List of major schemes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

 In order to promote business and industry, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced many important schemes in the last many years. But it is also very important to know what the people got due to the schemes in these last two years. So let's have a look at the schemes brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the last two years and the benefits to the public from them. 

Major Schemes and their Objectives announced by Government of India Schemes:

1) Digital India Scheme:

  • One of the most ambitious schemes of the Prime Minister 'Digital India' was launched on 21 August 2014.
  • The objective of this campaign is to transform India into an electronic economy.
  • It is the intention of the government that all government departments and the people of India should be connected with each other either digitally or electronically so that effective administration can be run.
  • One of its goals is to make all government services accessible to the public electronically, minimizing paperwork.
  • The most important thing is that under this, all the villages and rural areas of the country have to be connected with the internet network.
  • The three major components of Digital India are mentioned as digital infrastructure, digital literacy and digital delivery of services.
  • The government is of the opinion that by doing this transparency will increase in government work, which will end red tape.
  • The government wants to expand the work of the people at the earliest through technology through e-governance and e-kranti.

2) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana on 28 August 2014. He announced this in his first Independence Day speech on 15 August 2014.
  • It is a financial inclusion program. On the very first day of the program, 1.5 crore bank accounts were opened and every account holder was given an accident insurance cover of Rs 1,00,000.
  • So far, 3.02 crore accounts have been opened under this scheme and about Rs 1,500 crore have been deposited in them.
  • According to this scheme any person can open a bank account with zero balance.
  • Launch of RuPay Debit Card.

3) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan:

  • The Prime Minister on 24 September 2014 approved the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a modified version of the Nirmal Bharat program launched by the previous government.
  • The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was formally launched on 2 October 2014, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Under this, a target has been set to make India clean by 2019 i.e. 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Under this, the government is working to provide toilets and sanitation facilities to rural and remote areas.
  • It also includes creating awareness among the public for cleanliness, for clean roads and streets, for removal of encroachments.
  • The Ministry of Urban Development recently released the list of cleanest cities, in which Mysore became the number one city. After this Tiruchipalli and Navi Mumbai were placed second and third in the order.

4) Make in India:

  • Basically it is a slogan given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under this plan to attract global investment and manufacturing in India, which was launched on 25 September 2014.
  • Later on it became an international marketing campaign. The Make in India campaign was started so that a large number of employment opportunities would be created in India and the economy would get a boost.
  • Make in India's effort is to make India a self-reliant country. One of its objectives is to allow foreign direct investment in the country and also to improve the condition of loss-making government companies.
  • The Make in India campaign is completely under the central government and the government has identified 25 sectors that have the potential to become a global leader.

5) Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana:

  • It was started by the Prime Minister on 1 May 2016 from Ballia in UP.
  • Under the Ujjwala scheme, free cooking gas connections were given to the women of 3 crore BPL families.
  • The Prime Minister has announced that in the coming three years, 5 crore poor families will be given free gas connections where the wood stove is lit.

6) Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana:

  • Prime Minister Modi launched the Sansad Adarsh ​​Gram Yojana on 11 October 2014.
  • According to this plan, every MP will have to develop three villages by the year 2019.
  • Its principle is that the villages of India can be fully developed with physical and institutional infrastructure.
  • There are also some guidelines for this scheme, which have been prepared by the Rural Development Department.
  • The Prime Minister issued these guidelines on 11 October 2014 and appealed to all MPs to prepare one model village in their parliamentary constituency by 2016 and two more by 2019.

7) Atal Pension Yojana:

  • This is another important scheme of the Modi government, prepared keeping in mind the young generation of the country, excited by the success of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said in his February 2015 budget speech, "It is sad that when our young generation is old, they will also not have any pension."
  • This scheme was started with the goal to overcome this shortcoming.
  • This will ensure that no Indian citizen will have to worry about illness, accident or deprivation in old age.
  • Making this ideal, the Atal Pension Yojana became effective from June 1, 2015, as a national pension scheme.
  • The objective of this scheme is to bring the people of the unorganized sector under the ambit of pension benefits.
  • This will allow them to avail social security every month with minimum participation.

8) Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme:

  • The Prime Minister launched this scheme on 22 January 2015 from Panipat, Haryana.
  • The scheme was launched in 100 districts across the country with an initial amount of Rs.100 crore.
  • In Haryana, where the Child Sex Ratio (CSR) is very low, this scheme aims to make girls socially and financially self-reliant through education.
  • This approach of the government will lead to creating awareness and improving the performance of women's welfare services.

9) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana:

  • This scheme was started to fight against poverty and to skill the people of the country especially the youth for better employment opportunities.
  • Inaugurating it on 15 July 2015, the PM said, 'If the potential of the people of the country is enhanced by imparting skill training according to the need of the changing times, then India has the potential to provide 4 to 5 crore workforce to the world. Will have capacity.'
  • Under this, the government promotes the industrial training centers of the country, so that the youth can be made skillful.

10) Stand Up India Scheme:

  • It was started on 5 April 2016 in Sector-62 of Noida.
  • For this scheme, the Prime Minister started a web portal.
  • There is a lot of enthusiasm among the entrepreneurial class of India about this scheme. Its objective is to help set up new entrepreneurs.
  • This will increase employment across the country. Under the scheme, loans in the range of Rs.10 lakh to Rs.100 lakh will be given to encourage entrepreneurship among SC/ST and women.
  • Re-finance facility through Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) with an initial amount of Rs.10 thousand crores.
  • Creation of Rs 5000 crore fund for loan guarantee through NCGTC.

11) Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana:

  • This scheme was started by PM Modi on 22 January 2015.
  • It is actually an extension of the 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' scheme, which aims to create a positive environment for daughters in the country.
  • In this, the highest interest rate of 9.2 percent is available on opening a bank account in the name of the daughter.
  • This gives income tax exemption.
  • The maturity of this account is 21 years from the date of account opening or the date of marriage of the daughter whichever comes earlier.
  • The initial deposit amount in this is Rs 1000, while the maximum deposit can be done up to Rs 1.5 lakh.

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12) Mudra Bank Scheme:

  • The Prime Minister launched this scheme on 8 April 2015.
  • Under this, Mudra Bank gives credit up to Rs 10 lakh to small entrepreneurs and acts as a regulatory body for micro finance institutions.
  • Its aim is to promote small entrepreneurs.
  • There are three options in this, loan up to 50 thousand is given in child, loan from 50 thousand to 5 lakh in Kishor and loan from 5 lakh to 10 lakh is given in Tarun.

13) Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana:

  • This is a life insurance scheme run by the government.
  • In this, an insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh is available to an Indian citizen between 18 years and 50 years at an annual premium of only Rs 330.
  • It was started by Prime Minister Modi on 9 May 2015.

14) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana:

  • It was also started on 9 May 2015.
  • In this, a cover of 2 lakh is given in the event of accidental death or total disability of a citizen between the age of 18 to 70 years.
  • There is an insurance cover of 1 lakh in case of partial disability.

15) Kisan Vikas Patra Scheme:

  • It is a certificate scheme, which was first launched in 1988. The new government has re-launched in 2014.
  • In this, there is a provision to double the amount of 1 thousand, 5 thousand, 10 thousand and 50 thousand in 100 months.
  • In this, a certificate is also issued to an individual or a joint name, which can be used in the course of taking a loan.
  • It was launched by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 18 November 2014.

16) Agriculture Insurance Scheme:

  • Under this, farmers can get their crops insured. This scheme helps the farmers if the crop is damaged due to the outbreak of weather or due to any other reason.

17) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana:

  • The Modi government has been telling itself to be a government of farmers. In this sequence, Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched this irrigation scheme. Under this, the target is to irrigate all the cultivable land of the country.

18) Soil Health Card Scheme:

  • Under this, the government issues soil health cards to farmers on the basis of the fertility of their agricultural land.
  • After examining the soil in this card, information about which fertilizers is needed by the soil. Also which crops can be better in it.
  • The Modi government has also given a budget of 100 crores for this.

19) HRIDAY (National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Scheme):

  • The Ministry of Urban Development launched this scheme on 21st January 2015.
  • Its main objective is on the development of Heritage Cities.
  • 500 crore is being spent under this scheme till March 2017.
  • Work is being done in Ajmer, Amravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankani and Warangal.

20) Rainbow:

  • The objective of this scheme is to speed up the process of immunity in children.
  • It envisages vaccination for children by 2020 to fight against seven diseases: diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B.
  • It was launched by the Union Health Minister JP Nadda on 25 December 2014.

21) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana:

  • This scheme has been started aiming to provide uninterrupted power supply to the villages of India.
  • The government is going to spend 75 thousand 600 crores under this scheme to provide 24x7 electricity to the villages.
  • This scheme was brought as a replacement of Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidyutikaran Yojana.

22) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana:

  • This scheme is targeted to provide employment opportunities to the youth of the rural world.
  • It was started on 25 September 2014 by Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Venkaiah Naidu.
  • Under this, employment opportunities will be given to rural youth in the age group of 18 to 35 years.

23) Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana:

  • This scheme is under the Ministry of External Affairs. Under this, there is a provision of pension and life insurance for Indian laborers living abroad.
  • This is a voluntary scheme.

24) Udaan Project:

  • The 'UDAN' scheme has been launched in Jammu and Kashmir under a special industry initiative with an aim to skill 40,000 youth in key high growth areas in five years and increase their employability.
  • The implementation of this scheme is being done in PPP mode by National Skill Development Council (NSDC) and Corporate Sector.

Other schemes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

  • Prime Minister's Housing Scheme.
  • Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme.
  • Prime Minister's Poor Welfare Schemes.
  • Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana.
  • Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Scheme.
  • Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT Yojana).
  • Swadesh Darshan Scheme.
  • Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (Prasad Yojana).
  • National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Scheme (HRIDAY Yojana).
  • Flight scheme.
  • National Bal Swachhta Mission.
  • One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme.
  • Smart City Mission.
  • Gold Monetization Scheme.
  • Startup India.
  • Digilocker.
  • Integrated Power Development Scheme.
  • Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission.
  • Sagarmala Project.
  • 'Prakash Path' - 'Way to Light'.
  • Ujwal Discom Assurance Scheme.
  • Option Scheme.
  • National Sports Talent Search Scheme.
  • Rashtriya Gokul Mission.
  • Pahal – Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Consumers Scheme.
  • National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog).
  • Prime Minister's Mineral Area Welfare Scheme.
  • Namami Gange Project.
  • Setu Bharatam Project.
  • Real estate bill.
  • base bill.
  • Clean My Coach.
  • National Village Swaraj Campaign.
  • Prime Minister Wedding Shagun Scheme.
  • National Sports Talent Search Scheme.
  • Prime Minister Scholarship Scheme.
  • Digital Locker Scheme.
  • Prime Minister Karmayogi Maandhan Yojana.
  • Prime Minister Matsya Sampada Yojana.
  • Prime Minister's National Water Conservation Scheme.
  • Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme.
  • Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme.
  • Social security plan
  • National Health Protection Scheme

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