Tag Archives: Schemes

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY)

After initial hiccups in implementing the maternity benefit programme Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), the government has finally made some headway and provided cash incentives to nearly 23.6 lakh beneficiaries out of an estimated 51.6 lakh a year. The scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet in May 2017 ...

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DigiLocker – Online document storage facility

Targeted at the idea of paperless governance, DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their ...

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Plea for restoring old pension scheme

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Government to file a status report on submission of final report by an expert committee set up to examine the possibility of restoring the old pension scheme for its employees in place of the contributory pension. Justice ...

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