Government Schemes

As of last update in January 2022, here are some of the current government schemes in India across various sectors:

1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY): Launched in 2014, PMJDY aims to provide financial inclusion by ensuring access to various financial services like savings accounts, remittance, credit, insurance, and pension.

2. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY): PMAY aims to provide affordable housing to all eligible beneficiaries by 2022. It has two components: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin).

3. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY): Launched in 2016, PMUY aims to provide free LPG connections to women from below-poverty-line households to promote clean cooking fuel and reduce indoor air pollution.

4. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA): Launched in 2014, SBA aims to achieve universal sanitation and cleanliness by constructing household toilets, community and public toilets, and promoting solid waste management.

5. Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY): Also known as the National Health Protection Scheme, AB-PMJAY provides health insurance coverage of up to ₹5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization to over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families.

6. Digital India: Launched in 2015, Digital India aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy by ensuring digital infrastructure, digital literacy, and digital services to all citizens.

7. Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Self-Reliant India Campaign): Announced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan aims to make India self-reliant in various sectors by promoting local manufacturing, reducing import dependency, and boosting domestic demand.

8. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA): MGNREGA guarantees 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

9. National Food Security Act (NFSA): NFSA aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two-thirds of India’s population (about 800 million people).

10. Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan): PM-Kisan provides income support of ₹6,000 per year in three equal installments to small and marginal farmers with cultivable landholding up to 2 hectares.

These are just a few of the numerous government schemes aimed at addressing various socio-economic challenges and improving the quality of life for citizens across the country. Please note that the status and details of these schemes may have evolved since my last update, so it’s advisable to verify with current sources for the latest information.