Government Schemes Current Affairs - 2020

Government launches National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare  in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme to control viral hepatitis C on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day (July 28). The programme aims to combat viral hepatitis and reduce mortality and morbidity associated with it. National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme Read More…

Government extends Prime Minister’s Research Fellows Scheme all potential researchers

Union Government has announced that Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) Scheme will be open to all potential researchers from 2019 and not limited to candidates from IISc, IITs, NITs, IIEST and IISERs. The decision was made after Government failed to find adequate number of candidates for PMRF this year. Only 135 fellowships were finally offered Read More…

Atal Innovation Mission: NITI Aayog and MyGov launches Innovate India Platform

NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission and MyGov has jointly launched ‘#InnovateIndia Platform’ (https://innovate.mygov.in/innovateindia/). It is citizen centric platform that aims to serve as common point for all innovation happening across the nation. Innovate India Platform It creates much-needed innovations platform for registering both grassroots and deep-tech innovators at national level. It will help those who Read More…

POSHAN Abhiyaan: 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges held in New Delhi

Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) had organized 2nd meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan in New Dehli. It was chaired by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar. Key Highlights of Meeting National Council approved inclusion of 32 new districts under POSHAN Abhiyaan in the current year. This Read More…

Rs. 904.80 Lakhs received as part of CSR under National Culture Fund

Ministry of Culture has announced that it has received Rs. 904.80 Lakhs for conservation and maintenance work of historical monuments as contributions part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) under National Culture Fund (NCF). It also has revenue collected through various sources like ticketing, Parking, photography, filming, and from holding cultural events from selected centrally protected Read More…