List Of Indian Government Schemes 2023

The Indian government has introduced many kinds of schemes over the years to address various economic and social problems and improve the lives of its citizens. These initiatives reach a wide range of sectors, from agriculture and business to healthcare and education, all with the goal of building a more inclusive and successful community.

Scheme NameImplementing AuthorityYearSectorDescription
Agnipath SchemeMinistry of Defence2022DefenseMapping properties in villages using drones, reducing property disputes, and aiding villagers in accessing bank loans.
Mahila Samman Savings Certificate (MSSC)2023FinanceBudget 2023 scheme for women and girls in India.
PM Poshan Shakti Nirman AbhiyaanMoWCD2021Health, EducationRevamped Midday Meal Scheme for free lunch to school children. Aims to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, and anemia.
Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results…MoE2020EducationImproving school education in six states.
Svamitva YojanaMoPR2020Rural developmentWelfare measures for farmers in the fisheries sector, 2020-2024 allocation of ₹20,050 crore.
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan12 ministries2020EmploymentEmployment campaign for poor post-coronavirus pandemic.
PM Matsya Sampada YojanaMoFAHD2020FisheriesProviding water to rural households through individual taps. The financial outlay in 2022 is ₹60,000 crore.
PM Kisan Samman NidhiMoF2019AgricultureIncome support of ₹6,000 per year to eligible farmers through Direct Benefit Transfer.
Jal Jeevan MissionMoJS2019Rural developmentWorld Bank-funded groundwater management scheme. Initial funding of ₹6,000 crore.
Atal Bhujal YojanaMoJS2019WaterSocial security for the unorganized sector with voluntary contribution and monthly pension.
PM Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan MahabhiyanMoNRE2019AgricultureInstallation of solar pumps and renewable power plants for farmers.
PM Shram Yogi MandhanMoLE2019Financial securityImproving the effectiveness of schools from pre-nursery to class 12. Subsumes Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
PM Annadata Aay Sanrakshan AbhiyanMoAFW2018AgricultureFarmer welfare through creating a profitable ecosystem. Sub-schemes: PSS, PDPS.
Ayushman Bharat YojanaMoHFW2018HealthProviding free healthcare access to 50 crore people. Implemented across India except 3 states/UTs.
Samagra ShikshaMoE2018EducationImproving effectiveness of schools from pre-nursery to class 12. Subsumes Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
PM Jan Vikas KaryakaramMoMA2018DevelopmentDevelopment of minority concentration areas.
Rashtriya Gram Swaraj AbhiyanMoPR2018Rural developmentStrengthening Panchayati Raj institutions for Sustainable Development Goals.
World Class Institutions SchemeMoE2017EducationEnable 10 institutions with world-class facilities.
Khelo India – National Programme for SportsMoYAS2017SportsImproving sporting infrastructure and promoting general fitness.
Krishonnati YojanaMoAFW2017AgricultureUmbrella scheme subsuming 11 schemes.

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PM Matritva Vandana YojanaMoWCD2017Mother CareRead Provides free LPG connections to women from below-poverty-line families.
PM Ujjwala YojanaMoP&NG2016Energy, Health, PovertyA project to improve hydrology-related practices with World Bank support.
PM Fasal Bima YojanaMultiple2016AgricultureInsurance and finance scheme for farmers.
Stand-Up IndiaMoF, MoSJE2016EntrepreneurshipProvides loans for SC, ST, and women entrepreneurs for greenfield enterprises.
National Hydrology ProjectMoJS2016WaterProvides voluntary pension contributions with matching government contributions.
PM Krishi Sinchai YojanaMultiple2015AgricultureA scheme focusing on improving agricultural productivity through irrigation support.
PM Mudra YojanaMoF2015FinancingProvides funding for small businesses.
Smart Cities MissionMoHUA2015UrbanFocuses on redevelopment, retrofitting, and development of cities.
Digital IndiaMeitY, MoF2015ITAims to provide government services electronically and promote technology.
Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric…MoHI2015Transport, Fuel securityPart of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020.
PM Awas Yojana – (Gramin)MoRD2015Housing, RuralProvides financial assistance for rural poor to construct houses.
PM Awaas Yojana – (Urban)MoHUA2015Housing, UrbanAims for better living conditions and economic growth in urban areas.
Atal Pension YojanaMoF2015PensionEnsures equitable share for the girl child in family resources.
PM Suraksha Bima YojanaMoF2015InsuranceProvides accident insurance for individuals.
PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima YojanaMoF2015InsuranceOffers life insurance for individuals.
Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for AllMoP2015ElectrificationPromotes energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps.
PM Kaushal Vikas YojnaMoSD&E2015Skill development initiativesProvides monetary rewards for skill development.
Heritage City Development and Augmentation Y…MoUD2015Urban DevelopmentAims to preserve and rejuvenate cultural heritage in cities.
Sukanya Samridhi YojanaMoWCD2015Launched as the Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana in 2010. Renamed in 2017. Provides cash incentives to pregnant/lactating women.Ensures equitable share for girl child in family resources.
PM Kaushal Vikas YojnaMoSD&E2015Skill DevelopmentAims to provide training in hirable skills.
PM Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi KendraMoCF2015Generic MedicineProvides quality medicines at affordable prices.
Deendayal Antyodaya YojanaMoRD2015Skill DevelopmentA self-employment program for the poor.
National Career ServiceMoLE2015EmploymentProvides a platform for job-seekers and employers to connect.
Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti YojanaMoP2015Rural ElectrificationAims to provide rural households with electricity access.
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Trans…MoUD2015UrbanFocuses on urban water ecosystem and infrastructure.
Swachh Bharat AbhiyanMoDWS, MoHUA2014Sanitation, BehaviorAims to eliminate open defecation and improve sanitation.
PM Jan Dhan YojanaMoF2014Financial inclusionAims to provide financial services to all citizens.
Deendayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya YojanaMRD2014Skill DevelopmentProvides skill training for rural youth.
Namami Gange ProgrammeMoWR2014Clean and protect River GangaAims to clean and protect the Ganges River.
Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adoles…MoWCD2014Skill DevelopmentAims to develop adolescent boys’ all-round skills.
Sansad Adarsh Gram YojanaMoRD2014Development, RuralAims to develop model villages.

Indian Government Schemes going on before the Rule of the BJP party

Scheme NameImplementing AuthorityYearSectorDescription
Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha AbhiyanMoE2013EducationAims to enhance the quality of higher education in India.[96]
One Stop Crisis Centre (Sakhi)MoWCD2013WomenEstablishes centers offering various forms of aid and shelter to women facing violence. By 2018, 234 centers were set up; by 2021, there were 700 centers with plans for international expansion. Some centers lack required facilities.[97][98][99][100][101]
Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)2013FinanceImplements state-level electronic benefit transfers and direct cash transfers. Over 300 schemes and 50 ministries used DBT by 2022.[102][103][104][105][106]
Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG)MoWCD2011[N]Skill DevelopmentAims to empower adolescent girls aged 11–18 through improved nutritional and health status, as well as upgraded home, life, and vocational skills. Formed by merging Kishori Shakti Yojana and Nutrition Programme for Adolescent Girls schemes into the Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls.[107][108][109][110]
PM Adarsh Gram Yojana (PM Model Village Scheme)MoRD2010Model VillageFocuses on integrated development of Scheduled Caste majority villages.[111]
Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (PURSE)MoST2009InfrastructureAims to improve science and research infrastructure in universities across India.[112]
Clean Energy Research Initiative (CERI)MoST2009Enhances research capacity in the field of clean energy.[120]
Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research Programme (INSPIRE Programme)MoST2008ScienceProvides scholarships, internships, fellowships, and research grants to top science students and researchers.[121]
Cognitive Science Research Initiative (CSRI)MoST2008Science, HealthAims to improve the quality of life for individuals with cognitive disorders through scientific research.[13][14]
Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)MoHFW2008InsuranceOffers health insurance to various categories, including the poor, domestic workers, and construction workers.[122]
National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC)MoST2008ClimateEnhances India’s capabilities in science and technology concerning climate change.[123]
PM’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)MoMSME2008MSME, EmploymentAims to provide employment and self-employment opportunities to the unemployed.[124][125]
Gramin Bhandaran Yojana (Rural Godown Scheme)MoA2007AgricultureFocuses on creating storage capacity for agricultural produce in rural areas and promoting quality control.[127][128]
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)MoA2007AgricultureAllocates funds for agriculture development, including initiatives like Per Drop More Crop and agricultural mechanization.[129][7]
National Mission on Nano Science and TechnologyMoST2007ScienceA capacity-building program aimed at advancing Nano Science and Technology.[130]
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MG-NREGA)MoRD2006Rural Wage EmploymentProvides 100 days of employment to rural households willing to do unskilled manual work.[131][132]
Pooled Finance Development Fund Scheme (PFDF)MoUD2006Urban InfrastructureEnables Urban Local Bodies to raise credit for sustainable investment needs.[133][134][135]
National Creche SchemeMoWCD2006Female WelfareOffers crèche facilities for working mothers in challenging circumstances.[144][136][137]
Janani Suraksha Yojana (Maternity Safety Scheme)MoHFW2005Mother CareProvides one-time cash incentives to pregnant women for institutional/home births to reduce maternal and child mortality.[138]
National Health MissionMoHFW2005[N]HealthAims to improve India’s health sector with various subsumed programs.[7]
Livestock Insurance SchemeMoA2005AgricultureProvides insurance to cattle and aims to improve livestock quality.[139]
Special Accelerated Road Development Programme (SARDP-NE)MoRTH2005TransportEnhances road connectivity in Northeast India.[140]
Kasturba Gandhi Balika VidyalayaMoHRD2004EducationEstablishes residential schools for girls from marginalized backgrounds.[136][137]
National Pension SystemMoF2004PensionIntroduces a contribution-based pension system for government employees and the general public.[13][14]
Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation SchemeMoSJE2003[N]Social JusticeFocuses on creating an enabling environment for the empowerment of persons with disabilities.[141][142]
PM Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)MoHFW2003HealthEnhances the distribution and accessibility of health services, including the construction of new AIIMS facilities.[143]
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (Universal Rural Employment Scheme)MoRD2001Rural Self EmploymentProvides wage employment, food security, and community asset creation in rural areas.[13][14]
Swadhar Greh Scheme (Self-reliance Home Scheme)MoWCD2001Female WelfareSupports women in challenging circumstances.[144][97]
PM Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)MoRD2000Rural DevelopmentAims to provide all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages.[145]
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (Antyodaya Food Scheme)MoCAFPD2000HungerProvides food subsidies to the poorest families under the targeted public distribution system.[146]
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (Young Scientist Incentive Plan)MoST1999ScienceOffers national fellowships and scholarships to encourage research careers in various fields.[147][148]
National Social Assistance ProgrammeMoRD1995PensionProvides financial assistance to pensioners, widows, and other eligible categories.[149][150]
Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)MoSPI1993DevelopmentEnables Members of Parliament to suggest development works in their constituencies.[13][14]
National Scheme on Welfare of FishermenMoA1992AgricultureProvides financial assistance for fishermen’s housing, community facilities, and drinking water wells.[13][14]
National Social Assistance SchemeMoRD1995PensionOffers public assistance in cases of unemployment, old age, sickness, and more.[13][14]
Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS)MoTA1997EducationEstablishes new and improves existing residential schools for marginalized students.[13][14]
National Tuberculosis Elimination Program (NTEP)MoHFW1997HealthFocuses on controlling tuberculosis in India.[13][14]
Voluntary Disclosure of Income SchemeMoF1997Offers an opportunity for tax defaulters to disclose their undisclosed income.[13][14]
Infrastructure Facilities for JudiciaryMoLJ1993InfrastructureAims to provide various facilities for the judiciary system, including residential and digital facilities.[151]
National Child Labour ProjectsMoLE1987Child LaborAims to eliminate child labor in hazardous industries by offering education and support.[13][14]
Interlinking of Rivers Project (ILR, NPP)MoJS1980WaterAims to develop water resources through river interlinking.[152]
Urea subsidyMoCF1977SubsidyProvides subsidies for urea production, contributing to agricultural development.[153][154]
Integrated Child Development ServicesMoWCD1975Child, Mother CareAims to address malnutrition and health issues in children and mothers through incentives and vaccination programs.[97]
Food subsidyMoCAFPD1972SubsidyOffers subsidies for food production to ensure food security.[155][156][157]


Is Ayushman Bharat Yojana available to all citizens of India?

Yes, the scheme aims to cover vulnerable families identified under the SECC database.

Are pre-existing conditions covered under PMJAY?

Yes, the scheme covers pre-existing conditions, ensuring comprehensive coverage.

Can benefits be availed at any hospital in India?

Yes, PMJAY benefits are portable across India’s empaneled hospitals.

How has Ayushman Bharat Yojana impacted healthcare expenses?

The scheme has significantly reduced out-of-pocket expenses for medical treatments, easing financial burdens.

What role do Health and Wellness Centers play?

HWCs provide primary healthcare services and reduce the burden on higher-tier facilities.