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#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

31 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: Free electricity connections to un-electrified households under Saubhagya scheme

In India, despite the launch of a number of electrification schemes over the years, lakhs of households in rural and urban areas still lack access to electricity.

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

28 Dec 2018

#PolicyExplainer: What is Ayushman Bharat and how to avail it?

A majority of Indians lack access to health insurance and modern healthcare, which is one of the biggest challenges faced especially by the poor.

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

23 Sep 2018

#PolicyExplainer: All you need to know about Ayushman Bharat scheme

The flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is being inaugurated today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jharkhand.

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

22 Sep 2018

Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched by Modi on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to roll out the NDA government's flagship program, the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHP), from Jharkhand on Sunday.

First-time-ever: Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

01 Sep 2018

First-time-ever: Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday announced Census 2021 will count OBCs (Other Backward Classes), nearly three decades after implementation of Mandal Commission gave them reservations.

Ujjwala Yojana leading to better health of Indian women: PM

28 May 2018

Ujjwala Yojana leading to better health of Indian women: PM

PM Narendra Modi on Monday said ten crore LPG connections, including four crore free connections to poor women, were given in last four years, compared to 13 crore connections in six decades since Independence.

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

26 Sep 2017

Modi launches 'Saubhagya', a Rs. 16,000cr scheme to electrify India

Yesterday, PM Modi announced the launch of Rs. 16,000crore 'Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana' or 'Saubhagya' which aims to give free electricity to almost 4 crore poor families.

1.7cr Indian households sleep and cook in one room: Study

12 Apr 2017

1.7cr Indian households sleep and cook in one room: Study

A study on Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) by the housing ministry has revealed that a staggering 1.7 crore of Indian households do not have separate kitchens.