List of Government Schemes in India: UPSC

List of Government Schemes in India

Central Government

Scheme Name Features
Production Linked Incentive Scheme
  • To boost domestic manufacturing and attract large investments in mobile phone manufacturing and specified electronic components.
  • It was introduced as a part of the National Policy on Electronics by the IT Ministry to give incentives of 4-6% to electronic companies, manufacturing electronic components like mobile phones, transistors, diodes, etc.
  • The main aim of this scheme was to invite foreign investors to set up their manufacturing units in India and also promote the local manufacturers to expand their units and generate employment
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
  • To reduce the economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown on the poor section of the country.
  • As a part of this scheme, 5kg of free wheat/rice will be provided to more than 80crore people along with 1kg free whole chana. The scheme has been extended up to November 2020.
  • The allotted amount for the scheme- Rs.1.5lakh crore
  • Insurance scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19 in Government Hospitals and Health Care Centres
  • Free Pulses / Benefit to farmers / Free LPG cylinders to the BPL families /Help the low wage earners in organized sectors during COIV-19

Ministry of Coal

Scheme Name Features
Scheme to Rationalize the Coal Linkages
  • To reduce the load on the transportation infrastructure and to relieve the evacuation constraints.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Scheme Name Features
FACT Check Module
  • To identify incidences of fake news on social media and digital platforms and to stop spreading of fake news.

Ministry of Defence

Scheme Name Features
Technology Development Fund (TDF) Scheme
  • managed by DRDO
  • promote self-reliance in Defence Technology as a part of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. It is a programme of MoD (Ministry of Defence) executed by DRDO meeting the requirements of Tri-Services, Defence Production and DRDO.
  • encourages participation of public/private industries especially MSMEs so as to create an eco-system for enhancing cutting edge technology capability for defence application.
iDEX (Innovation for Defence Excellence)
  • modernization of the Defence Industry
  • aims to promote innovation and technology development in Defence and Aerospace by engaging Industries (which includes MSMEs, start-ups, individual innovators, R&D institutes & academia).
  • funded and managed by Defence Innovation Organization (DIO), and will function as the executive arm of DIO.
Make II Scheme
  • Make in India initiative in Defence production
  • Make I scheme is Government-funded
  • Make II scheme is Industry-funded and the projects involve development of products/equipment for which no government funding will be provided for development purposes
Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti
  • boost to the IPR culture in indigenous defence industry
  • educating scientists and technologists
  • Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA)
One Rank One Pension Scheme
  • equal pension to military personnel retiring in the same rank with the same length of service, regardless of the date of retirement
  • based on the calendar year 2013 as the average of minimum and maximum pension in 2013 and those drawing pensions above the average will be protected
  • Personnel who voluntarily retire will not be covered

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution 

Scheme Name Features
One Nation- One Ration Card
  • The main objective of the scheme is to introduce nation-wide portability of ration card holders under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA).
  • Available across the country since 1st June 2020.
  • National Food Security Act, 2013
    • provide subsidized food grains to approximately 2/3rdof India’s population i.e 75% in rural areas and 50% in urban areas will be covered under TPDS, with uniform entitlement of 5 kg/person/month.
    • Midday Meal Scheme, ICDS scheme, the PDS and also recognizes maternity entitlements
    • each beneficiaries is entitled to 5 kilograms of food grains per month at Rs. 3, Rs. 2 , Rs. 1 per kg
      for rice, wheat and coarse grains respectively.
    • Every pregnant and lactating mother is entitled to a free meal at the local anganwadi as well as maternity benefits of Rs.6,000 in installments.
    • maternal benefits are not extended to Government employees
    • identification of eligible households is left to state governments.
Price Stabilisation Fund Scheme
  • regulate the price volatility of important agri-horticultural commodities like onion, and potatoes. Pulses were also added subsequently.
  • provides for maintaining a strategic buffer of aforementioned commodities for subsequent calibrated release to moderate price volatility and discourages hoarding and unscrupulous speculation
  • utilized for granting interest free advance of working capital to Central Agencies, State/UT Governments/Agencies
  • agricultural ministry has recently proposed to include Milk in the PSF which is not yet confirmed
Jago Grahak Jago
  • a consumer awareness program
  • channels to create consumer awareness through printings, media advertisements, posters, audio campaigns, and video campaigns for consumer information and education about initiatives like the Insurance Ombudsman channel. 
  • help Indian consumers to know about their consumer rights and also about their duties as consumers.
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  • Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS)
  • Beneficiary families under the scheme are distributed 35 kg of rice and wheat at the rates of Rs. 3 per kg and Rs. 2 per kg respectively. Coarse grains, on the other hand, are distributed at the rate of Rs. 1 per kg.
  • Other families that are not part of AAY but are covered under NFSA receive grains at the rate of Rs. 5 per kg.
  • Subsidies are fully borne by the central government and States/UT bears the distribution cost.

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Scheme Name Features
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM)
  • To set up of 25,750-MW solar capacity by 2022 with the total central financial support of Rs 34,422 crore

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Scheme Name Features
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme
  • To provide a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 to the unorganized sector workers
National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self Employed Persons
  • To provide an amount Rs 3000 to the beneficiaries after they attain the age of 60 years.
Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-Dhan Yojana
  • Small Retailer and Shopkeepers with GST turnover below Rs. 1.5 Crore will get Rs 3000 after the age of 60. 

Ministry of Jal Shakti

Scheme Name Features
Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme
  • To provide Piped Drinking water to every household.
Nal se Jal
  • To provide Pipe Drinking water and Connections to every Household by 2024.
Jal Shakti Abhiyaan
  • This Campaign will run into two phases: 
    • Phase 1 from 1st July to 15th September 2019.
    • Phase 1 from 1st October to 30th November 2019.
  • Focus on five aspects: Water conservation, Rainwater harvesting, Renovation of Traditional and other water bodies, Reuse of water and recharging of structure, Watershed development and Intensive afforestation.  

Ministry of Women and Child Development 

Scheme Name Features
Bharatiya Poshan Anthem
  • Inspire people to join the movement to fight the menace of malnutrition and making India malnutrition-free by 2022.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme
  • Prevention of gender-biased sex selective elimination
  • Ensuring survival & protection of the girl child
  • Ensuring education and participation of the girl child.
Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana
  • To provide a cash incentive of Rs. 5000 to pregnant women for a first living child
Swadhar Greh Scheme 
  • To set up 30 Swadhar Greh in every district with a capacity of 30 women
  • To cater to the primary need for shelter, food, clothing, medical treatment and care of the women in distress 
  • To prevent trafficking of women and children for commercial sexual exploitation
  • To facilitate the rescue of victims from the place of their exploitation
  • To provide rehabilitation services
Working Women Hostel
  • To promote the availability of safe and conveniently located accommodation for working women, with daycare facility for their children, 
Sukanya Samridhi Yojana
  • To encourages parents to build a fund for the future education and marriage expenses for their female child
One-Stop Centres- Sakhi
  • To support women affected by violence
  • To establish OSCs with a range of services including medical, legal, and psychological support. 
‘Support to Training and Employment Programme for Women (STEP) Scheme
  • To provide skills that give employability to women
  • To provide competencies and skill that enable women to become self-employed/entrepreneurs.
Mahila Shakti Kendra
  • To empower rural women through community participation
  • 640 districts to be covered in a phased manner 
Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls-SABLA
  • To improve the nutritional, health and development status of adolescent girls (11-14 years)
  • To promote awareness of health, hygiene, nutrition and family care
  • To link them to opportunities for learning life skills, going back to school
  • To provide them nutritional support @ Rs.9.50/beneficiary/day for 300 days in a year
PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment (POSHAN Abhiyan)- National Nutrition Mission
  • POSHAN Abhiyaan is implemented in 315 Districts
  • To ensure attainment of malnutrition free India by 2022
  • To reduce stunting
  • To ensure holistic development and adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers and children.
Rajiv Gandhi National Crèche Scheme under ICDS
  • To provide day-care facilities for children (6 months to 6 years) of working mothers in the community.
  • To improve nutrition and health status of children.
  • To promote physical, cognitive, social and emotional development (Holistic Development) of children.
  • To educate and empower parents /caregivers for better childcare.
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)
  • To improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 year
  • To reduce the incidence of mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and school dropout;
  • To enhance the capability of the mother to look after the normal health and nutritional needs of the child through proper nutrition and health education.
National Mission for Empowerment of Women
  • To ensure the economic empowerment of women.
  • To ensure that violence against women is eliminated progressively.
  • To ensure social empowerment of women with emphasis on health and education.
eSamvad portal
  • To provide a platform for NGOs and civil society to interact with the Ministry on relevant subjects.
NARI web portal
  • To access information on different programmes offered by various state governments as well as the Centre
  • The portal carries details on 350 different schemes for women and will be updated from time to time.
SHe-Box portal
  • To report complaints of Sexual Harassment at Workplace
  • For prompt disposal of complaints on SHe-Box, each case goes directly to the central/ state authority concerned having jurisdiction to take action in the matter.
Mahila e-Haat portal
  • To provide marketing platform to the women entrepreneurs to directly sell to the buyers.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Scheme Name Features
Food Safety Mitra Scheme
  • To engage motivated individuals with the food safety ecosystem at ground level.
PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana
  • Creation of tertiary healthcare capacity in medical education, research and clinical care, in the underserved areas of the country
  • Phase I- setting up of six institutions in the line of AIIMS, and up-gradation of 13 existing Government medical college institutions.
  • Phase II- setting up of two more AIIMS-like institutions, one each in the States of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh and up-gradation of six medical college institutions
National AIDS Control Programme
  • To provide a cash incentive of Rs. 5000 to pregnant women for a first living child
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
  • A minimum package of antenatal care services is to be provided to the beneficiaries on the 9th day of every month at the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Clinics to ensure that every pregnant woman receives at least one checkup in the 2nd/ 3rd trimester of pregnancy. 
‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’
  • It is a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre at the Lady Hardinge Medical College
  • The centre will collect, pasteurize, test and safely store milk donated by lactating mothers. 
  • The centre will make the collected milk available for infants in need.
  • To improve quality of care for pregnant women in labour room, maternity Operation Theatre and Obstetrics Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and High Dependency Units (HDUs).
Mission Parivar Vikas
  • To launch immediate, special and accelerated efforts to reach the replacement level fertility goals of 2.1 by 2025 in 145 districts
Affordable medicine and reliable implants for treatment- AMRIT scheme
  • To provide affordable life-saving cancer, cardiac drugs and medical disposables
  • It is being implemented through mini-Ratna PSU HLL Lifecare Ltd (HLL)
Antara and Chhaya Contraceptives 
  • To expand the basket of contraceptive choices to meet the emerging needs of couples. 
  • ‘Antara’ injectable being effective for three months and the ‘Chayya’ pill for one week
National Deworming initiative 
  • To ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to every child
Intensified Mission Indradhanush
  • To Let no child suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease
  • To reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme
  • It an initiative has been launched to promote cleanliness, hygiene and infection control practices in public health facilities. 
  • Under this initiative, public healthcare facilities shall be appraised and such public healthcare facilities that show exemplary performance meeting standards of protocols of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control will receive awards and commendation.

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare  

Scheme Name Features
Tilhan Mission
  • To enhance the oilseed production that will make the country self-reliant in oilseed production.
Yuva Sahakar – Cooperative Enterprise Support and Innovation Scheme 2019
  • Linked to Rs 1000 crore ‘Cooperative Start-up and Innovation Fund (CSIF)’ created by the NCDC.
  • Envisages 2% less than applicable rate of interest on term loan for the project cost up to Rs 3 crore including 2 years moratorium on payment of principal.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana 
  • Providing a minimum pension of Rs 3000 per month, to those who attain 60 years of age.
Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” (PM-AASHA)
  • Ensuring remunerative prices to the farmers for their produce
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
  • To provide insurance coverage and financial support to the farmers in the event of failure of any of the notified crop as a result of natural calamities, pests & diseases.
  • To stabilise the income of farmers to ensure their continuance in farming.
  • To encourage farmers to adopt innovative and modern agricultural practices.
  • A uniform premium of only 2% for all Kharif crops and 1.5% for all Rabi crops;  5%. horticultural crops to be paid by farmers
Rashtriya Gokul Mission
  • To get native breeds to produce more milk, be more fecund, and to raise the quality of Indian cows and bulls to eventually outdo Jerseys and Holsteins.
National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development 
  • To arrange quality Artificial Insemination services at farmers’ doorstep
  • To bring all breedable females under organized breeding through Artificial Insemination 
  • To conserve, develop and proliferate selected indigenous bovine breeds 
  • To provide quality breeding inputs in breeding tracts of important indigenous breeds 
Project CHAMAN 
  • Sound methodology for estimation of Horticulture crops is being developed and implemented on pilot basis using Sample Survey methodology and Remote Sensing technology. 
Remunerative Approach for Agriculture and Allied sector Rejuvenation or Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
  • To incentivize the states that increase their investment in agriculture and allied sectors
  • To provide flexibility and autonomy to the States in planning and executing programmes for agriculture
  • To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops
  • To maximize returns to the farmers
Prime Minister Krishi Sinchayee Yojana
  • To extend the coverage of irrigation and improving water use efficiency in a focused manner
  •  To improve farm productivity and ensure better utilization of the resources in the country.
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
  • To produce agricultural products free from chemicals and pesticides residues by adopting eco- friendly, low- cost technologies. 
  • Every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for the seed to harvesting of crops and to transport produce to the market.
eNAM portal
  •  It is an online trading platform for agricultural commodities in India.
e-Krishi Samvad
  • It is an internet-based interface and is a unique platform that will provide direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector. 
National Livestock Mission
  • To ensure quantitative and qualitative improvement in livestock production systems and capacity building of all stakeholders. 
“AGRI UDAAN”- Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0
  • Help selected innovative startups who will be mentored in to scale up their operations in Agri value chain for effective improvement in agriculture. This is a 6-month program in which shortlisted Agri startups with promising innovative business models will be mentored & guided to scale up their operations.
Soil Health Card Scheme
  • To issue soil cards to farmers which will carry crop-wise recommendations of nutrients and fertilisers required for the individual farms to help farmers to improve productivity through judicious use of inputs.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi( PM-KISAN)
  • 120 million small and marginal farmers who have less than 2 hectares of landholding will get up to Rs. 6,000 per year as minimum income support.
  • Rs.17,793 crore Under PM-KISAN Scheme farmer families during the lockdown
Farmers FIRST by ICAR
  •  to move beyond the production and productivity and to privilege the complex, diverse & risk-prone realities of the farmers through enhancing farmers-scientists contact with multi-stakeholders participation for technology development and application
Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture (ARYA) by ICAR
  • The ICAR has initiated ARYA in selected districts through with an objective for entrepreneurial development of Youth in Rural Areas to take up various Agriculture, allied and service sector enterprises for sustainable income and gainful employment. 
  • The identified youth are trained on entrepreneurship development skills by providing a basket of options to start agriculture ventures for self-employment.

Ministry of Rural Development

Scheme Name Features
Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission
  • To create efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor enabling them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial services.
  • To cover 7 Crore rural poor households, across 600 districts
Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)
  • Providing an alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) by facilitating them to operate public transport services in backward rural areas.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
  • Transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce”. 
  • It aims to target youth, in the age group of 15–35 years. 
PM Gramin Awas Yojana 
  • To provide housing for the rural poor in India
  •  Providing a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless householder and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house, by 2022. The immediate the objective is to cover 1.00 crore household
PM Gram Sadak Yojana 
  • To provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages.
  • Updation: 3rd phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana started on 18th December 2019.
  • To enhance the connectivity of villages with hospitals, schools, and agricultural markets also to widen and revamp 1.25-lakh km of roads with an estimated cost of about 80,250 crores rupees for the period 2019-20 – 2024-25.
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan 
  • Strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the main thrust on convergence with Mission Antyodaya 
  • Emphasis on strengthening PRIs in the 117 Aspirational districts
Shyama Prasad Mukherjee National RuRBAN Mission
  • To spur social, economic and infrastructure development in rural areas by developing a cluster of 300 Smart Villages over the next 3 years across the country
National Social Assistance Programme
  • To provide support to aged persons, widows, disabled persons and bereaved families on the death of primary breadwinner, belonging to below poverty line households.
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005
  • To enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work
National Livestock Mission
  • To ensure quantitative and qualitative improvement in livestock production systems and capacity building of all stakeholders. 
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
  • To provide additional wage employment in the rural areas as also food security, alongside the creation of durable community, social and economic infrastructure in the rural areas.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana 
  • Each Member of Parliament will take the responsibility of three villages and look after the personal, human, social, environmental and economic development of the villages. 
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  • To make Targeted Public Distribution System  more focused and targeted towards the poorest of the poor category of the population
  • To providing foodgrains at a highly subsidized rate of Rs.2 per kg for wheat and Rs.3 per kg for rice.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs 

Scheme Name Features
‘Pey Jal Survekshan’
  • It aims to have qualitatively and quantitatively mapping of water bodies.
Smart Cities Mission
  • It is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with the mission to develop 100 cities across the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation -AMRUT 
  • To ensure basic infrastructure services relating to water supply, sewerage, septage management, stormwater drains, transport and development of green spaces and parks with special provision for meeting the needs of children.
  • Updation: Due to its inability to fulfill the set targets, the government has decided to extend this mission by two more years till March 2022.
Swachh Bharat mission
  • To clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities, towns, and rural areas. 
Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana- HRIDAY
  • To preserve and revitalise the soul of the heritage city to reflect the city’s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured environment.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban
  • In-situ Rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation 
National Urban Livelihoods Mission
  • Organizing urban poor in their strong grassroots level institutions, creating opportunities for skill development leading to market-based employment and helping them to set up self-employment venture by ensuring easy access to credit. 
  • Providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner.
North Eastern Region Urban Development Programme
  • It is implemented in the capital cities of 5 North Eastern States viz. Agartala (Tripura), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), and Kohima (Nagaland) 
  • It covers priority urban services viz. (i) Water Supply, (ii) Sewerage and Sanitation, and (iii) Solid Waste Management 
  • Asian Development Bank is contributing 70% to financial assistance. 
Paisa – Portal for Affordable Credit & Interest Subvention Access
  • It is a centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 

Scheme Name Features
SkillsBuild Platform
  • To help youth to scale them as per changing market trends by creating a job-ready workforce.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas
  • It is implemented by National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) 
  • To encourage and promote Skill Development for the youth
  • throughout the country
  • Enable and mobilize a large number of youth to take up industry designed quality skill training
  • Benefit 10 million youth over a period of four years (2016- 2020).
Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood (SANKALP)
  • It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme with a project of total size US Dollar 675 million, including World Bank assistance of US Dollar 500 million,
  • To create convergence among all skill training activities
  •  To improving quality of skill development programs 
  • Establishing a robust monitoring and evaluation system for skill training programs
  • Providing access to skill training opportunities to the disadvantaged sections
  • Creating industry-led and demand-driven skill training capacity.
Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE)
  • It is a World Bank assisted-Government of India project
  • Improving the relevance and efficiency of skills training provided through Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and apprenticeships. 
Udaan Scheme
  • It is a Special Industry Initiative for Jammu & Kashmir in the nature of the partnership between the corporates of India and Ministry of Home Affairs and implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. 
  • The programme aims to provide skills training and enhance the employability of 40,000  unemployed youth of J&K. 
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra
  • To promote skill development by catalyzing the creation of large, quality, for-profit vocational institutions. MSDE intends to establish visible and aspirational training centres in every district of the country.
National Skill Development Mission
  • To create convergence across sectors and States in terms of skill training activities.
  • To achieve the vision of ‘Skilled India’,
Skill India Campaign
  • To train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022
  •  It includes various initiatives of the government like “National Skill Development Mission”, “National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, 2015”, “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)” and the “Skill Loan scheme”.
Standard Training Assessment and Reward (STAR) Scheme
  • To motivate the youth of India to acquire vocational skills and envisages a monetary reward that will in essence financially help those who wish to acquire a new skill or upgrade their skills to a higher level.
National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS)
  • To provide apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh youngsters by 2020 in order to create more jobs. It has budgetary outlay of Rs 10000 crore.
  • NAPS has replaced Apprentice Protsahan Yojna (APY)
  • Reimbursement of 25% of prescribed stipend subject to a maximum of   Rs. 1500/- per month per apprentice to all apprentices to employers.
  • Sharing of the cost of basic training in respect of fresher apprentices (who come directly for apprenticeship training without formal training) limited to Rs. 7500/- per apprentice for a maximum duration of 500 hours/3 months.
PM-YUVA Yojana(Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan)
  • To create an enabling ecosystem for Entrepreneurship Development through entrepreneurship education and training across the country in select Institutes of Higher Learning Industrial Training Centers (ITIs) and Entrepreneurship Development Centers (EDCs) for over a period of five years
  • 2200 colleges, 300 schools, 500 ITIs and 50 EDC will be enabled to deliver entrepreneurship education and training to over 7 lakh students. 
SHREYAS- Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills 
  •  SHREYASis a programme basket comprising the initiatives of three Central Ministries, namely the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and the Ministry of Labour& Employment viz the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS), the National Career Service (NCS)and introduction of BA/BSc/BCom (Professional) courses in the higher educational institutions. 
  • To improve the employability of students 
  • It is proposed to cover 50 lakh students by 2022.
Jan Shikshan Sansthan
  • To help identify and promote traditional skills in the district through skilling / upskilling; create livelihood linkages and boost training of trainers to develop the capacity through National Skills Training Institutes.
  • Formerly under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Jan Shikshan Sansthan was transferred to the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in 2018.
Aspirational Skilling Abhiyan 2018-19
  • The programme is implemented in 117 Districts across 28 State. 
  • It involves the identification of challenges for skill development and co-creating customized solutions to help the districts overcome these challenges.
Skill Saathi- Career Counselling Scheme
  • To counsel 1 crore candidates from the age group of 15– 35 years focusing on School & College drop-outs, young adults 
  • Inform the youth of India about vocational education and its opportunities.

Ministry of Human Resource Development 

Scheme Name Features
National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA)
  • For improving quality of School Education through Integrated Teacher Training and to build capacities of 42 lakh participants covering all teachers and Heads of Schools at the elementary level in all Government Schools across India.
National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA)
  • To build the capacities of around 42 lakh participants including all faculty members, teachers and Heads of Schools at the elementary level in all Government schools, District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) and Block Resource Coordinators.
National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT)
  • To bring all the startups providing one-stop access to these technological solutions on a single platform and use their expertise to help disadvantaged communities.
Margadarshan and Margdarshak Scheme
  • To guide institutions with low accreditation to improve quality so that institutions are able to get accreditation by the NBA.
  • To provide support to research projects that are socially relevant, locally need-based, nationally important and globally significant.
Student Induction Programme – “Deeksharambh”
  • To help new students adjust and feel comfortable in the new environment
Paramarsh Scheme
  • To mentor the National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) accreditation aspirant institutions for promoting quality assurance in higher education.
“Study in India” Programme
  • To target foreign students by branding India as an attractive education destination.
Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat
  • The programme is an initiative of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to prepare a physical Health and Fitness Profile Card for more than 12 lakhs of Kendriya Vidyalaya students.
  • To provide a comprehensive and inclusive report card for children covering all age groups and children of different abilities. 
  • To make students, teachers and parents aware of the importance of good health and fitness and encouraging 60 minutes of play each day.
PM Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan
  • To create awareness among people about the digital economy and cashless modes of transactions
Udaan- Giving Wings to Girl Students
  • It is a project launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • To address the low enrolment of girl students in prestigious engineering institutions and the teaching gap between school education & engineering entrance examination
  • To enrich the teaching & learning of Science and Mathematics at School level by addressing the three dimensions of education – curriculum design, transaction and assessments.
Samagra Shiksha
  • It is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12
  • Provision of quality education and enhancing learning outcomes of students
  • Bridging Social and Gender Gaps in School Education; Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education
  • Ensuring minimum standards in schooling provisions; Promoting Vocationalisation of education
Impactful Policy Research in Social Science (IMPRESS) 
  • To encourage social science research in policy relevant areas so as to provide vital inputs in policy formulation, implementation and evaluation
  • To identify and fund research proposals in social sciences 
  • To provide an opportunity for social science researchers in any institution in the country
Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) 
  •  Improving the research ecosystem of India’s higher educational institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world.
  •  600 joint research proposals will be awarded for 2 years 
Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science- STARS
  • The STARS project will be coordinated by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
  • The Rs 250 crore worth of funds will be used for around 500 science projects.
National Digital library of India
  • To integrate several national and international digital libraries in one single web-portal. The NDLI provides free of cost access to many books in English and the Indian languages
  • It is available in 10 languages
Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP) 
  • It is a three weeks Flagship leadership development training programme (2 weeks domestic and one-week foreign training) for second level academic functionaries in public-funded higher education institutions. 
  • The main objective is to prepare the second tier academic heads who are potentially likely to assume leadership roles in the future.
Annual Refresher Programme In Teaching (ARPIT)
  • It is a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using the MOOCs platform SWAYAM.
  • 75 discipline-specific institutions are tasked to prepare online training material with a focus on the latest developments in the discipline, new & emerging trends, pedagogical improvements and methodologies for transacting revised curriculum.
‘Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds’ (SWAYAM),
  • It is a programme for online education through which online programmes/courses will be offered to students in India
  • US universities will be invited to offer post-graduate academic programs with certification on the SWAYAM platform. 
  • The objective is to ensure that every student in our country has access to the best quality higher education at the affordable cost. 
Operation Digital Board
  • To convert a classroom into a digital classroom and provide e-resources at any time and at any place to students.
  • The digital board is introduced all over the country in government and government-aided schools from class 9th onwards as well as in higher education institutions.
  • It is implemented in the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Diksha Portal- National Teachers Platform for India
  • It will aid teachers to learn and train themselves for which assessment resources will be available. It will help teachers to create training content, profile, in-class resources, assessment aids, news and announcement and connect with teacher community.
  • It is a web portal which hosts educational resources for Students, Teachers, Parents, researchers and educators
Shaala Siddhi
  • It is a comprehensive instrument for school evaluation which enables the schools to evaluate their performance in a more focused and strategic manner to facilitate them to make a professional judgement for continuous improvement. 
  • It is a tool which allows the schools to identify areas of improvement in students, teachers and curriculum to facilitate and implement change. The platform is presently available for classes 9th to 12th 
  •  It is a dedicated web portal for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 
  • It aims to capture and showcase innovations and progress in Elementary Education sector of India by continuous monitoring of the flagship scheme
Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF)
  •  To attract the bright and meritorious students into research within the country, attractive fellowship is given. Selected students are given fellowship for 5 years – Rs.70,000/- per month for the first two years, Rs. 75,000/- per month in the third year and Rs.80,000 per month in 4th and 5th year with an annual research grant of Rs. 2 lakh.
IMPacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India
  • It is the first of its kind MHRD supported Pan-IIT + IISc joint initiative to address the major science and engineering challenges that India must address and champion to enable, empower and embolden the nation for inclusive growth and self-reliance
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
  •  To connect institutions of higher education, including (IITs), (NITs) and Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) etc. with local communities to address the development challenges through appropriate technologies.
  • Providing rural India with professional resource support from institutes of higher education, especially those which have acquired academic excellence in the field of Science, Engineering  & Technology  and Management
Uchchtar Aavishkar Abhiyan
  • To promote industry-specific need-based research in the educational institutions to keep up the competitiveness of the Indian industry in the global market
  • To make students more accustomed to the outer world and give them a market-oriented mindset
  • Implemented by the Department of Higher Education.
Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan
  • To encourage children towards learning Science and Mathematics and to develop their interest through activities related to Science and Mathematics
  • To strengthen school Science and Mathematics laboratories, through the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
Trainee Teacher Scheme
  • It has been initiated in NITs with the objective to attract, motivate and sponsor best graduate engineers for part-time M.Tech and PhD programmes.
Global Initiative for Academics Network (GIAN)
  • To invite distinguished academicians, entrepreneurs, scientists, experts from premier institutions from across the world, to teach in the higher educational institutions in India
PRAGATI – Providing Assistance for Girls’ Advancement in Technical Education Initiative
  • It is a scheme of AICTE aimed at providing assistance for Advancement of Girls participation in Technical Education. 
  • Number of scholarships per annum: 400 ‘One Girl’ per family and it can be extended for Two Girl Child per family where the family income is less than Rs. 8 Lakh /annum 
  • The scholarship amount is Rs. 30,000 or tuition fees or actual whichever is less and Rs. 2000 / month for ten months as contingency allowance.
  • It is a scheme of AICTE aimed at providing encouragement and support to specially labelled children to pursue Technical Education
  • Number of scholarships per annum: 1000
  • For Specially Abled students whose family income is less than Rs. 8 lakhs per annum
  • Amount of scholarship: Tuition Fee of Rs. 30000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs.
  • 2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals each year. 
Ishan Uday
  • UGC  launched this scheme for students of North East Region from the academic session 2014-15.
  • The Scheme envisages grant of 10,000 scholarships to students from NERRegion whose parental income is below Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum.
  • would be provided scholarship ranging from Rs. 3,500 to 5,000 per month for studying at the undergraduate level in Colleges/Universities of the country.
Ishān Vikās
  • It is a comprehensive plan to bring selected students from the school and college levels from the North-Eastern states into close contact with the IITs, NITs and IISERs during their vacation periods. A typical visit is envisaged for a period of ten days to one of these institutions
Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat
  • To focus on the quality of foundational learning so that each child attains appropriate learning levels in classes I and II for reading, writing language comprehension and numeracy. 
  • It is a sub-component of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) and is being rolled out by 17 States and UTs.
Shaala Darpan
  • To provide mobile access to parents of students of Government and Government aided schools.
  • Parents can view updates on their child’s progress. They can view records of attendance, assignments and achievements of their child. 
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)
  • It evaluates each higher education institution on 5 broad parameters namely teaching/learning resources, research, graduation outcomes, outreach/inclusive nature and the public perception.  The Ranks will be declared on the first Monday of April every year. 
Mid Day Meal Scheme
  • Every child in every Government and Government aided primary school,  Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and Alternative & Innovative Education (AIE) centres, was to be served a prepared Mid Day Meal with a minimum content of 300 calories of energy and 8-12 gram protein per day for a minimum of 200 days. 
  • Providing volunteer teachers to government-run schools
  • It is aimed at promoting the government education system through skill development
  • The scheme aims to impart life skills into the children studying in government schools
  • The scheme is launched under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Ministry of Power

Scheme Name Features
SAUBHAGYA or PM Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana  
  • To provide free electricity connections to all households (both APL and poor families) in rural areas and poor families
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
  • To facilitate 24×7 supply of power.
  • Feeder separation to ensure sufficient power to farmers and regular supply to other consumers
  • Improvement of Sub-transmission and distribution network 
  • Metering to reduce the losses
  • The scheme has an outlay of Rs 76000 Cr for under which Government of India shall provide Grant of Rs 63000 Cr
Integrated Power Development Scheme 
  • Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas; 
  • Metering of distribution transformers /feeders/consumers in the urban areas. 
Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana- UDAY
  • Financial Turnaround
  • Operational improvement
  • Reduction of cost of generation of power
  • Development of Renewable Energy
  • Energy efficiency & conservation
Pradhan Mantri Ji-Van Yojana
  • “Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indian- Vatavaran Anukool fasal a washes Nivaran) Yojana aims at providing financial support to Integrated Bioethanol Projects using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock.
Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP)
  • To replace 3.5 crore conventional street lights with energy-efficient LED lights.
  • To replace 1.34 crore conventional street lights with energy-efficient LED street lights by March 2019.
  • The project has been implemented across 28 states and union territories. 
Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for All- UJALA
  •  To provide LED bulbs to domestic consumers with a target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs by March 2019. 
  • It replaced the “Bachat Lamp Yojana”. Th
SAATHI Initiative
  • Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Power jointly launched this initiative in order to sustain and accelerate the adoption of energy-efficient textile technologies in the power loom sector and cost savings due to the use of such technology.
PRAAPTI App and Web portal 
  • PRAAPTI-Payment Ratification And Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators
  • To bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and Discoms.
TARANG Mobile App & Web Portal
  • Transmission App for Real-Time Monitoring & Growth- TARANG
  •  Introduction of the electronic platform shall enhance ease, accountability & transparency and would boost the confidence of investors in the power transmission sector.
  • It is a powerful monitoring tool that tracks upcoming transmission projects and monitors the progress of Inter-State & Intra-State transmission systems in the country
‘e-Trans’ web platform
  • It is a platform for e-bidding and e-reverse auction for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) in transmission projects. 
DEEP (Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price)
  • It is portal for medium-term (1-5 years) purchase of power
  • It will provide a common e-bidding platform with e-reverse auction facility to facilitate nation-wide power procurement through a wider network so as to bring uniformity and transparency in the process of power procurement.
“URJA” (Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan)
  •  It is a digital initiative to place before the people, the performance of Distribution Utilities (Discoms) in IT-enabled towns, with a vision to generate a sense of positive competition amongst the stakeholders and urge all concerned for better performance in all consumer-centric parameters.
  • Facilitating flexible coal swap between state-run and private plants and a web portal to make electricity purchase by states transparent. 

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas 

Scheme Name Features
‘SAKSHAM’ Campaign
  • The campaign will highlight adverse effects on health and environment due to the increase in carbon levels and will motivate the community to switch to cleaner fuels.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
  • To distribute 50 million LPG connections to women of BPL families.
Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat scheme
  • To distribute LPG connections among rural areas where conventional fuel is used for domestic purposes.
Start-up Sangam
  • To develop new business models, marketing plans, technology and innovations in heavy oil and gas industry sector by supporting 30 start-ups. 
  • 10 oil and gas PSUs have set up Rs. 320-crore venture capital fund to encourage start-ups based on innovative ideas in the energy sector.
Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project
  • A pipeline of length 2540 km is planned to be laid across the states from Uttar Pradesh to Odisha.
Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LED for All- UJALA
  •  To provide LED bulbs to domestic consumers with a target to replace 77 crore incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs by March 2019. 
  • It replaced the “Bachat Lamp Yojana”. Th
  • It requires the consumer to mandatorily have an Aadhaar number for availing LPG Subsidy.
  • It helps in identifying ‘ghost’ accounts, multiple accounts and inactive accounts. This has helped in curbing diversion of subsidized LPG to commercial purposes
SATAT Initiative
  • SATAT- Sustainable Alternative For Affordable Transportation
  • The initiative is aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) as a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment 

Scheme Name Features
Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana
  • Integrated development of selected villages having more than 50% Scheduled Caste (SC) population through implementation of existing scheme of Central and State Governments in a convergent manner and by utilization of gap-filling funds provided as Central Assistance
Inclusive India Initiative
  • Providing Senior Citizens, belonging to BPL category and suffering from age-related disabilities/ infirmities, with such physical aids and assisted living devices which can restore near normalcy in their bodily functions. Under the Scheme, assisted living devices such as Walking Sticks, Elbow Crutches, Walkers/ Crutches, Tripods/ Quadpods, Hearing Aids, Wheelchairs, Artificial Dentures and Spectacles are provided free of cost to the beneficiary senior citizens.
Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
  • Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas; 
  • Metering of distribution transformers /feeders/consumers in the urban areas. 
Accessible India Campaign or Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan
  • To enable persons with disabilities to gain universal access, equal opportunity for development, independent living and participation in an inclusive society in all aspects of life.
Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme 
  • To give an equal priority and reverence to the physically challenged persons and to inspire pride in the disabled persons 
  • To end the stigmatization and biases with the disabled persons 
  • To change the mindset of people towards those who are differently-abled persons and try to give a superior life 
  • To give financial sustenance to the disable people for the treatment 

Ministry of Commerce and Industry 

Scheme Name Features
GEM Samvaad
  • This program will involve local sellers and stakeholders for facilitating the on-boarding of local sellers on the marketplace for accommodating specific requirements and needs of buyers. MSMEs and startups have increased their revenues and the government has also been able to save around 15-25% from it.
  • Through GeM Samvaad, the marketplace is looking forward to receiving feedback from users to upgrade the system.
  • To ease the lending process and enhance loan availability for exporters.
Creative India; Innovative India
  • Raising IPR awareness amongst students, youth, authors, artists, budding inventors and professionals to inspire them to create, innovate and protect their creations and inventions across India
Merchandise Export from India Scheme 
  • To promote export of notified goods manufactured/ produced in India.
Startup India
  • To catalyse startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
Make in India
  • To make India the hub of manufacturing, India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies.
Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme” (TIES) 
  • To enhance export competitiveness. Various state governments have been requesting the support of the Central Government to create export infrastructure. 

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Scheme Name Features
  • Is an electronic toll collection system in India?
  • It is operated by the National Highway Authority of India 
  • It uses Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for making toll payments directly from the prepaid or savings account linked to it. 
Setu Bharatam Programme 
  • For building bridges for safe and seamless travel on National Highways
  • To make all National Highways free of railway level crossings by 2019.
  • It is an online-based citizen-centric application under digitization to ease out the processes and curb corruption. 
Make in India
  • To make India the hub of manufacturing, India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies.

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Scheme Name Features
Swachh Bharat Mission
  • To clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities, towns, and rural areas
Swachhata hi Seva Campaign
  • To generate greater public participation towards Swachhta. 
  • To mobilise people and reinforce the public movement for sanitation to contribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a Clean India.
National Rural Drinking Water Programme 
  • To provide every rural person with adequate safe water for drinking, cooking and other basic domestic needs on a sustainable basis, with a minimum water quality standard, which should be conveniently accessible at all times and in all situations
Namami Gange
  • To make villages on the bank of river Ganga ODF and interventions dealing with solid and liquid waste management 
  •  GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources – DHAN aims to positively impact village cleanliness and generate wealth and energy from cattle and organic waste.
  • The scheme also aims at creating new rural livelihood opportunities and enhancing income for farmers and other rural people.

Ministry of Finance

Scheme Name Features
New Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs
  • To improve liquidity position of NBFCs and HFCs.
Prime Minister Gareeb Kalyan Scheme
  • To feed the poor specially migrant workers and rural and urban poor people during the COVID-19 pandemic in India.
  • PM Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana under which 80 crore poor people will get an additional 5 kg of rice or wheat for free for three months, over and above the existing 5 kg of rice/wheat being given.
IT initiatives ICEDASH, ATITHI
  • ICEDASH – an Ease of Doing Business monitoring dashboard for improved monitoring of customs clearance of imported goods.
  • ATITHI – a mobile app used for facilitating hassle-free, faster arriving and enhance the experience of international tourists international passengers.
Sabka Vishwas(Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme
  • To resolve all disputes relating to the erstwhile service tax and central excise acts, which are now subsumed under GST, as well as 26 other indirect tax enactments
PM Jan Dhan Yojna
  • It is financial inclusion program of Government of India which is applicable to 20 to 65 years age group, that aims to expand and make affordable access to financial services such as bank accounts, remittances, credit, insurance and pensions.
PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
  • It is available to people in the age group of 18 to 50 years
  • The life cover of Rs. 2 lakh is for the one year period.
  • The annual premium amount for this scheme is Rs 330.
PM Suraksha Bima Yojana 
  • The Scheme is available to people in the age group 18 to 70 years 
  • The risk coverage under the scheme is Rs. 2 lakh for accidental death and full disability and Rs. 1 lakh for partial disability.
Atal Pension Yojana
  • It is open to all saving bank/post office saving bank account holders in the age group of 18 to 40 years
  • Subscribers would receive the guaranteed minimum monthly pension of Rs. 1,000 or Rs. 2,000 or Rs. 3,000 or Rs. 4,000 or Rs. 5,000 at the age of 60 years.
PM Mudra Yojana
  • A loan of upto Rs. 50,000 is given under sub-scheme ‘Shishu’
  • A loan of between Rs. 50,000 to 5.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Kishore’;
  • A loan of  between 5.0 Lakhs to 10.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Tarun’
  • Loans taken do not require collaterals. 
Stand Up India Scheme
  • The Scheme facilitates bank loans between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.1 crore to at least one Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one Woman borrower per bank branch for setting up greenfield enterprises.
PM Vaya Vandana Yojana
  • To provide social security during old age and to protect elderly persons aged 60 and above 
  • The scheme provides an assured return of 8% per annum for 10 years.
  • It is implemented by LIC
Udyam Abhilasha 
  • Launched by SIDBI  in 115 Aspirational Districts identified by NITI Aayog
  • To create and strengthen the cadre of more than 800 trainers to provide entrepreneurship training to the aspiring youths across these districts thus encouraging them to enter the admired segment of entrepreneurs
Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme  
  • The Sovereign Gold Bonds will be issued every month from June 2019 to September 2019
  • The tenor of the Bond will be for a period of 8 years with exit option after 5th year to be exercised on the interest payment dates.
  • The maximum limit of subscribed shall be 4 KG for individual, 4 Kg for HUF and 20 Kg for trusts and similar entities per fiscal (April-March) notified by the Government from time to time.
Aam Admi Bima Yojana 
  • It provides Death and Disability cover to persons between the age group of 18 yrs to 59 yrs.
  • It is a group insurance scheme providing insurance cover for a sum of Rs 30,000/- on natural death, Rs. 75,000/- on death or total permanent disability due to accident, Rs. 37,500/- for partial permanent disability due to accident.
  • The total annual premium under the scheme is Rs. 200/- per beneficiary of which 50% is contributed from the Social Security Fund created by the Central Government and maintained by LIC. 
  • It is a New Indirect Tax Network (Systems Integration) of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). 
  • It will help in the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), an extension of the Indian Customs Single Window Interface for Facilitating Trade (SWIFT) and other taxpayer-friendly initiatives under Digital India and Ease of Doing Business of Central Board of Excise and Customs. 
Gold Monetization Schemes
  • The scheme intends to mobilize the idle gold held by households and institutions in the country and to put this gold into productive use and in the long-run, to reduce the current account deficit by reducing the country’s reliance on the imports of gold to meet the domestic demand. 
Standup India Scheme
  •  It aims at promoting entrepreneurship among women and scheduled castes and tribes.
  •  The scheme facilitates bank loans between Rs 10 lakh and Rs 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.
Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana
  • Implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India 
  • It will benefit the vulnerable section of society with limited resources as it will provide monthly pension ranging from Rs 500/ to Rs 5,000/ per month to senior citizens of the country

Ministry of Railway

Scheme Name Features
Project Saksham
  • It is the country’s largest time-bound “upskilling” exercise for its employees to boost their efficiency. 
  • To upgrade the skillsets of 13 lakh-strong workforces of Indian Railways with a single drive spanning nine months.
Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI)- App
  • To help plan traffic flows and optimize freight operations
  • To help Freight Managers to monitor and manage freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) views and dashboard.
Rail MADAD- App
  • To enable travellers to lodge complaints and get solutions to the problems in real-time, the
Menu on Rails
  • To facilitate seamless ordering of food
Rail Saarthi app
  • To cater to various passenger requirements, including ticket booking, enquiry, on-board cleaning and ordering meal
Digital Interaction to Seek Help Anytime (DISHA)- Chatbot
  • To help domestic as well as foreign travellers by providing prompt assistance for queries that they may have.

Ministry of Science and Technology

Scheme Name Features
UMMID (Unique Methods of Management and treatment of Inherited Disorders)
  • To help people who cannot afford expensive care for genetic disorders
Teacher Associateship for Research Excellence (TARE) scheme
  • To connect the educators to leading public funded institutions like Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Science (IISC) or national institutions like CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) to pursue research. 
  • 500 teachers will be assisted and they will be paid Rs. 5 lakh yearly, and a monthly out-of-pocket expense of Rs.5, 000 
Overseas Visiting Doctoral Fellowship
  • offers support to 100 PhD scholars for training in universities/laboratories abroad upto 12 months during their doctoral research. They would be given a monthly fellowship equivalent to the US $ 2000, one-time contingency allowance of Rs. 60,000/- to cover travel and visa fee.
Augmenting Writing Skills for Articulating Research, AWSAR
  • To encourage science writing seeks to tap the potential of over 20,000 PhD scholars in science to popularise and communicate their research outcome
  • It carries a monetary incentive of Rs. 10,000/- each for 100 best entries in a year and a Certificate of Appreciation
nakshe” Portal 
  •  Topographic maps or Open Series Maps (OSM) containing natural and man-made geographical features including terrain or topography are prepared by the SoI since its inception in 1767 and is in conformity with the National Map Policy-2005 are available on the portal
Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)
  •  To communicate to the youth population of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science and attract talent to the study of science at an early stage and build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base.
SERB Distinguished Investigator Award
  • The scheme aims not only to reward the best PIs of completed projects but also to motivate the ongoing PIs to perform exceedingly well.
  • The award carries a fellowship of Rs. 15,000/- p.m. and an optional research grant for three years, based on peer review of the project proposal submitted.
National Biopharma Mission
  • The program named Innovate in India (i3) will witness an investment of USD 250 million with USD 125 million as a loan from World Bank and is anticipated to be a game-changer for the Indian Biopharmaceutical industry. 
  • It aspires to create an enabling ecosystem to promote entrepreneurship and indigenous manufacturing in the sector.
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana
  • To formulate and implement appropriate S&T Interventions for Sustainable Development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand.

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Scheme Name Features
Tarang Sanchar- Portal
  • A web portal of information sharing on Mobile Towers and EMF Emission Compliances, with a view to generating confidence and conviction with regard to safety and harmlessness from mobile towers, clearing any myths and misconceptions.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthans Scheme
  • Ministry will impart training to 10,000 people from 10 States/UTs in the first phase. culture, customs and traditions
  • Establish long-term engagements and create an environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
  • Department of Telecommunications (DoT) plans to establish more than 1,000 Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan in future.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Awards schemes
  • To recognize the special contributions of citizens of India in the areas of Telecom Skilling, Telecom Services, Telecom Manufacturing, Telecom Applications in deploying telecom dependent sectoral solutions for different fields such as agriculture, commerce, health, education
Sampoorna Bima Gram
  • Under the scheme at least one village (having a minimum of 100 households) will be identified in each of the revenue districts of the country, wherein endeavour will be made to cover all households of that identified village with a minimum of one RPLI (Rural Postal Life Insurance) policy each. Coverage of all households in the identified Sampoorna Bima Gram village is the primary objective of this scheme.
Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana
  • It is a pan India scholarship program for school children to increase the reach of Philately. The SPARSH stands for Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby.
Bharat Net Project
  • To provide broadband connectivity to all 2.5 Lakh Gram Panchayats

Ministry of Culture

Scheme Name Features
Seva Bhoj Yojna
  • To reimburse the Central Government share of CGST and IGST so as to lessen the financial burden of such Charitable Religious Institutions who provide Food/Prasad/Langar (Community Kitchen)/Bhandara free of cost without any discrimination to Public/Devotees.
Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
  • Strengthen cultural relations of various parts of the country
  • Celebrate unity in diversity culture of the nation
  • Strengthen sentiments for National Unity
  • Showcase rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions
  • Establish long-term engagements and create an environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
Sankalp Se Siddhi Programme- New India movement from 2017 – 2022
  • Envisages an India free of Poverty, Corruption, Terrorism, Communalism, Casteism and Un-cleanliness
Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana
  • A group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a tour of religious places in India twice a year, which will be sponsored by the government.
  • People of Indian-origin, whose age is between 45 and 65 can avail these benefits.

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Scheme Name Features
Adivasi Mahila Sashaktikaran Yojana
  • For the economic development of eligible Scheduled Tribe Women to enhance their standard of life by providing financial independence.
  • The scheme provides loans with an interest rate of 2% for the State channelizing agencies (SCA) and 4% for the beneficiaries.
Eklavya Model Residential Schools
  • It is a Government of India scheme for a model residential school for Indian tribals (Scheduled Tribes, ST) across India.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Scheme Name Features
Fit India School Grading System in Schools
  • It will help students in school to stay fit from a very young age and make them physically and mentally healthy.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay National Welfare Fund For Sportspersons
  • Assisting outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryear, living in indigent circumstances who had brought glory to the country in sports.
  • The scheme as revised in September 2017 to provide for lump sum ex-gratia assistance to outstanding Sportspersons of yesteryears
Khelo India Scheme
  • To achieve the twin objectives of mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports.
  • To infuse sports culture and achieve sporting excellence in the country.
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan (RGKA) Scheme
  • To provide universal access to sports in rural areas and promote a sports culture among both boys and girls;
  • To harness available and potential sporting talent among rural youth through a well-designed competition structure from the block level;
  • To put in place an effective mechanism to identify and nurture sporting talent in rural areas;

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Scheme Name Features
  • It is an industry-led initiative coordinated by the Ministry to transform the nation into a digitally empowered society. This follows Air Sewa which brings together all the stakeholders on a common platform for handling customer grievances and disseminating real-time data.
UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik)
  • Making air travel affordable and widespread, to boost inclusive national economic development, job growth and air transport infrastructure development of all regions and states of India.

Updation: Fourth Phase of UDAN Scheme

  • To boost the connectivity to more remote and regional areas of the country, especially focus on Hilly states, North East Region, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Islands.

Ministry of Tourism

Scheme Name Features
Adopt a Heritage
  • To involve public sector companies, private sector companies and corporate citizens/individuals to take up the responsibility for making our heritage and tourism more sustainable through development, operation and maintenance of world-class tourist infrastructure and amenities at ASI/ State heritage sites and other important tourist sites in India.
  • Integrated development of pilgrimage destinations in planned, prioritised and sustainable manner to provide complete religious tourism experience

Ministry of Textile

Scheme Name Features
Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana
  • To transform these clusters in a time period of 3 years by ensuring self-sustainment of the Self Help Groups/artisans of these clusters.
“Silk Samagra” –
Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI)
  • To sustain and strengthen the Sericulture activities in the country.
Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)
  • There is a provision of one-time capital subsidy for eligible benchmarked machinery at the rate of 15% for garments and technical textiles segments with a cap of Rs. 30 crores and at the rate of 10% for weaving, processing, jute, silk and handloom segments with a cap of Rs. 20 crore
  • To provide demand-driven, placement oriented skilling programme to incentivize the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organized textile and related sectors; to promote skilling and skill up-gradation in the traditional sectors
PowerTex India
  • It is a comprehensive scheme for power loom sector development, simultaneously at over 45 locations in the country
Yarn Bank Scheme
  • To avoid fluctuation in yarn price
  • The Scheme provides interest-free corpus fund up to Rs.2.00 crore to the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)/Consortium formed by power loom weavers to enable them to purchase yarn at a wholesale rate and give the yarn at a reasonable price to the small weavers to avoid the middleman and local supplier’s brokerage charge on sales of yarn.
Pradhan Mantri Credit Scheme
  • The government will provide margin money subsidy to the extent of 20 per cent of the project cost, with a ceiling of Rs 1 lakh, as well as interest subvention at six per cent per annum, both for working capital and term loans up to Rs 10 lakh for a maximum of five years.
Solar Energy Scheme for Small Powerloom Units
  • To provide financial assistance/capital subsidy to small powerloom units, for installation of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) plant, in order to alleviate the problem of power cut/ shortage faced by decentralized powerloom units in the country

Ministry of Mines

Scheme Name Features
PM Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana
  • To implement various developmental and welfare projects/programs in mining-affected areas, and these projects/ programs will be complementing the existing ongoing schemes/projects of State and Central Government;
  • To minimize/mitigate the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts; and
  • To ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas.
TAMRA Portal and Mobile Application
  • An interactive platform for all the stakeholders to compress the timelines for statutory and other clearances as it would help minimize the gestation period for commencing production.

Ministry of External Affairs

Scheme Name Features
SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program)
  • To take Indian foreign policy and its global engagements to students across the country and also to look at diplomacy as a career option.
Know India Programme
  • It is a flagship initiative for Diaspora engagement which familiarizes Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India, through a three-week orientation programme organised by the Ministry
Atal Bhashanter Yojana
  • For training language experts towards creating a pool of ‘Specialised Interpreters’ for interpretation to and from the Hindi language in Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Scheme Name Features
FAME- Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicles Scheme
  • To promote electric mobility and the scheme gives financial incentives for enhancing electric vehicle production and the creation of electric transportation infrastructure.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Scheme Name Features
Digital India Program To Reach 800 Million Rural Citizens till 2019 Government Have to Build Massive Digital Infrastructure.

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Scheme Name Features
Creation/Expansion of Food Processing & Preservation Capacities (CEFPPC) scheme
  • To reduce the wastage of food by increasing the processing and preservation capacities and modernisation/ expansion of existing food processing units.
PM- Kisan SAMPADA (Scheme For Agro-Marine Processing And Development Of Agro-Processing Clusters)
  • To supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease agri-waste
  • To give a renewed thrust to the food processing sector in the country
Nivesh Bandhu Portal
  • To cater to both domestic operations and food imports
  • Enabling environment for businesses to operate

Ministry of Law & Justice

Scheme Name Features
Tele-law portal and app
  • To facilitate the delivery of legal advice through a panel of lawyers stationed at the State Legal Services Authorities (SALSA) and CSC.
  • To connect citizens with lawyers through video conferencing facilities by the Para-Legal Volunteers stationed at identified 1800 panchayat.
Nyaya Bandhu
  • Pro Bono Legal Services or providing Access to Justice to all

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

Scheme Name Features
Atal Bhujal Yojana
  • To recharge groundwater and create sufficient water storage for agricultural purposes. 
  • The revival of surface water bodies so that the groundwater level can be increased. 
  • The Atal Bhujal Yojana will be launched in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh covering 78 districts, 193 blocks and more than 8,300-gram panchayats. 

Ministry of Chemical and fertilizers

Scheme Name Features
PM Jan-Aushadhi Yojana
  • Making quality medicines available at affordable prices for all, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, through exclusive outlets “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras”, so as to reduce out of pocket expenses in healthcare.
Pharma Jan Samadhan
  • For redress of consumers’ grievances relating to pricing and availability of medicines. 
  • Empowering the common man. 
  • To help both consumers as well as the pharma industry. 

Ministry of MSMEs

Scheme Name Features
Khadi Rumal
  • ‘Khadi Rumal’ being stitched by militancy affected women of Jammu and Kashmir to provide employment to the women in the terrorist affected areas as well as create employment opportunities for militancy affected families of J&K.
Solar Charkha
  • Implementation of 50 Solar Charkha Clusters across the country with a budget of Rs.550 crore for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20. 
  • The scheme will generate direct employment to nearly one lakh persons. 
Coir Vikas Yojana
  • It is an exclusive skill development programme for rural women artisans in the coir sector.  
  • Training is provided in the spinning of coir yarn.
  • The scheme envisages distribution of motorized rates/motorized traditional rates and other coir processing equipment at 75% subsidy subject to a maximum amount of Rs.7500/- on successful completion of the training programme.  During the training period, the women artisans are given a stipend amounting to Rs.1000/- per month.  C
Mahila Coir Yojana
  • It is a credit-linked subsidy scheme, which provides assistance for setting up of coir units with a maximum cost of project up to Rs.10 lakhs plus working capital, which shall not exceed 25% of the project cost. 
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
  • It is a credit-linked subsidy scheme  for setting up of new micro-enterprises and to generate employment opportunities in rural as well as urban areas of the country 
  • General category beneficiaries can avail of margin money subsidy of 25% of the project cost in rural areas and 15% in urban areas. 
  • SC/ST/Women/ PH/Minorities/Ex-Servicemen/NER, the margin money subsidy is 35% in rural areas and 25% in urban areas. 
  • The maximum cost of projects is Rs.25 lakh in the manufacturing sector and Rs.10 lakh in the service sector.
Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) 
  • For making Traditional Industries more productive and competitive by organizing the Traditional Industries and artisans into clusters.
A Scheme for Promoting Innovation, Rural Industry and Entrepreneurship (ASPIRE)
  • To promote Innovation & Rural Entrepreneurship through rural Livelihood Business Incubator (LBI), Technology Business Incubator (TBI) and Fund of Funds for start-up creation.
Market Promotion Development Assistance
  • It has been modified as MPDA scheme formulated as a unified scheme by merging different schemes/sub-schemes/components of different Heads implemented in the 11th Plan, namely, Market Development Assistance, Publicity, Marketing and Market Promotion.

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Scheme Name Features
Padho Pardesh
  • To provide Interest Subsidy to Meritorious Students belonging to economically weaker sections of notified Minority Communities so as to provide them better opportunities for higher education abroad and enhance their employability
Maulana Azad Sehat Scheme
  • It is an exclusive skill development programme for rural women artisans in the coir sector.  
  • Training is provided in the spinning of coir yarn.
  • The scheme envisages distribution of motorized ratts/motorized traditional ratts and other coir processing equipment at 75% subsidy subject to a maximum amount of Rs.7500/- on successful completion of the training programme.  During the training period, the women artisans are given a stipend amounting to Rs.1000/- per month.  C
Seekho aur Kamao’ Scheme
  •  The scheme aims at upgrading the skills of minority youths in various Modular Employable Skills (MES) including Traditional trades depending upon their educational qualification, aptitude and capability, present economic trends and industry readiness
  • Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development- USTTAD
  •  To preserve the rich heritage of traditional arts/crafts of minorities and build the capacity of traditional artisans/craftsmen
Nai Manzil
  • For making Traditional Industries more productive and competitive by organizing the Traditional Industries and artisans into clusters.
Nai Udaan
  • To provide financial support to the minority candidates clearing Prelims conducted by Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission and State Public Service Commissions to adequately equip them to compete for appointment
  • The rate of financial assistance will be a maximum of Rs. One Lakh only for clearing Civil Services Preliminary exam Rs. 50,000 for clearing prelims exam conducted by State Public Service Commissions Rs. 25,000/-) for clearing preliminary exam conducted by SSC-CGL for Non- Gazetted Post.
Nai Roshni
  • To empower and instil confidence in women, by providing knowledge, tools and techniques to interact with Government systems, banks, and intermediaries at all levels so that they are emboldened to move out of the confines of home and assume leadership roles.
Naya Savera
  • The scheme aims to empower the students belonging to minority communities and prepare them for competitive examinations so that their participation in government and private jobs improves. The scheme provides financial support for free coaching to notified minority students in selected coaching institutions.
Jio Parsi
  • To reverse the declining trend of the Parsi population by adopting a scientific protocol and structured interventions to stabilize their population and increase the population of Parsis in India.
Hamari Dharohar
  • To preserve the rich heritage of minority communities in the context of Indian culture.

NITI Aayog and Ayush

Scheme Name Features
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) including Self-Employment and Talent Utilization (SETU)
  • To promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Its objective is to serve as a platform for promotion of world-class Innovation Hubs, Grand Challenges, Start-up businesses and other self-employment activities, particularly in technology-driven areas
Aspirational Districts Programme
  • 115 districts are selected
  • Improving people’s ability to participate fully in the burgeoning economy. Health & Nutrition, Education, Agriculture & Water Resources, Financial Inclusion & Skill Development, and Basic Infrastructure are this programme’s core areas of focus.  
New India@75 Strategy 
  •  It is a detailed document which discusses forty-one crucial areas, that recognizes the progress already made, identifies binding constraints, and suggests the way forward for achieving the clearly stated objectives.

State Government Schemes

Scheme Name State Features
‘Maa Scheme’ West Bengal
  • The state government will provide subsidized cooked meal to the poor people at the cost of Rs 5.
‘PANKH Abhiyan’ Madhya Pradesh
  • The CM of the state also declared scholarships of Rs 6.47 crore for 26,099 girls under Ladli Laxmi Yojana.
‘One School One IAS’ Scheme Kerala
  • To provide free coaching classes for civil services and other competitive examinations to 10,000 meritorious who are not financially stable across the state.
‘Launch Pad Scheme’ Madhya Pradesh
  • For boys and girls who have completed 18 years of age and aims to offer employment opportunities to them in order to make them self-reliant.
‘Varasat’ Campaign Uttar Pradesh
  • To tackle disputes related to property & land in rural areas of the state.
SEHAT Health Insurance Scheme Jammu and Kashmir
  • To provide free cashless treatment to the residents of J&K by providing them health cover of up to Rs 5 lakhs.
‘Jagananna Jeeva Kranthi’ Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • To distribute 2.49 lakh sheep and goats to SC, ST women belonging to the age group between 45-60 years in order to improve their standard of living.
YSR free Crop Insurance Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • This scheme, Rs 1,252 crores will be credited directly into bank accounts of 9.48 lacs of farmers.
One-time Settlement Scheme Goa
  • To provide waivers for the pending electricity bill payments.
YSR Bima Scheme Andhra Pradesh 
  • The scheme will offer insurance cover to the beneficiary in case of death or accident of their family members.
Swanirbhar Nari: Atma Nirbhar Assam Assam
  • The scheme aims to empower women who are economically backward in Assam.
  • The scheme is said to be beneficial to around 4 lakh families.
Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana Uttarakhand
  • To boost self-employment capability in youth and promote the production of Green Energy.
Pathashree Abhijan  Scheme West Bengal
  • This scheme will conduct road repair activities for more than 7000 stretches of roads comprising 12,000 km in the state.
Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribhan Achoni Yojana Assam
  • Under this yojana, light motor vehicle service will be provided villages of Assam in order to improve rural connectivity and to generate employment.
Moksha Kalash Yojana 2020 Rajasthan
  • To offer free bus travel to two members of the family of the deceased to immerse ashes of their loved ones in the river Ganga at Haridwar.
Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana  Madhya Pradesh 
  • Under this yojana, the farmers who are getting Rs 6000 per annum, will be getting additional finance support of Rs 4000. Thus, the state farmers, will be getting Rs 10,000 as annual financial support.
Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana Gujarat
  • Under this yojana, a Joint Liability and Earning Group (JLEG) will be formed. Around 50,000 JLEG will be formed in the rural and urban areas of the state. Each group will be comprised of 10 women members.
Piggery Mission Meghalaya
  • To reduce annual import of pork to Rs 150 crore and to make Meghalaya Aatma Nirbhar in pork production in the upcoming 3 years.
Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana Uttar Pradesh
  • Under this yojana, road connectivity will be established upto the houses of 19 international players.
Orunodol Scheme Assam
  • To financial support of Rs 830 per months will be credited to the bank account of a female person of the family.
Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana Gujarat
  • Kharif crop cultivating farmers will not have to pay any single amount of premium or neither they will have to go with the registration process for the yojana.
YSR Cheyutha Scheme and YSR Asara Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • To provide benefit to the rural economy of the state which will help them to tackle the economic crisis during the pandemic situation of COVID-19.
Nekara Samman Yojana Karnataka
  • To build this scheme, the state government has allotted Rs 10.96 crore.
Balaram Yojana Odisha
  • To provide agricultural credit of Rs 1040 crore to landless farmers who are facing problems due to COVID-19.
Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar Tripura
  • The aim of this scheme is to provide nutritious food and kits to pregnant and lactating women.
Ektu Khelo, Ektu Padho Tripura
  • The aim of this scheme is to inculcate activity-based learning in students.
Indira Rasoi Yojana Rajasthan
  • The aim of this scheme is to feed the poor people of the state with food.
  • The state government will ensure that ‘no one sleeps hungry’.
Jagananna Chedodu Scheme  Andhra Pradesh
  • The scheme will provide onetime financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each to the tailors, barbers and washermen who were under 60 years of age and has suffered a loss due to coronavirus.
Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana  Uttarakhand
  • To provide employment opportunities to the youth especially entrepreneurs returning to the state, to the skilled and non-skilled artisans, handicrafts and unemployed youths.
Rozgar Setu Yojana Madhya Pradesh 
  • To support and provide employment and employment based skills to migrant workers who has returned to the state in the COVID-19 situation.
Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana Chhattisgarh
  • Under this scheme, depending on registered area and area under cultivation during Kharif crop season 2019, Rs 10,000 per acre will be deposited in the bank accounts of farmers as agriculture assistance grant for sowing crops such as paddy, maize and sugarcane.
Aatma Nirbhar Gujrat Sahay Yojana Gujarat
  • To the lower-middle-income group. The scheme provides interest subsidy, moratorium, and collateral-free loan up to Rs 1 lakh.
  • In this scheme, Rs 1 lakh loan amount will be provided at a 2% annual interest rate to around 10 lakh people.
MatirSmristi’ Scheme West Bengal
  • To make utilization of 50,000 acres of barren land in 6 districts namely Bankura, Birbhum, Purulia, Jhargram, West Burdwan and West Midnapore of West Bengal.
FIR AapkeDwar Yojana Madhya Pradesh
  • Under this Yojana, person would not be required to visit the police station to lodge an FIR.
Nigah Scheme Himachal Pradesh
  • To properly sensitize and educate family members of people coming from other states so that social distancing is effectively maintained.
Mukhya Mantri Shahari Rojgar Guarantee Yojna Himachal Pradesh
  • To improve the economy of the state affected by the Coronavirus.
  • The Yojna will provide 120 days of employment to those living in urban areas.
Free Health Insurance Scheme Maharashtra
  • To grant free health insurance scheme to all citizens, Maharashtra Govt has become the first state in India to do this.
Jeevan Amrit Yojana Madhya Pradesh
  • To boost immunity system of citizens of the state in order to fight novel coronavirus.
Jagananna Vidya Deevena Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • Under this scheme, fee reimbursement will be credited directly to mothers’ accounts instead of college accounts in the coming academic year 2020-21.
  • The scheme over Rs.4,000 crore of funds have been released along with Rs.1880 crore towards the pending amount left by the earlier government.
Jivan Shakti Yojana Madhya Pradesh
  • To provide an earning source for women as well as the womens will helpful to provide the protective masks to the community and health workers amidst COVID-19.
Student Health Card Scheme Jammu and Kashmir
  • To ensure the good health of every school-going children.
  • To ensure full medical coverage of over 12 lakh students enrolled in government schools from Class I to XII in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Cyber Safe Initiative Maharashtra
  • To spread awareness about the protection of women and children from cyber-crimes and also create awareness about laws on cybercrime.
Arundhati Swarna Yojana Assam (on 1st January 2020)
  • To strengthen women empowerment and reduce child marriage.
Odisha Mo Parivar (Odisha, my family) initiative Odisha
  • To encourage the environment protection, motivating for blood donation and help Odias stranded in other states and foreign countries.
Mukhya Mantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana Jharkhand
  • For doubling farmer’s income in the upcoming 4 years (2022) by improving the financial situation of farmers and by providing them with investment support for the Kharif season.
Krishi Rin Samadhan Yojana Madhya Pradesh
  • To encourage and support the Farming in the Madhya Pradesh 
  • To help the Farmers to come out of their debt. 
  • To Waive the Interest on the Bank Loans of the Farmers. 
‘Vahli Dikri Yojana’ Gujarat
  • The state government would pay to every girl child an amount of Rs 4000 at the time of admission to 4th Standard, Rs 6000 during admission in 9th standard.
  • Also, provide Rs 1 lakh for taking admission for higher education and another 1 lakh would be provided at the time of marriage.
Emissions Trading Scheme Gujarat
  • Aimed to cut particulate air pollution and facilitate robust economic growth.
KALIA (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation) Scheme Odisha
  • For Households: Government will support the households with a unit cost of Rs 12,500 for various activities like mushroom cultivation, goat rearing, poultry farming and fishery.
  • For Farmers: A small farmer who owns 2.5 acres to 5 acres of land and marginal farmer who owns less than 2.5 acres of land are eligible for this scheme.
  • For the family: Eligible family will get Rs 5,000 each in the Kharif and Rabi seasons, for five cropping seasons between 2018-19 and 2021-22.
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana  Gujarat
  • Selected students will get Rs.10 Lakh as a scholarship for continuous five years if he/she is taking education from the Gujarat Medical Education Research Society (GMERS) and dental courses. 
  • Furthermore, the students those who are studying 10th or 12th standard with 80% in an exam will get Rs.25, 000 per annum or half of the charges. 
  • Also, the applicants who are pursuing B.Ed., B.A, and B.Sc. will get an almost yearly scholarship of Rs.10, 000. 
  • The state government of Gujarat will give Rs.1200 as assistance each year for consecutive 10 months. 
Unemployment Allowance Scheme Himachal Pradesh
  • Rs 1000 to the normal applicant and Rs 1200 to disable persons per month will be given as unemployment allowance
Yuva Sadhikarika Nirudyoga Bhruthi Scheme Andhra Pradesh
  • The government will benefit almost 10 lakh educated but still an unemployed youth of the state. 
  • The allowance amount of Rs. 1500/- will be paid to the jobless youth until they get a job and start to earn. 
Rajiv Gandhi Entrepreneurship Encouragement Scheme Karnataka
  • To boost the IT (Information Technology) sector for Entrepreneurs. 
Monthly Pension Scheme for Media Persons Haryana
  • Under this scheme, a state government will give Rs 10000 as a monthly pension to each media professionals. 
Atal Mahaaphan Vikas Abhiyan Maharashtra
  • To support and promote non-banking business in a state 
  • To help and give financial support to cooperative communities to start a new business 
  • To encourage, assist and supervise young entrepreneurs. 
Fertilizer Subsidy Scheme Odisha
  • To provide direct fertilizer benefit transfer to farmers. 
  • To bring transparency in the subsidy scheme 
Bhavantar Bharpai Yojana Haryana
  • State government to fix a minimum support price or base price of vegetables for farmers because due to natural or artificial disasters, farmers do not get the right price for their crop. 
Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana Assam
  • The main aim is to bring a revolutionary change by doubling the farm income by 2022 in the state of Assam to mark the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence which will happen in 2021-22. 
  • The total financial outlay of scheme is Rs. 30,000 Crore. 
NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme  Andhra Pradesh 
  • To provide medical treatment to the people of the Above Poverty Line (APL) at Rs. 1200 premium per annum. 
Atal Amrit Abhiyan Assam
  • The scheme deals with providing health insurance against 437 illnesses including 5 critical diseases.
Nagar Uday  Madhya Pradesh 
  • To assess service being provided to citizens and bring them at standard life.
  • Inform lower income class people residing in slums in urban areas about public welfare scheme and provide benefit in today. 
Ama Ghare LED Scheme Odisha
  • About 95 lakh families will get four 9-watt LED bulbs for free of cost.
  • Rs. 5 lakh will be given to the best panchayat in each block every month for organising PEETHA.
Barista Bunkar Sahayata Yojana  Odisha
  • This scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to the weavers in the state. Odisha Government has initiated various welfare schemes for the weaver community in the state and increase the reach of Handloom.


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