Rajiv Gandhi Free Laptop Yojana 2017 will be launched by the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Virabhadra Singh in Rampur on the occasion of Independence Day. The state government will distribute Laptop on 15th August 2017 to the meritorious students of class 10 and class 12 of the government school. The students who come in the merit list of the Himachal Pradesh School Education Board in the year 2017 are eligible for the scheme.
It has become easier to get higher education for 12th pass students in Himachal Pradesh. Economic stagnation will no longer obstruct to get the higher education. Mukhyamanti Gyandeep Yojana has been started after one and a half years of CM’s budget announcement. Under the scheme 12th pass students will get four per cent interest subsidy on the education loan up to Rs. 10 lakh. Students can apply for the loan in any nationalized bank branch. Officials of the Higher Education Directorate has taken MoU with UCO bank.
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIADAI) launched mAadhaar app to provide better service of people. With the app, Aaadhar Number Holders carry their demographic information like name, Date of Birth, Gender and address along with the photograph.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is now Ujjwala Plus Scheme. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the Ujjwala Plus Scheme during the Independence Day speech from Red Fort on 15th August, according to Danik Jagran.
Indian Railways launched the new android mobile application name as Rail SAARTHI App with the multiple features such as ticket booking, Inquiry, On-board cleaning and ordering meal, running status and feedback. All these facilities are available in a single application whereas these facilities were available on individual apps. This app will fulfil all the needs and requirements of the passengers of the Indian Railways.
In case you do not have your 12-digit UAN, you can get it activated through your employer to know the summary of Employees Provident Fund deducted through EPFO portal. All employees need to have only one UAN throughout their working life irrespective of the number of companies they change. It is a universal account number (UAN) which facilitates in linking of multiple EPF accounts of a member,
PMAY Urban: – In the first two years of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Urban, over 21,00000 Affordable houses have been sanctioned so far. In the scheme, Uttar Pradesh has received the largest number of the houses about 70,784 followed by Karnataka 56,281.
Central Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has instructed public sector banks, including the National Housing Bank and HUDCO, to provide benefits of Credit link subsidy scheme (CLSS) to more and more people under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. There is a need to encourage the scheme to achieve the goal of the plan by 2022.
The Railways has started a cashless health care scheme for retired employees. The Scheme is named as Cashless Treatment Scheme in Emergency (CTSE) aims to provide comprehensive Healthcare facilities. Through the scheme, railway provides healthcare facilities in-house health institution and when necessary to referrals to recognised hospitals.
Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakaram (JSSK)
In this Scheme, the Central Government provides health facilities for the pregnant women. The government will provide safe delivery, drugs, proper diet, free transportation and free diagnostics. The government is estimated to benefit more than 12 million pregnant women who need health facilities for their delivery.