Govt launches Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana

The Union Cabinet has given its post-facto approval for the launch of the Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017.
 
Key facts:
  • The scheme will be implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) during the current financial year.

National Action Plan for Children, 2016

National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) was recently launched at a special function held to celebrate the National Girl Child Day in Delhi. The NPAC has been developed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development.

Prime Minister's first address to the Nation after demonetisation: Important announcements

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today i.e., December 31, 2016, his first since November 8, the day he announced a ban on circulation of old Rs 500, 1000 notes. 
Announcing a string of schemes during his New Year eve speech, the PM announced a string of schemes for the poor, farmers and senior citizens.

Biotech- KISAN launched by Government of India

Biotech-KISAN was recently launched by the government. It is a new programme that empowers farmers, especially women farmers. It is a Farmer centric scheme launched by of the Department of Biotechnology.  

PM Narendra Modi launched "Urja Ganga" project

PM Modi recently launched Urja Ganga, the highly ambitious gas pipeline project in Varanasi.