Central Govt. Schemes

SchemeMinistryDate of LaunchOutlay/Status statisticsSectorProvisions
Voluntary Disclosure of Income SchemeJune 18, 1997Closed on 31 December 1998Opportunity to the income tax/ wealth tax defaulters to disclose their undisclosed income at the prevailing tax rates.
Pooled Finance Development Fund Scheme
National Pension SchemeJanuary 1, 2004PensionContribution based pension system
Atal Pension Yojana [1]May 9, 2015PensionA pension program that allows people to make voluntary contributions within a certain range in order to receive matching government contributions.
INSPIRE ProgrammeDepartment of Science and Technology (India)Scholarships for top Science students, Fellowships for pursuing PhD, Research Grants to researchers
Standup IndiaDFS, MoF Government of IndiaApril 5, 2016[23]Loans to SC/ST/Women entrepreneurs for greenfield enterprisesThe objective of the Stand-Up India scheme is to facilitate bank loans between  INR 10 lakh (INR 1,00,000) and  INR 1 Crore (INR 10,000,000) to at least one Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) borrower and at least one woman borrower per bank branch for setting up a greenfield enterprise. This enterprise may be in manufacturing, services or the trading sector. In case of non-individual enterprises at least 51% of the shareholding and controlling stake should be held by either an SC/ST or Woman entrepreneur. Loans can be applied online through the Standup Mitra or Udyami Mitra portals.
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (PMBJK)Government of India1 July 2015Generic Medicine[21] Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendra’s known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra (PMBJK) have been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs.[22]
National Food Security MissionGovernment of India2007 for 5 yearsIt launched in 2007 for 5 years to increase production and productivity of wheat, rice and pulses on a sustainable basis so as to ensure food security of the country.The aim is to bridge the yield gap in respect of these crops through dissemination of improved technologies and farm management practices.
Rajiv Awas Yojana[14]MhUPA2013Urban HousingIt envisages a “Slum Free India” with inclusive and equitable cities in which every citizen has access to basic civic infrastructure and social amenities and decent shelter
National Child Labour Projects(NCLP)Ministry of Labour and Employmentlaunched in 9 districts in 1987 and has been expanded in January 2005 to 250 districts in 21 different states of the countryThe objective of this project is to eliminate child labour in hazardous industries by 2010.Under this scheme, the target group is all children below 14 years of age who are working in occupations and processes listed in the Schedule to the Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act, 1986 or occupations and processes that are harmful to the health of the child.
National Career Service (India) (NCS)Ministry of Labour and Employment20 July 2015EmploymentThe objective of this project is to help job-seekers land up at the job they deserve.Under this scheme, an online job-portal named as National Career Service portal has been launched which acts as a common platform for Job-seekers, employers, skill providers, govt. departments, placement organizations and counsellors. The portal possesses mre than 3.11 crore registered job-seekers and more than 9 lakh employers from across the country.
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas YojanaMoAAugust 1, 2007AgricultureAchieve 4% annual growth in agriculture through development of Agriculture and its allied sectors during the XI Plan period
National Scheme on Welfare of FishermenMoAAgricultureFinancial assistance to fishers for construction of house, community hall for recreation and common working place and installation of tube-wells for drinking water
Livestock Insurance SchemeMoAagricultureInsurance to cattle and attaining qualitative improvement in livestock and their products.
Gramin Bhandaran YojanaMoAMarch 31, 2007AgricultureCreation of scientific storage capacity with allied facilities in rural areas to meet the requirements of farmers for storing farm produce, processed farm produce and agricultural inputs. Improve their marketability through promotion of grading, standardization and quality control of agricultural produce.
Digital India Programme[4]MoC&ITJuly 1, 20151 Lakh CroreDigitally Empowered NationAims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and people get benefited from the latest information and communication technology
SwavalambanMoFSeptember 26, 2010To be replaced by Atal Pension YojanaPensionpension scheme to the workers in unorganised sector. Any citizen who is not part of any statutory pension scheme of the Government and contributes between Rs. 1000 and Rs. 12000/- per annum, could join the scheme. The Central Government shall contribute Rs. 1000 per annum to such subscribers.
SwabhimanMoFFebruary 15, 2011Financial InclusionTo make banking facility available to all citizens and to get 5 crore accounts opened by Mar 2012. Replaced by Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana [1]MoFMay 9, 2015InsuranceAccidental Insurance with a premium of Rs. 12 per year.
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana [1]MoFMay 9, 2015InsuranceLife insurance of Rs. 2 lakh with a premium of Rs. 330 per year.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan YojanaMoFAugust 28, 2014Financial InclustionNational Mission for Financial Inclusion to ensure access to financial services, namely Banking Savings & Deposit Accounts, Remittance, Credit, Insurance, Pension in an affordable manner
RNTCPMoHFW1997HealthTuberculosis control initiative
Rashtriya Swasthya Bima YojanaMoHFWApril 1, 2008InsuranceHealth insurance to poor (BPL), Domestic workers, MGNERGA workers, Rikshawpullers, Building and other construction workers, and many other categories as may be identified by the respective states
Janani Suraksha YojanaMoHFW2005Mother CareOne-time cash incentive to pregnant women for institutional/home births through skilled assistance
Central Government Health SchemeMoHFW1954Healthcomprehensive medical care facilities to Central Government employees and their family members
National Literacy Mission ProgrammeMoHRDMay 5, 1988EducationMake 80 million adults in the age group of 15 – 35 literate
Midday Meal SchemeMoHRDAugust 15, 1995Health, EducationLunch (free of cost) to school-children on all working days
Kasturba Gandhi Balika VidyalayaMoHRDJuly 2004EducationEducational facilities (residential schools) for girls belonging to SC, ST, OBC, minority communities and families below the poverty line(BPL) in Educationally Backward Blocks
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)MoHUPAJune 25, 2015[20]HousingTo enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.
National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM)[17]MoHUPA24 Sep, 2013[18]This scheme will reduce poverty of urban poor households specially street vendors who constitute an important segment of urban poor by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities.
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana[15]MoPApril 2005To be replaced by Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti YojanaRural ElectrificationProgramme for creation of Rural Electricity Infrastructure & Household Electrification for providing access to electricity to rural households
Government Schemes[2]MoP2015Sarkari YojanaList of all schemes launched by Central Government
Bachat Lamp schemeMoP2009Electrificationreduce the cost of compact fluorescent lamps
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala YojanaMoP&NG1 May 2016Rs. 8000 croreLaunched to provide free LPG connections to women from below poverty line families.
Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar YojanaMoRDApril 1, 1999Rural EmploymentBring the assisted poor families above the poverty line by organising them into Self Help Groups (SHGs) through the process of social mobilisation, their training and capacity building and provision of income generating assets through a mix of bank credit and government subsidy.
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar YojanaMoRDSeptember 25, 2001Rural Self EmploymentProviding additional wage employment and food security, alongside creation of durable community assets in rural areas.
Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awaas YojanaMoRD1985Housing, RuralProvides financial assistance to rural poor for constructing their houses themselves.[5]
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak YojanaMoRDDecember 25, 2000Rural DevelopmentGood all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages
Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram YojanaMoRDJuly 23, 2010Model VillageIntegrated development of Schedule Caste majority villages in four states
National Social Assistance SchemeMoRDAugust 15, 1995PensionPublic assistance to its citizens in case of unemployment, old age, sickness and disablement and in other cases of undeserved want
National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)MoRDJune 2011[16]$5.1 Billion[16]This scheme will organize rural poor into Self Help Group(SHG) groups and make them capable for self-employment. The idea is to develop better livelihood options for the poor.
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActMoRDFebruary 6, 2006[8][9]Rs. 40,000 crore in 2010–11Rural Wage EmploymentLegal guarantee for one hundred days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage of Rs. 120 per day in 2009 prices.
Integrated Rural Development ProgramMoRD1978Rural Developmentself-employment program to raise the income-generation capacity of target groups among the poor and The scheme has been merged with another scheme named Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) since 01.04 1999.
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana[3]MoRD2015Rural DevelopmentIt is a Goveronment of India Project to engage rural youth specially BPL and SC/ST segment of population, in gainful employment through skill training programmes.
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas YojanaMoSD&EJuly 15, 2015Skill DevelopmentSeeks to provide the institutional capacity to train a minimum 40 crore skilled people by 2022 [20]
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna[11]MoSD&E[12]April 2015[13]SKILL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE SCHEMESTo provide encouragement to youth for development of employable skills by providing monetary rewards by recognition of prior learning or by undergoing training at affiliated centres.
Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation SchemeMoSJE2003Social JusticeCreate an enabling environment to ensure equal opportunities, equity, social justice and empowerment of persons with disabilities.
Members of Parliament Local Area Development SchemeMoSPIDecember 23, 1993Each MP has the choice to suggest to the District Collector for, works to the tune of Rs.5 Crores per annum to be taken up in his/her constituency. The Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament can recommend works in one or more districts in the State from where he/she has been elected.
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan YojanaMoST1999Scholarship program to encourage students to take up research careers in the areas of basic sciences, engineering and medicine
Smart Cities MissionMoUDJune 25, 2015[20]Urban DevelopmentTo enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.
Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)MoUDDecember 3, 2005Urban Development[7]a programme meant to improve the quality of life and infrastructure in the cities. To be replaced by Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation YojanaMoUDJan 2015[19]Urban DevelopmentThe scheme seeks to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country.
AMRUTMoUDJune 25, 2015[20]Urban DevelopmentTo enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.
UdishaMoWCDChild CareTraining Program for ICDS workers
The Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog YojanaMoWCD2010Mother CareA cash incentive of Rs. 4000 to women (19 years and above) for the first two live births[6]
Sukanya Samridhi Yojana (Girl Child Prosperity Scheme)MoWCD22 Jan 2015[16]The scheme primarily ensures equitable share to a girl child in resources and savings of a family in which she is generally discriminated as against a male child.
Saksham or Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent BoysMoWCD2014Skill DevelopmentAims at all-round development of Adolescent Boys and make them self-reliant, gender-sensitive and aware citizens, when they grow up. It cover all adolescent boys (both school going and out of school) in the age-group of 11 to 18 years subdivided into two categories, viz. 11-14 & 14–18 years. In 2014–15, an allocation of Rs. 25 crore is made for the scheme.
Sabla or Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent GirlsMoWCD2011Skill DevelopmentEmpowering adolescent girls (Age) of 11–18 years with focus on out-of-school girls by improvement in their nutritional and health status and upgrading various skills like home skills, life skills and vocational skills. Merged Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls (NPAG) and Kishori Shakti Yojana (KSY).
Integrated Child Development ServicesMoWCDOctober 2, 1975Child Developmenttackle malnutrition and health problems in children below 6 years of age and their mothers
Namami Gange Programme[10]MoWRMarch 199520000 crore for 5 yearsClean & Protect GangaIntegrates the efforts to clean and protect the River Ganga in a comprehensive manner
National Service SchemeMoYAS1969Personality development through social (or community) service
Antyodaya Anna YojnaNDA government25 December 2000Under the scheme 1 crore of the poorest among the (Below Poverty Line)BPL families covered under the targeted public distribution system are identified.Issue of Ration Cards Following the recognition of Antyodaya families, unique quota cards to be recognized an “Antyodaya Ration Card” must be given to the Antyodaya families by the chosen power.

The scheme has been further expanded twice by additional 50 lakh BPL families each in June 2003 and in August 2004,thus covering 2 crore families under the AAY scheme