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GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND SCHEMES - November 2020

Nov 2020

Apr 09, 2021

Cabinet Okays Solar Manufacturing Scheme

  • The Union Cabinet approved the proposal of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) for ramping up domestic manufacturing of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme.
  • The proposed scheme is envisaged to create additional 10,000 megawatt capacity of integrated solar PV manufacturing plants in the country.
  • Under the PLI scheme, the Cabinet in November 2020 had approved Rs. 4,500 crore for manufacturing of high efficiency solar PV modules. The nodal ministry thereafter proposed a national programme on high efficiency solar PV modules for the same.

Apr 05, 2021

Health Minister Vardhan Approves National Policy for Rare Diseases, 2021

  • Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan approved the 'National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021' which aims to lower the high cost of treatment for rare diseases, with increased focus on indigenous research and local production of medicines.
  • A provision for financial support up to Rs. 20 lakh under the Umbrella Scheme of Rastriya Arogya Nidhi is proposed for the treatment of those rare diseases that require a one-time treatment (diseases listed under Group 1 in the rare disease policy).
  • Beneficiaries for such financial assistance will not be limited to BPL families, but the benefit will be extended to about 40 per cent of the population who are eligible under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.
  • The financial support for the treatment of rare diseases is proposed under the Umbrella Scheme of Rastriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and not under the Ayushman Bharat PMJAY.

Mar 31, 2021

Centre Approves PLI Scheme for Food Processing Sector

  • The government approved a production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for the food processing sector, entailing an outlay of Rs. 10,900 crore.
  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the scheme which will help create 2.5 lakh jobs, boost exports and ensure availability of a wider range of value-added products for consumers.

Mar 26, 2021

Parliament Passes Finance Bill 2021

  • The Parliament passed Finance Bill 2021, giving effect to the financial proposals of the central government for the financial year 2021-22. A day after it was approved by the Lok Sabha, the Upper House also ratified it. The passage of the Finance Bill by Parliament marks the completion of the budgetary process.

Mar 25, 2021

Social Justice Ministry to Launch Poshan Abhiyan for Elderly

  • Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment aims to launch 'Poshan Abhiyan' for the Elderly to provide them 'nutrition support'.
  • Under the mission, supports will be provided to indigent elders who are not staying in Old Age Homes and are victims of malnutrition. Mission will focus on procuring healthy food material which are available locally to serve hot-cooked mid-day meals. Scheme will be implemented by "Gram Panchayats and Urban Municipalities". 'Senior Citizens Welfare Fund' will be utilized to fund & implement the mission.
  • Government of India has been implementing several schemes and programmes under an Umbrella Scheme for Senior Citizens called "National Action Plan for Senior Citizens". This scheme provides for financial security, shelter & welfare, healthcare & Nutrition, protection of life & property, awareness generation and active & productive ageing.
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