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Quick Revision: Important Government schemes : Part 13
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Target UPSC : Government Schemes Revision

Vaibhav Shivade
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  1. PM National Relief fund It was set up in 1948 to assist displaced persons from Pakistan. Now it is used for . It also provides assistance to partially defray the expenses for medical treatment like .The fund consists entirely of public contributions and does not get any budgetary people in certain difficult circumstances heart surgeries, cancer treatment and acid attack etc. support The corpus of the fund is invested with scheduled commercial banks in various forms Disbursements are made with the approval of the Prime Minister. PMNRF has not been constituted by the Parliament. The fund is recognized as a Trust under the Income Tax Act and the same is managed by Prime Minister or multiple delegates for national causes. Contributions towards PMNRF are notified for 100% deduction from taxable income under section 80(G) of the Income Tax Act, 1961


  2. Scheme State Salient Feature Kanyashree West BengalIt is conditional cash transfer scheme for girls who belong to families with Prakalpa Scheme annual family income not more than Rs. 1, 20,000 It aims to improve the status and well-being of the girl child by incentivizing schooling of all teenage girls and delaying their marriages until the age of 18. United Nations awarded Kanyashree scheme first place for Public Service. Telangana . The mission aims to enhance the development of agriculture-based income Mission Kakatiya for small and marginal farmers, by o Accelerating the development of minor irrigation infrastructure, o Strengthening community-based irrigation management and o Adopting a comprehensive programme for restoration of tanks.


  3. Khoya Paya portal It's a ctizen-based website to exchange information on missing and found children. It has been developed by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity) information related to Adoption as well as flagging their concerns. & Child Development Jan Sampark programAim: To enable the public to have interaction with its officials and staff for seeking Launched by Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) of the Ministry of Women It will serve as platform for counselling and motivating Prospective Adoptive Parents (PAPS) to go for adopting older children, Support to Training andTo provide competencies and skl that enable women to become self- Employment employed/entrepreneurs


  4. Programme for Women The scheme is intended to benefit women who are in the age group of 16 years and (STEP) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh To extend micro-finance services to bring about socio-economic upliftment of poor (RMK) Mahila Police VolunteerA joint initiative of Ministry of Women & Child Development and Ministry of Home scheme above across the country. women. Affairs. Act as a link between police and community to help women in distress.


  5. NationalS Service It aims to inculcate the voluntary community services into student youth. The motto of NSS is NOT ME, BUT YOU". An NSS volunteer places the 'community' before 'self Youth) oversight the functions 'College and Village' and 'Knowledge and Action' . Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) (an autonomous organization under Ministry of NSS attempts to establish meaningful linkages between 'Campus and Community,