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List of Schemes Launched by Modi Sarkar

The central Government lead by Narendra Modi has launched a large number of social and economic welfare schemes, throughout the...

The central Government lead by Narendra Modi has launched a large number of social and economic welfare schemes, throughout the country. However, certain questions prevail like how effective has the implementation, here is a list of the schemes launched and their effectivity.

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana: the objective of the scheme would include an access to credit based on needs, facility of remittances, insurance and pension to weaker sections and low income group people. Some benefits of the scheme are Interest on deposit, accidental insurance cover, no minimum balance required, life insurance cover, access to pension, insurance products. Ten million accounts have been opened in four months since the launch of the Jan Dhan Yojna
  2. MUDRA Bank Yojna: Micro Unit Development and Refinance Agency Bank, will provide credit up to Rs.  10 lakh to small entrepreneurs and act as regulator of Micro finance institutions. The motive of the scheme are to encourage entrepreneurs and small business units to expand their capabilities and to reduce over indebtedness. Schemes offered are Sishu, Kishor and Tarun for starter covers, the mid stage finance seekers and the growth finance seekers respectively.
  3. Atal Pension Scheme: Ata; pension scheme is targeted at unorganized sector workers. Pension will start at age of 60 years. Depending upon the contribution, the beneficiary will get guaranteed pension of Rs. 10000 to Rs. 5000 per month.
  4. Make in India: It was proposed by PM Modi for attracting investments from business around the world, and thus in a way strengthening India’s manufacturing industry. Several sectors have been included in the Make in India scheme. Some of the sectors are automobiles, chemicals, IT, pharmaceuticals, textiles, leather, tourism and hospitality, design manufacturing, renewable energy, mining and electronics. The vision is to showcase India’s image as a global market and attract global investors to invest in domestic market and thus convert India into a manufacturing hub, for the global community. It would also ensue that there are sufficient job opportunities.
  5. Swachh Bharat: It is a scheme launched on the social lines which is aimed to accomplish the vision of a clean India by 2nd October 2019. A ranking of performance on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan of 476 cities in the country, based on the extent of open defecation and solid waste management practices, released by the Ministry of Urban Development. The cities which topped the list are Mysore, Tiruchirappalli, Navi Mumbai, Kochi, Hassan, Mandhya, Bangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Halisahar, and Gangtok.
  6. Digital India: It was launched with a vision to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. As per this campaign, all offices and departments of Government of India would be digitally connected to each other and to the target population, thereby making the government mechanism smoother and malpractices-free. This would also ensure effective governance in the country.
  7. Beti Bachao: Beti Padhao Yojana: It is a Government of India scheme that aims to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.
  8. Smart Cities: It is one of its kind, government of India initiatives which will aim at developing 100 smart cities in India.
  9. Gold scheme: Prime Minister Modi launched 3 gold related schemes that aim to stifle physical demand for gold and tap into an estimated 20,000 tonnes of gold lying idle with Indian households and institutions.
  10. Indradhanush: Mission Indradhanush was launched to speed up the process of immunization.  It aims to immunize all children against seven vaccine preventable diseases namely diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio, tuberculosis, measles and hepatitis B by 2020. The target of full coverage is set to be achieved by the year 2020.

Several other missions have been launched by the Modi government. All his aims are directed at all sections of the society. The poor, unemployed, citizens, health and sanitary etc. Many of the aims launched are one of a kind, and aim at the over-all development of the country.  It’s going to be a test of time to estimate the probability of success or failure of these aims.      

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