Social sector development

  • Nutrition Security is being addressed through the National cooked Mid-day Meal Programme, ICDS, Kishori Shakti Yojana, Nutrition programme for Adolescent Girls and Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana. Credit Enhancement Guarantee Scheme for the Scheduled Castes (SCs): To promote entrepreneurship amongst the Scheduled Castes who are oriented towards innovation and growth technologies.
  • Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS): Self-Employment Scheme, with the objective to rehabilitate the remaining manual scavengers and their dependents in alternative occupations
  • Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana seeks to integrate the poorest of the poor with bank accounts.
  • Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) is a flagship scheme of Government of India to “fund the unfunded” by bringing such enterprises to the formal financial system and extending affordable credit to them.
  • Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) is a fixed day strategy, every month across the country during which a range of quality maternal health services are envisaged to be provided as part of Antenatal Care.
  • Aayushman Bharat Scheme: The government-sponsored health insurance scheme will provide free coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per yearat any government or even empanelled private hospitals all over India for secondary and tertiary medical care facilities.
  • Mission Indradhanush (MI) was launched with the aim of expanding immunization coverage to all children across India. Children across socio-economic, cultural and geographical spectrums in India, are being immunized under this program.
  • The Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY) aims at correcting the imbalances in the availability of affordable healthcare facilities in the different parts of the country in general, and augmenting facilities for quality medical education in the under-served States in particular.
  • Midday meal scheme: To enhance the enrollment, retention and attendance and simultaneously improve nutritional levels among school going children studying in Classes I to VIII of Government, Government – aided schools, Special Training centres (STC) and Madarasas and Maktabs supported under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.