Category Archives: Government Schemes

Central Sector Schemes and Centrally Sponsored Scheme

  • Central sector schemes are 100% funded by the Union government and implemented by the Central Government
  • Central sector schemes are mainly formulated on subjects from the Union List. They account for 11% of the Central Government’s
  • In Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) a certain percentage of the funding is borne by the States and the implementation is by the State
  • Centrally Sponsored Schemes are formulated in subjects from the State List to encourage States to prioritize in areas that require more attention. They account for 10% of Central governments
  • Usually Centrally Sponsored Schemes are revisited at the end of each five year plan
  • However, after the discontinuation of Five Year Plan, it has been decided that sunset date will be coterminouswith Finance Commission
  • All the 28 centrally sponsored schemes have Sunset clauses except MGNREGA under Ministry of Rural Development.

Geographical Indication (GI) – Meaning, Objectives, Examples and FAQs

Geographical Indication (GI) – Meaning, Objectives, Examples and FAQs

A Geographical Indication (GI) tag is given to an entrepreneur or a group of businessmen of a particular area/state/country to manufacturer goods of good quality.The GI tags are issued as per the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act,1999. Meaning of Geographical Indication (GI) Tag:- A Geographical Indication (GI) is a name or symbol…

Mission Indradhanush All You Need To Know

• ‘Mission Indradhanush’ has been selected as one of the 12 best practices globally and has been featured in a special issue of the British Medical Journal titled ‘Improving vaccination coverage in India: lessons from Intensified Mission Indradhanush, a cross-sectoral systems strengthening strategy’. • Mission Indradhanush was showcased during the ‘Partner’s Forum’ held at New…