Social Welfare Schemes(Yojana) for Secretariat Assistant, University Assistant and other ssc and Upsc exams – Part 3

17) ‘Make in India’ global initiative

Launched on: 25 September 2014

Aim: Aims to boost India`s manufacturing sector.

18) Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

Launched on: 12 October 2014

Aim: encourages Members of Parliament from both Houses to identify and develop one village from their constituency as a model village by 2016, and two more by 2019, covering over 2,500 villages of the 6 lakh villages country-wide.

Ministry/Department in charge of the scheme: Rural Development Ministry

19) Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana

Launched on: 10 July 2014

Aim: Help in generating awareness and improving the efficiency of delivery of welfare services meant for women with an initial corpus of Rs 100 crore.

20) Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

Launched on: 20 November 2014

Aim: To provide access of electricity to rural households across the country.

21) Sukanya Samriddhi account

Launched on: 22 January 2015

Aim: Under the scheme, an interest of 9.2 per cent (FY 2015-16) is provide on deposited amount which is tax free. The account under this scheme a saving account can be opened by the parent or legal guardian of a girl child of less than 10 years of age with a minimum deposit of Rs 1,000 in any post office or authorised branches of commercial bank.

22) HRIDAY (National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana) scheme

Launched on: December 2014

Aim: For conserving and preserving the heritage characters of 12 cities. These are: Amritsar, Varanasi, Gaya, Puri, Ajmer, Mathura, Dwarka, Badami, Velankanni, Kanchipuram, Warangal (Telangana) and Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh).

Ministry/Department in charge of the scheme: Urban Development Ministry