United Nations Millennium Campaign

The United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) was a UN campaign unit that was set up in response to the Millennium Declaration signed by 189 member states. Established in October, 2002, the UNMC aimed to increase support to achieve the Millennium Development Goals and seek a coalition of partners for action. The Millennium Campaign targets intergovernmental, government, civil society organizations and media at both global and regional levels. Source: Wikipedia

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), launched in 2013 aims at providing strategic funding to eligible state higher educational institutions. The central funding (in the ratio of 60:40 for general category States, 90:10 for special category states and 100% for union territories) would be norm based and outcome dependent. The … Continue reading Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana

An initiative of Minister of Communications, Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana aims to increase the reach of Philately (the hobby of collection and study of Postage stamps). Under the scheme of SPARSH (Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby), it is proposed to award annual scholarships to children of Standard VI to IX having good academic record and also pursuing Philately … Continue reading Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana

Integrated Power Development Scheme

Ministry of Power, Government of India notified “Integrated Power Development Scheme" (IPDS) on 3rd December’14 with following components: 1. Strengthening of sub-transmission and distribution network in the urban areas; 2. Metering of distribution transformers /feeders / consumers in the urban areas. 3. IT enablement of distribution sector and strengthening of distribution network. The scheme will help in … Continue reading Integrated Power Development Scheme

Command Area Development and Water Management

The Command Area Development and Water Management (CADWM) Programme was started initially in December 1974 to improve the irrigation potential utilization and optimize the agricultural production and productivity through integrated and coordinated approach of efficient water management. Subsequently, the scope of the programme was expanded by incorporating new activities under the programme. The Ministry of … Continue reading Command Area Development and Water Management