Welfare Scheme

National Health Infrastructure: NHCE, DHIS, NHA

Introduction India’s healthcare system faces significant challenges, including fragmented data, inefficient claim processing, and limited access to digital health services. The National Health Authority (NHA) has introduced key initiatives to address these issues, including the National Health Claim Exchange (NHCE) and the Digital Health Incentive Scheme (DHIS). Understanding these programs …

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Hunar se Rozgar Scheme, The Skilling Potential of Tourism

Relevance : Hunar se Rozgar Scheme, India Skills Report 2024 And Skill Development In India, and Higher Education & The Skill Requirements In The Job. Since 2006, the Ministry of Tourism is implementing a relatively less-known scheme called ‘Hunar se Rozgar’ meaning skill to employment, primarily aimed at catching the …

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Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) – A project by Indian Government

Introduction: The Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) is a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model introduced by the Government of India in 2016. It aims to address the funding challenges in infrastructure development, particularly in the road sector. HAM combines elements of two existing models: Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC): Under EPC, the …

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

Introduction The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), launched in 2015, is a flagship initiative by the Government of India to achieve the vision of “Housing for All” by 2022. This essay will delve into the scheme’s objectives, provisions, achievements, challenges, and the way forward for its successful implementation. Objectives Facilitate …

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Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960

Introduction India has a rich history of co-existence with animals. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (PCA Act) serves as a cornerstone legislation for safeguarding animal welfare in the country. Enacted in 1960, it aims to minimize unnecessary pain and suffering inflicted upon animals. Objectives of the PCA …

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Green Bond

green bond

Concept Green bonds have emerged as a financial instrument aimed at channeling investments into environmentally sustainable projects. As the world grapples with climate change and environmental degradation, green bonds offer a mechanism to finance initiatives that mitigate environmental impact and promote sustainability. Definition of Green Bonds: Green bonds are debt …

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Anti Dumping Duty – protection of Domestic Industries by WTO

ANTI-DUMPING

Concept : Governments impose anti-dumping duties as a trade remedy measure to protect domestic industries from unfair competition resulting from the dumping of goods by foreign producers. Dumping: Dumping refers to the practice of exporting goods to another country at prices lower than their normal value, typically the price in …

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The state of scholarships for minorities

Syllabus:  Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes THE GIST The Sachar Committee was constituted by the UPA government to look into the social, economic and educational standing of Muslims in India. In a comprehensive 400-page report tabled …

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Needed, a well-crafted social security net for all

Syllabus: Welfare schemes Context Around 53% of all of the salaried workforce does not have any social security benefits in India, according to the Periodic Labour Force Survey Annual Report 2021-22 no access to a provident fund, pension, and health care and disability insurance. Meanwhile, gig workers, or approximately 1.3% …

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