On Thursday, the Union human resource development minister Prakash Javadekar said that Shortlisted from 42,000 students of 2,183 engineering and management colleges and universities from across India, these students in 1,266 teams will work nonstop for 36 hours to build products based on their ideas across 26 locations in India during the ‘Grand Finale’ of ‘Smart India Hackathon 2017’ April 1-2.
Now it is easier to make a PAN card, now anyone can apply online for PAN card online through their Aadhaar card. The government has now added the facility of making PAN cards directly to your Aadhaar card, in which you will not have to fill any large application form. It means that you can now make a PAN card through your Aadhaar card.
Government has launched an ambitious scheme for women entrepreneurs named as ‘United Mahila Udhami Yojana’. This scheme is a bank loan scheme from United Bank of India. This scheme helps women entrepreneurs obtain trouble-free financial assistance at liberal and concessional terms for conducting production, manufacturing or service related economic activities in the MSME sector.
The State Government of Punjab and Department of Food ,Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs had launched ‘Atta Dal Scheme’ on the special occasion of 61st Independence Day in 2007 for distributing food grain at subsidized rate.
The Central Government of India is going to launch an another ambitious scheme under National Rural Livelihood Mission to provide employment to the rural women of the country. The central government will provide employment to 4 Crore women under this scheme.
Punjab’s present Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh had launched a surprise scheme for the youths of Punjab called ‘Captain Smart Connect Scheme (CSCS)‘ in November 2016 before assembly elections. Under this scheme, Captain promised the youth of Punjab to provide 50 lakh free smartphones along with 1 year free 3G data and calling to them.
The Punjab State government has launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Barnala district, Punjab in association with Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. The PM Ujjwala Yojana is an ambitious welfare scheme launched by the Indian Government led by PM Narender Modi. It was firstly launched in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh on 1st May 2016.