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List of Government Schemes in India
June 12 2024

The government always comes out with schemes every year for the betterment of the people and the development of all sectors in India. It is an important topic to be covered from the GK point of view as well. While you need to pay extra attention to the current schemes released by the government, sometimes important schemes from the past can also be asked. Hence we have prepared a list of all important government schemes in India that you can easily learn for your MBA GK section.  

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List of Important Government Schemes in India:


Sr. No. Scheme Name Date Ministry About the Scheme
1 PM Vishwakarma Kaushal Samman Yojana September 2023 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Aims to support traditional artisans and craftsmen by providing financial assistance, skill training, and market access.
2 National Logistics Policy September 2023 Ministry of Commerce and Industry Seeks to improve logistics efficiency, reduce costs, and ensure seamless movement of goods across the country.
3 Pradhan Mantri Udyam Yojana January 2024 Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Focuses on promoting entrepreneurship and providing financial support to MSMEs, especially in rural areas.
4 Green Hydrogen Mission February 2024 Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Aims to make India a global hub for green hydrogen production and export, reducing carbon emissions and enhancing energy security.
5 Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhyan May 2020 Ministry of Finance An economic stimulus relief package was announced for the poor to overcome difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown imposed.
6 Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana 26th March 2020 Ministry of Finance Provides Rs. 500 per month to every woman Jan-Dhan Account Holders for the next three months. 
7 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-Kisan Yojana) 24th February 2019 Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Provides all small and marginal farmers with income support of Rs.6,000 per year in three instalments, deposited directly to their bank accounts.
8 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana 12th September 2019 Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Monthly pension of Rs. 3000/- to all the farmers above the age of 60 years
9 Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Man-Dhan 15th February 2019 Ministry of Labour and Employment Old age protection and social security of Unorganised Workers (UW).
10 One Nation- One Ration Card


August 2019

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Nation-wide portability of ration card holders under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA).
11 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM)



Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Set up of 25,750-MW solar capacity by 2022
12 Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-Dhan Yojana

12 September


Ministry of Labour and Employment Small Retailer and Shopkeepers with GST turnover below Rs. 1.5 Crore will get Rs 3000 after the age of 60.
13 Jal Jeevan Mission Scheme
August 15, 2019
Ministry of Jal Shakti To provide Piped Drinking water to every household.
14 Food Safety Mitra Scheme  16 October, 2019 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare To engage motivated individuals with the food safety ecosystem at ground level.
15 Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood (SSANKALP) January 19th, 2018 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship To improve the quality of skill development programs and create convergence among all skill training activities
16 POSHAN Abhiyan 8th March, 2018 Ministry of Women and Child Development To ensure adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers, and children.
17 eSamvad portal 2018 Women and Child Development To provide a platform for NGOs and civil society to interact with the Ministry on relevant subjects.
18 Mahila e-Haat portal 7th March, 2016 Women and Child Development To provide a marketing platform to women entrepreneurs for directly selling to buyers
19 e-Krishi Samvad

May 11,


Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare The Internet-based interface provides direct and effective solutions to the problems faced by farmers and stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
20 Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana 01 January 2017 Ministry of Women and Child Development Provide a cash incentive of Rs. 5000 to pregnant women for a first living child
21 ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’ 2017 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Collect, pasteurize, test, and safely store milk donated by lactating mothers.
22 LaQshya 11th December 2017 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare To improve the quality of care for pregnant women in the labour room, maternity Operation theatres and ICUs and HDUs.
23 Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana January 8, 2017 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurs The objective of this Skill Certification Scheme is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. 
24 Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) December 16, 2016 Ministry of Finance The center provides 5kg of free food grains per month to the poor 
25 Skill India 2015 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurs Improved employability
26 PRASAD Scheme (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation And Spirituality Augmentation Drive) 2014 - 2015 Ministry of Tourism Development and beautification of the identified pilgrimage destinations
27 Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana March 2016 Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers Dedicated outlets known as Janaushadhi Kendras are opened to provide generic medicines at affordable prices 
28 Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana January 22, 2015 Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Addressing the disparities in accessible healthcare services nationwide entails bolstering infrastructure for quality medical education in underserved regions.
29 Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana April 8, 2015 Ministry of Finance Providing loans up to 10 lakh to the non-corporate, non-farm small/micro enterprises 
30 Atal Pension Yojana May 9, 2015 Ministry of Finance A pension scheme for citizens of India, is focused on the unorganised sector workers 
31 Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana December 2014 Ministry of Power  strengthening the electricity distribution system 
32 Digital India July 1, 2015 Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology To make government services available to citizens electronically by online infrastructure improvement and also by enhancing internet connectivity 
33 Make in India September 25, 2014 Ministry of Commerce and Industry Devised to transform India into a global design and manufacturing hub, Make in India was a timely response to a critical situation 
34 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan October 2nd, 2014 Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs The campaign aims to achieve the vision of a 'Clean India'  
35 Rashtriya Gokul Mission December 16, 2014 Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Conserve and develop indigenous cattle breeds, focusing on genetic improvement and enhancing milk productivity. 


That's all! I hope you found this article on the list of Government schemes in India helpful and hope that it helps to increase your GK knowledge. Feel free to comment if you have any doubts or questions. 

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