Regional Connectivity Scheme: UDAN Explained

Civil Aviation Minister Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched the Ministry’s much awaited Regional Connectivity Scheme “ UDAN” in New Delhi. UDAN or Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik – is an innovative scheme to develop the regional aviation market aiming to make flying a reality for the small town common man. The scheme will take-off by Jan 2017 and continue for 10 years. Objectives of UDAN: UDAN envisages providing connectivity to un-served Continue Reading

SC/ST hub, Zero Defect – Zero Effect scheme launched by PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National SC/ST hub and the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) at Ludhiana in Punjab. Further, he also presented National Awards to MSMEs and also distributed 500 traditional wooden charkhas (spinning wheels) among women. National SC/ST Hub: The objective of the SC/ST Hub is to provide professional support to entrepreneurs from the SC/ST and to promote enterprise Continue Reading

Hriday: National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana

The Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, launched the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme on 21st January, 2015, with a focus on holistic development of heritage cities. The scheme aims to preserve and revitalize soul of the heritage city to reflect the city’s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured environment. As a pilot, this flagship scheme of the government focuses on revitalising Continue Reading

UJALA Scheme

The Union Government has launched National LED Program – Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA). It was launched by Union Minister for State (IC) for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The UJALA scheme was launched on 1 May 2015 replacing the “Bachat Lamp Yojana”. It was launched as LED based “Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). Key Facts related to UJALA Scheme: Ujala is being Continue Reading

Education Sector Schemes

This page is divided into 3 sections: Section 1: Constitutional & Act Provisions related to education. Section 2: Central Schemes on Education Section 3: State Schemes on education. Constitutional Provisions & Central Schemes are relevant to both UPSC- Civil service aspirants and RPSC- Rajasthan Civil Service Aspirants. Rajasthan Civil Service (RAS) aspirants should also pay attention to Rajasthan State Government Schemes mentioned below, after Central Schemes.  Section 1: Constitutional Provisions Continue Reading