Schemes Launched by Modi Government
Published on: July 2, 2018 | Updated on: December 27, 2018
Details of All Schemes Launched by Modi Government
With 2019 Lok Sabha elections right around the corner, all eyes have turned towards the government’s performance in the past four years, scrutinizing. Modi government came to power in 2014, and since then, it has launched several schemes and initiatives. This is the last year for the BJP government to prove its worth before its performance is put to test in the 2019 elections.
Several new schemes have been launched till now and some of the old schemes have been restructured or extended seeking their progress. From uplifting of the backward states to address the issue of malnutrition among women and children, from hindering drug trafficking among the youth to set up of solar plants in the rural areas, Modi Government is taking care of all the weak areas of the Indian economy through their schemes and program.
Following are the schemes/program launched by the Modi Government for the benefit of its country’s citizen and the country as a whole.
Ayushman Bharat Yojana is a scheme of the Central government which focuses on the wellness of the poor families and providing medical benefits to them. The scheme will include the on-going centrally sponsored schemes-Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS). On the auspicious occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, our honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the scheme. On 23rd September 2018, Ayushman Bharat Yojana was finally launched as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan.
2. Solar Charkha Mission
3. Transformation of Aspirational Districts Program
4. National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyan)
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan on the occasion of the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2018. The main objectives of this scheme are to attain proper nutritional status among children from 0-6 years, adolescent girls, pregnant women, and lactating mothers in a timely manner; reduce stunting, under-nutrition, and anaemia among young children, women, and adolescent girls; and lowering low birth weight by at least 2% per annum.
5. Anti-Narcotics Scheme
6. GOBAR-Dhan Yojana
GOBAR-Dhan scheme is an effort by the government to improve the living conditions in the Indian villages and make them open-defecation free. A segment of the Swachh Bharat initiative, this scheme will focus on useful conversion of solid waste and cattle dung into manure and biogas.
7. Green Revolution-Krishonnati Yojana
8. Samagra Shiksha Scheme
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), and Teacher Education (TE) to treat school education holistically, from pre-school to Class 12 levels.
9. Atal Bhujal Yojana
10. First “Khelo India School Games”
11. National Bamboo Mission (Restructured under Budget 2018)
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, the government’s flagship programme for housing to set up bamboo houses.
13. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
14. Pradhan Mantri Make in India
Make in India scheme permits 100% FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in all but 25 sectors, namely, defence industry (49%), Media of India (26%), and Space industry (74%). After the launch of the scheme, ₹16.40 lakh crore was given to India as investment commitments and ₹1.5 lakh crore as investment inquiries. Due to these, in September 2014, India surpassed the US and China as a top global destination for FDI.
15. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Swachh Bharat Mission. Launched officially on Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, 2 October 2014, the mission has the vision to make India open-defecation free by 2 October 2019. It aims to clean infrastructure, roads, and streets of rural areas, towns, and cities. Its objective is to construct community-owned and household-owned toilets. Since 2014, a total of 86 million toilets have been constructed
16. Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
17. Mission Indradhanush
It aims to cover 201 districts in its first phase. Of the total, 82 districts fall in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh. The districts have been chosen such that they have almost 50% of India’s unvaccinated kids. The administration and planning of this key government scheme are similar to that of Pulse Polio Immunization (PPI)
18. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana
Beto Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana scheme was launched to deal with the issue of skewed child sex ratio. According to the census data 2011, the child gender ratio is 918 girls for every 1,000 boys. It aims to improve the existing welfare services that are meant for girls. This initiative is also jointly supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The scheme was initiated with a funding of ₹100 crore. It mainly targets the regions in Delhi, Bihar, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. Sakshi Malik, the Olympics 2016 bronze medallist, is its ambassador.
19. HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana
Launched on 21 January 2015, this Modi scheme aims to preserve the heritage character of all the Heritage Cities in the country. Its goal is to bring together the economic growth and urban planning to realize the vision. Set with a budget of ₹500 crore, its target cities are Warangal, Velankanni, Varanasi, Mathura, Puri, Kanchipuram, Gaya, Dwarka, Badami, Amritsar, Amaravati, and Ajmer. This scheme supports the revitalization of urban infrastructures such as monuments, and other heritage assets such as temples, Ghats, and more. This scheme will also oversee the development of information kiosks, citizen services, public transportation & parking, roads, sanitation facilities, etc.
20. Sukanya Samridhi Yojana (Girl Child Prosperity Scheme)
21. Soil Health Card Scheme
22. Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana
Under this scheme, there are three stages which mark the funding needs and growth of the beneficiary organization in the question. These are:
- Shishu: This covers loans less than ₹50,000
- Kishore: This covers loans more than ₹50,000 and less than ₹5,00,000
- Tarun: This covers loans more than ₹5,00,000 and less than ₹10,00,000
Under this scheme, eligible business segments include food-service units, fruits/vegetable vendors, service sector units, truck operators, machine operators, food processors, repair shops, small industries, and more.
23. Atal Pension Yojana
24. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana
This Life insurance scheme was launched on 9 May 2015 by the PM Modi. People between the age of 18 and 50 with bank accounts are eligible for this scheme. On this Yojana, the GST is also exempted. The scheme has ₹330 as an annual premium. Under this scheme, the amount gets debited automatically from the account. An amount of ₹2 lakh will be paid to the nominee in case the subscriber dies. As of 30 May 2018, more than 5 crore people have enrolled in this scheme.