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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No 42, later renamed as the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’. It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. The MGNREGA was…

Publish date: 20/07/2018
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Atal Pension Yojana

The Government of India has introduced a pension scheme called the Atal Pension Yojana (APY), with effect from 1st June 2015, pursuant to the announcement in the budget for 2015-16 on creating a universal social security system for all Indians, especially the poor, the underprivileged and the workers in the unorganized sector. APY is being administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) under the overall the administrative…

Publish date: 20/07/2018
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PRADHAN MANTRI SURAKSHA BIMA YOJANA

PMSBY is an Accident Insurance Scheme offering accidental death and disability cover for death or disability on account of an accident. It would be a one year cover, renewable from year to year. The scheme would be offered/administered through Public Sector General Insurance Companies (PSGICs) and other General Insurance companies willing to offer the product on similar terms with necessary approvals and tie up with Banks for this purpose. Participating banks…

Publish date: 20/07/2018
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PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA

PMJJBY is an Insurance Scheme offering life insurance cover for death due to any reason. It would be a one year cover, renewable from year to year. The scheme would be offered/administered through LIC and other Life Insurance companies willing to offer the product on similar terms with necessary approvals and tie-ups with Banks for this purpose. Participating banks will be free to engage any such life insurance company for…

Publish date: 20/07/2018
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Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana

PMAY-G aims at providing a pucca house, with basic amenities, to all houseless householder and those households living in kutcha and dilapidated house, by 2022. The immediate the objective is to cover 1.00 crore household living in a kutcha house/dilapidated house in three years from 2016-17 to 2018- 19. The minimum size of the house has been increased to 25 sq.mt (from20sq.mt) with a hygienic cooking space. The unit assistance…

Publish date: 15/09/2016
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Ujjawala Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) aims to safeguard the health of women & children by providing them with a clean cooking fuel – LPG so that they don’t have to compromise their health in smoky kitchens or wander in unsafe areas collecting firewood. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on May 1st, 2016 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. Under this scheme, 5 Cr LPG…

Publish date: 15/09/2016
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Saubhagya

Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ a new scheme was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 25th September 2017. Under Saubhagya free electricity connections to all households (both APL and poor families) in rural areas and poor families in urban areas will be provided. There is around 4 Crore un-electrified households in the country and they are targeted for providing electricity connections by December 2018.  Rural…

Publish date: 15/09/2016
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