Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP):

GS Paper 2: Syllabus: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Context: The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has approved the extension of the Prime …

PM-YUVA Scheme:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: The Government has decided that the books selected under the PM-YUVA Scheme are translated into different Indian languages to ensure the exchange of Indian culture and literature in order to …

National Mission on use of Biomass in coal based thermal power plants:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues.   Context: Commission for Air Quality Management recently reviewed the progress of Biomass Co-firing. Though some progress has been made towards co-firing, the CAQM finds the progress not up to the desired levels.   Background: In May 2021, to address the issue of air pollution …