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Government Schemes

Government schemes are initiatives launched by governments to address various socio-economic challenges, promote development, and improve the well-being of citizens. These schemes can be at the national, regional, or local level and typically target specific sectors such as education, health, agriculture, employment, and infrastructure. Below is an overview of some notable government schemes from different countries:

Here's a detailed list of some major government schemes launched by the Government of India across various sectors:

Financial Inclusion and Social Security

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY):

    • Objective: Financial inclusion by providing bank accounts to the unbanked.
    • Benefits: Basic banking services, RuPay debit card, overdraft facility.
  2. Atal Pension Yojana (APY):

    • Objective: Pension scheme for workers in the unorganized sector.
    • Benefits: Guaranteed minimum pension after 60 years of age.
  3. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY):

    • Objective: Life insurance scheme.
    • Benefits: Life cover of Rs. 2 lakh for a premium of Rs. 330 per annum.
  4. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY):

    • Objective: Accidental death and disability insurance.
    • Benefits: Coverage of Rs. 2 lakh for accidental death and Rs. 1 lakh for partial disability, for a premium of Rs. 12 per annum.

Health and Sanitation

  1. Ayushman Bharat (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana - PMJAY):

    • Objective: Universal health coverage.
    • Benefits: Health insurance coverage up to Rs. 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.
  2. Swachh Bharat Mission:

    • Objective: Clean India by 2nd October 2019.
    • Benefits: Construction of household toilets, community toilets, and improving solid waste management.

Housing and Urban Development

  1. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY):
    • Objective: Housing for all by 2022.
    • Benefits: Subsidy on home loans for the economically weaker section, low-income group, and middle-income group.

Rural Development and Employment

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA):

    • Objective: Employment guarantee scheme.
    • Benefits: Provides at least 100 days of wage employment per year to rural households.
  2. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY):

    • Objective: Skill development in rural areas.
    • Benefits: Training and placement for rural youth.

Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

  1. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY):

    • Objective: Crop insurance scheme.
    • Benefits: Coverage of crop losses due to natural calamities.
  2. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN):

    • Objective: Income support to farmers.
    • Benefits: Direct income support of Rs. 6,000 per year to small and marginal farmers.

Education and Skill Development

  1. Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan:

    • Objective: Comprehensive education scheme.
    • Benefits: Integrated scheme for school education extending from pre-school to class 12.
  2. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY):

    • Objective: Skill training scheme.
    • Benefits: Provides industry-relevant skill training and certification.

Women and Child Development

  1. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP):

    • Objective: Save and educate the girl child.
    • Benefits: Focuses on improving child sex ratio, ensuring education for girls, and enabling their participation in society.
  2. Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY):

    • Objective: Maternity benefit program.
    • Benefits: Cash incentive of Rs. 5,000 in three installments to pregnant and lactating mothers.

Other Notable Schemes

  1. Digital India:

    • Objective: Transform India into a digitally empowered society.
    • Benefits: Infrastructure development, digital literacy, and delivery of services digitally.
  2. Make in India:

    • Objective: Boost manufacturing sector.
    • Benefits: Encourages companies to manufacture in India and improve the investment environment.
  3. Startup India:

    • Objective: Support and nurture startups.
    • Benefits: Simplified processes, funding support, and incentives for startups.

These schemes reflect the government's efforts to address a wide range of issues, from economic inclusion and social security to education, health, and infrastructure development.

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    A Meta
    B Microsoft
    C Google
    D Apple

    Which state/UT implements the ‘Gruha Jyoti’ scheme?

    A Karnataka
    B Kerala
    C Andhra Pradesh
    D Odisha

    Which state/UT has launched a basic income scheme for women named ‘Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai’?

    A West Bengal
    B Tamil Nadu
    C Karnataka
    D Odisha

    ‘Anna Bhagya’ scheme is to be implemented by which state/UT?

    A Kerala
    B Karnataka
    C West Bengal
    D Assam

    Which Union Ministry launched ‘PM-Kisan Mobile App with Face Authentication Feature’?

    A Ministry of Electronics and IT
    B Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare
    C Ministry of MSME
    D Ministry of Home Affairs

    VAIBHAV fellowships programme is implemented by which Department of Government of India?

    A Department of Science and Technology
    B Department of Economic Affairs
    C Department of Social Justice
    D Department of Revenue

    Which state/UT launched the upgraded version of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Mukhyamantri Amrutam (PMJAY-MA) scheme?

    A Karnataka
    B Maharashtra
    C Gujarat
    D Assam

    Which Union Ministry launched the ‘Action Taken Report (ATR) Module of AuditOnline’?

    A Ministry of Panchayati Raj
    B Ministry of Finance
    C Ministry of MSME
    D Ministry of Commerce and Industry

    ‘Khelo India – National Programme for Development of Sports’ Scheme is being implemented from which year?

    A 2006
    B 2016
    C 2018
    D 2020

    Which Union Ministry is set to launch ‘Ayushman Bhav programme’?

    A Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    B Ministry of MSME
    C Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    D Ministry of Women and Child Development

    Which state implements the ‘Ladli Behna Scheme’?

    A Maharashtra
    B Madhya Pradesh
    C Goa
    D Odisha

    ‘LAKHPATI DIDIs’ is envisaged under which mission?

    A National Rural Livelihood Mission
    B National Urban Livelihood Mission
    C National Health Mission
    D National Poshan Mission

    NABARD listed ‘Social Bonds’ on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the funds raised would be used to refinance which scheme?

    A PMAY
    C Jal Jeevan Mission

    Which state launched ‘Rozgar Prayag Portal’?

    A Assam
    B Uttarakhand
    C Bihar
    D Odisha

    Which Union Ministry recently launched the Swachhata Special Campaign 3.0 Portal?

    A Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
    B Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    C Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

    Which Union Ministry has introduced ‘Tradeable Green Credit special programme’?

    A Ministry of Power
    B Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change
    C Ministry of Finance
    D Ministry of External Affairs

    Which Union Ministry is associated with ‘National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction (NAPDDR)’?

    A Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs
    B Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    C Ministry of Education
    D Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

    ‘Mukhya Mantri Ujjwal Jharkhand Yojana’ is associated with which facility?

    A Education
    B Electricity
    C Nutrition
    D Water

    ‘Suchitwa Theeram’ Project, which was seen in the news, was launched by which state?

    A Jharkhand
    B Gujarat
    C Odisha
    D Kerala

    Which Union Ministry is associated with ‘Mera Gaon, Meri Dharohar (MGMD) Programme’?

    A Ministry of Culture
    B Ministry of Rural Development
    C Ministry of MSME
    D Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
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