Government Schemes Current Affairs - 2020

Govt to launch Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

Government is set to launch a new programme, the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan to uplift rural India. This programme will be launched in collaboration with the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) and the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) across the country. The main idea for launching the programme is to provide definitive research that can be Read More…

HRD ministry to introduce Tithi Bhojan in Schools in Mid Day Meal scheme

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister has announced its decision to introduce the practice of ‘Tithi Bhojan’ as a part of the Mid Day Meal scheme. The HRD Minister headed a meeting of the Empowered Committee on Mid Day Meal Scheme to review the functioning of the Mid Day Meal scheme. The meeting consisted of Read More…

Key Facts about Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

On the birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan, PM Modi launched the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana keeping his commitment, he made to the nation in his Independence Day speech. The scheme is properly and religiously implemented will revolutionize the village economies and culture. It encourages MPs or Sansads to identify and develop one village from their Read More…

Central Government defers countrywide roll out of National Food Security Act for six months

The Centre has deferred the rollout of the National Food Security Act for the second time in a year. The deadline of October 2014 has been extended for another six months Background The National Food Security Act was passed in July 2013. At that time, states were given one year to identify beneficiaries and put Read More…

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan approved by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has granted its approval for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) which will be officially launched on October 2, 2014. The main goal of the programme is a clean India with all gram panchayats being open defecation free by 2019. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Urban) will last a span of five years and Read More…