Category Archives: Govt. Schemes

Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan: Decoded

  The Government of India has accorded a high priority to the Sanitation Sector. In the 12th Plan an outlay of Rs. 34,377 crores has been provided for rural sanitation as compared to…

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)

  The country will substantially increase the number of students in higher education in next seven years. The presentation made by the HRD Ministry to the Consultatative Committee expressed that…

Integrated Watershed Management Programme

  In order to make Centrally-sponsored programmes condensed, the Cabinet has approved Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) as a flagship programme of the government. Why IWMP: Around 60% of cultivated…

River Basin Draft Bill

  The Centre unveiled a Draft River Basin Management bill which aims to set up 12 river basin authorities in the country to settle inter-state water disputes, prevent flood and pollution. The…

Food Security bill: An Overview

  What’s happening? While Congress is keen to pass the Food Security Bill (an election promise of the party), BJP and other opposition parties are determined to stall it. When…

Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India: Bill

  The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India (BRAI) Bill-2011, which seeks to establish a statutory independent regulator for biotech sector covering research, transport, import, manufacture and use of organisms and…

SABLA scheme

  With the objective to improve the nutritional and health status of adolescent girls in the age group of 11-18 years and empower them by providing education in life-skills, health…

Gadgil-Mukherjee Formula: Explanation and Use

  By: Parveen Kaswan ( Add on Facebook for more updates)   The economy of India is based in part on planning through its five-year plans, which are developed, executed and monitored…

Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA)

  Compiled By: Parveen Kaswan ( Add on Facebook for more updates)   Overview This scheme was launched in March, 2009 with the objective to enhance access to secondary education…

National Urban Health Mission: Decoded

  By:  Parveen Kaswan ( Add on Facebook for more Updates)   The Union Cabinet gave its approval to launch a National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) as a new sub-mission under the…