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Narendra Modi Government Schemes

Narendra Modi Government Schemes

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Narendra Modi Government Schemes took over from 2014 and are being implemented in all possible means for an improvised India. This article provides the details of the schemes approved for the development of India. It details the list of schemes and increases our recent Current Affairs. Additional to this Narendra Modi Government Schemes article plays a prominent role in GA/GK preparation in many competitive exams; making it even more crucial to understand the Government’s objectives.


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Narendra Modi Government schemes have brought a developmental drift in Indian policies from the time our Honourable Prime Minister manifested his responsibilities.

Table below elaborates on Narendra Modi Government Schemes:

Name of the Scheme Launched Ministry Main Objective Official Website
Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) 27 April 2017 Civil Aviation
  • UDAN aimed at making air travel affordable & widespread, enabling inclusive job growth and infrastructure development of all regions and states of India and also to connect 70 airports of the country.
  • Its Motto is “Let the common citizen of the country fly”.
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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana(PMGKY) 16 Dec 2016 Social Justice and Empowerment
  • A part of the Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Act, 2016, the scheme provides an opportunity to declare.unaccounted wealth and black money in a confidential manner and avoid prosecution after paying a fine of50% on the undisclosed income.
  • An additional 25% of the undisclosed income is invested in the scheme which can be refunded after four years, without any interest.
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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY) 1 May 2016 Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • It aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing free LPG connections to 5 Crore BPL families across the country.
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Setu Bharatam Programme 4 March 2016 Road Transport & Highways and Shipping
  • It aims to make all national highways free of railway crossings by 2019.Also renovate the old bridges.
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Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission(SPMRM) 21 Feb 2016 Rural Development
  • The major goal of this mission is welfare of rural areas.Targeting their infrastructural facilities, economic and social conditions etc. and bridging the urban-rural gaps.
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Startup India 16 Jan 2016 Commerce and Industry
  • It aimed at promoting bank financing for start-up ventures to boost entrepreneurship and encourage startups with jobs creation.
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Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) 20 Nov 2015 Power
  • To obtain operational and financial turnaround of State owned Power Distribution Companies (DISCOMs).
  • The motto of this scheme is “Financial turnaround of Power Distribution Companies”
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Vikalp 1 Nov 2015 Railways
  • In this scheme, wait listed passengers of a train can opt for confirmed accommodation in alternate trains.
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Integrated
Power
Development
Scheme
(IPDS)
18 Sep 2015 Power
  • To ensure 24/7 power for all.
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Sagar Mala project 31 July 2015 Shipping
  • To modernize India’s Ports so that port-led development can be augmented and coastlines can be developed to contribute in India’s growth.
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Deen Dayal
Upadhyaya
Gram Jyoti
Yojana
(DDUGJY)
21 July 2015 Power
  • The scheme designed to provide continuous power supply to rural households and adequate power to agricultural consumers.
  • It replaced Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY).
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Pradhan Mantri
Kaushal Vikas
Yojana
(PMKVY)
16 July 2015 Skill
Development &
Entrepreneurship
  • To encourage aptitude towards employable skills and to increase working efficiency of probable and existing daily wage earners, by giving monetary awards and rewards and by providing quality training to them.
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Digital India 2 July 2015 Electronics and
Information
Technology
  • To ensure that Govt services are made available to citizens electronically by improving online infrastructure and by increasing Internet connectivity or by making the country digitally empowered in the field of technology.
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Pradhan Mantri
Gram Sinchai
Yojana
(PMGSY)
1 July 2015 Agriculture &
Farmers Welfare
  • The motive of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana will be to take irrigation water to each and every agricultural field in the country and boost agricultural yield.
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Pradhan Mantri
Jan Aushadhi
Yojana
(PMJAY)
1 July 2015 Dept of
Pharmaceuticals,
Govt. Of India
  • Its aim is to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendra‟s known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra.
  • PMBJK has been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs.
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DigiLocker 1 July 2015 Electronics &
Information
Technology
  • The service is aimed towards reducing the need to carry physical documents, and is part of the Narendra Modi-led government’s Digital India initiative.
  • It is has been designed to reduce the administrative overhead of government departments and agencies created due to paper work.
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Smart Cities
Mission
25 June 2015 Urban
Development
  • Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a mission to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable.
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Pradhan Mantri
Awas Yojana
(PMAY)
25 June 2015 Housing and
Urban Affairs
  • The scheme envisages the vision of housing for all by the year 2022.
  • Under this scheme, interest subsidy on purchase, construction, extension, improvement of house is provided to customers belonging to Economical Weaker Section, Lower Income Group, Middle Income Group.
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Atal Mission for
Rejuvenation
and Urban
Transformation
(AMRUT)
24 June 2015 Urban
Development
  • Providing basic services ( water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households & build Amenities in cities which will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and the disadvantaged.
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Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana(PMJJBY) 9 May 2015 Finance
  • Pradhan Mantri Jeevan JyotiBima Yojana is a governmentbacked Life insurance scheme in India.
  • Its main objective is to provide life insurance cover to all Indian citizens.
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Pradhan Mantri
Suraksha Bima
Yojana
(PMSBY)
9 May 2015 Finance
  • PMSBY is a government-backed accident insurance scheme in India.
  • Its main objective is to provide accidental insurance cover to all Indian citizens.
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Atal Pension
Yojana (APY)
9 May 2015 Finance
  • Atal Pension Yojana (previously known as Swavalamban Yojana) is a government-backed pension scheme in India targeted at the unorganized sector.
  • The scheme is targeted to the private unorganized sector and is open to all Indian citizens between the age of 18 to 40 years.
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Pradhan Mantri
Ujjwala Yojana
(PMUY)
1 May 2016 Petroleum &
Natural Gas
  • It aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing free LPG connections to 5 Crore BPL families across the country.
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Pradhan Mantri
MUDRA Yojana
(PMMY)
(MUDRA-Micro
Units
Development
and Refinance
Agency)
8 April 2015 Finance
  • The purpose of MUDRA is to provide funding to the noncorporate small business sector.
  • The small businesses/startups or entrepreneurs can avail loans from Rs. 50 thousand to 10 Lakh to start/grow their business under the three, Shishu, Kishore and Tarun categories of the scheme.
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Swadesh
Darshan Yojana
(SDY)
&
Pilgrimage
Rejuvenation
and Spiritual
Augmentation
Drive
(PRASAD)
9 March 2015 Tourism
  • To provide Central Financial Assistance (CFA) to State Governments/Union Territory Administrations, including the places of religious importance, for the development of various tourism projects and tourism infrastructure in the country.
  • Under PRASAD 12 cities have been identified for development.
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Kisan Vikas
Patra
3 March 2015
(Re-launched)
Finance
  • Kisan Vikas Patra is a saving certificate scheme which was first launched in 1988 by India Post. Based on the recommendations of Shayamla Gopinath committee Govt of India closed the scheme because of its flaws.
  • Its aim is to provide safe and secure investment avenues to the small investors.
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National Sports
Talent Search
Scheme
(NSTSS)
20 Feb 2015 Youth Affairs &
Sports
  • The Scheme is intended for talent identification in the age group of 8-12 years and nurturing of identified talented sportspersons
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Pradhan Mantri
Sukanya
Samriddhi
Yojana
(PMSSY)
22 Jan 2015 Women and
Child
Development
  • The scheme launched as a part of the “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” campaign targeted at the parents of girl children.
  • The scheme encourages parents to build a fund for the future education and marriage expenses for their female child.
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National
Heritage City
Development
and
Augmentation
Yojana
(HRIDAY)
21 Jan 2015 Housing and
Urban Affairs
  • The aim of this scheme is to bring together urban planning, economic growth and heritage conservation in an inclusive manner to preserve the heritage character of each Heritage City.
  • Under HRIDAY 12 cities have been identified for development.
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Prakash Path –
way to light
5 Jan 2015 Power
  • To distribute LED bulbs and decrease the power consumption.
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PAHAL-Direct
Benefits
Transfer for LP
1 Jan 2015 Petroleum &
Natural Gas
  • This program aims to transfer subsidies directly to the people through their bank accounts.
  • It is hoped that crediting subsidies into bank accounts will reduce leakages, delays, etc.
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NITI Aayog
(The National
Institution for
Transforming
India)
1 Jan 2015 Govt of India
  • It replaced the Planning Commission. The aim of NITI Aayog’s creation is to foster involvement and participation in the economic policy-making process by the State Governments of India
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Mission
Indradhanush
25 Dec 2014 Health & Family
Welfare
  • It aims to immunize all children under the age of 2 years, as well as all pregnant women, against seven vaccine preventable diseases.
  • The diseases being targeted are diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, measles and Hepatitis B
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Rashtriya Gokul
Mission
16 Dec 2014 Agriculture &
Farmers Welfare
  • The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” aims to conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds in a focused and scientific manner.
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National Bal
Swachhta
Mission
14 Nov 2014 Women and
Child
Development
  • To provide hygienic and clean environment, food, drinking water, toilets, schools and other surroundings to the children.
  • It is a part of the nationwide sanitation initiative of “Swachh Bharat Mission”.
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Gold
Monetisation
Scheme
(GMS)
4 Nov 2014 Finance
  • GMS, modifies the existing ‘Gold Deposit Scheme’ (GDS) and ‘Gold Metal Loan Scheme (GML), is intended to mobilise gold held by households and institutions of the country and facilitate its use for productive purposes, and in the long run, to reduce country‟s reliance on the import of gold.
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Pandit
Deendayal
Upadhyay
Shramev Jayate
Yojana
(PDUSJY)
16 Oct 2014 Labor
and Employment
  • Objective of this scheme is to create conducive environment for industrial development and doing business with ease and also expanding government support to impart skill training for workers.
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Sansad Adarsh
Gram Yojana
(SAGY)
11 Oct 2014 Rural
Development
  • It focuses on development of model villages called “Adarsh Gram”.
  • The programme was launched by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on the birth anniversary of Jayaprakash Narayan, on 11 October 2014.
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Pradhan Mantri
Fasal Bima
Yojana
(PMFBY)
11 Oct 2014 Agriculture &
Farmers Welfare
  • Its main objective is to Provide insurance cover to rabi and kharif crops and financial support to farmers in case of damage of crops.
  • It replaced NAIS and MNAIS schemes.
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Swachh Bharat
Abhiyan
2 Oct 2014 Drinking Water &
Sanitation in
Rural areas ;Housing & Urban
Affairs in Urban
areas
  • To keep the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country’s 4,041 statutory cities and towns and its rural areas clean and fulfill Mahatma Gandhi‟s dream of a clean and hygienic India.
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Make in India 25 Sept 2014 Finance
  • To encourage national, as well as multi-national companies to manufacture their products in India and create jobs and skill enhancement in 25 sectors.
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Deen Dayal
Upadhyaya
Grameen Kaushalya
Yojana
(DDUGKY)
25 Sept 2014 Rural
Development
  • The Vision of DDU-GKY is to “Transform rural poor youth into an economically independent and globally relevant workforce by developing skills and providing them with jobs having regular monthly wages.
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Pradhan Mantri
Jan-Dhan
Yojana (PMJDY)
28 Aug 2014 Finance
  • It is a National Mission for Financial Inclusion of all households to ensure access to financial Services, namely, Banking/ Savings & Deposit Accounts, Remittance, Credit, Insurance, Pension in an affordable manner.
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Namami Gange 10 July 2014 Water
Resources, River
Development &
Ganga
Rejuvenation
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga(NMCG), is an Integrated Conservation Mission with budget outlay of Rs.20,000 Crore to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga
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Rashtriya Gram
Swaraj Abhiyan
NA Panchayati Raj
  • It is an updated version of Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan.
  • It will strengthen the Panchayati Raj system across the country and address critical gaps that constrain its success.
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One Rank One
Pension
(OROP)
NA Defense
  • To provide same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.
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shape Facts

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a stunning surprise announcement, declared that 500 and 1,000 rupee notes were to be demonetized (i.e., removed from circulation as legal tender). In the interest of eliminating tax by targeting “black money”