Important Schemes and Plans of Central Government
On August 21, 2014, the “Digital India” campaign was launched. To change the face of India digitally and electronically. This would in turn pave way for a digitally empowered nation and economy.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
On August 28, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana. This scheme was announced when he gave his first Independence Day speech on August 15 , 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the famous Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, which ensures a bank account for every Indian.On the very first day of the launch of the programme, 15 million bank accounts were opened and each of the account holders was given Rs 1,00,000 insurance cover. By September 2014, 3.02 crore accounts were opened and around Rs 1,500 crore were deposited. According to the yojana, anyone can open new bank accounts with zero balance too. The Government of India launched a website for the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) on October 27, 2014.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
On 24 September 2014, Prime Minister approved the Swachh Bharat campaign, which was a modification of the Nirmal Bharat Programme, launched by the previous Government. The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched formally on October 2, 2014, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.This type of campaign was not really new to India, however the name and intent may be new. Previous governments have already worked on similar campaigns like Nirmal Bharat Program.
Make in India
This was more of a slogan than a campaign coined by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure self sufficiency in the field of mass production. This was basically a slogan, coined by Narendra Modi on September 25, 2014 to attract the global world to invest and manufacture in India. It then became an international marketing campaign. “Make in India” campaign was initiated so that India has ample job opportunities and the economy gets a boost.
Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
On October 11, 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. According to this yojana, each MP will take the responsibility of developing three villages by 2019. Inclusive governance is one of the core visions of Shri Narendra Modi. As per Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, each MP would take out some part of their funds for the development of their constituencies
Atal Pension Yojana
Low cost benefits have been the core guiding principles of the Narendra Modi lead Central Government in almost all the schemes they are launching.The GoI has therefore announced a new scheme called Atal Pension Yojana (APY)1 in 2015-16 budget. The APY is focussed on all citizens in the unorganized sector.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is primarily a welfare housing scheme launched by the central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With PMAY, the intention is to provide housing to all by year 2022.
Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
The PMJJBY is a term life insurance policy that goes a long way in ensuring a safe financial future for the policy holder and comes with lowest cost on a yearly basis.
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana targets social security through insuring accidental deaths and partial or permanent disabilities. A large number of population in India live in rural areas and these people do not have access to insurance schemes.
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
India is primarily an agricultural country and irrigation defines the success of agriculture. This is why it is important for any agricultural economy to have a proper irrigation channel throughout the country.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana would facilitate necessary arrangements so that the younger lot of workforce in India is provided with world class training as far as technical expertise is concerned
MUDRA Bank Yojana
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the promised Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd (MUDRA) Bank on 8 April, 2015 with a corpus of Rs 20,000 crore and a credit guarantee corpus of Rs 3,000 crore. This is yet another aggressive scheme launched by the Narendra Modi government. MUDRA stands for Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd., which was nitiated to bring into the general public into the normal banking system.MUDRA bank is not exactly a bank but a banking regulator which would regulate the micro finance to the rural and needy population.
Garib Kalyan Yojana
Under this scheme, the government would run several micro campaigns to ensure that that the welfare needs of the poor population are met and taken care of.
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
The scheme started from 2 December, 2014. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is one of the most promising and relevant schemes launched by the Narendra Modi Government. A Sukanya Samriddhi account can be opened for a girl child till she attains the age of 10.
Just like you have a locker to secure your valuable belongings, Digilocker is a facility through which you can secure and keep your valuable documents secure.Digilocker is a space provided by Government of India where you can upload all your important documents in digital format and use them whenever you have to furnish it anywhere to government authorities.
eBasta Scheme is very much similar to the concept of DigiLockers. eBasta provides an online learning space for the students in the form of digital books The Government of India has now extended a helping hand to the students of India in the form of the eBasta platform. This is a collaborative platform where students, teachers and book retailers can come together and help each other.
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ Scheme – To Ensure the Rights of the Girl Child
After the successful implementation of innovative schemes like the Jan Dhan Yojana, Make in India and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched one more scheme ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ (save the girl child, educate the girl child), on January 22, 2015 in Panipat, Haryana. With an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore, the scheme has been launched in hundred districts across the country. In Haryana, where the child sex ratio (CSR) has been dismally low, 12 districts have been chosen: Rewari, Mahendergarh, Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Sonepat, Rohtak, Karnal, Kaithal, Panipat and Yamuna Nagar