Welfare Scheme

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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‘Vishwakarma scheme will aid 30 lakh artisan families’

Syllabus: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Why in NEWS Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves the scheme with an outlay of …

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New Soil Health Card Scheme

Syllabus: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. Context Government of India has made some technological interventions in New Soil Health Card Scheme. Past Under Soil …

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GOBARdhan scheme

GOBARdhan Initiative Begins Reaping Good Results & Stimulating Investments In Biogas Sector in India About the scheme: The Gobardhan scheme focuses on managing and converting cattle dung and solid waste on farms into compost, biogas, and bio-CNG. In addition to keeping the village clean, it provides additional income for farmers and cattle herders. The GOBARdhan scheme also aims to make farmers …

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Mission Vatsalya Scheme

Context:  Minister of Women and Child Development informed the Rajya Sabha about Vatsalya Scheme. About the scheme: Mission Vatsalya Scheme is a roadmap to achieve development and child protection priorities aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It lays emphasis on child rights, advocacy and awareness along with strengthening of the juvenile justice care and protection …

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Context: Government has approved Vibrant Villages Programme (VVP) as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme recently for  comprehensive development of the select villages. About the programme: The Vibrant Villages Programme will aid in raising the standard of living for residents of designated border communities and encouraging them to remain there, reversing the outmigration from these villages and enhancing border …

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