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Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India. It was to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendras known as Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendra. Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendra (PMBJPK) have been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs. Bureau of…

Nai Manzil is the first World Bank-supported programme for minority welfare being managed by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. The scheme is significant science it combines education with skills for school dropouts which will significantly enhance their employability. Nai Manzil aims to benefit the minority youths who do not have a formal school leaving certificate. This schem is to provide them formal education and skills. This will enable them to seek better employment and livelihoods…

The Stand-Up India scheme is based on recognition of the challenges faced by SC, ST and women entrepreneurs in setting up enterprises, obtaining loans and other support needed from time to time for succeeding in business. It will provide with a composite loan between 10 lakh and upto 100 lakh. It give assistance for setting up a new enterprise in manufacturing, trading or services sector by SC/ST/Women entrepreneur. Composite loan of 75% of the project…

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana (PMKMY) is a government scheme meant for old age protection and social security of Small and Marginal Farmers. PMKMY: Benefits Under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana, the farmers would receive a minimum assured pension of Rs 3000/- per month after attaining 60 years.If the farmer dies, the farmer’s spouse shall be entitled to receive 50% of the pension as a family pension.The pension amount helps pension holders to aid their…

Rental for Warehousing scheme was launched by the Ministry of Textiles. This scheme aims for providing financial support for renting warehouses abroad. Agencies abroad are increasingly welcoming Indian clients to rent space and use them for storage and warehousing, provided they are paid properly. However, when we consider small start-ups, we realize that the turnover would not be enough to provide them with a sustainable livelihood after paying heavy rents on the space. Nature of…

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme was was launched by Ministry of Rural Development. All persons of 60 years and above (revised downwards from 65 in 2011) and belonging to below the poverty line category according to the criteria prescribed by the Government of India time to time, are eligible to be a beneficiary of the scheme. It is a part of National Social Assistance Program (NSAP). Benefits Member of BPL family aged 60…

PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) is a scheme launche by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. The scheme was launcehd to empower Street Vendors by extending loans to them. The scheme aims a holistic development and economic upliftment of street Vendors. The scheme intends to facilitate working capital loans of up to INR10,000/- of one-year tenure, to approximately 50 lakh street vendors. The loans were collateral free. These will help them to resume…

Operation Green is a price fixation scheme that aims to ensure farmers are given the right price for their produce. The Scheme aims to promote Farmer Producers Organizations (FPO), Agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management of agri-produce. State Agriculture and other Marketing Federations, Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO), cooperatives, companies, Self-help groups, food processors etc. can avail the financial assistance under it. Operation Green focuses on organized marketing of Tomatoes, Onions and Potatoes (TOP vegetables) by…

National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen is a centrally sponsored scheme. It plans to provide financial assistance to fishermen for building houses and among other things. For housing, state governments can ensure, an equitable distribution of houses among all villages in proportion to the number of eligible fishermen. The area of the plinth and the cost of building a house would be limited to 35 m2. mts and Rs 40,000 / – respectively. The land…

In line with Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhyan package, the Cabinet approved the establishment of the Livestock Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) in the amount of Rs 15,000. Beneficiaries The eligible beneficiaries under the Schemes are Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) MSMEs Section 8 Companies Private Companies The individual entrepreneur Benefits The individual entrepreneur with minimum 10% margin money contribution by them. The balance 90% would be the loan component to be made available by scheduled banks. Government…