List of Important Schemes launched by the Central Government

Read this article to know the list of important schemes launched by the Indian Government From 2014 to 2020.

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Government Schemes (2014)

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (Launched- 28 August 2014): To Provide financial services in an affordable manner to all deprived persons

Skill India Mission (Launched- 28 August 2014): To promote Skill Development in youth

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY)(Launched- 25 September 2014): To promote Skill Development in rural youth, especially BPL and SC/ST, Transform rural poor youth (SC/ST) into an economically self-dependent

Make in India (Launched- 28 September 2014): To promote manufacturing of various equipment in the country

Swachh Bharat Mission (Launched- 2 October 2014): Making India a Clean Country. To eliminate open defecation and improve solid waste management till 2024-25

Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (Launched- 11 October 2014): Rural development program includes social development, cultural development

Shramev Jayate Yojana (Launched- 16 October 2014): To promote skill training to workers and the development of industries. It is also known as Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) (Launched- November 2014):  A Government of India scheme designed to provide continuous power supply to rural India. {Replaced the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY)}

Government Schemes (2015)

Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) (Launched- 21 January 2015): To improve the infrastructure of world heritage sites.

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (Launched- 22 January 2015): To make girls self-dependent through education. To improve the welfare services for girls in India

Sukanya Samridhi Yojana (Launched- 22 January 2015): The scheme encourages parents to build a fund for the future education and marriage expenses for their female child.

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna (Launched- 8 April 2015): To provide loans to small businessmen from 50K to 100K.

Ujala Yojna (Launched- 1 May 2015): To provide LED bulbs at a low price to reduce electricity consumption

Atal Pension Yojna (Launched- 9 May 2015): Government-backed pension scheme targeted at the unorganized sector in India. The Government of India contributed Rs 1,000 (US$14) per year. For each NPS account opened in the year 2010-11 and for the next three years. It is also known as Swavalamban Yojana.

Pradhan Mantri Jyoti Bima Yojna (Launched- 9 May 2015): Life Insurance of Rs. 2 lakh for people between 18 to 50 years (Premium- Rs. 330 per year)

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojna (Launched- 9 May 2015): General insurance/accident insurance for people between 18 and 70 years of 2 lakh (Premium- Rs. 12 per year)

Smart City (Launched- 25 June 2015): Making 100 selected cities into smart cities from 2015 to 2020.

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)(Launched- 25 June 2015): To provide access to a tap with an assured water supply. Sewerage connection to every household and reduce pollution by switching to public transport

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Launched- 25 June 2015): To provide affordable housing will be provided to the urban poor. The target of building 20 million affordable houses by 31 March 2022.

Digital India (Launched- 1 July 2015): To provide all government services electronically by improving internet services and online infrastructure in the country.

Gold Monetization Scheme (Launched- 5 November 2015): To mobilize the gold held by households, trusts, and various institutions in India. Unlock the value of gold in terms of the rupee. {Replaced Gold Deposit and Gold metal Loan Schemes.}

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (Launched- 5 November 2015): Substitutes for holding physical gold. 

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojna (UDAY) (Launched- 20 November 2015): Financial turnaround of Public Sector Power Distribution Companies

Government Schemes (2016)

Startup India (Launched- 16 January 2016): To promote new startups in the country.

Standup India (Launched- 5 April 2016): Loans up to 10 lacs to 1 crore to support entrepreneurship among women and SC & ST

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojna (Launched- 5 April 2016): To provide LPG connection to BPL families at subsidized rates

Namami Gange (Launched- 7 July 2016): Cleanliness of river Ganga

Government Schemes (2017)

Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana (PMMVY)(Launched- 1 January 2017): To provide Rs. 5000 help for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for the first live birth. {Replaced Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahayog Yojna}

Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik (UDAN) (Launched- 27 April 2017): Making air travel affordable

Government Schemes (2018/19)

Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY)(Launched- 23 September 2018): To provide free access to healthcare for 40% of people in the country.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojna (Launched- 24 February 2019): To provide Rs. 6000 per annum in three installments to all the eligible farmers.

Har Ghar Jal (Launched- 5 July 2019): To provide tap water to every rural household by 2024.

Fit India Movement: (Launched- 29 August 2019): A nation-wide movement in India to encourage people to remain healthy and fit.

Government Schemes (2020)

Prime minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) (Launched- 28 March 2020): To utilize funds in relief efforts against the coronavirus outbreak and similar pandemic.
Swamitva Yojana (Launched- 24 April 2020): It helps to map residential land ownership in rural areas using modern technology like the use of drones. The scheme will ensure streamlined planning, revenue collection, and provide clarity over property rights in rural areas.
Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and national Strength (MSME-Champions)(Launched- 9 May 2020): To help small businesses grow big by resolving their grievances, supporting them in various aspects of the trade.
Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Launched- 12 May 2020): special economic package of Rs 20 lakh crore (equivalent to 10% of India’s GDP) with the aim of making the country independent against the tough competition in the global supply chain and to help in empowering the poor, laborers, migrants who have been adversely affected by COVID.
One Nation One Ration Card (Launched- 1 June 2020): Poor migrant workers can buy subsidized rice and wheat from any ration shop in the country. 
PM Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (SVANIDHI) Scheme (Launched- 1 June 2020): To provide affordable loans to street vendors to resume their livelihoods that have been adversely affected due to lockdown. This scheme targets to benefit over 50 lakh Street Vendors.
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (Launched- 20 June 2020): To control the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers. Initial Funding- Rs. 50000 Crores
Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana (Launched- 12 November 2020): To incentivize job creation during COVID-19 recovery. These are the most important government scheme from 2014 to 2020 by our honorable prime minister MR NARENDRA MODI JI.

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