Important Govt. Schemes For All Competition Exams:
DIPAM: Department of Investment and Public Asset Management—a new name for the disinvestment department.
DEEP: Discovery of Efficient Electricity Price–e-bidding web portal for electricity
DARPAN: Digital Advancement of Rural Post Office for A New India: Project to improve the quality of service, add value to services and achieve “financial inclusion” of un-banked rural population
ePACE: Project Appraisals and Continuing Enhancements—an online portal for monitoring progress of national highways across India.
GOBAR (Galvanising Organic Bio Agro Resources)-Dhan: Scheme to focus on converting cattle dung and solid waste to compost and biogas
Imprint: Impacting Research Innovation and Technology–Funding research in 10 socially relevant domains
MERIT: Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency—a web portal that displays the actual data of electricity generation by states
NIDHI: National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations—umbrella programme for nurturing ideas and innovations (knowledge-based and technology-driven) into successful start-ups
SRESHTA: Special Railway Establishment for Strategic Technology and Holistic Advancement—a special unit for conducting in-house research in railway
SMART: Specially Modified Aesthetic Refreshing Travel—specially designed railway coaches
SAMPADA: Supplement Agriculture Modernise Processing And Decrease Agriwaste—scheme for agro-marine processing and development of agro-processing clusters
SAUNI: Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana
TARANG: Transmission App for Real Time Monitoring and Growth—a monitoring tool to track the progress of inter-state and intra-state transmission systems in the country