Government Schemes Current Affairs - 2020

CCEA renames Multi-sectoral Development Programme as Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved proposal for renaming and restructuring of Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) as Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK). It also has approved its continuation during the remaining period of the 14th Finance Commission. Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) PMJVK aims to address development deficits in identified Read More…

GOBAR-DHAN Scheme launched to promote wealth and energy from waste

The Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has launched GOBAR (Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources) – DHAN scheme at National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) Karnal. It was launched under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) by Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti. Key Facts The GOBAR-DHAN Scheme aims to positively impact village cleanliness and generate Read More…

Government launches Pilot scheme Procurement of Aggregate Power of 2500 MW for 3 years

Ministry of Power has launched Pilot Scheme for Procurement of Aggregate Power of 2500 MW on competitive basis for 3 years. The main purpose of scheme is to revive commissioned power plants which are unable to sell electricity in absence of valid power purchase agreements (PPAs). Key Facts Under this scheme, these plants will be Read More…

PM Narendra Modi launched Van Dhan Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Van Dhan Scheme of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) during the celebrations of Ambedkar Jayanti (April 14) at Bijapur, Chattisgarh. PM also inaugurated first model Van Dhan Vikas Kendra under the scheme in Bijapur. Van Dhan Scheme The scheme aims at economic Read More…

NITI Aayog launches Atal New India Challenge under Atal Innovation Mission

The NITI Aayog has launched Atal New India Challenge under Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) with aim to bring-in innovations and technologies relevant to the people. This initiative will focus on efforts towards solving problems in core areas, which would have direct impact on improving lives of citizens and also generate employment. Key Facts For this Read More…