PM Awas Yojana Expansion: Centre to Spend Rs 4 trillion

Syllabus: Government Schemes  Source: FE Context: The Union Cabinet has approved the construction of 20 million more houses under PMAY-Gramin and 10 million under PMAY-Urban.   What is PM Awas Yojana? It is a housing scheme launched by the government of India to provide affordable housing for all by 2024. The scheme has two variants, …

MASI Portal

Source: PIB    Context: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has developed an application called ‘MASI’ (Monitoring App for Seamless Inspection) for real-time monitoring of Child Care Institutions (CCIs) across the country. The app aims to ensure effective and efficient inspection of CCIs as provided under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 (amended …

Agriculture: Second Green Revolution and, Government Schemes and Missions

      As we all know current state of agriculture in India is result of green revolution which is in place since late 1960’s, which was heavily backed by government. It has delivered India food security and sufficiency which was critical at that time. This progress and security had its own costs in terms …

RASHTRIYA KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA

RASHTRIYA  KRISHI  VIKAS  YOJANA (RKVY) •        Background •          Declining investments in Agriculture •          Declining share of agriculture in the GDP •          Insufficient attention to the allied sectors •          Continued high dependence of the rural people on the agriculture and allied sectors •          Rapid growth in other sectors of the economy •          Distress in Agriculture •        …