A nation is backed by the programs and initiatives launched by the ruling government in the past and the present era. A look on the government schemes often says a lot about a nation. No doubt, why the government’s around the globe look to initiate ground-breaking schemes and offerings for their citizens.
India being one of the nation, that’s been looking to fast pace its growth has had plethora of such initiatives launched in the years gone by. We here would cast our eyes on such schemes and will rank them accordingly in our entry down below.
But before dwelling down, we’d like to initiate that we’ve only included the national government backed schemes with the state government backed schemes not part of it. We’d look to assimilate the state government schemes in another entry of our next time round.
Till then enjoy the entry on the ‘Top 10 Best Indian Government Schemes’ as part of our today’s entry.
10. Soil Health Card Scheme
The said scheme is launched with a motive to help the farmers out there on their mission to increase the productivity of the farms. This initiative will see the conduct of soil study that shall offer a complete evaluation for the soil quality and more.
That shall help in garnering the biological properties of soil and allows the farmer to attain better yield for their production.
Launch Date- 17th February 2015
9. One Rank One Pension Scheme
Having been in the rounding for several years, this one was finally launched back in 2016. It renders on the same pension for the same rank philosophy rather than the length of the service.
It has been reckoned that at least 2.6 million servicemen along with more than 60000 widows will benefit largely from the scheme. The estimated outlay for the scheme stands at 8400 crores.
Launch Date- February 2016
8. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
Proper housing is something that’s elusive to major chunks of the population in India. This scheme initiated by the Indian government will help provide housing facilities across the nation to the urban poor and uplift their living standard.
The government has identified more than 305 cities and towns that are placed across nine states as part of the initiative.
Launch Date- 25th June 2015
7. Sukanya Samriddhi Account
Part of the government’s initiative for ‘Beti Bachao aur Beti Padhao’ campaign, this scheme will see the yields been used for the gains of the girl child. The scheme will yield a return of 9.1% per annum which shall increase further one and will also see it compounded every annum.
The scheme has been a welcome offering from the national backed government and will serve the long course.
Launch Date- 22nd January 2015.
6. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Launched as part of the initiative to allow skill-based training to the plethora of population out there, this one has been received pretty well till date. The scheme is rendered to back the seeking group of the population with the desired skill and training that shall help them procure their life.
This scheme will train the enrolled students with appropriate training and will further award them with the monetary reward too.
Launch Date- 16th July 2015
5. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
There are places across India which are still devoid of electricity and power in this modern age. In a bid to empower them with power and electricity support, the national government launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana in 2015.
The scheme will see the reach of 24-hr electricity and power to 18000 villages across India within just 1000 days.
Launch Date- 2015
4. Atal Pension Yojana
Placing the emphasis on the pension benefits, the scheme designated as Atal Pension Yojana was launched back a couple of years ago by the National Government. The scheme will help provide pension related benefits for the users who opts for the same.
It has a fixed pension scheme and will be provided for the pension bearer or the nominee otherwise. It will help the low-end spectrum of the population and will help them guard their future.
Launch Date- 9th May 2015
3. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
Similar to the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, this one oversaw the accidental insurance cover. It allowed people insurance cover either in cases of accidental death or disability.
The scheme was priced at an affordable scale of Rs 12 per annum so that the majority of the population can reach for the insurance cover. The insurance cover value for the scheme is Rs 2 lakhs.
Launch Date- 9thMay 2015
2. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana
Based on the lines of enriching the insurance coverage to the general masses across the nation who elsewhere were devoid of such benefits, the Indian government launched Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana for the sake.
This scheme offers life insurance cover for the insurers with the benefit of Rs 2 lakhs. The premium for the same is only Rs 330.
Launch Date- 9thMay 2015
1. Pradhan Mantri Jhan Dhan Yojana
Next up on our list is the quintessential scheme that empowered the whole nation with the access to banking fraternity, i.e. Pradhan Mantri Jhan Dhan Yojana. This one was launched back in 2014 and saw a great response.
The scheme allowed people to have full-fledged banking accounts at a zero balance with facilities like insurance coverage and more. More than 22 crore accounts were opened under the scheme.
Launch Date- 28thAugust 2014.
Well, that’s all from us on this one. We will be back with another one the next time round. Till then, Adios.