Monthly Current Affairs March 2016 “SCHEMES” key points to Remember.
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav implemented Food Security Act 2013 in 47 more districts of the state.
Punjab has become the seventh state to join the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) – Rs.20,838 crores
Haryana become 8th state to join UDAY scheme
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC)released a new Fourcolour Classification Scheme for industries based on their pollution level.
=>Red category: PI score of 60 and above.
=>Orange category: PI score of 41 to 59
=> Green category: PI score of 21 to 40
=>White category: PI score below and upto 20.
Narendra Modi selected his own Varanasi constituency,Nagepur village for development under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana after Jayapur village.
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah launched Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana for free treatment to accident victims for the first 48 hours in the nearest hospital
Cabinet approved the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwal Yojana– a scheme for providing LPG to households Below Poverty Line – Rs.8000 crores
NITI Aayog as a part of International Women’s Day launched the Women Transforming India initiative in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov.
PM Narendra Modi launched the scheme to provide LED’s – ‘UJALA‘(Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) is the name given for the LED based Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme(DELP)
RUSA(Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan) – to improve the Quality of Higher education in India Minister of HRD
=> Funding in the ratio of 65:35 for general category States and 90:10 for special category states
Gov mobilizes 370 crore for Swachh Bharat Khosh to support the various cleanliness programmes across the nation
Gov amended Atal Pension Yojana (APY) to give an option to the spouse to contribute for balance period on premature death of the subscriber
Government proposed to hike the wages of NREGS workers by 6%.
=> Committee dropped the new wage calculation formula
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launched Fasal Bima Yojana and Unified Package Insurance scheme
=> Uttarkhand is the first state in the nation to implement the scheme at 2% premium
Cabinet given its approval for extension of time period of the Udaan Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir till 2019-20 from the earlier time period of 2015-16
Cabinet approved Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana to provide houses for all people in the rural area
=> 1 crore houses in the year 2016-17 to2018-19