Schemes

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Objective is to uplift urban poor folks by enhancing sustainable livelihood opportunities through skill development. Scheme: It is Centrally Sponsored Scheme. Its intended beneficiaries are urban poor (street vendors, slum dwellers, homeless, rag pickers); unemployed and differently abled. It provides for employment through Skill Training and …

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Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)

Ministry : Ministry of Earth Sciences Aim: The scheme aims at improving skill of weather and climate forecast through sustained observations, intensive Research & Development. Scheme: It consists of nine sub-programmes which are multi-disciplinary and multi institutional in nature and will be implemented in integrated manner. It seeks to addresses different aspects of weather and …

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Nirbhaya Fund

  The fund is created by Ministry of Finance in 2013 with a corpus of Rs 1000 crore. It is aimed at enhancing the safety and security for women in the country. It is a non-lapsable corpus fund. It is being monitored by Empowered Committee of Officers under  Secretary of Women and Child Development Ministry. …

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Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT)

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development Scheme: It is a major and unique initiative of online professional development of 15 lakh higher education faculty using Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) platform SWAYAM. Under it 75 discipline-specific institutions are identified and notified as National Resource Centres (NRCs) in phase I. These institutions will be tasked …

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Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP)

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development Aim is to prepare second tier academic heads who are potentially likely to assume leadership roles in the future. Scheme: It is three weeks (2 weeks domestic and 1 week foreign training) flagship leadership development training programme for second level academic functionaries in public funded higher education institutions. …

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Border Area Development Programme (BADP)

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Home Affairs   Aims to meet special developmental needs and well-being of people living in remote and inaccessible areas situated near international border areas.   Scheme: Scheme plans to ameliorate the problems of people living in isolated locations. The umbrella BADP scheme is being implemented by Union Home Ministry in 367 …

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Operation Greens

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of Food Processing Industries Aims to promote farmer producers organisations, processing facilities, agri-logistics and professional management. Scheme: It was announced in Union Budget 2018-19 on line of Operation Flood to promote FPOs, agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management.  It also aims to aid farmers and help control and limit erratic fluctuations in …

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Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS) Scheme

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development   The objective of this scheme is to identify and fund research proposals in social sciences with maximum impact on the governance and society.   Scheme: The government support would include a total funding of Rs.414 crore on 1500 projects for policy themes in the social sciences at …

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