Government Schemes Current Affairs - 2020

Delhi Government launches Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme

Delhi government has launched Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme that seeks to attract young leaders across the country to work with it on addressing some of the most pressing urban challenges. It was announced by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Chief Minister’s Urban Leaders Fellowship Programme The fellowship aims to provide unique opportunity Read More…

Government opens new series of sovereign gold bonds scheme for subscription

Union Government has opened new series of sovereign gold bonds scheme for subscription. Under this scheme, sovereign gold bonds will be issued every month from October 2018 to February 2019. This bond will be sold through Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited, Post Office, Stock Exchange (NSE and BSE). Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) Scheme It Read More…

Crop damages in wild animal attacks put under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna on pilot basis

Union Government has decided to cover damages to crops in wild animal attacks under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna in select districts on an experimental basis. In this regard, Government has amended provisions of crop insurance scheme in consultation with various stakeholders after review of its working for the last two years. The amended provisions Read More…

Odisha Government launches Nirman Kusuma programme

Odisha Government has launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ programme for providing financial assistance to the children of construction workers for their technical education in the state. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneshwar, state capital. Nirman Kusuma programme The scheme aims to help fulfil dreams of construction workers’ children by providing financial assistance Read More…

Digi Yatra: Government releases policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports

Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has released policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called Digi Yatra. The initiative seeks to promote paperless and hassle-free air travel. It will be operational by end of February, 2019 at Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports.  In later phase, Airports Authority of India (AAI) will roll out Read More…