New Development Schemes (Pradhan Mantri Schemes) launched by PM Modi
India is being a welfare state, then it is the duty of the state to play a key role in the protection and promotion of the social and economic well-being of its citizens. It is based on the principles of equality of opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for those unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life. The New Development Schemes (Pradhan Mantri Schemes) which was launched from the past 2014 to till date, as a welfare schemes, including the AMRUT, Apprentice Protsahan Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana among many more.
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transportation (AMRUT): To rejuvenate 500 cities over 5 years.
Apprentice Protsahan Yojana: To support manufacturing units and other establishments by reimbursing 50% of the stipend paid to apprentices during first two years of their training. It also aims to create a new perception to respect labour. The revamped apprenticeship scheme and Industrial Training Institutes would have a total of 34 lakh seats for students.
Atal Pension Yojana: To provide for a monthly pension of Rs.1000 to 5000 from the age of 60 years for all bank account holders in the unorganised sectors which does not pay any income tax and whose age is between 18 to 40 years. The monthly pension will depend on the contribution made, i.e., from Rs. 42 to 210 per month beginning at 18 years.
Bal Swachhta Mission: As part of Swachh Bharat Mission, a nationwide sanitation initiative, to provide at least a toilet in every school, and a separate one for girls. All MPs are required to take the mission forward. The Corporate participation is also sought to fulfil their social responsibility to their country.
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana: To address the issue of decline child sex ratio and women empowerment through advocacy, multi-sectoral action and effective enforcement of pre-conception and prenatal diagnostic technique with an initial corpus of 3100 crore in 100 districts and extended to 11 States/UT and 61 more districts.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana for Urban and Rural Poor : To alleviate urban and rural poverty through enhancement of livelihood opportunities through skill development and other means.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana: To train 10 lakh rural youths for jobs in three years, that is, by 2017.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Shramev Jayate Karyakram: To create an environment conducive for industrial development under ‘Make in India’ to make it easy for businesses in India to succeed (a) while ensuring transparency in the labour sector (b) when the labour’s problems will be seen from the labour’s point of view. Organise where the “labour’s problems will be seen from the labour’s point of view.”
Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana: To provide access of electricity to rural households across the country.
Digital India : To connect every Indian through technology, to provide governance in an easier, effective and economic way, via, mobile phones and have every village on a broadband platform.
Digital Life Certificate ‘Jeevan Pramaan’ for Pensioners: To create a Life Certificate issued by specified authorities which retired employees of government and PSUs can digitally provide as proof of his or her existence to authorities for continuity of pension every year instead of requiring to present himself physically.
eNam (National Agriculture Market): A pan India trading portal to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities.
Gangajal Delivery Scheme: Gangajal Home Delivery through Indian Post – to deliver “Gangajal” to doorstep through Indian Postal Services. Under the Gangajal Delivery Scheme, any person can get the pious Gangajal delivered to the doorstep at nominal prices.
Gold Bond Scheme: Government launches three gold — schemes- Gold Coins Scheme, Gold Monetisation Scheme and Sovereign Gold Bond to reduce physical demand for gold.
Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan: It is a nationwide movement towards social harmony, strengthening of Panchayati Raj, rural development and farmer’s progress.
Housing for All (URBAN): To construct 2 crore affordable houses in urban areas for urban poor in the next 7 years (by 2022) when India celebrates in 75th year of Independence.
HRIDAY Scheme (National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana): For conserving and preserving the heritage characters of 12 cities. These are: Amritsar, Varanasi, Gaya, Puri, Ajmer, Mathura, Dwarka, Badami, Velankanni, Kanchipuram, Warangal “Halwa Ceremony” and Union Budget (Telangana) and Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh).
Indradhanush: Seven point missions to fortify public sector banks Ian Aushadi Scheme Aim: It lets one avail quality medicines (generic) at affordable price.
Jeevan Jyoti Scheme: To provide life insurance coverage to people between 18-50 year for 32 Iakhs.
Khelo India Abhiyan : To develop indoor and outdoor sports disciplines by merging Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan, Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme and National Sports Talent Search Scheme.
Krishi Amdani Beema Yojana: To help farmers financially in case their produce gets destroyed due to unexpected weather, don’t fetch good market price or any other reason.
‘Make in India’ Global Initiative: To boost India’s manufacturing sector besides invite global manufacturers to come to India and, produce in India and sell it to the world, in order to strike a balance between imports and exports and create jobs.
Namami Gange: To clean River Ganga.
National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS): To provide training to students in their field this will further help them in the placement and obtaining a suitable job. It will create 50 lakh apprentices by 2019-20.
NITI Aayog : To give a new direction to the country through creative thinking, public-private partnership and optimum utilisation of resources, a new institution has been formed by dismantling the Planning Commission.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna: The government has drawn up the list of beneficiaries based on SECC 2011 data. The list, however, will be verified at the gram sabha level. The government will make the list of beneficiaries public.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana: To create better transport systems through 80,000 Commercial PVs across the country at subsidized rate in the rural areas.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana: This scheme is designed to increase the agricultural productivity
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana: For a comprehensive economic inclusion, to provide the bank accounts, insurance cover and a debit card to all the citizens of the country.
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan lyoti Bima Yojana: This scheme is a renewable one year life insurance cover for 2 lakhs for a premium of n330 for all bank account holders whose age is between 18 to 50 years. The life insurance amount goes to the bereaved family.
Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency): This scheme aims at funding the unfunded small enterprises that provide employment and contribute to nation-building.
PM RD Fellows Scheme: To engage young professionals to work with District Collector in improving the development facilitators who will be available as a ready resource for rural development activities over a long term.
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bandhan: It is a fixed Deposit scheme started at all nationalised banks that offers 8°A, interest on deposits made as a gift dur-ing Rakshabandhan festival ( as a means for financial security).
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana: It is a renewable accidental death-cum-disability cover of 32 lakhs for a premium of 312 per annum for all bank account holders whose age is between 18 to 70 years.
Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA): Free Health Checkup for Pregnant Women, especially the poor.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: To provide subsidised 5 crore LPG connections to women Below Poverty Line (BPL) house-holds over next 3 financial years, at a cost of 38000 crores. It is partly powered by “Give it up” programme where users give up subsidy on LPG cylinders.
Random Inspection Scheme: To bring in transparency in labour inspection and envisages that serious matters are to be covered under the mandatory inspection list and a computerised list of inspections will be generated randomly based on pre-determined objective criteria. //There is also a provision for ’emergency list’ for inspecting serious cases. The inspectors have to upload their reports on to the portal within 72 hours of carrying out an inspection. As a step to end harassment by officials—this transparent labour inspection scheme would check arbitrariness.
Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana: To introduce a smart card for the workers in the unorganised sector seeded with details of two more social security schemes. // While commenting on the new reforms, corporate bodies said that the new initiatives will make it easier for them to do business in India and boost global investor sentiment by easing compliance burden and ushering in transparency.
RuPay Card: India’s own, native and multilateral system of transaction processing, esp. through debit card.
Sansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana: All the Members of Parliament are to adopt a village in their constituencies as a model village by 2016 and woo more villages by 2019 using their development funds which should altogether cover over 2,500 villages of the 6 lakh villages country-wide. The idea of this scheme is to develop villages every year in areas such as health, sanitation, greenery and cordiality. In charge of the scheme: Ministry of Rural Development.
Shram Suvidha Portal: Under the scheme the government would allot Labour Identification Number (LIN) to nearly 6 lakh firms