Tag Archives: women empowerment

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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Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Programme

Following the Prime Minister’s clarion call on 2nd October 2014 for each individual to devote at least 100 hours to Swachhata through the year, the Ministry of Human Resource Development in association with the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has launched the ‘Swachh Bharat Summer Internship – 100 Hours ...

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Modicare: world’s largest government healthcare scheme

Aimed at a hassle-free implementation of “the world’s largest government-funded national health programme”, the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), the central government has decided to meet state health secretaries for detailed deliberations on issues pertaining to it. The detailed concept has already been sent to authorities concerned. It has been ...

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