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Scheme Launched by Government
1.Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana – 2017
Launched – On 24 january 2017, The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017
Aim- Provide the social security during old age and protect the elder person aged 60 years.
The scheme will provide an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8% per annum for ten years.
2.Enterprenurship development scheme 2017
Launched – On 19 January 2017,This Seheme launched under new economic development policy by Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma.
3.Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat
Launch – On 23 September 2017,Pradhan Mantri LPG Panchayat launched by Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr.dharmendra Pardhan.
Focus on spreading awareness among LPG users about the proper use and benefits of LPG.
4.School chalo Abhiyan
Lunched – On 8 September 2017, School Chalo Abhiyan annouced by Union Human Resource Developmen Minister MR.Prakash Javadekar,in New Delhi.
Aims to enroll 70 to 80 lakh students around the country.
5.Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana
Launch – Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana lauched by The minister of science & technology, Earth sciences & environment,Forest & climate change, Dr.Harshvardhan.
Aim of this Pariyojana, to acquire local resource and skill sets and transform them using science and technology
6.Pardhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana ‘Saubhagya’
Launch – On 25 September 2017, Pardhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana lauched by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi
Total Budget – Rs 16,320 crore , Gross Budgetary Support(GBS) – Rs 10,587.50 crore
Budget for Rural households – Rs14,025 crore and Urban household – Rs 2,295 crore
Aims – Environment udgradation by eliminating Kerosene usage for lighting, Increasing economic activities and jobs.
7.Ajeevika Gramin Express Yojana (AGEY)
Launch – Ajeevika new sub-scheme under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National rural livelihoods Mission(DAY- NRLM) lauched byThe Ministry of rural development.
Objective – Provide an alternative source of livelihoods to member of self help groups under DAY-NRLM by facilitating them to operate public transport services in backward rural areas.
8.Pardhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Pension Yojana Scheme
Launched – On 21 july 2017, Pardhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Pension Yojana Scheme lauched by Finance Minister Arun Jetley
Objective – Under Pardhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Pension Yojana Scheme, Pension scheme for senior citizen with 8% fixed rate of interset on their saving.
9.Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty(VAJRA)
Launch – On 22 june 2017, Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty lauched by Department of science and technology(DST).
Objective – Under scheme, the board area of research like energy,health and others would be promoted.
10.Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kasuhal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme
Launch – Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kasuhal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme lauched by PM Narendra Modi
Aims – Training to rural youth for maintain mobils tower, repair optical fiber and fix other communication technology.
11.Rastriya Vayoshri Yojana
Launch – Rastriya Vayoshri Yojana launched in Nellore, Andhra pradesh by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mr.Thaawarchand Gelhot.
Aims – Provide physical aid and Assisted – living Devices to senior citizens belonging to Below Poverty line(BPL).