Government schemes

80% of women entrepreneurs self-finance their biz in India

According to a report by sheatwork, a knowledge hub for women entrepreneurs, self finance is a major source of funding for 80 percent of women entrepreneurs.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Aadhaar application deadline extended by another 3 months

Aadhaar application deadline extended by another 3 months

The extension is, however, only for those who are yet to apply of Aadhaar, an order issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said.

Sep 27, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi asks BJP CMs to work in 'mission mode' for 'New India' by 2022

PM Narendra Modi asks BJP CMs to work in 'mission mode' for 'New India' by 2022

Prime Minister on Monday met chief ministers of BJP-ruled states.

Aug 21, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
Govt aims at providing universal health cover for all citizens: JP Nadda

Govt aims at providing universal health cover for all citizens: JP Nadda

JP Nadda said the government aim is to take healthcare including free drugs and diagnostics and other benefits under various government schemes in an assured manner to all so that nobody is deprived of health facilities.

Apr 21, 2017, 21:51 PM IST
No one will be deprived of benefits for lack of Aadhaar: Govt

No one will be deprived of benefits for lack of Aadhaar: Govt

Citizens can avail all the benefits of government schemes on alternate means of identification till the time they get their Aadhaar number, the government said Tuesday.

 

Mar 07, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Government warns of fraud in name of Beti Bachao Beti Padao scheme

Government warns of fraud in name of Beti Bachao Beti Padao scheme

The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Monday warned against spurious schemes offering cash incentives and collecting confidential information of people and duping them in the name of Beti Bacho Beti Padao scheme.

Feb 20, 2017, 14:15 PM IST

DNA: Why are most govt schemes and Indian roads in the name of Gandhi family?

Watch this special segment and get to know about, Why most of the government schemes are in the name of Gandhi family?
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May 19, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Central government schemes may soon have 'PM' prefixed to them

Central government schemes may soon have 'PM' prefixed to them

All central government schemes may soon have 'PM' or the names of nationalist leaders prefixed to them and films highlighting the achievements of Narendra Modi dispensation shown "mandatorily" before screening of movies in every theatre.

Apr 24, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
Arun Jaitley launches crop insurance schemes

Arun Jaitley launches crop insurance schemes

Terming agriculture as "absolutely critical to the country`s economy," union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday launched the "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana" and "Unified Package Insurance Scheme".

Mar 22, 2016, 21:19 PM IST

'Schemes like Make in India, Smart Cities good opportunity for US cos'

Government's initiatives like Digital India, Make in India and Smart Cities Mission present American businesses a good opportunity to sell high-tech products in the country, US Exim Bank said Tuesday.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:32 PM IST
PM Modi calls for strict action against officials on grievances related to customs, excise

PM Modi calls for strict action against officials on grievances related to customs, excise

Modi, who chaired his ninth interaction through PRAGATI - Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation - urged all secretaries whose departments have extensive public dealing, to set up a system for top-level monitoring of grievances immediately.

Jan 28, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
PM Modi holds meeting of Council of Ministers, reviews ongoing schemes of government

PM Modi holds meeting of Council of Ministers, reviews ongoing schemes of government

In a first of its kind meeting of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday laid thrust on quicker delivery of the government's developmental agenda.

Jan 27, 2016, 23:28 PM IST

Jayalalithaa announces slew of schemes aimed at rural development

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Thursday made a slew of announcements aimed at ensuring rural development, including in the areas of infrastructure, all running into several crores of rupees.

Sep 03, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Govt to provide more funds to social security schemes: Arun Jaitley

To expand social security coverage, government will provide more resources for flagship schemes such as Atal Pension Yojana and also launch their new variants, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday.

Jul 13, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

UPSC topper likely to be face of govt's schemes for disabled

Ira Singhal, who topped this year's civil services examination, could be the brand ambassador for the programmes of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.

Jul 08, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Convergence of schemes can improve growth, development outcome

The report assesses initiatives underway in six states and illustrates how these can be successfully converged to enhance qualitative and sustainable outcomes for development.

Mar 14, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

Govt to dole out Rs 99,000 cr for flagship schemes this fiscal

States failed to utilise nearly Rs 30,000 crore meant for various flagship programmes like MGNREGA, even as the government promised to dole out Rs 99,000 crore for such schemes in the current fiscal.

Dec 10, 2012, 18:06 PM IST

Aadhaar to help millions get benefits of government schemes

Millions across the country may soon get benefits of various government schemes, like cooking gas subsidies and old age pension, targeted at them with the launch of the much-awaited Aadhaar-enabled direct cash transfer system here.

Oct 20, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

Indiramma Bata` programme to be launched in every AP dist: CM

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday said that the `Indiramma Bata`, a new mass contact programe, will be launched in every district of the state to assess whether the government schemes.

Jul 15, 2012, 19:57 PM IST