Category PIB

Measures for Population Control

• The Government has been implementing the National Family Planning Program which provides voluntary and informed choices to the beneficiaries through a target free approach with the objective of checking population increase in the country. About: • A National Population…

NaiRoshni scheme

• “Nai Roshni”, a scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women by Ministry of Minority affairs is being implemented across India. About: • Its aims are to empower and instill confidence in women by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for…

Union Budget: Railway infrastructure

• Indian Railways has received a record outlay of 1,10,055 crore, of which 1,07,100 crore is for capital expenditure. This was announced in the Union Budget 2021-22. About: • Indian Railways have prepared a National Rail Plan for India –…

Economic Survey 2020-21: Education

• The Economic Survey 2020-21 states that online schooling took off in a big way during the COVID-19 pandemic. About: • The percentage of enrolled children from government and private schools owning a smartphone increased enormously from 36.5 per cent…