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Vibrant UP

Ever since BJP won the State Elections of Uttar Pradesh with a landslide margin, CM Yogi Adityanath has been adamant to change the face of the state and convert it into an investment hub for investors from different sectors. Ever since CM Yogi took over the reins of the state with the largest population in the country, he has ushered in a renewed hope amongst the population of UP especially the youth of the state [...]

Women Empowerment Schemes in India

Women are the most important members of the society serving multitude roles such as being a mother, sister, daughter, wife, and a friend etc. These days the role of women has not been restricted to household rather many women are occupying a high position in society they are excelling in every field whether its sports, finance, education etc. Thus, in the past few years, the government has launched many schemes for women aimed at their [...]

prime minister research fellows PMRF scheme

Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme The government has recently approved a new scheme which is aimed at boosting research in the country. The Prime Minister’s Research Fellow (PMRF) scheme, which was announced on February 1 in the Union Budget, was approved on February 7. Features of the scheme The scheme has been approved for a cost of Rs 1,650 crore and will cover a total of 3,000 students who will be selected a three-year [...]

Government Schemes in 2017

Each year we look forward to the launch of government schemes that will bring benefits to the common man. Since the ascent of the NDA government, the launch of large-scale schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna has brought much cheer each year. 2017 was relatively low key when compared to previous years and yet there were a number of schemes launched for the benefit of the people. Unlike the PMJDY, however, these [...]

International-Women's-Day-2017

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year to recognise the stellar role a woman plays, even challenging the males, in her own right as a professional, an entrepreneur, a politician or whatever else she might want to be. International Women’s Day gains significance as the year has witnessed a global movement for women’s equality, rights, and justice. Women have taken up the issues of sexual harassment and equality in campaigns such [...]

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - A Solution to Slum Problem

The Forgotten People In 2011, when the census data was revealed, Indians, at least those who could place themselves anywhere in or above the middle income group, let out a collective sigh. The number of slum dwellers in the country had gone up from 52 million (as reported in 2001) to 65 million. This represented almost 17 percent of the country’s urban population (at the time). Another half a decade has passed, and now the [...]

Highlights of the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana

Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY) – Background Skills development and employment generation has been at the core of the NDA government’s agenda. A number of programmes such as the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna, USTAD, Skill India have been launched to meet this objective. The Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana is one such scheme; aimed at developing the skills of rural and urban youth in order to make them self reliant and capable of earning meaningful [...]

Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)

Background and Scheme Objective With a dramatic increase in population through the early years of this millennium, and a lack of corresponding growth in employment opportunities and wealth, it became evident that social security and healthcare for all was a pressing demand. According to reports from the early 2000′s, about 93 percent of the work force of the country was employed with the unorganized sector. While many of these workers were already below poverty line [...]

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyaan

Narendra Modi government has launched a new health initiative for pregnant women called Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) on June 9, 2016. Speaking to the nation on ‘Mann ki Baat‘, PM Modi spoke of the need for a healthy nation and the need for pregnant women to remain healthy through their period of pregnancy leading up to delivery. The need to address the high maternal mortality rate, along with high infant mortality rate was [...]

Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat Scheme

Launched in 2014 by the HRD Minister of India, Smriti Irani, Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat can be regarded as a countrywide programme being implemented under the aegis of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan. It has normally been seen that kids who are unable to read during their early education tend to be bad in other subjects as well. The programme looks to improve the reading and writing skills of children in classes I and II, along [...]