National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 - Additional Cities - Press Release dtd 24.03.2017

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National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 to be held in 23 more cities; app to help students locate nearest centre

There will be additional 23 cities apart from the 80 existing examination cities this year
NEET 2017 has registered a 41.42% jump in registration as 11.35 lakh aspirants have registered this year

NEW DELHI: The number of cities where the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test 2017 will be held has been increased to 103 due to significant increase in the number of aspirants this year. In case the candidates want to change the option of city, they can do so between March 24 and March 27, 2017.

There will be additional 23 cities apart from the 80 existing examination cities this year. "The NEET examination, which is a medical entrance test conducted by the CBSE, got a better response. Therefore we have increased number of city centres," said HRD minister Prakash Javadekar.

NEET 2017 has registered a 41.42% jump in registration as 11.35 lakh aspirants have registered this year as against 8.02 lakh in 2016. The CBSE will conduct the eligibility test for the admissions to various medical and dental programmes offered by institutions across India. A mobile app has also been developed to help the candidates, who are expected to take the test to locate the nearest test venue.

The 23 new centres include Guntur and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, Anand, Bhavnagar and Gandhi Nagar in Gujarat, Davangiri, Mysore, Hubli and Udupi in Karnataaka, Kannur and Thrissur in Kerala, Ahmednagar, Amravati, Kolhapur and Satara in Maharashtra, Amritsar, Jodhpur, Namakkal and Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, Gorakhpur and Howarh.

With this, NEET will also be having an equivalent number of centre cities as in JEE (Main) examination. The single common entrance exam for admission in medical colleges of India will be held on May 7.

"Earlier it was conducted in 80 cities. Now we have increased to 103 cities with more than 2,200 centres and the new choice to the students for selection of nearby cities have been given. The exams are being conducted under the Health Ministry guidelines," the HRD minister said. Students can register on CBSE website and select new centre from the centres available in 23 new cities.

NEET, the single common entrance exam for admission to MBBS/ BDS courses in Medical Council of India/ Dental Council of India approved medical/ dental colleges, will be held on May 7 in 10 languages — Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya and Kannada.

Health Minister JP Nadda said: "We have also included regional languages in the test. CBSE has agreed for this and accordingly the number of examination centres have also been increased."

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SBI Recruitment for Officers in Specialized Posts 2017

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Complete List of Schemes Launched by Narendra Modi Government

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)
Launched: ‎28 August 2014
Main Objective: Financial inclusion and access to financial services for all households in the country.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is a national mission to bring comprehensive financial inclusion of all the households in the country. Under the PMJDY, any individual above the age of 10 years and does not ave a bank account can open a bank account without depositing any money.
The scheme was to ensure the access to financial services such as banking / savings & deposit Accounts, remittance, credit, debit cards, insurance and pension in affordable manner. The scheme was mostly targeted to the people belonging to the Below Poverty Line but is beneficial to everyone who does not have a bank account.
Jan Dhan Yojana has seen a great success, about 21 Crore accounts have been opened in just about one and half year under the scheme. Out of the total 12.87 crore in rural area and 8.13 Crore accounts have been opened in urban areas. Despite of zero minimum balance, there is 33074.89 crore rupees balance in these accounts with 28.88% accounts opened with zero balance.
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Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (PMSSY)
Launched: 22 January 2015
Main Objective: Secure the future of girl child

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is an ambitious small deposit savings scheme for a girl child. Under the scheme, a saving account can be opened in the name of girl child and deposits can be made for 14 years. After the girl reach 18 years of age, she can withdraw 50% of the amount for marriage or higher study purposes.
After the girl completes 21 years of age, the maturity amount can be withdrawn including the interest at rates decided by Government every year.
The investments and returns are exempt from section 80C of Indian income tax act. The maximum investment of Rs. 1.5 Lakh per year can be made while minimum deposit is Rs. 1000/- per year.
In case of more than one girl child, parents can open another account on the different name but only for 2 girl child. Only exception is that the parents have twins and another girl child.
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Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY)
Launched: 8 April 2015
Main Objective: Financial support for growth of micro enterprises sector.

Pradhan Mantri MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Yojana was launched with the purpose to provide funding to the non-corporate small business sector. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) is open and is available from all Bank branches across the country.
The small businesses/startups or entrepreneurs can avail loans from Rs. 50 thousand to 10 Lakh to start/grow their business under the three, Shishu, Kishore and Tarun categories of the scheme.
As per the official website of PMMY, 27344053 number of loans have been sanctioned under the scheme till 26 February 2016. The amount sanctioned has reached more than Rs. 1 Lakh Crore.
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Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
Launched: 9 May 2015
Main Objective: Provide life insurance cover to all Indian citizens

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana is a government backed life insurance scheme in India aimed at increasing the penetration of life insurance cover in India. The scheme is open and available to all Indian citizens between the age of 18 to 50 years.
Under the scheme, the policy holder can get a life insurance cover of Rs. 2 Lakh with an annual premium of just Rs. 330 excluding service tax. All the Indian citizens between 18-50 years of age with a saving bank account are eligible to avail the scheme.
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Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
Launched: 9 May 2015
Main Objective: Provide accidental insurance cover to all Indian citizens

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana is also a government backed accident insurance scheme in India aimed at increasing the penetration of accidental insurance cover in India. The scheme is open and available to all Indian citizens between the age of 18 to 70 years.
Under the scheme, the policy holder can get a life insurance cover of Rs. 2 Lakh with an annual premium of just Rs. 12 excluding service tax. All the Indian citizens between 18-70 years of age with a saving bank account are eligible to avail the scheme.
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Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
Launched: 9 May 2015
Main Objective: Increase the number of people covered under any kind of pension scheme.

Atal Pension Yojana is one of the three Jan Suraksha schemes launched by PM Narendra Modi. APY is aimed at increasing the number of pension scheme beneficiaries across the country. The scheme is especially targeted to the private unorganized sector and is open to all Indian citizens between the age of 18 to 40 years.
Under the scheme, the beneficiary have to make contribution for at least 20 years before he/she can get pension after attaining age of 60 years. The scheme provides a monthly pension of Rs 1000 to Rs. 5000 per month based on the contribution amount.
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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
Launched: 25 June 2015
Main Objective: Achieve housing for all by the year 2022, 2 crore in Urban and 3 Crore homes in Rural areas.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is an ambitious scheme of Narendra Modi Government. Under the PMAY, the government aims to provide about 5 Crore affordable homes to the people belonging to EWS and LIG categories by the year 2022. There is a target of building 2 crore homes in urban area and 3 crore in rural areas across the country.
Under the scheme, the government will provide financial assistance to the poor home buyers, interest subsidy on home loan and direct subsidy on homes bought under the scheme.
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Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)
Launched: 11 October 2014
Main Objective: Social, cultural, economic, infrastructure developments in the villages, i.e. development of model villages called “Adarsh Gram”

Under the Yojana, Members of Parliament (MPs) will be responsible for developing the socio-economic and physical infrastructure of three villages each by 2019, and a total of eight villages each by 2024.
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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
Launched: 11 October 2014
Main Objective: Provide insurance cover to rabi and kharif crops and financial support to farmers in case of damage of crops.

In order to make crop insurance simpler and cheaper for the farmers and to provide them with better insurance services, a Central Sector Scheme of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFSY) was launched by the Government of India replacing NAIS and MNAIS.
Under the new scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of two per cent for all kharif crops and 1.5 per cent for all rabi crops.
The scheme will be implemented from the kharif season this year, i.e. 2016.

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Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana (PMGSY)
Launched: 01 July 2015
Main Objective: Irrigating the field of every farmer and improving water use efficiency to provide `Per Drop More Crop’.

The scheme is aimed to attract investments in irrigation system at field level, develop and expand cultivable land in the country, enhance ranch water use in order to minimize wastage of water, enhance crop per drop by implementing water-saving technologies and precision irrigation.
All the States and Union Territories including North Eastern States are covered under the programme.
The government has approved Rs.50,000 crore for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana for next 5 years, i.e. up to 2020.
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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojanaye (PMGKY)
Launched: April 2015
Main Objective: Implement the pro-poor welfare schemes in more effective way and reaches out to more poor population across the country.

Garib Kalyan Yojana is a Poverty Alleviation Scheme, which is primarily a work shop that you can pay and attend. The effort of the campaign and workshop is to motive and appraise the member of parliaments to help them effectively implement the government run schemes for the welfare of poor in the country.
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Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana (PMJAY)
Launched: March 2016 (Expected)
Main Objective: Provides drugs/medicines at affordable cost across the country.

The scheme is a new version of earlier Jan Aushadhi Yojana, to be renamed as Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana, the scheme aims to open 3000 Jan Aushadhi stores to sell drugs at affordable cost.
Under the scheme, over 500 medicines will be sold through Jan Aushadhi stores at price less than the market price. Private hospitals, NGO’s, and other social groups are eligible to open the Jan Aushadhi stores with a onetime assistance of Rs. 2.5 Lakh from the central Government.
**The scheme is yet to be launched in March 2016.
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Make in India
Launched: 25 September 2014
Main Objective: To encourage multi-national, as well as domestic companies to manufacture their products in India and create jobs and skill enhancement in 25 sectors.

The major objective behind the initiative is to focus on job creation and skill enhancement in 25 sectors of the economy. The initiative also aims at high quality standards and minimising the impact on the environment. The initiative hopes to attract capital and technological investment in India.
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Launched: 2 October 2014
Main Objective: To fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a clean and hygienic India.

Swachh Bharat Mission is being implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development (M/o UD) and by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (M/o DWS) for urban and rural areas respectively.
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Kisan Vikas Patra
Launched: 3 March 2015 (Re-Launched)
Main Objective: To provide safe and secure investment avenues to the small investors.

Kisan Vikas Patra is an investment scheme wherein the invested money will get doubled in 8 years and 4 months. However, investors would not get any tax benefit for their investment in Kisan Vikas Patra unlike in PPF. The Kisan Vikas Patra certificates would be available in the denominations of Rs 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 50,000 and there is no upper limit on investment in KVPs.
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Soil Health Card Scheme
Launched: 17 February 2015
Main Objective: To help farmers to improve productivity from their farms by letting them know about nutrient/fertilizer requirements for their farms.

The soil health card studies and reviews the health of soil or rather we can say a complete evaluation of the quality of soil right from its functional characteristics, to water and nutrients content and other biological properties. It will also contain corrective measures that a farmer should adopt to obtain a better yield.
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Digital India
Launched: 1 July 2015
Main Objective: To deliver Government services to citizens electronically by improving online infrastructure and by increasing Internet connectivity.

The Digital India programme is a flagship programme of the Government of India with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. The vision of Digital India programme is to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
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Skill India
Launched: 16 July 2015
Main Objective: Train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022.

The main goal of Skill India Program is to create opportunities, space and scope for the development of talents of the Indian youth. The scheme also targeted to identify new sectors for skill development and develop more of those sectors which have already been put under skill development for the last so many years.
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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana
Launched: 22 January 2015
Main Objective: To generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.

The scheme is to have as focussed intervention and multi-section action in almost 100 districts with low Child Sex Ratio (CSR).
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Mission Indradhanush
Launched: 25 December 2014
Main Objective: To immunize all children as well as pregnant women against seven vaccine preventable diseases namely diphtheria, whooping cough (Pertussis), tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B by 2020.

The aim of Mission Indradhanush is to achieve full immunization in 352 districts which includes 279 mid priority districts, 33 districts from the North East states and 40 districts from phase one where huge number of missed out children were detected.
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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)
Launched: 25 July 2015
Main Objective: Electric supply feeder separation (rural households & agricultural) and strengthening of sub-transmission & distribution infrastructure including metering at all levels in rural areas.

DDUGJY will help in providing round the clock power to rural households and adequate power to agricultural consumers. The earlier scheme for rural electrification viz. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) has been subsumed in the new scheme as its rural electrification component.
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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY)
Launched: 25 July 2015
Main Objective: To achieve inclusive growth, by developing skills and productive capacity of the rural youth from poor families.

DDU-GKY aims to train rural youth who are poor and provide them with jobs having regular monthly wages. It is one of the cluster initiatives of the Ministry of Rural Development that seeks to promote rural livelihoods. It is a part of the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) – the Mission for poverty reduction called Aajeevika.
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Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Yojana (PDUSJY)
Launched: 16 October 2014
Main Objective: To consolidate information of Labour Inspection and its enforcement through a unified web portal, which will lead to transparency and accountability in inspections.

A Unified Labour Portal, known as the Shram Suvidha portal was launched under the scheme as a platform to facilitate the implementation of a transparent system for information and database management.
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Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)
Launched: 24 June 2015
Main Objective: Providing basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households and build amenities in cities which will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and the disadvantaged.

The purpose of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is to (i) ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection; (ii) increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open spaces (e.g. parks); and (iii) reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. walking and cycling).
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Swadesh Darshan Yojana
Launched: 09 March 2015
Main Objective: Develop world class tourism infrastructure.

As part of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme, theme based tourism circuits (TBCT) around specific themes such as religion, culture, ethnicity, niche, etc. are identified for infrastructure development across the country.
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PRASAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive)
Launched: 09 March 2015
Main Objective: Develop world class tourism infrastructure in Amritsar, Ajmer, Amaravati, Dwaraka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Kedarnath, Kamakhya, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi and Vellankani.

PRASAD scheme aims to create spiritual centres for tourism development within the nation. As part of mission strategy, religious destinations that have potential to be show-cased as world-class tourism products are identified and infrastructure is developed on a priority basis.
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National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)
Launched: 21 January 2015
Main Objective: Bringing together urban planning, economic growth and heritage conservation in an inclusive manner to preserve the heritage character of each Heritage City.

With a duration of 27 months (completing in March 2017) and a total outlay of INR 500 Crores, the Scheme is being implemented in 12 identified Cities namely, Ajmer, Amaravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankanni and Warangal. The scheme is implemented in a mission mode.
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Udaan Scheme
Launched: 14 November 2014
Main Objective: Encouraging girls for higher technical education and aims to provide a platform that empowers girl students and provides them with better learning opportunities.

It is a mentoring and scholarship scheme to enable meritorious girl students to transit from schools to technical education without much difficulty and also aims to enrich and enhance teaching and learning of mathematics and science at senior secondary school level by providing free online resources for all.
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National Bal Swachhta Mission
Launched: 14 November 2014
Main Objective: To provide hygienic and clean environment, food, drinking water, toilets, schools and other surroundings to the children.

The Bal Swachhta Mission is a part of the nationwide sanitation initiative of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ launched by the Prime Minister on 2nd October, 2014.
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One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme
Launched: NA
Main Objective: To provide same pension, for same rank, for same length of service, irrespective of the date of retirement.

This is not a Modi Government scheme, however, the government is making its efforts to implement the long pending scheme.
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Smart City Mission
Launched: 25 June 2015
Main Objective: To develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable

Under the mission, the NDA Government aims to develop smart cities equipped with basic infrastructure and offer a good quality of life through smart solutions. Assured water and power supply, sanitation and solid waste management, efficient urban mobility and public transport, robust IT connectivity, e-governance and citizen participation along with safety of its citizens are some of the likely attributes of these smart cities.
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Gold Monetisation Schemes
Launched: 04 November 2015
Main Objective: To reduce the reliance on gold imports over time.

The programme is to lure tonnes of gold from households into the banking system. Under the scheme, people can deposit gold into the banks and earn interest based on the value of the gold.
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Startup India, Standup India
Launched: ‎16 January 2016
Main Objective: To provide support to all start-up businesses in all aspects of doing business in India.

Under the scheme, the start-ups will adopt self-certification to reduce the regulatory liabilities. An online portal, in the shape of a mobile application, will be launched to help start-up founders to easily register. The app is scheduled to be launched on April 1.
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Launched: ‎01 July 2015
Main Objective: To provide a secure dedicated personal electronic space for storing the documents of resident Indian citizens.

It is a part of Digital India programme, Digital Locker has been designed to reduce the administrative overhead of government departments and agencies created due to paper work.
It will also make it easy for the residents to receive services by saving time and effort as their documents will now be available anytime, anywhere and can be shared electronically.
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Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)
Launched: ‎18 September 2015
Main Objective: To ensure 24/7 power for all.

The Government of India will provide financial support of Rs. 45,800 crore over the entire implementation period of IPDS under which strengthening of sub-transmission network, metering, IT application, customer care Services, provisioning of solar panels will be implemented.
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Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission
Launched: ‎21 February 2016
Main Objective: To create 300 rural clusters across the country and strengthen financial, job, and lifestyle facilities in rural areas.

Rurban Mission is a solution for both villages and cities in the country that would promote growth of villages and its residents at the place where they are. Under the mission, the government will identify and develop 300 rural clusters with urban like facilities in the next 3 years.
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Sagarmala Project
Launched: ‎31 July 2015
Main Objective: To transform the existing ports into modern world class ports.

The prime objective of the Sagarmala project is to promote port-led direct and indirect development and to provide infrastructure to transport goods to and from ports quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively.
The Sagarmala Project, aimed at port-led development in coastal areas, is bound to boost the country’s economy and the government has lined up about Rs 70,000 crore for its 12 major ports only
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‘Prakash Path’ – ‘Way to Light’ – The National LED Programme
Launched: ‎05 January 2015
Main Objective: To distribute LED bulbs and decrease the power consumption.

This is one of the many schemes launched by Narendra Modi government India. The programme has been launched to distribute and encourage the use of LED light bulbs to save both cost and consumption.
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UJWAL Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY)
Launched: ‎20 November 2015
Main Objective: To obtain operational and financial turnaround of State owned Power Distribution Companies (DISCOMs).

The Scheme aims to reduce the interest burden, reduce the cost of power, reduce power losses in Distribution sector, and improve operational efficiency of DISCOMs.
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Vikalp Scheme
Launched: ‎01 November 2015
Main Objective: For confirmed accommodation in next alternative train for the waitlisted passengers.

Vikalp scheme is available only for the tickets booked through internet for six months and option will be limited to mail and express trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and Delhi-Jammu sectors.
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National Sports Talent Search Scheme (NSTSS)
Launched: ‎20 February 2015
Main Objective: To Identify sporting talent among students in the age group of 8–12 years.

The scheme is being implemented by the Sports Authority of India (SAI), under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports for spotting talented young children in the age group of 8-14 years from schools and nurturing them by providing scientific training.
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Rashtriya Gokul Mission
Launched: ‎16 December 2014
Main Objective: To conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds.

Rashtriya Gokul Mission aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner. It is a focussed project under National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development, with an outlay of Rs 500 crore during the 12th Five Year Plan.
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PAHAL-Direct Benefits Transfer for LPG (DBTL) Consumers Scheme
Launched: ‎01 January 2015
Main Objective: To send the subsidy money of LPG cylinders directly into the bank accounts of the consumers and increase efficiency & transparency in the whole system.

Under the scheme, the LPG consumer can now receive subsidy in his bank account by two methods. Such a consumer will be called CTC (Cash Transfer Compliant) once he joins the scheme and is ready to receive subsidy in the bank account.
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The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI AAYOG)
Launched: ‎01 January 2015
Main Objective: to foster involvement and participation in the economic policy-making process by the State Governments of India.

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) which replaced 65 year old Planning Commission will act more like a think tank or forum, in contrast with the Commission which imposed five-year-plans and allocated resources to hit set economic targets.
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Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)
Launched: ‎17 September 2015
Main Objective: To Safeguard Health, Environment and Economic Conditions of the Tribals.

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) is meant to provide for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining related operations, using the funds generated by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs).
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Namami Gange Project
Launched: ‎ 10 July 2014
Main Objective: To integrates the efforts to clean and protect the Ganga river in a comprehensive manner.

Namami Gange approaches Ganga Rejuvenation by consolidating the existing ongoing efforts and planning for a concrete action plan for future. The interventions at Ghats and River fronts will facilitate better citizen connect and set the tone for river centric urban planning process.
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Setu Bharatam Project
Launched: ‎ 03 March 2016
Main Objective: To free all national highways from railway level crossings and renovate the old bridges on national highways by 2019.

Setu Bharatam is an ambitious programme with an investment of Rs. 50,000 crore to build bridges for safe and seamless travel on National Highways.
208 new “road over bridges / road under bridges” are envisaged for construction, while 1500 bridges will be widened, rehabilitated or replaced.
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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Launched: ‎ 1 May 2016
Main Objective: To distribute free LPG connections to the women belonging to 5 Crore BPL families across the country.

According the estimates, about 1.50 Crore BPL families will be benefited under the scheme in the year 2016-17. The scheme will cover 3.5 Crore more BPL families in the next two years. The scheme provides a financial support of Rs 1600 for each LPG connection to the BPL households.
This is the first ever welfare scheme by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas which would benefit crores of women belonging to the poorest households.
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Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan
Main Objective: To help Panchayat Raj Institutions deliver Sustainable Development Goals.

It is a new proposed scheme announced in the union financial budget 2016-17 by the Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley.
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan has been proposed with allocation of Rs. 655 crore.
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