Karnataka’s Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa began Weavers Sammaan Yojana on 6th July. Under this scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers will get yearly financial support of two thousand rupees through Direct Benefit Transfer.
The Odisha government has started a scheme ‘Balaram’ to give agricultural credit of Rs 1,040 crore to landless farmers who are facing difficulties because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Almost seven lakh landless cultivators will be helped from the programme in the next two years.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs and Ministry of Minority Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju talked to students here under the Fit India drive by the Government of India. Olympic medal winner badminton player Ms. P.V Sindhu and Indian football team Captain Shri. Sunil Chhetri was also there at the launch of the “Fit Hai To Hit Hai India” program arranged under the Fit India campaign.
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the Union Minister of HRD(Human Resource Development) and Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Minister of Science and Technology started the Drug Discovery Hackathon (DDH2020) to recognize drug applicants against SARS-CoV-2 by in-silico drug discovery and follow up by chemical synthesis and biological testing
The government on 29th June started the PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM FME) scheme as a part of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ and as a part of Prime Minister’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’. It will serve 8 lakh units through access to information, training, better exposure and formalization.
The Union Ministry of Culture has declared on 27th June 2020 that on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Ministry has selected to commemorate a 2-week long tree plantation campaign called ‘Sankalp Parva’ from 28th June to 12th July 2020. This was told by the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Prahlad Joshi.
Tripura govt on 24th June declared Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar, an aspiring scheme to give nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women. Pregnant women would be examined four times in nearby Primary Health Centers
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on 25th June started ‘YSR Kapu Nestham’ at his camp office for the welfare of the women from Kapu community. The government will give Rs 15,000 per year for all the eligible women aged between 45 and 60 years for a period of five years.