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New India Literacy Programme: Scheme to educate all

The Government of India has approved a new centrally-sponsored scheme, the ‘New India Literacy Programme (नव भारत साक्षरता कार्यक्रम)’ for the period during FYs 2022-2027 to cover all the aspects of ‘Education for All’ (erstwhile termed as Adult Education) to align with National Education Policy 2020 and also with that ...

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Government introduces Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) to create self-employment opportunities in the dairy sector

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries is implementing the Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) to create self-employment opportunities in the dairy sector by providing back-end capital subsidies for bankable projects in areas such as milk production, procurement, preservation, transportation, processing, and marketing. The National Bank for Agriculture and ...

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Government of India launches SVAMITA Scheme to improvise technology in village areas

The SVAMITVA scheme (survey of villages and mapping using improvised technology in village areas) is a Central Government initiative that aims to provide rural India with an integrated property validation solution. This is the first time that such a large-scale program employing the most contemporary drone technology has been carried ...

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Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization: mission to boost productivity

The Indian government established a Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) It is a critical mission to boost productivity on limited land in order to fulfil increased demand due to population expansion and higher wealth. Given that India only accounts for 2.4 percent of the world’s geographical area and 4% of ...

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NewGen IEDC, Government Start-up scheme for developing institutional mechanism.

NewGen IEDC is a programme run by the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and funded by the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. NewGen IEDC’s mission is to instil an entrepreneurial spirit in young Science ...

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