List of Government Schemes in India for SSC CGL/CHSL & Railway Exams

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : July 23rd, 2021

List of Important Government Schemes in India: General Awareness is a very common area from which questions come. Questions ranging from Finance to Government policies are asked in these exams to test the general awareness of a candidate. So, it is imperative to have a good hold on general affairs. One of the most vital topics for the same is the Government Schemes of 2020-21. Multiple questions frequently come from the topics of Government schemes and policies. 

The Government Schemes are launched by the Indian government to address the economic and social betterment of citizens. Government Schemes in India is the most important topic which is asked in SSC CGL/CHSL and railways exams. Download the PDF given in the end of this article.

List of Important Government Schemes in India: General Awareness is a very common area from which questions come. Questions ranging from Finance to Government policies are asked in these exams to test the general awareness of a candidate. So, it is imperative to have a good hold on general affairs. One of the most vital topics for the same is the Government Schemes of 2020-21. Multiple questions frequently come from the topics of Government schemes and policies. 

The Government Schemes are launched by the Indian government to address the economic and social betterment of citizens. Government Schemes in India is the most important topic which is asked in SSC CGL/CHSL and railways exams. Download the PDF given in the end of this article.

List of Important Government Schemes in India for SSC & Railways Exams 2021

Name of the Scheme

Date of Launch

Government Ministry

Description

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

August 28, 2014

Ministry of Finance

This scheme was launched to bring in Financial Inclusivity among the people of India.

  1. This scheme was launched to bring in Financial Literacy and also help people to make use of the financial benefits which are already available with them.
  2. Also, it aimed at providing banking services to the people who were not making use of it.
  3. It covers a range of Financial Services like easy credit, remittances and insurances, etc

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan

15th February 2019

Ministry of Labour and Employment

This is also a scheme which is aimed at helping the workers of the unorganized sector like auto drivers, rag pickers, etc.

  • A minimum assured pension of Rs 3000 per month would be given to the subscriber of this scheme.
  • Also, if the subscriber dies, the spouse of the subscriber would receive 50% of the pension amount.
  • Also, the scheme can be transferred in the name of the nominee after if the subscriber dies before the age of 60.
Make in IndiaSeptember 25, 2014Ministry of Commerce and Industry

The Make in India campaign was started by Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi to foster a sense of making and using the products within the boundaries of our own country. This scheme also aimed at increasing investments in multiple sectors like production and manufacturing.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan2 October 2014Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been one of the most famous Government schemes launched by the Modi government. The campaign was started with a mission to make India clean. This movement gained popularity and is considered as one of the most successful campaigns ever launched.

National Bal Swachhta14 November 2014Ministry of Human Resource and DevelopmentThis scheme is a significant part of the Swachh Bharat Mission. Under this, the children below the age of six and expecting and lactating mothers are offered health benefits by the Government for free of cost. This scheme also promotes the idea of clean self, clean food, clean Anganwadis, and clean surroundings.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao22nd January 2015Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • It is considered as one of the flagship schemes of the Government which is directly aimed at making the lives of the female population better
  • The main aim of the scheme is to make the women of society financially and socially independent.
  • This scheme was also launched to promote the education of the females in the rural areas of the country.

Atal Pension Yojna

June 2015Ministry of Finance

The scheme aims at providing a universal pension scheme for the people who are working in the unorganized sector, and most of their payments are not recorded. These people include gardeners, drivers, servants, etc.

  • Replacement of the Swavalamban Yojna
  • The main aim of the scheme is to secure the future of the people working in the unorganized sectors by making a pension provision for them
Digital India Mission1st July 2015Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Finance Ministry

Digital India was founded with the goal of promoting inclusive growth in the fields of electronic services, products, manufacturing, and job creation. The Digital India Mission is primarily concerned with three issues:

  • Providing digital infrastructure as a useful resource for all citizens.
  • On-demand governance and services
  • To ensure that every citizen has access to the internet.
Startup IndiaJanuary 16, 2016Government of IndiaThis government scheme was launched to support various entrepreneurs who come up with business ideas and are unable to convert those ideas into reality due to the lack of funds. The Government decided to help these entrepreneurs financially, as this would also ensure the creation of new jobs.
Gold Monetization Scheme5th November 2015Ministry of FinanceThe Government of India announced the Gold Monetisation Scheme in 2015, which allows people to deposit gold in any form in a GMS account and receive income when the price of gold rises.
PM CARES Fund -Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation Fund27 March 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi established a public charitable trust. This national trust was established with the goal of dealing with troubled and horrific situations like as COVID-19 in the future. PM CARES was launched on March 28, 2020, under the presidency of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Defense Minister, and Finance Minister serving as ex-officio Trustees.
Arogya Setu2 April 2020Ministry of Electronics and Information TechnologyArogya Setu is a mobile app developed by the National Informatics Centre as part of the Indian COVID–19 "contact tracing, syndromic mapping, and self-assessment" digital service (MeitY). In just 40 days, the app had surpassed 100 million downloads. The app's source code was made public on May 26th, amid rising privacy and security concerns.
Ayushman Bharat23 September 2018Ministry of Health and Family WelfareAyushman Bharat Pradhan (Ayushman Bharat Pradhan) is a government- The Government of India's Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana is a national health insurance scheme that intends to give free healthcare to low-income earners in the country.
UMANG AppNovember 2017Ministry of Electronics and Information TechnologyUMANG (Unified Smartphone Application for New-age Governance) is a mobile application introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give citizens with secure access to a variety of government services on a single platform. UMANG is a significant component of the government's Digital India project, which aims to make all traditional offline government services available online 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a single unified app.
Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD Scheme)2015Ministry of Tourism
  • The PRASAD scheme was launched by the Ministry of Tourist with the goal of prioritising, planning, and sustaining integrated development of pilgrimage places in order to give a holistic religious tourism experience.
  • The Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) focuses on the development and beautification of pilgrimage places listed under HRIDAY.
Atmanirbhar Bharat AbhiyanMay 2020Ministry of Housing and Urban AffairsThe programme (which means "self-reliant India scheme") is the term given to the Union Government's full-fledged economic stimulus package. It was created with the goal of making people self-sufficient and overcoming the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
National Digital Health Mission15 August, 2020Ministry of Health and Family WelfareThe purpose is to establish an integrated healthcare system that digitally connects practitioners and patients by providing them with real-time health records.

 

List of Government Schemes Announced in Union Budget 2021-22

Name of the SchemeDescription
PM AatmaNirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana
  • This will increase the capacity of primary, secondary, and tertiary care health systems, as well as build and construct new national institutions to deal with the diagnosis and treatment of new and emerging diseases.
  • In addition to the National Health Mission, this will be done.
Jal Jeevan MissionJal Jeevan Mission (Urban) will be started in 500 AMRUT cities for universal water supply and liquid waste management in all 4,378 Urban Local Bodies with 2.86 crore household tap connections.
Mega Investment Textiles Parks (MITRA) Scheme
  • In addition to the PLI plan, a Mega Investment Textiles Parks (MITRA) project will be launched to help the textile sector become more globally competitive, attract major investments, and create jobs.
  • This will result in a world-class infrastructure with plug-and-play capabilities, allowing global export champions to emerge.
  • Over the course of three years, seven textile parks will be built.
Mission Poshan 2.0.The government will unite the Supplementary Nutrition Program and the Poshan Abhiyan and develop Mission Poshan 2.0 to improve nutritional content, delivery, outreach, and outcomes.
Asset MonetisationMonetizing operating public infrastructure assets is a critical source of funding for new infrastructure development. There will be a launch of a "National Monetization Pipeline" of prospective Brownfield infrastructure assets.
National Rail Plan for India
  • A National Rail Plan for India - 2030 has been created by Indian Railways.
  • By 2030, the plan aims to develop a railway system that is "future-ready."
  • The Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) and Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) are planned to be operational by June 2022.
Scheme to promote flagging of merchant ships in IndiaA scheme to promote the flagging of merchant ships in India would be implemented by offering subsidised support to Indian shipping businesses in international tenders floated by Ministries and CPSEs,
Operation Green Scheme- For the Benefits of Farmers
  • The scope of the ‘Operation Green Scheme,' which currently applies to tomatoes, onions, and potatoes, will be expanded to cover 22 perishable products in a significant announcement to enhance value addition in agriculture and related products and their exports.
  • Around 1.68 crore farmers have enrolled, with e-NAMs accounting for Rs. 1.14 lakh crore in transaction value.
  • E-NAM will be merged with 1,000 more mandis. The Finance Minister announced an increase in customs duty on cotton, raw silk, and silk yarn to help farmers.
One Nation One Ration Card scheme
  • The government has introduced the One Nation One Ration Card programme, which allows recipients to claim their rations from anywhere in the country.
  • The One Nation, One Ration Card initiative is being implemented in 32 states and UTs, reaching around 69 crore people, or 86 percent of the population.
Post Matric Scholarship Scheme

The government has set a goal of creating 750 Eklavya model residential schools in tribal areas, with a unit cost increase of Rs. 20 crore to Rs. 38 crore for hilly and difficult areas, and Rs. 48 crore for steep and difficult areas.

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