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(Government of India)Key Initiatives of NDA
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Objective: To create a social security system for the poor
and underprivileged in
the age group of 18-50 years by providing a renewable life insurance cover of Rs.2 lakhs
with just a premium of Rs.330
3.10 crore persons (as on 12th April , 2017) enrolled under PMJJBY.
Life insurance worth Rs. 2 lakhs at just Rs. 330 per annum
Atal Pension Yojana
Launch Date: 9.5.2015
To provide financial security in old age through guaranteed minimum monthly pension for those working in informal sector or daily wagers in the age group of 18 to 40 years
Government contribution- 50 percent of beneficiaries’ premium (up to Rs. 1000) for 5 years in new accounts opened before December 31, 2015.
As on 21st March, 2017, a total of 46.80 lakh subscribers have been enrolled under APY with a total pension wealth of Rs. 1713.214 crores.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Urban
Launch Date: 25.6.2015
To address the gap in housing and meet the target of “Housing for All” by 2022, with an aim to provide a home to every urban poor
2508 cities in 26 states identified for providing affordable houses to the urban poor.
17.68 lakhs houses sanctioned for financing
4.66 lakhs houses built from 2014-17
Annually, number of houses built between 2014-17 have almost doubled to 1.55 Lakh per year during 2014-17 as against 80,000 per year during 2004-14
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana
Launch Date: 22.1.2015
To save and empower girl child by generating awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women.
Implemented in 161 districts; improved child sex ratio in Haryana.
Preliminary reports for 100 districts indicate that for the time period between April-March 2014-15 & 2015-16, an increasing trend in Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) is visible in 58% of the BBBP districts;
Haryana has registered a remarkable improvement in the sex ratio at birth (SRB) with the ratio jumping to 938 in February 2017. The average SRB for the past one year from March 2016 to February 2017 has been recorded as 907.
Budget allocation for scheme increased in 2017-18 to 200 crore rupees.
Ministry of HRD has allocated Rs. 5 lakh per district, for instituting district level awards to be given to 5 schools in each district every year.
Pradhan Mantri Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
Launch Date: 22.1.2015
A small deposit savings scheme to promote the welfare of girl child and ensure them a secure future.
Over one crore accounts have been opened and an amount of over Rs. 11000 crore has been deposited.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna
Launch Date: 15.7.2015
To provide formal short term training to impart skills to and recognition of skills through certification, to enhance employability of the youth.
8479 training centers opened in 596 districts
Over 11 Lakh youth enrolled.
Training in 375 trades.
19.85 Lakh youth trained and 2.49 Lakh placed as part of PMKVY (2015-2016)
For PMKVY (2016-2020), 16.37 Lakh targets have been allocated to training providers under Short Term Training, Recognition of Prior Learning, and Special Projects with 2.72 Lakh enrollments as on date.
Women constitute approx. 50% of all enrolled candidates under PMKVY
PMKVY 1 trained 40% higher number of candidates than STAR
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
Launch Date: 1.5.2016
To provide deposit free 5 crore cooking gas (LPG) connections to women from below-poverty-line (BPL) households over 3 years from 2016-17 to 2018-2019
2,07 crore LPG connection provided to BPL Households (As on 5th April)
Scheme spread all over the country, now in 694 districts
Target is to provide five core LPG connections in three years during 2016-19).
Rs.8000 crores earmarked
24X7 Helpline for LPG Consumers: Dial 1906
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
Launch Date: 9.5.2015
To provide a very affordable insurance scheme for the poor and underprivileged people in the age group of 18 to 70 years with a bank account at a premium of Rs.12 per annum; with risk coverage of Rs.2 lakhs for accidental death and full disability and Rs.1 lakh for partial disability.
Around 10 crore people (as 12th April,2017) enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
Accident insurance worth Rs. 2 lakh at just Rs. 12 per annum
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)
Launch Date: 25.7.2015
To transform lives by electrifying every village of the country. Its target is to electrify the remaining 18,500 villages within 1000 days. An initial allocation of Rs. 500 crores. Target of electrifying 18452 villages till May 2017
The initial target of 2,800 villages; 7,108 village electrified in one year
Target of electrifying 18452 villages till May 2017
13,267 out of 18,452 un-electrified villages electrified as on 17.4.17
Budget 2017-18 allocation increased by 44% from Rs. 3,350 crores to Rs 4,814 crores.
GARV II App launched for real-time and transparent tracking of the progress in rural household electrification
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
Launch Date: 28.7.2014
A national mission to bring comprehensive financial inclusion of all the households to ensure access of all households to financial services.
60% bank accounts opened in rural areas (As on 26.4.2017)
28.44 crore Jan Dhan accounts opened (As on 26.4.2017)
Total balance in Jan Dhan accounts = Rs. 64,567crores (As on 26.4.2017)
Over 22 Crore Rupay Cards issued: (As on 26.4.2017)
Share of zero-balance Jan Dhan accounts dropped to 24% in December 2016 from 73% in December 2014.
Over 1.25 lakh bank-mitras appointed by banks
2.5 lakh Gram-Dak-Sewaks will function as banking correspondents
Accessible India Campaign
Launch Date: 3rd December, 2015
To create universal accessibility for Persons with Disabilities in Built Environment, Transport, and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) ecosystem. The Campaign has the vision to build an all-inclusive society, in which equal opportunities are provided for the growth and development of Persons with Disabilities, so that they can lead productive, safe and dignified lives.
Enhancing the proportion of accessible Government Buildings
Completed accessibility audit of 1653 buildings identified by state government;
1469 access audit reports submitted to the State Nodal Officers;
Proposal of 566 buildings received under Scheme arising out of PWD act 1995 (SIPDA);
Sanction of Rs 4061.49 lakh issued for 225 buildings. (Funds for the rest of the cities will be released soon); and
Around Rs.148 lakh released to auditors for conducting access-audit with more payment planned for disbursement.
Transportation System Accessibility
25 out of 32 international airports have been provided with accessibility features namely, ramps, accessible toilets, lifts with braille symbols and auditory signals.
All 75 ‘A1’ category railway-stations; 305 out of 332 ‘A’ category stations and 221 out of 302 ‘B’ category railway-stations have been retrofitted with short-term accessibility features.
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued instructions to the States and Executive Director of organisations of State Undertakings to ensure that 10% of Government owned Public Transport is made fully accessible to the PwDs by March, 2018.
Information and Communication System accessibility
Rs. 26, 18, 95,200/- is sanctioned to make 917 websites accessible, out of which Rs.10, 47, 58,080/- is disbursed, as the first instalment.
Launch Date: 1 July 2015
To transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.
Growing Digital Profile of India
Aadhaar is the world’s largest biometrics based digital identity system. Total number of Aadhaar holders reached 113 Crore in March 2017 compared to 63 Crore in May 2014.
108 Crore mobile phones, compared to 95 crores in 2014.
India is 3rd largest Start-up hub in the world. More than 1200 Start-ups come up every year.
Broadband Highways - Optical Fibre Network- 1,77,144 kms of Optical fibre cable has been laid reaching 78,220 Gram Panchayats by 12th March 2017.
E Kranti, National Knowledge Network
Growth in Digital Payments:
Significant growth in various forms of digital payment due to initiatives taken by the Government in the aftermath of demonetization.
BHIM, Aadhar Based Banking and Aadhaar Enabled Payment System, Aadhaar Pay; Digidhan Mela, Digital Financial Inclusion Awareness and Access (Digital Jagriti), DigiShala, Lucky Draw Schemes, PayGov, Digital Payments Security Division
Pro-people IT initiatives:
Jeevan Pramaan, Digital Locker System, National Scholarship Portal, e-Hospital-OPD Registration Framework (ORF), eNAM (e-National Agriculture Market) UMANG: One Stop Solution for Mobile Governance, eCourts, Digital Public Distribution System, e-Sampark
Common Services Centres (CSCs): 2.5 lakh CSCs are active and offering digital services like Aadhaar enrolment, Ticket booking, recharge of utilities and other e-Governance services to citizens.
The target for National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) was to train 10.00 Lakh candidates, which was achieved in June 2016.
The target for Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (DISHA) was 42.50 Lakh Candidates which has been achieved in December 2016.
Make in India
Launch Date: 25th September, 2014
To project India as a preferred investment destination and a global manufacturing hub. The major objective behind the initiative was to renew focus on job creation, skill development, fostering innovation and high quality standards in the manufacturing sector. 25 sectors identified give a boost to manufacturing sector in India with public and private sector- co-operation.
India has moved upward with regard to ease of doing business. Partnership between the Government & Industry has increased.
Foreign investment in India increased by 46% after Make in India
Manufacturing Sector: Growth in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 has been 7.1%, 9.3% and 7.4%, up from 6.1% and 5.3% in 2011-12 and 2012-13. High manufacturing will also provide livelihood to large numbers of people
Great Growth in Mobile Manufacturing: 72 new mobile phone manufacturing units have started production in India, creating 1 Lakh direct and 3 lakh indirect jobs. Production of mobile phones in India was 6 Crore units in 2014-15, which increased to 11 Crore units in 2015-16 and is likely to touch 17 Crore units in 2016-17.
Promoting Textiles Sector
Special Package for Job Creation & Export Promotion in Apparel Sector
Expected to create jobs for 1 crore people, mostly women; US$ 30 bn. in exports; and investment worth Rs. 74,000 crores in three years
Capital Subsidy: For technology upgradation, a new scheme named ATUFS (Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme) started. It is expected to create over 30 lakh jobs, especially for women
Investments of Rs. 1 lakh crore expected
Rs. 6,000 crore Special Package for Job Creation & Export Promotion in Made-ups Sector; Expected to create employment for up to 11 lakh persons
20 New Textile Parks set up, Employment for 66000 people.
Highest Software Exports in 2015
JV agreements worth Rs. 40,000 crores signed between Ministry of Railways and M/S Alstom Manufacturing India for setting up an Electric locomotive factory at Madhepura, and with GE Global Sourcing India Pvt. Ltd for setting up a Diesel locomotive factory in Marhowra for rolling stock
Japan to partner with India to build 1st bullet train from Mumbai to Ahmedabad.
Estimated Project cost over Rs.97,063 crore and will cover a distane of 500 kms. In 2.-07 hours.
France and Germany to fund Metro projects &build electric locomotive plant.
$12 Billion Japan –India Special Finance Ability, ABB to make India its manufacturing and export hub for Asia and Africa.
Launch Date: 25.12. 2014
Aims to achieve full immunization of at least 90% children by 2020
Full immunization cover to missed out and left out children and pregnant women during routine immunization rounds, against 7 life threatening diseases.
More than 2.1 crore children and around 56 lakh pregnant women have been immunized under Mission Indradhanush which was launched to reach the unreached
Around 60 lakh Vitamin A doses have been distributed along with 52 lakh ORS packets and 1.8 crore Zinc tablets.
From 1% annual increase in coverage of Full Immunization, Mission Indradhanush has resulted in a 6.7% annual expansion in the immunization coverage as per the report of Integrated Child Health & Immunization Survey (INCHIS).
Mission Indradhanush has been launched in 2014-15 to reach out to the children where routine vaccination cannot be reached out. The objective of Mission Indradhanush is to increase full immunization coverage in India to at least 90% children by 2020.
Three phases of Mission Indradhanush have been completed in which 497 districts across 35 states/UTs have been covered. Fourth phase of Mission Indradhanush is ongoing in 68 districts of NE states from 7th February 2017. As of now, 505 districts across 35 state/UTs have been covered under various phases of Mission Indradhanush. The fourth phase of Mission Indradhanush began in 182 districts across 18 other states from 7th April 2017.
India has validated Maternal & Neonatal tetanus elimination in May 2015, well before the target date of December 2015.
Country achieved MNT Elimination through the strengthening of health systems by innovative programmes like JananiSurakshaYojana (JSY) and JananiShishuSurakshaKarayakaram (JSSK) to improve institutional delivery and by strengthening Routine Immunization.
Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV):
In concurrence with the World Polio End Game strategy, IPV was introduced in November 2015 in six states and expansion of IPV was done throughout the country by June 2016.
A total of 16 states/UTs are following two fractional dose schedule while the remaining 20 states/UTs are following single dose schedule and will be shifting to fractional dose schedule soon
Till February 2017, around 1.47 crore doses of IPV have been administered to children since its introduction.
Approximately 42.5 lakh doses of Rotavirus vaccine have been administered to children since its introduction till February 2017.
To reduce the burden of diarrhea caused by Rotavirus, the government introduced Rotavirus vaccine in March 2016 in four states of Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Odisha and has been expanded to four more states namely Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tripura on 18th February 2017 and will be expanded to Tamil Nadu by May 2017.
The vaccine is provided as three doses at 6, 10 and 14 weeks of age.
Rubella vaccine as Measles Rubella (MR) vaccine:
More than 3.3 crore children have been provided MR vaccine in the ongoing vaccination campaign till 31st March 2017.
MR vaccination campaign targeting children from 9 months up to 15 years of age, has been launched on 5th February 2017 in five states namely Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Lakshadweep &Puducherry.
Subsequent to the completion of campaign, the Rubella vaccine will be introduced as MR vaccine replacing measles containing vaccine 1 & 2 at 9-12 months and 16-24 months of age. The MR campaign will be completed in the remaining states by December, 2018.
Adult JE vaccine:
Adult JE vaccination campaign has been completed in 27 districts during which 3.15 crore adults were vaccinated with JE vaccine
Japanese Encephalitis vaccination in children was introduced in 2006. However, the vaccine was expanded in adult population of districts with high disease burden of adult JE in 2015.
A total of 31 districts have been identified for adult JE vaccination in the states of Assam, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal; and the.
JE vaccination campaign in remaining 4 districts is scheduled from 20th April 2017.
tOPV to bOPV switch:
India has switched from tOPV to bOPV on 25 April, 2016 wherein tOPV has been completely replaced by bOPV in both polio campaigns and Routine Immunization.
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
Launch Date: 8th April 2015.
Under the scheme a loan of upto Rs. 50000 is given under sub-scheme ‘Shishu’; between Rs. 50,000 to 5.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Kishore’; and between 5.0 Lakhs to 10.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Tarun’.
Loans taken do not require collaterals. These measures are aimed at increasing the confidence of young, educated or skilled workers who would now be able to aspire to become first generation entrepreneurs; existing small businesses, too, will be able to expand their activates.
Loans more than Rs.1.80 lakh crore disbursed to over four crore borrowers in 2016-17 (As per data available till 13th April 2017)
Stand Up India Scheme
Launch Date: 8th April 2015.
Scheme caters to promoting entrepreneurship amongst women, SC& ST category i.e those section of the population understood to be facing significant hurdles due to lack of advice/mentorship as well as inadequate and delayed credit.
The Scheme facilitates bank loans between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.1 crore to at least one Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one Woman borrower per bank branch for setting up Greenfield enterprises. This enterprise may be in manufacturing, services or the trading sector.
The scheme is to benefit at least 2.5 lakh borrowers. The scheme is operational and the loan is being extended through Scheduled Commercial Banks across the country.
To extend collateral free coverage, Government of India has set up the Credit Guarantee Fund for Stand Up India (CGFSI).
As on 29.03.2017, Rs. 5237.29 crore sanctioned of which Rs. 2704.19 crore disbursed in 25435 accounts (20305 – women, 1086-ST and 4044 – SC).
START UP INDIA
Launch Date: 16th January 2016
To build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Startups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. It is Providing Funding Support through Fund of Funds (FFS) with a Corpus of INR 10,000 crore
1835 applications have been received for recognition, out of which 713 had the required documents and have been recognized as Startups by DIPP
146 applications could be considered for tax benefits, out of which, 10 Startups have been approved by IMB for availing tax benefit
270+ Startups have been mentored for incubation and funding support by Startup India Hub
37,195 queries have been handled by the Startup India Hub
104 applications have received rebate of up to 80% on patent fees and have also received legal assistance free of cost.
25 Startups have made request for expedited examination (Form 18(A)) whereas, trademark facilitation has been extended to 47 Startups
9 TBIs (Technology Business Incubators) have been funded by DST
290 Start-ups have received benefits from 20 bio-incubators supported by DBT (Department of Bio-Technology)
92 proposals from IITs have been recommended for approval for funding support by MHRD, DST and Industry under Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana (UAY)
Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin (SBM-G)
Launch Date: October 2, 2014
The Swachh Bharat Mission seeks to create an Open Defecation Free (ODF) and clean India by 2nd October, 2019
1,74,557 villages, 118 districts and 3 States have been declared ODF
Over 3.6 crore household toilets have been constructed since the launch of the Mission
Incentive for individual toilet has been increased to Rs. 12,000.
80 lakh toilets constructed from 2.10.2014 to 2.10.2015 against expected 60 lakh.
Against the yearly target of 50 lakh for individual latrines for the year 2014-15, 58,54,987 latrines were constructed, which is achievement of 117% of the target.
45.59 lakh and 49.76 lakh toilets were constructed in 2012-13 and 2013-14 respectively. On the other hand, in the first two years of NDA Government, 58.54 lakh and 97.73 lakh toilets constructed in 2014-15 and in 2015-16 (upto 29.2.2015).
Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)
Launch Date: October 2, 2014Objective:
The Swachh Bharat Mission seeks to create an Open Defecation Free (ODF) and clean India by 2nd October, 2019
About 31 lakh Individual Household Toilets, 1.25 lakh Community and Toilet Seats have been so far built under this mission.
Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat have declared all cities and towns as Open Defecation free.
633 cities have been so far declared Open Defecation Free and 531 of them have been independently verified and certified as ODF
100% Door to Door collection and transport of Municipal Solid Waste has been achieved in 39,995 wards out of the total 81,015 urban wards
Processing of solid waste has reached 21.50% of the total waste being generated in urban areas.