Schemes

IASGateAdmin | 09, May 2020

Prelim Snippets – 09.05.2020

1.Kailash – Mansarovar Yatra Route from Dharchula to Lipulekh Why in News? The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has completed the…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, May 2020

Prelim Snippets – 08.05.2020

1.Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Why in News? Recently, the number of treatments for non-Covid procedures by both…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets – 18.04.2020

1.Greenland and Antarctica is Melting Faster Why in News? Recently, the climate change in Greenland and Antarctica to melt 6…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Apr 2020

NORMS RELAXED UNDER MPLAD…

Why in News? Union government has recently given few exemptions under the MPLADS scheme, owing to the recent COVID-19 Pandemic.…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Mar 2020

MPLADS FUNDS MAY BE…

Why in News? Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation issued a circular granting one-time dispensation for utilizing funds under the…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 26.03.2020

1. Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Context: The Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) has recently allowed Defence veterans with lifestyle…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Mar 2020

COVID-19 AND WORK FROM…

Why in News? The rising wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in India has forced the corporate world in the country…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Mar 2020

SETTING UP OF NATIONAL…

Why in News? The government has approved the proposal for creation of National Technical Textiles Mission for a period of…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 23.03.2020

1. AYUSH Health and Wellness Centre (AYUSH HWC) Why in News? Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved the inclusion of…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Mar 2020

FORMULATION OF SCHEME FOR…

Why in News? The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has proposed to restructure and formulate a scheme for Comprehensive…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 21.03.2020

1. India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) Why in News? India-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) was recently established under…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 20.03.2020

1. Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana Context: Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana was recently announced by the Rajasthan Government on…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Mar 2020

UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN

Why in News? Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD)  has submitted the information related to the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets – 16.03.2020

1.Krishna Raja Sagar Dam Why in News? A rapid decline in the water level of the Krishna Raja Sagar has…

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IASGateAdmin | 13, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets – 13.03.2020

1.ARI-516-Hybrid Variety of Grapes Why in News? Scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), an autonomous institute of the Department of…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 07.03.2020

1.Period Poverty Why in News? Scotland has become the first country to end “period poverty” by providing free sanitary products…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 03.03.2020

1. Dwar Praday Yojana (Door Delivery System) Context: Dwar Praday Yojana is a pilot project that was recently started in…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 29.02.2020

1. Pigmentary Disorders Why in News? A Rs. 3.6 crore grant has been given to promote research on pigmentary disorders.…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 28.02.2020

1. Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Portal Why in News? Recently, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries has…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 25.02.2020

1.Structure of SARS-CoV-19 Key Protein Mapped Why in News? Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the National…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 24.02.2020

1.Pakke Tiger Reserve Why in News? A new highway project has been cleared through in Pakke Tiger Reserve, which is…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 20.02.2020

1. Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Why in News? The Cabinet has approved the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Feb 2020

PESTICIDES MANAGEMENT BILL, 2020

Why in News? Union Cabinet has recently approved “The Pesticides Management Bill, 2020”. Currently, the pesticide business is regulated by…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Feb 2020

JAL JEEVAN MISSION

Why in News? Rajasthan has recently demanded higher central assistance for Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) from the Union Government to…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 07.02.2020

1. Jiyo Parsi Scheme Why in News? Parsi population has been increased under 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme of Union Government. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Dec 2019

THE DATA PROTECTION BILL…

Why in News? The Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 which is currently under parliamentary process for approval is criticised to…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Dec 2019

ATAL BHUJAL YOJANA

Why in News? Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Atal Bhujal Yojana to strengthen the institutional framework for participatory groundwater…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Dec 2019

KALIA SCHEME

Why in News? Odisha government has decided to merge its KALIA Scheme with centre’s PM-KISAN Scheme recently. About KALIA Scheme?…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Dec 2019

INITIATIVES FOR PROMOTING LEATHER…

Why in News? The government aims at the development of infrastructure for the leather sector, address environment concerns specific to…

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IASGateAdmin | 05, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 05-12-2019

1.India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre Why in News? India and Sweden sign Memorandum for India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre. Highlights: The India-Sweden…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 04-12-2019

1. Purana Quila Why in News? The Government/Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will set up a museum at Purana Quila…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 19-11-2019

1.Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Why in News? Victoria Memorial Hall will host an exhibition on the worst blot of the British…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Oct 2019

VAN DHAN INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

Why in News? The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs launched the “Van Dhan Internship Programme” organised by TRIFED under the…

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IASGateAdmin | 17, Oct 2019

FOOD SAFETY MITRA (FSM)…

Why in News? The Union Health Minister launched the Food Safety Mitra (FSM) scheme for strengthening and scaling up the…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Oct 2019

GUJARAT, TAMIL NADU TOP…

Why in News? Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh have emerged as the top performing States with free…

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IASGateAdmin | 16, Oct 2019

‘ONE NATION ONE FASTAG’…

Why in News? Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the “One Nation One FASTag” scheme. The plan…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Oct 2019

PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN SAMMAN…

Why in News? Recently Cabinet has approved for the relaxation of Aadhaar seeding for the beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Kisan…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Oct 2019

AMENDMENTS IN ELECTRIC VEHICLE…

Why in News? To boost Electric Vehicles in India, the Union Minister of State for Power and New & Renewable…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Oct 2019

CONVERTING USED COOKING OIL…

Why in News? The Secretary of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas flagged off publicity vans in Delhi, to…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Oct 2019

SOVEREIGN GOLD BONDS SCHEME…

Why in News? The Government of India, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India, has decided to issue Sovereign…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Oct 2019

AYUSHMAN BHARAT PMJAY START-UP…

Why in News? The Prime Minister will launch the Ayushman Bharat Start-Up Grand Challenge in New Delhi at Arogya Manthan…

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IASGateAdmin | 29, Sep 2019

GOVT LAUNCHES NEW FRAMEWORK…

Why in News? The Union Jal Shakti Ministry’s Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), launched a 10-year national rural…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Sep 2019

NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)

Why in News? The President of India presented the National Service Scheme Awards at New Delhi on 24th September. National…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Sep 2019

PARTICIPATORY GUARANTEE SYSTEM (PGS)

Why in News? Chairperson of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said on the sidelines of a…

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IASGateAdmin | 23, Sep 2019

MOCHI SWABHIMAAN INITIATIVE

Why in News? The Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, GOI awarded Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Certificates to…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Sep 2019

PRADHAN MANTRI MATRU VANDANA…

Why in News? Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), a flagship scheme of the Government for pregnant women and lactating…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Sep 2019

GOVERNMENT TO PEG MGNREGA…

Why in News? The Centre has planned to inject more money into the UPA’s flagship Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Sep 2019

POSHAN ABHIYAAN OR NATIONAL…

Context: A study by Lancet has shown that India is unlikely to meet "Poshan Abhiyaan" scheme About Poshan Abhiyaan: Poshan…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Sep 2019

NIRVIK SCHEME

Why in News? To enhance the loan availability of exporters, and the MSME sector the Export Guarantee Corporation of India…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Sep 2019

DISTRICT MINERAL FOUNDATION

Context: Amendments to District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Trust Rules, 2015, by Chhattisgarh government Background: Chhattisgarh, which has more than Rs…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Sep 2019

KISAN MAN DHAN YOJANA

Why in News? Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana in September 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

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IASGateAdmin | 10, Sep 2019

INDIA POST PAYMENTS BANK…

Why in News? The Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & IT and Law & Justice announced the rollout of Aadhaar…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Sep 2019

ONE NATION ONE RATION…

Why in News: The government is showcasing the rollout of the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme as one of…

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IASGateAdmin | 08, Sep 2019

UJJWALA YOJANA ACHIEVES TARGET

Why in News? The PM addressed a state-level Mahila Saksham Melava or Empowered Women’s Meet of Self Help Groups, organized…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Sep 2019

INSTITUTIONS OF EMINENCE (IOE)…

Why in News? The Human Resource Development Ministry has awarded the status of Institute of Eminence to the IIT-Madras, the…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Sep 2019

‘EAT RIGHT INDIA’ CAMPAIGN

Why in News? Government of India launches ‘Eat Right India’ to tackle lifestyle diseases. Need for Such Campaign: India is…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 30-08-2019

1.International Day Against Nuclear Tests Context: The International Day Against Nuclear Tests was observed on 29th August, 2019. About: The…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Aug 2019

SABKA VISHWAS – LEGACY…

Why in News? In the Union Budget 2019-20, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced the Sabka Vishwas-Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2019.…

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IASGateAdmin | 27, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 27-08-2019

1. Special Protection Group (SPG) Context: The Union Government has withdrawn SPG security cover to former PM Manmohan Singh. About…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Aug 2019

PRICE STABILISATION FUND (PSF)

Why in News? Onions for retailing by Safal is being made available at present from the government stock built under…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Aug 2019

RAJASTHAN FREE MEDICINE SCHEME

Context: Rajasthan has fared at the top in 16 State-chart detailing implementations of the free medicine scheme, being run under…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 22-08-2019

SARAL Context: Ministry of Power launched the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index (SARAL) during the Review Planning and Monitoring (RPM)…

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IASGateAdmin | 22, Aug 2019

ONE NATION, ONE RATION…

Context: Government has launched the pilot project for the inter-state portability of ration cards between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and…

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IASGateAdmin | 14, Aug 2019

STATE-RUN OMCS TO BUY…

Context: Central Government has launched a ‘Repurpose Used Cooking Oil (RUCO)’sticker and a phone app to enable the collection of used…

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IASGateAdmin | 12, Aug 2019

MUKHYA MANTRI KRISHI ASHIRWAD…

Why in News? The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for introducing structural reforms in the…

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IASGateAdmin | 11, Aug 2019

PRADHAN MANTRI KISAN MAAN-DHAN…

Context: The PM-KMY was launched by Agriculture Minister which entitles eligible farmers for monthly pension of ₹3,000 per month on…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Aug 2019

SANKALP SCHEME

Why in News? Minister of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship has reviewed the World Bank loan assisted “Skills Acquisition and Knowledge…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Aug 2019

TechEx 2019

Why in News? Union Human Resource Development Minister, inaugurated theTechEx – technology exhibition at IIT Delhi TechEx: TechEx was organized…

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IASGateAdmin | 02, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 02-08-2019

 WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK Context: The Food and Nutrition Board, Ministry of Women and Child Development, is organizing a number of…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Jul 2019

IMPLEMENTATION OF POSHAN ABHIYAAN

Why in News? POSHAN Abhiyaan has been set up by Government of India in 2017 for a three-year time frame.…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Jul 2019

NORTH EASTERN REGION VISION…

Why in News? North Eastern Region Vision 2020 document provides an overarching framework for the development of the North Eastern…

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