List of Important Scheme Launched in India 2020

List of Important Scheme Launched in India 2020:

Different schemes and policies are launched by the central and state Government every year for the welfare of its citizens. One or two questions is definitely asked from Schemes launched in India in every exam whether it is Bank, SSC or Railway. In this article, we are providing you with a List of Important Scheme Launched in India 2020.

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♦Government Scheme/ campaign (August)

‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’

(UP Govt.)

Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana under which 19 international players from the state will get road connectivity to their houses.
Niraman Mazdoor Registration Abhiyan

(Delhi Govt.)

For construction workers will be conducted from 24th August 2020 to 11th September 2020.

This special camp will provide tech support to the construction workers.

Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan

(Indian Railways)

Indian Railways generates 6,40,000 Mandays of work under the scheme in six states.

Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha,OIRajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh

‘Padhai Tuhar Para’

(Chhattisgarh Govt.)

‘Padhai Tuhar Para’ scheme to teach children with the help of community in their localities and villages.
‘Karma Sathi Prakalpa’

(West Bengal)

Under which one lakh unemployed youth would be provided soft loans and subsidies to make them self-reliant.
‘Punjab Smart Connect Scheme’

(Punjab Govt.)

That aims at providing more than 1.74 lakh class XII students with smartphones by November 2020.


Arunodoi Scheme

(Assam Govt.)

For women that will empower them and will contribute to the economic development. Provided Rs 830 to families having an annual income of less than Rs. 2 lakh.
Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana

(Gujarat Govt.)

Under which farmers facing crop losses due to drought, excess rain or unseasonal rain will get compensation without collection of any premium from them.

The new scheme – Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana – will replace the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for this year only, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced.

Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendupatta Sangrahak Samajik Suraksha Yojana

 (Chhattisgarh Govt.)


The scheme, named after slain Congress leader Mahendra Karma, Senior Congress leaders, who were killed in a Naxal attack in

Jhiram valley of Bastar district on May 25, 2013.

Social security scheme for tendu leaves collectors in the state, which will benefit over 12 lakh families, mostly tribals and forest dwellers engaged in its collection.

Indira Van Mitan Yojana

(Chhattisgarh Govt.)


Under this scheme, groups of youth will be formed in 10,000 villages of tribal area of the state and all forest-based economic activities will be conducted through these groups.
”Parivar Pehchan Patras”

(Haryana Govt.)

To enable the citizens to get the benefits of various central and state government schemes.
Gramodyog Vikas Yojana’.

(MSME Govt.)

Help to boost the indigenous production of agarbatti and will pave way to generate rural employment”.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ Fitness Campaign

(Delhi Govt)

For the students who are confined in their homes because of the lockdown imposed on Schools and colleges due to COVID-19 pandemic.

As a part of the “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” campaign, a YouTube channel has been started which uploads a video on every Wednesday.

‘Ek Sankalp – Bujurgo ke naam’

(MP Police)

‘a commitment for elders’ is being run by the Chhatarpur Police in the midst of corona infection in the state.

(Punjab National Bank)

Encourage digital banking
 ‘Ek Mask – Anek Zindagi’


“Despite having come in contact with many novel coronavirus-infected individuals, I remained safe due to my mask and gloves.
Itna Aasan Hai’


Amazon has made it easier for anyone who wants to move their business online.


♦Government Scheme/ campaign (July)

“Vriksharopan Abhiyan”

(Home Minister)

The scheme will focus on creating green spaces by planting tree saplings in mined out areas.
Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’

(Delhi Govt.)

On its implementation, ration will be delivered to the house of beneficiaries. They will not have to come to the ration shops.
‘”One-stop shop” scheme


Rajasthan is set to fast-track investments and help revive industries in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic by giving as many as 98 types of clearances under one roof to the potential investors through the Bureau of Investment Promotion (BIP).

The new scheme will expedite all the processes for investment proposals above ₹10 crore.

‘Navin Rojgar Chhatri Yojana’


For an all round development of the Scheduled Castes. He transferred a financial assistance of 17.42 crore online to 3,484 people under the ‘Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Swarojgar Yojana’ and interacted with some beneficiaries from Rae Bareli, Gorakhpur, Basti, Meerut, Azamgarh and Moradabad districts
Weavers Sammaan Yojana


Under this scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers in the state will get annual financial assistance of two thousand rupees through Direct Benefit Transfer.
‘Mission Vriksharopan-2020


Under this programme, more than 25 crore saplings will be planted across the state.
scheme ‘Balaram’


Provide agricultural credit of Rs 1,040 crore to landless farmers who are facing hardships due to the coronavirus outbreak. Around seven lakh landless cultivators will be benefited from the programme in the next two years.
‘Sabuja Odisha’


The Odisha Government on 1st June planned to implement a new initiative ‘Sabuja Odisha’ to increase green cover through extensive plantation over 1,30,264 Hectares of land.
”Dream Kerala Project”


to tap the potential and experience of those returning from abroad and other states after losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ campaign

(Madhya Pradesh)


In Madhya Pradesh, the school bell will be ringing in the houses of the state too from July 6. Children will read, perform yoga, write and listen to stories and make notes on them.

‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ means My Home-My school scheme, in which children will be taught at home in a school-like environment.

‘Intzaar Aap Ka’ campaign

(Madhya Pradesh)

 to attract tourists to the tourist places of the state; ‘Intzaar Aap Ka’ means waiting for you campaign has started on social media platforms.
‘Roko -Toko’ campaign

(Madhya Pradesh)

Roko -Toko (रोको टोको) means stop and campaign for those who do not wear masks.
Campaign ‘Pure for Sure’


Samples of milk and dairy products will be collected under the campaign ‘Pure for Sure’ from July 8-July 14.
campaign ‘CybHER’

(Telangana Police)

Telangana Police on 15th July launched a month-long virtual awareness campaign ‘CybHER’ in the wake of cybercrime against the women and children in the state.

Swati Lakra, Additional DGP Incharge of Women Safety including ‘SHE Teams’ and ‘Bharosa’ for Telangana, “Women Safety Wing, Telangana Police has launched ‘CybHER’ campaign, to make cyberspace safe for women and children.”


♦Government Scheme (June)


(Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs)

For street vendors to get loans of up to ₹10,000

The the scheme is valid until March 2022.

”At One Click”

(Gujarat Govt’s)

online aid initiative ‘At One Click’ with Rs 1,369 crore for around 13000 Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) (i.e. MSMEs and textile industries) in Gujarat.
PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme

(Union Minister for Food Processing Industries)

Launched by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the scheme would generate a total investment of Rs 35,000 crore and generate 9 lakh skilled semi-skilled employment.

Purpose: It will benefit 8 lakh units through access to information, training, better exposure and formalization.

‘Kill Corona campaign’


Madhya Pradesh government will launch a ‘Kill Corona campaign’ from July 1 to screen entire population of the state in a fortnight.
“Mukhyamantri Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana”

(MP Govt.)

for Street Vendors, The new MP Shahri Path Vyavasayi Utthan Yojana is an extension of the PM Street Vendor Atmanirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme in the Madhya Pradesh state.
Maha Parwana

(Maharashtra government)

In a bid to attract fresh industrial investments in Maharashtra.
Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar Scheme

(Tripura Govt.)

to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women.
‘ Play little, Study little’ scheme

(Tripura Govt.)

Aims: As per the scheme, the students would be getting audio and video contents on learning activities , projects alongwith fun and gaming activities via SMS or WhatsApp services.
YSR Kapu Nestham scheme

(AP Govt.)

Aims: Under the scheme, the government will provide Rs 15,000 per year for all the eligible women aged between 45 and 60 years for a period of five years.
“Jagananna Chedodu”

(AP Govt.)

Purpose:  Rs. 10,000 provide to Nayi Brahmins, Laundry men and Tailors as a financial aid.
Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme

(MP Govt.)

for women empowerment in one of its kind of initiatives. In this scheme, women Self-Help Groups at Gram Panchayat level will work as Nishtha Vidyut Mitra.
“Indira Rasoi Yojna”

(Rajasthan Govt)

Aims: Under this scheme, pure and nutritious food on concessional rates will be provided to the needy twice a day,State government will spend Rs 100 crore every year on the Indira Rasoi Yojna (Indira Kitchen Scheme).

(HRD Minister)

Aims: fostering and promoting innovation among students and teachers.
Job Gaurantee Scheme

(Jharkhand Govt.)

Jharkhand is set to become the first state to launch an employment guarantee scheme for urban poor on the lines of the Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act.

About Scheme: The scheme called Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojna will guarantee 100 days of work in a financial year for urban unskilled labourers. The new scheme would have a provision to pay an unemployment allowance if the state fails to provide 100 days of work.

‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’

(Central Govt.)

To empower and provide livelihood opportunities to the returnee migrant workers and rural citizens.

The campaign of 125 days across 116 districts in 6 states (Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha).

INVESMENT: 50000cr.

”Karmo Bhumi”

(West Bengal Govt.)

for IT professionals who have returned to the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G Kishan Reddy)

The device launched has UV C and other B, C, D components, the patenting technology that kills surface and air microbes at 99.9 per cent, useful for isolation wards, quarantine centres, hospitals for killing viruses like corona.
‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’

(UP Govt.)

to educate child labourers in the state. The scheme’s launch coincides with the ‘World Day Against Child Labour’.
Shakar Mitra’ scheme

(Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister)

Aims: The program will provide practical experience of the cooperative sector and assured project loans on liberalized terms to young professionals in the start-up industry. The portal for online application is available on the NCDC website.
‘Panchvati Yojana’

(Himachal Pradesh)

Aims:  “The main objective of the scheme is to provide parks and gardens along with entertainment to the senior citizens of the state.

(Hyderabad City Police)


Aims:  The main aim of the programme is to create a platform for women from various walks of the community to come together and joint forum for women and Police to work together on issues of safety and security of women and girls.
Nagar Van” scheme

(Environment Minister)


Aim: The scheme emphasises on urban forestry. Under the scheme, around 200 urban forests are to be developed all over the country in next five years.
SWADES scheme

(Central Govt.)

The government has launched a new initiative SWADES (Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support) to conduct a skill mapping exercise and provide employment opportunities to the returning citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission
Production Linked Incentive Scheme,

Component Manufacturing Scheme,

Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters Scheme

(Central Govt.)

The triology of schemes that entail an outlay of about Rs 50,000 crore (approximately $7 billion), will help offset the disability for domestic electronics manufacturing, which will strengthen the electronics manufacturing ecosystem in the country.



(Kerala Govt.)

Kerala Fibre Optic Network Project (K-FON) project that will provide free internet access to the poor will roll out by December 2020.


♦Government Scheme (May, 2020)


(under the Ministry of Ayurvedic, Yoga, and Naturopathy)

A programme titled AYURAKSHA “Corona Se Jung- Delhi Police Ke Sang” was organized for Delhi Police personnel at New Delhi on 30 April. The programme aims to fight against corona through simple and time tested Ayurveda immunity-boosting measures.

The AYURAKSHA programme was organized by the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA).

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana

(Maharashtra government)

Maharashtra government announced free health insurance scheme to all its citizens, state health minister Rajesh Tope said on 2nd May. It is the first state in India to take such initiative.

Under the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana, people in the state can avail the benefits of free and cashless health insurance.


(Ministry of Jal Shakti and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)

IDEAthon on “The future of River Management’ to explore how the COVID-19 crisis can shape River Management strategies for the future.
‘Mukhya Mantri Shahari Rojgar Guarantee Yojna’

(HP govt)

Aims: The cabinet decided to launch the Mukhya Mantri Shahari Rojgar Guarantee Yojna, under which 120 days’ assured employment will be provided to people living in urban areas.
Birsa Harit Gram Yojana for rural plantations

Jal Sammridhi Yojna

Veer SahidPotoHoKhelVikas Scheme

Jharkhand govt launches three schemes to boost rural employment



(HP Govt.)

State government has decided to launch a new programme ‘Nigah’, in order to sensitize and educate the family members of the people coming to the state from various parts of the country.
Surakshit Dada-Dadi & Nana-Nani Abhiyan’

(NITI Aayog)

Purpose: ”Surakshit Dada-Dadi & Nana-Nani Abhiyan” is aimed at creating awareness about various aspects of senior citizens” health and lifestyle including preventive measures and requisite behavioral changes in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
FIR Aapke Dwar’

(MP Govt.)

Madhya Pradesh on 11th May launched “FIR Aapke Dwar”, an initiative that will see police officials going to homes of victims to register a First Information Report (FIR) than the other way round.
“Champions portal”

(MSME Ministry)

Aim: ‘The system utilising modern ICT tools is aimed at assisting Indian MSMEs march into big league as National and Global CHAMPIONS,”.

The Champions stand here for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the output and national strength. Accordingly, the name of the system is CHAMPIONS.


(HRD Ministry)

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishak has launched a dedicated counselling helpline for the students of Central University of Odisha. The helpline will assist students who are suffering from mental distress and need counselling in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.


The portal, ‘HOPE’ – Helping Out People Everywhere, has already begun collecting data on the youths staying in the state as well as migrant youths who have returned recently from outside.
‘Matir Smristi’

(West Bengal government)

“There is at least 50,000 acre of barren land in Bankura, Birbhum, Purulia, Jhargram, West Burdwan and West Midnapore districts, which cannot produce anything naturally nor can the farmers cultivate on the strip. WB Govt. have decided to use this for horticulture and pisciculture involving the locals.

(Ministry of Human Resource Development)

Aim: The aim of the e-Governance platform, SAMARTH, is to provide quality education to students across all Universities & Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The objective of this initiative is to automate the processes of the Institute.

(Union Minister for Tribal Affairs)

Aims: The GOAL (Going Online As Leaders) programme is designed to provide mentorship to tribal youth through digital mode. The digitally enabled program envisages to act as a catalyst to explore hidden talents of the tribal youth, which will help in their personal development as well as contribute to all-round upliftment of their society.
‘Atmanirbhar Gujarat Sahay Yojna’

(Gujarat Govt)

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on 14th May announced “Atmanirbhar Gujarat Sahay Yojana” wherein the urban and district cooperative banks and credit societies in the state will provide Rs 5,000 crore as loans to small entrepreneurs and businessmen here at an interest rate of two per cent.


‘Sneher Porosh’ & ‘Prochesta’

(WB Govt.)

Prochesta Scheme: Prochesta Scheme is to provide daily wages to all the daily wage workers whose livelihood are disturbed because of the national lockdown.

Sneher Parash: Snehera Parash scheme is to provide support for the migrant workers of West Bengal who are stranded in different parts of the nation.


Charan Paduka

(MP Govt.)

for the migrant labourers passing through the state. Under this campaign, the migrant labourers going barefoot are being providing shoes and slippers to reduce their pain.


Aims: The aim is to ensure that people stay mentally fit and cope with the fears related to COVID-19 with a sound mind. This initiative is in line with the growing concern that COVID-19 pandemic and the prolonged lockdown has resulted in tremendous stress among various sections of the society.
Mee Annapurna


Mee Annapurna, an inclusive programe has been launched for the welfare of farmers and Bhoomiputras in Maharashtra. The initiative was announced by Integrated Risk Insurance, an IRDA Licensed insurance intermediary.
‘UP Startup Fund’

(UP Govt)

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 20th May launched the “Uttar Pradesh Startup Fund” to revive the State’s economy amid COVID-19 pandemic and handed over the first installment of Rs 15 crore to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

Aims: He providing employment to migrant workers and labourers would not only solve their problems but the entire country will get the benefit of their skills through Uttar Pradesh. Under the new start-up policy, the government would motivate more youth to begin start-ups.

“Nyay scheme”


Congress president Sonia Gandhi launched the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay scheme in Chhattisgarh through video conferencing on 21st May and said this was a true tribute to the former prime minister.

Benefit: The aim of the scheme is to help farmers earn more and bring more area in the state under cultivation, which currently stands at 20 per cent.

Didi Vehicle Service

(MP Govt)

In the tribal-dominated Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, the women of Rural Livelihood Mission have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for the safe delivery. This vehicle service is completely free.


‘Tatpar’ programme was launched by the Ranchi district administration to ease their tiresome journey on foot.

Aims: Under the programme, officials collect information about those walking on national highways or on any other road to provide them transport facilities.

‘Everybody will get employment’ scheme

(MP Govt)

Aims: The scheme aims to provide employment to migrant labourers and those labourers who have gone out of the state in search of employment, in their village and gram Panchayat area itself.

Under this scheme, MNREGA job cards will be distributed to the labourers.

“Van Dhan Scheme A Webinar under Know Your Scheme-Lecture Series on “Van Dhan Yojana : Learning For Post Covid-19” was organized  by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Rajasthan in association with Trifed, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
Mukhyamantri Swarozgar Yojana


Under this scheme, the district magistrate should coordinate with the bankers so that the beneficiaries do not have any problem in taking loan.

Aims: The project aims at giving self-employment opportunities to youth and a boost to reverse migration, especially entrepreneurs returning to Uttarakhand and encourage skilled and unskilled artisans, handicrafts and unemployed youths to start their own business.

‘Rozgar Setu’

(MP Govt.)

Aims:  The main aim is to link the skilled migrant labourers with the employers (job providers). As a part of short term planning, govt. has taken data from panchayats and regularize migrant workers in construction, industries, factories and other businesses.
Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’

(Tripura govt.)

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on 6th May launched an online Scholarship portal. The portal was launched under ‘Mukhyamantri Yuba Yogayog Yojana’ at the state secretariat.

Aims: Under the Yojana, the state government will provide Rs. 5,000 to 14,608 youths who are in final year in colleges or Universities as a grant for Smart Phones.


♦April 2020

Swasth ke Sipahi

(Government of India)

Swasth ke Sipahi, the pharmacists of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are delivering essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) of the Government of India.

This is supporting the government’s initiative of practicing social distancing.


(Ministry of Human Resource Develoment)

The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Human Resource has launched an online challenge ‘Samadhan’ to invite ideas and innovations that can help fight against the novel coronavirus.

The challenge is open for student innovators, researchers, educators and startups to participate. The last date for applications is April 14.

Operation ‘Shield’

(Delhi Govt.)

Delhi government has come up with a term for its strategy to contain the spread of novel coronavirus – Operation “Shield”. As per the government strategy, SHIELD stands for sealing, home quarantine, isolation and tracing, essential supply, local sanitation and door-to-door checks.

(Ministry of Tourism)

Ministry of Tourism has launched its “DekhoApnaDesh” webinar series on April 14 to provide information on the many destinations and the sheer depth and expanse of the culture and heritage of our Incredible India.

(Department of Science and Technology (DST))


The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has rolled out an Integrated Geospatial Platform known as “SAHYOG”.

Benefit: This integrated geospatial platform aims to help in decision making during the present COVID-19 outbreak and support with area-specific strategies in order to handle the socio-economic impact in the recovery phase. The mobile application SAHYOG will also complement the “AAROGYA-SETU” mobile application for Contact tracing, Public awareness, and Self-assessment objectives.

e-Gram Swaraj, Swamitva yojana

(PM Narendra Modi)

PM Narendra Modi on 25th April launched e-Gram Swaraj & Swamitva Yojana, two web portals for accelerating the pace of development in India’s villages.

Benefit: The eGram Swaraj app will provide panchayats a single interface to complete development projects. The app will help in accelerating projects in villages from planning to completion.

Swamitva Yojana will use drones in mapping of properties in villages. This will help in reducing disputes over property. The portal will help in making it easier for villagers to avail loans from banks.

Jeevan Shakti Yojana


Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan launched the Jeevan Shakti Yojana on 25th April.

Benefit: Under this scheme, women in urban areas can earn by making masks at home. The government will pay them Rs 11 per mask.

♦March 2020

‘Suposhit Maa Abhiyan’

(Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla launches)

(Updated 29th February)

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on 29th February launched “Suposhit Maa Abhiyan” to provide nutritional support to pregnant women and adolescent girls.

Union Minister Smriti Irani also attended the programme at Bhamashah Mandi in Anantpur


(Google India)

(Updated 7th March)

Skill Development Programme “DigiPivot “For Women
Chief Minister’s Akhannaba Sanaroising gi Tengbang (CMAST)’ and Chief Minister Artist Sing gi Tengbang (CMAT)’


(Updated 14th March)

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced the biggest ever scheme for the welfare of sports persons and artists of the State. The announcement was made during third-anniversary celebrations of the BJP led government in Manipur at Imphal.

Chief Minister’s Akhannaba Sanaroising gi Tengbang (CMAST)’ and Chief Minister Artist Sing gi Tengbang (CMAT)’ would provide benefits to thousands of sportspersons and artistes of the State who have brought laurels to the State and Country.



♦February 2020

‘YSR Pension Kanuka’

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated 1st February)

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy led Andhra Pradesh government has initiated a doorstep pension delivery scheme ‘YSR Pension Kanuka’ across the state, under which, various welfare pensions is being delivered at the doorstep of the pensioners.

The age for old age pensioners (OAP) has been reduced from 65 to 60 years.

The Disabled Pensions (DP) will be Rs 3,000 per month, while the CKDU/Dialysis Pensions will receive Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000 per month.



(Updated 3rd February)

The Karnataka government on 3rd February launched the “Janasevaka” scheme in a few municipal corporation wards to ensure home delivery of various services like ration cards, senior citizen identity and health cards.

“Janasevaka under the Sakala scheme is a programme to avail the benefits of government schemes at the doorstep.

Sakala Scheme Aims: Ensure in-time delivery of government services to citizens by practising innovative and efficient management systems through capacity building in government and empowering citizens to exercise their right to service.

Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna”


(Updated 12th February)

Benefit: Under this scheme, annual financial assistance of Rs 6000 will be provided to those families in the State whose annual income is upto Rs 1.80 lakh and land holding is less than 5 acres so that premium of various welfare schemes of the Central Government, pension scheme and crop insurance could be paid automatically from the bank accounts of the needy families.

The amount Rs.6000 would be transferred into bank in 2 equal installments of Rs.2000 each (total of Rs.4000) and the remaining Rs.2000 would be transferred on March month.

‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’

Andhra Pradesh

(Updated: 25th Feb )

Provide financial assistance to students.

In all 11,87,904 students pursuing ITI, polytechnic, under-graduate and post-graduate education would benefit from the scheme.

Benefit: ITI students would get Rs 10,000 each, polytechnic students would get Rs 15,000 and under-graduates and post-graduates Rs 20,000 each.

♦Government Scheme (January) 2020

YSR Aarogyasri scheme

(Updated 3rd January)

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will inaugurate YSR Aarogyasri scheme at Eluru in West Godavari district on 3rd January . The scheme will be inaugurated in each district by respective mandal and district officials. Over one crore individuals will be benefited under this new health scheme.

The chief minister has also announced to compensate for wage loss incurred during the post-operative period. With monthly cap of Rs 5,000 Dr YSR Aarogyasri Health Care Trust will pay Rs 225 per day for the prescribed recovery period.

‘Amma Vodi’

(Updated 9th January)

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on 9th January  launched his government’s launch programme ‘Amma Vodi’ scheme meant to support lakhs of poor and needy mothers to educate their children.

Marking the launch, Reddy pressed a button on a laptop to credit an annual financial assistance to the tune of Rs 15,000 each into the accounts of around 43 lakh mothers for the benefit of 82 lakh children in the state.


(Updated 12th January)

Home Ministry

Union Home Minister Amit shah today digitally launched project VISHWAS and CYBER AASHVAST at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.

About Vishwas Aims: The project aims at improving Law and Order Management, Proactive traffic management and control, Crime detection through video analytics and Post incident Investigation and video forensics.

About Cyber AASHVAST: To make cyber-space safe, Gujarat Police has brought the cyber-security solution to common man through Cyber AASHVAST Project, which is a helpline for cyber crime victims.

Yashaswini Scheme

(Updated 11th January)

Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles

About Yashaswini scheme : Under Yashaswini scheme, women self-help groups will be  given interest free loans of upto Rs Five lakh for business.

(Updated 16th January)

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Ga

‘Saksham’, an annual one-month long, people-centric fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)
Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana

(Updated 14th January)

Uttar Pradesh Government has launched Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana which will provide financial assistance to family of farmers who die or become handicapped while working in fields.

About Scheme: The scheme will cover farmers and their family members in the age group of 18-70 years and will be implemented from 14th September last year.

‘Shiv Bhojan’

(Updated 26th January)

Maharashtra government

The Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government on 26th Janaury launched ‘Shiv Bhojan’ scheme, which is aimed at providing a meal to the poor for just 10 rupees, on the occasion of the 71st Republic Day.

♦2019 Scheme

YSR Arogya Asara scheme

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated: 10th December)

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is in the process of launched Arogya Asara scheme to provide relief to poor patients as part of the health scheme.

Benefit: Patients are offered a maximum of Rs.225 per day or a maximum of Rs5,000 per month for the prescribed relaxation time. This is the first in India to offer this type of service to patients. The scheme was introduced by the CM with the intention that the family should not suffer financially if the family gets sick. 4.5 lakh people benefit from this.

Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’


(Updated: 13th December)

‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’ to honour differently-abled people as well as NSS, NCC and Student Police Cadet (SPC) units working for their care and welfare.

The ‘Vijayamritham’ scheme has been introduced to provide financial assistance for differently-abled people who battled odds and scored high marks in degree, PG and professional courses.

i)Degree/ Equivalent courses-60% marks for Arts subject, 80% marks for Science subject, 8000/-Amount provide 10 students per district


ii)Post-Graduation (PG)& Professional courses-60 % and above, 10000/-Amount provide 5 students per district


Sahachari scheme: This scheme is provide encouragement to NCC/NSS/SPC units functioning in schools who offer assistance to differently abled students with over 40% disability in their studies as well as other extra-curricular activities.

Certificates and plaques will be awarded to 3 best NCC/NSS/SPC units, who offer service to the much needy differently abled students. For this work, they will be given an amount of Rs. 40,000/- for each.



(Updated: 18th December)

‘Jalsathi’ programme which will ensure supply of safe drinking water to all households in the state.
Nethanna Nestham’

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated: 21st December)

At Dharmavaram of Anantapur district.

 The scheme aims:  Extending an aid of ₹24,000 every year for each handloom weaver family that is currently running a loom.

Atal Bhujal Yojana

(Central Govt.)

PM Modi launched the Atal Bhujal Yojana. The scheme with a total outlay of Rs.6000 crore will be implemented over a period of 5 years.

Aims: Improve ground water management through community participation in identified priority areas in seven States.

The states identified are Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Nadu-Nedu Programme

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated: 27th November)

Turning a new leaf in education sector, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launches the Nadu-Nedu Programme.

Aims: Transforming government schools into vibrant and competitive institutions and said his government will overcome all the challenges and clear every hurdle as the goal is to meet the requirement of what the fast-changing technology in the world expects from youth ten years from now.



(Updated: 28 November)

National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) was launched in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir with its formal inauguration by Commissioner Secretary, School Education Department, Sarita Chauhan.

The event was attended by around 300 teachers.

Aims: Improving learning outcomes at Elementary level through integrated Teacher Trainings.



(Updated 4th November)

Nagaland Government today launched the Nagaland Ex-gratia Scheme for Students Studying outside Nagaland belonging to any recognized scheduled tribes and indigenous inhabitants of the state.

Aims: Students who die outside the state while pursuing secular, technical, professional, diploma and theology courses. Five crore Rupees will be kept in a fixed deposit and the interest accruing from the deposit will be utilized for payment of ex-gratia amounting to five lakh rupees to the nominee of the deceased students.

“Swachh-Nirmal Tat Abhiyan”

(Environment Ministry)

Environment Ministry began with its cleanliness cum awareness drive in 50 beaches under a campaign called “Swachh-Nirmal Tat Abhiyan”.

The drive began from November 11 and will continue till November 17. Beaches in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Daman and Diu, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Karnataka and Kerala have been identified for the campaign after consultation with the state governments

“YSR Vahana Mitra”

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated 4th October)

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will launch the “YSR Vahana Mitra” scheme in Eluru on 4th October.

Benefit: He will distribute ₹10,000 financial assistance to auto, taxi and maxi driver-cum-owners.



(Union HRD Minister)

(Updated 6th October)

60 talented students have been selected in the first batch. After the launch, a programme of around 14 days’ duration would be conducted with these students.

Purpose: ISRO Chairman Dr K Sivan said that the objective of ‘DHRUV’ is to allow talented students realise their full potential and contribute to society.

Rythu Bharosa scheme

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated 8th October)

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said his ‘farmer-friendly’ government is committed to providing input assistance of ₹13,500 per year to all eligible ones.

Launching the YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan scheme amid fanfare at Kakaturu near Sarvepalli in SPSR Nellore district.

About Scheme: ₹7,500 would be provided to each farmer before start of the kharif season, another ₹4,000 at the time of harvesting and just before the start of the rabi season, and the last instalment of ₹2,000 at the time of the farmers’ festival of Sankranti.

Food safety mitra’ scheme

(Central Govt.)

(Updated 16th October)

On the lines of ‘arogya mitras’, the government on 16 October launched a scheme for engaging ‘food safety mitras’ to sensitise street food vendors on hygiene aspects and assist businessmen to comply with standards and facilitate licensing and registration.

Aims: scaling up the government’s ‘Eat Right India’ movement. ‘Food Safety Mitra’ would undergo training and certification by FSSAI to do their work and get paid by food businesses for their services.

YSR Navodayam scheme

(Andhra Pradesh)

(Updated 17th October)

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on 17th October launched ‘Dr. YSR Navodayam’ scheme.

About Scheme: Under which the State government will reimburse 50% (not exceeding ₹2 lakh per account) of the auditors’ fee for preparation of techno-economic viability reports required for One-Time Restructuring (OTR) of stressed loans of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) by banks and NBFCs as per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) norms up to March 31, 2020.

‘AB-MGRSBY’ ( Rajasthan)

(Updated 10 September )

The Rajasthan state government has launched a new health insurance scheme called Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY) by integrating the Bhamashah Health Insurance Scheme(BSBY) of the State Government and Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna Scheme(AB-PMJAY) of the Central Government.
Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Delayed Payment ( MSME)

(Updated 12 September )

Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Delayed Payment of MSMEs’ held at New Delhi, the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Nitin Gadkari has launched the updated Credit linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (CLCSS) to enable micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) access to capital.
E-assessment Scheme 2019 (Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

(Updated 15 September )

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) notified the e-assessment scheme 2019 for conducting faceless scrutiny assessment of income tax returns (ITR). It will be established at regional and national level with auto-allocation of different scrutiny matters.
‘Aponar Apon Ghar’  (Assam)

(Updated 25 September )

It is an upgraded version of the previous Apun Ghar home loan subsidy scheme, which will provide a subsidy of up to Rs 2.5 lakh on home loans up to Rs 40 lakh to all citizens of the state.

(Updated 25 September )

it is an Education Loan Subsidy scheme, under this every student in the state of assam having active education loan account regardless of the amount for pursuing higher education can get benefitted. The Assam government will provide a one-time subsidy of up to Rs 50,000 to all educational loans.
Free Drugs Scheme(Assam)

(Updated 25 September )

Under this scheme, 142 essential drugs, 47 surgical items, 45 consumables/linens and 6 numbers of disinfectants would be provided free of cost to the 651 tea garden hospitals of the state. An amount of Rs 20 crore would be spent every year on the scheme. The scheme is for the patients of the tea tribe community.
‘Save Green, Stay Clean’
(West Bengal) (Updated- 2August)
The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee launched an awareness campaign‘Save Green, Stay Clean’ for preserving the greenery and keeping the environment clean in Kolkata, which will be celebrated every year. She participated in the Padayatra for this purpose.
‘Odisha Small Savings Incentive Scheme‘

(Odisha) (Updated- 8August)

Odisha government unveiled the ‘Odisha Small Savings Incentive Scheme‘ for the calendar year 2019 under the notation “AQ” series. The aim of the scheme is to stop people from transacting with ‘suspicious’ non-banking private financial institutions.
“Mo Sarkar”

(Odisha) (Updated- 15August)

During the independence day celebration in the state, the Chief Minister of Odisha Shri Naveen Patnaik announced the “Mo Sarkar” initiative. It is an initiative to ensure transparency in governance focusing fully on the common public and will be commenced from October 2, 2019, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi.
“School Fagadaba”

(Manipur) (Updated- 17August)

Chief Minister (CM) of Manipur, N Biren Singh has launched “School Fagadaba” (Make education better) scheme with the aim to improve the infrastructure, quality education and overall improvement of government schools.
“Supra”- (Scientific and Useful Profound Research Advancement)

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) 

The scheme has designed as a part of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100-day transformative ideas.
Aim: The aim of this scheme is to fund new scientific and engineering breakthroughs with global impact.
NISHTHA- National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement 

Union Human Resource Development Minister (Updated- 21August)


National Mission to improve Learning Outcomes at the Elementary
Mukhya Mantri Parivar Samridhi Yojna
Haryana (Updated- 21August)
The scheme provides social security to people in terms of life/accidental insurance cover and pensionary benefits to individual families.
.Eligibility:  To avail benefit of the scheme, the annual family income should be less than Rs 1,80,000 or a total landholding of less than two hectares.
Insurance Benefits:  The eligible beneficiary family will get Rs 500 per month. Out of this amount, the premium for the life insurance of a member of the age group of 18 to 50 years will be paid from his account at the rate of Rs 330 per year.
‘Vhali Dikri Yojna’

Gujarat (Updated- 3rd August)


Gujarat for the welfare of girl child in the state. The scheme launched in order to improve the child sex ratio in the state, which currently stands at 890 girl child per 1000 male child.

At the time of admission to class 4th- Rs. 4,000

At the time admission to class 9th- Rs. 6,000

At the time of taking admission for higher education at the age of 18- Rs.1-lakh

At the time of marriage-Rs. 1-lakh

·    Kalia scholarship scheme (Odisha) Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation (KALIA).

The beneficiaries will be provided scholarships to pursue higher education in professional courses at free of cost.

·   Shehri Samridhi Utsav (Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs) Aim to extend the reach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM).
·     Mukhya Mantri Vriddha Pension Yojana (MMVPY), (Bihar) The scheme facilitates the amount of Rs. 400 monthly pension for all in the state above the age of 60 years who are not getting pension from the government.
·      ‘Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan’ (Finance Minister) Under this scheme, workers of unorganized sectors whose monthly income is less than Rs. 15,000 may avail the benefits by contributing Rs. 100 per month to further get Rs. 3000 per month after 60 year of age.
·        KALIA Chhatra Bruti’ (Odisha) It aims at providing financial assistance for technical and professional education to farmers’ children by incurring all expenses involved in various levels of education, such as course fee, hostel fee, mess fee by state govt.
·        Khusi scheme (Odisha) Aimed at improving menstrual hygiene among adolescent girl students in the state, with an outlay of Rs 466.08 crore over a period of 5 years.
·     Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme (i)The scheme will provide Rs 6,000 per year to small and marginal farmer families having combined land holding/ownership of upto 2 hectares.
(ii). The amount will be given in three installments of Rs 2,000 each and will be transferred directly to the bank account of the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer, ensuring transparency in the entire process and saving time for the farmers.
·     ‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana’ (MP) Guarantees 100 days of employment every year to urban youth from Economically Weaker Sections(EWS).
·       Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Yojana Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN (Jaiv Indhan – Vatavaran Anukool fasal awashesh Nivaran) Yojana.
It will provide financial support 
integrated Bioethanol projects using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock. The total financial outlay is of Rs.1969.50cr for the period from 2018-19 to 2023-24.
·                     Arun-3 Hydro Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project (Nepal portion) by Sutlej Jal Vikas Nigam (SJVN) Limited. The project is on Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district of Eastern Nepal.
·       Gram Samridhi Yojana (Ministry of Food Processing Industries )


The scheme is aimed at helping the cottage industryfarmer producers’ organisation and individual food processors to increase capacity, upgrade technology besides skill improvement, entrepreneurship development and strengthening the farm-to market supply chain.
· Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi Yojana 2019 (Haryana)


It is primarily meant for farmers of the state who cultivate on land with areas upto five acres and the families with an income of less than Rs. 15,000 per month.

The scheme would provide a sum of Rs. 6,000 yearly and each family has to nominate a member who will be provided with this amount.

· ‘Jal Amrutha’ (Karnataka Government


For the purpose of inauguration of the scheme, a function was organized by the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj department at Dr B R Ambedkar Bhavan in Bengaluru.
The scheme plans to make people aware about the importance of conserving water and to prompt them to come up with ways to avoid wastage of water.
·     STARS scheme (HRD Ministry) i)Funds worth Rs 250 crore have been approved by the HRD ministry which will be utilised to sponsor about 500 science projects, selected on the basis of competitions.
ii) The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is the coordinator of the project, to whom the interested candidates would submit their applications.
·  Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) scheme Government of India with a view to boost to export of farm commodities to certain countries in Europe and North America introduced a scheme for providing financial assistance for transport and marketing of agriculture products.
·                     ‘Mukhya Mantri Karigar Sahayata’ (Odisha) The nodal department of the scheme is the Directorate of handicrafts.

i)Craftsmen with 10 years of experience and having annual income below Rs.1 lakh are eligible to get an assistance of Rs.800 per month.
ii) For craftsmen above 80 years of age would get Rs.1000 per month allowance for those has the same experience and annual income as above.

·   Yuvashree Arpan scheme (West Bengal) Yuvashree Arpan under which 50,000 youths will receive financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh for setting up an their own business initiatives.
·   Mukhyamantri Anchal Amrit Yojana (Uttarakhand) The scheme aims to provide 100 ml milk twice a week, free of cost, to 2.5 lakh children at 20,000 Anganwadi kendras of Uttarakhand.


·                     ‘Atal Aahar Yojna’ (Maharashtra) The target is set to cover 20000 workers and provide them with good quality food at a nominal cost of Rs.5 in the first phase of the scheme.
 The government is already providing a Subsidy of Rs.4.5 lakh to labourers for house construction and is planning to provide help in education, income and health as well.
·     Doorstep Banking (SBI) The State Bank of India has initiated a new ‘doorstep banking’ service for senior citizens, differently-abled and infirm account holders as well as visually impaired customers.
·      Wings’ (Aviva Life Insurance) It will helps women dream about what they will become, giving them a clearer picture of their future and their growth prospects. The programme will give them an avenue to freely communicate in a safe environment, allowing them to focus on growth and improvement.
·                     Young Scientist Programme’ or ‘YUva VIgyani KAryakram’ (YUVIKA 2019) To get young school children interested in space science and technology

The ISRO Young Scientist Programme YUVIKA 2019, which received an astounding response from students across the country, will be inaugurated on 13 May 2019. The Indian Space Research Organisation, in a fresh announcement today, stated that YUVIKA 2019, which is a two week summer vacation residential programme, will be conducted from 13 to 26 May 2019.

·                     SIDBI’s pilot scheme Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) launched a pilot scheme to extend financial assistance of up to Rs 10 crore to new-age fintech non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) engaged in financing small businesses and other income-generating activities.
·                     ‘SMESuvidha’ State-owned Corporation Bank has launched ‘SMESuvidha’ scheme to provide loans to the GST-registered MSMEs at affordable interest rates.

The product is designed as a part of the lender’s efforts to improve service and provide best products to MSME sector

·                 “Paramarsh” (HRD)

          (Updated- 19th July 2019)

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) launched a Scheme called “Paramarsh” of University Grants Commission (UGC) in New Delhi.

This scheme aims at mentoring National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) accreditation aspirant institutions to develop quality assurance in Higher Education.

· ‘Internet Saathi’  (Google India & Tata Trusts)

(Updated -July 16, 2019)

Internet Saathi initiative, a collaborative programme of Google India and Tata Trusts, will be expanded to villages in Punjab and Odisha.

Aims to facilitate digital literacy among women in rural India.)

·            Kaushal Yuva Samwaad” (Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship) (MoSDE)

           (Updated-July 15 2019)


World Youth Skills Day and celebrate the 4th Anniversary of the Skill India Mission, the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MoSDE) launched ‘Kaushal Yuva Samwaad’ (A Youth Dialogue) in New Delhi.
·‘Save Water Day’ (West Bengal government)

(Updated-July 12 2019)

West Bengal government celebrated it first ‘Save Water Day’ on July 12, 2019 to spread the message of water conservation. Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee and other eminent persons from various fields participated in the Padayatra from Jorashanko Thakurbari to the base of Gandhi Statue, Kolkata.
·    “Operation Thirst” Railway Protection Force (RPF)  The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has launched an all India drive ‘Operation Thirst’ (on 8-9 July 2019) in New Delhi to crackdown the selling of unauthorized Packaged Drinking Water (PDW) in the premises of railway stations.
· “Swadhar Greh” (Ministry of Women and Child Development)

·                     (Updated- 12 July 2019)


The Ministry of Women and Child Development(WCD), Government of India is implementing the Swadhar Greh Scheme for the rehabilitation of women in difficult circumstances so that they could lead their life with dignity.

Aim:  It envisages providing shelter, food, clothing, and health as well as economic and social security for the women who are deserted and without any social and economic support, victims of domestic violence, family tension, and natural disaster.

·  Bicycle-Sharing Scheme (Puducherry) In an innovative eco-friendly initiative of bicycle-sharing in the city, a Bicycle-Sharing Scheme, conceived and prioritized under Puducherry Smart City Development Plan, is to be introduced in Puducherry.
·                     ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ (Haryana)


(Updated-July 4, 2019)

The Chief Minister of Haryana Government Manohar Lal Khattar has launched online portal named “Meri Fasal MeraByora” ( )for farmers to directly avail crop related benefits of state government schemes after self -reporting their land and crop-related details.
· “Operation Milap’ (Delhi Police) Delhi Police Crime Branch has rescued 333 children in 7 months
·‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme The central government’s ambitious project of ‘One Nation One Ration Card’, under which beneficiaries can buy subsidized foodgrains from any ration shop in the country will begin on 1 July 2020.
·  Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana  All eligible farmer families, irrespective of the size of their landholding. Earlier, it was applicable to farmers having two hectares of land.  The extension will include additional of 2.5 crore farmers which will led to rise its coverage to 14.5 crore farmers. The outlay of the revised scheme will be Rs 87,217.50 crore for 2019
·    Krishi Kiosk (Haryana) Om Prakash Dhankar, Haryana agriculture, and farmers’ welfare minister launched ‘Krishi kiosk’ for farmers at Panchkula, Haryana.

The kiosk comes under state’s ’‘Digital Kisan Suvidha’ plan, will give farmers the information about government schemes and also help them file claims under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ Scheme.

·    Bangla Shashya Bima

(West Bengal)

West Bengal Government launched a crop insurance scheme, Bangla Shashya Bima (BSB) for the 2019 ‘Kharif’ season to protect farmers from losses due to natural disasters and provide a steady income in case of unstable market prices.


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