100+ Government Schemes and the Implementing Ministries

Government of India runs hundreds of schemes – under Central Plan and Central Assistance to States Plan. Not only in UPSC exams, but also in other competitive exams, the Government schemes are a hot topic. Many questions are repeatedly asked in UPSC preliminary exam regarding Government Schemes and the implementing ministries. Hence we thought it would be helpful for our students, if we come up with a compilation of the same with only the most relevant information.

Government Schemes and the Implementing Ministries

India Govenment Schemes

  1. PAHAL (DBT)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  2. Pradhan Mantri UJJAWALA Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  3. National LED Programme (UJALA) – UJALA stands for Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All.
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Power.
  4. Green Corridor Project:
    • Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
  5. Green Highway Policy:
    • Ministry of Road Transport and Highway
  6. Namami Gange
    • Ministry of Water Resources.
    • Ministries of Environment, Urban Development, Shipping, Tourism & Rural Development are coordinating with Water Resource ministry in it.
  7. National Mission of Green India
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
  8. Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Home Affairs
  9. Digital India.
    • Ministry/Department: DeitY, Ministry of Communication. Implemented by entire government machinery in their respective domains.
  10. Digi-Locker
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Communication and IT
  11. e-Biz
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry
    • Implemented by Infosys
  12. e-Courts Mission Mode Project
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Law and Justice
    • The project is being implemented by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of IT
  13. Jeevan Pramaan
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Electronics and IT, Ministry of Communication and IT
  14. National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Electronics and IT, Ministry of Communication and IT
  15. Nowcast
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture
    • collaborative effort between mKisan Portal developed by DAC, weather technologies adopted by IMD and GIS Portal of NIC
  16. PRAGATI – ProActive Governance and Timely Implementation
    • Ministry/Department: Prime Minister’s Office.
  17. Startup-India
    • Ministry/Department : DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  18. India Aspiration Fund & SMILE loans
    • Ministry of Finance.
  19. Atal Pension Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
    • Administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority
  20. Mudra Bank and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  21. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  22. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  23. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  24. Stand-up India
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance.
  25. Sovereign Gold Bonds
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
    • In association with RBI
  26. Gold Monetization Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  27. Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  28. Jan Aushadhi Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  29. Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  30. Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  31. Mission Indradhanush
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  32. National Health Assurance Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  33. National Rural Health Mission (NHM)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  34. National Urban Health Mission (NUHM)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
    • Implemented by the Ministries of Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Human Resource Development and Women & Child Development
  35. National Ayush Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Ayush, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  36. National Health Protection Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Finance
  37. Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  38. Pharma Jan Samadhan Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), Department of Pharma, Ministry of Chemical & Fertilisers
  39. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Earlier it was under Ministry of Labour and Employment)
  40. Bharat Mala Project
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Road, Transport and Highway
  41. Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Power
  42. Ganga Gram Yojana
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Water Resources
  43. Integrated Power Development Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Power
  44. Mega Food Park Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  45. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  46. Project Mausam
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Culture
    • Implemented by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency
  47. RURBAN – Also called Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Rurban mission
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  48. Sagarmala scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Shipping
  49. Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  50. Setu Bharatam
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Road, Transport and Highway
  51. Swacchh Bharat Abhiyan
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (for Gramin) and Ministry of Urban Development (for Urban)
  52. UDAY – UDAY stands for Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Power
  53. Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Textile
  54. Make in India Programme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  55. National Investment and Manufacturing Zones
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Commerce & Industry
  56. Gram Uday se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
    • Run jointly by the Ministries of Rural Development, Agriculture, Social Justice, Labour and Information and Broadcasting along with the States.
  57. Khelo India
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
  58. Ishan Uday
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development
  59. Ishan Vikas
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development
  60. Ajeevika – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  61. MGNREGA
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  62. National Skill Development Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  63. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  64. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate Karyakram
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Labour and Employment
  65. USTAAD Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Minority Affairs
  66. PRASAD – Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Tourism
  67. HRIDAY – National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Urban Development
  68. Nai Manzil Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Minority Affairs
  69. Nai Roshni Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Minority Affairs
  70. Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Mines
  71. Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojna
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  72. AMRUT – Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Urban Development
  73. Housing for All by 2022 Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation
  74. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation
  75. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Rural Development
  76. Smart City
    • Ministry/Department: Ministry of Urban Development
  77. Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development
  78. Digitial Gudda Guddi Board
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Women and Child Development
  79. Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahayog Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Women and Child Development
  80. Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Women and Child Development
  81. SABLA – Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Women and Child Development
  82. Soil Health Card Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
  83. PM Krishi Sinchai Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  84. PM Gram Sinchai Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  85. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  86. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
    • Ministry/Department :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  87. Price Stabilization Fund
    • Ministry/Department :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  88. KISAN (Crop Insurance)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  89. Integrated Scheme for Agriculture and Marketing (ISAM)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  90. National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET)
    • Ministry/Department :Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  91. National Horticulture Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  92. National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  93. National Dairy Plan
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
  94. National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  95. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  96. National Mission on Oilseeds & Oil Palm (NMOOP)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  97. National Food Security Mission
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  98. National Agriculture Market (NAM)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  99. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  100. ASMITA
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development
  101. GIAN – GIAN stands for Global Initiative of Academic Networks
    • Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource Development
  102. Rashtriya Madhyamaik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
  103. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya
    • Ministry/Department : Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
  104. Mid-Day Meal Scheme
    • Ministry/Department : Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
  105. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA)
    • Ministry/Department : Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
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Compiled by: Jishnu J Raju

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