Clean India' by 2nd October 2019.
The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is the most significant cleanliness campaign by the Government of India.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
Main purpose: It is a rural development programme broadly focusing upon the development in the villages which includes social development, cultural development and spread motivation among the people on social mobilization of the village community.
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM)
Main purpose: It is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme, under which the subscriber would receive the following benefits:
(i) Minimum Assured Pension: Each subscriber under the PM-SYM, shall receive minimum assured pension of Rs 3000/- per month after attaining the age of 60 years.
(ii) Family Pension: During the receipt of pension, if the subscriber dies, the spouse of the beneficiary shall be entitled to receive 50% of the pension received by the beneficiary as family pension. Family pension is applicable only to spouse.
(iii) If a beneficiary has given regular contribution and died due to any cause (before age of 60 years), his/her spouse will be entitled to join and continue the scheme subsequently by payment of regular contribution or exit the scheme as per provisions of exit and withdrawal.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
Main purpose: The goal of this scheme is to make girls socially and financially self-reliant through education.
Main purpose: To take care of world heritage sites and to make these sites economically viable.
PM Mudra Yojna
Main purpose: Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) is a scheme launched by the Hon'ble Prime Minister on April 8, 2015 for providing loans up to 10 lakh to the non-corporate, non-farm small/micro enterprises.
To create an inclusive, sustainable and value based entrepreneurial culture, in collaboration with our partner institutions in achieving economic success and financial security.
Main purpose: State run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has distributed over 30 crore light emitting diode (LED) bulbs across country under zero-subsidy Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme.
Atal Pension Yojana
Main purpose: Atal Pension Yojana is a pension scheme mainly aimed at the unorganized sector such as maids, gardeners, delivery boys, etc. This scheme replaced the previous Swavalamban Yojana which wasn't accepted well by the people.
Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
Main purpose: Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is a government-backed Life insurance scheme in India. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is available to people between 18 and 50 years of age with bank accounts.
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
Main purpose: Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is a government-backed accident insurance scheme in India. As of May 2016, only 20% of India's population has any kind of insurance, this scheme aims to increase the number.
Main purpose: Providing basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households and build amenities in cities which will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and the disadvantaged is a national priority.
The purpose of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is to:
- Ensure that every household has access to a tap with the assured supply of water and a sewerage connection.
- Increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open spaces (e.g. parks) and
- Reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. walking and cycling). All these outcomes are valued by citizens, particularly women, and indicators and standards have been prescribed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA ) in the form of Service Level Benchmarks (SLBs).
Main purpose: The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
Gold Monetization Scheme
Main purpose: Gold Monetisation Scheme was launched by Government of India in 2015, under this scheme one can deposit their gold in any form in a GMS account to earn interest as the price of the gold metal goes up.
Main purpose: Ministry of Power, GoI launched Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) which was approved by Union Cabinet on 5th November, 2015.
The scheme envisages:
- Financial Turnaround
- Operational improvement
- Reduction of cost of generation of power
- Development of Renewable Energy
- Energy efficiency & conservation
Main purpose: Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to catalyse startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
Setu Bhartam Yojana
Main purpose: This yojana aims to make all national highways free of railway crossings by 2019.
Stand Up India
Main purpose: Stand-Up India Scheme Facilitates bank loans between 10 lakh and 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.
Prime Minister Ujjwala Plan
Main purpose: Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on May 1, 2016 to distribute 50 million LPG connections to women of BPL families.
Namami Gange Yojana
Main purpose: The Government launched an integrated Ganga conservation mission called 'Namami Gange' to arrest the pollution of Ganga River and revive the river.