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8 years of Modi Govt | Swachch Bharat to Ujjwala: Ten flagship schemes launched since 2014


The BJP-led NDA authorities on the Centre has accomplished eight years in energy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the tenure has been dedicated to good governance and welfare of the poor.

The Modi authorities, because it got here to energy on Might 26, 2014, has began a number of flagship schemes geared toward offering direct advantages to the society, significantly the socio-economic backward class, when it comes to monetary and healthcare safety. 

Ayushman Bharat

In September 2018, Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana-Ayushman Bharat. It has been termed as the largest government-sponsored healthcare scheme on this planet. 

The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY) strives to offer free entry to medical companies to almost 40 per cent of the inhabitants which covers round 50 crore individuals together with free main, secondary and tertiary stage medical care by offering a medical health insurance of Rs 5 lakh per household per yr.

The newest figures on Ayushman Bharat portal present that 17.35 crores particular person until date obtained Ayushman Bharat playing cards and a couple of.61 crores particular person availed the ability of hospital admissions.

PM Ujjwala Yojana

This flagship scheme was launched by PM Modi in Might 2016 to shift individuals away from polluting cooking fuels and strategies. This January, the federal government introduced that it had given over 600 million LPG connection beneath the scheme. 

In the course of the launch of the scheme, the federal government had set a goal of offering LPG connections to five crore girls from beneath poverty line households. The scheme was expanded in April 2018 to incorporate girls beneficiaries from seven extra classes comparable to SC and ST communities with the goal being revised to eight crore.

Jan Dhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) — the Nationwide Mission for Monetary Inclusion — accomplished seven years of implementation in August final yr. It was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day handle on August 15, 2014.

Aims of the federal government’s flagship scheme embrace guaranteeing entry to monetary services and products at an reasonably priced value. Advantages like scholarships, subsidies, pensions, and COVID aid funds are credited to the financial institution accounts, together with Jan Dhan Accounts, via Direct Profit Switch (DBT). 

The full steadiness in over 44.23 crore Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) accounts was at Rs 1,50,939.36 crore at December finish, 2021. As per the finance ministry knowledge, of the full 44.23 crore accounts, 34.9 crore have been with the general public sector banks, 8.05 crore with regional rural banks, and the remaining 1.28 crore with personal sector banks. 

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

PM Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on the 145th start anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2014, in an effort to speed up the efforts of reaching common sanitation throughout the nation. Beneath the mission, villages, gram panchayats, districts, states and Union Territories declared themselves ODF, 5 years after the launch of the marketing campaign, by advantage of development of over 100 million bogs in rural India.

Beneath the mission, the central authorities claims to have constructed bogs in over 11.5 crore households. Within the Funds 2022-23, the Centre allotted Rs 7,192 crore for the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) whereas Rs 1,41,678 crore has been earmarked to be spent between 2021 and 2026. 

The PM had launched the second part of the Swachh Bharat mission in October final yr, which envisions to make all cities ‘rubbish free’, make all city native our bodies open defecation free and people with a inhabitants of lower than 1 lakh as open defecation free, thereby reaching the imaginative and prescient of protected sanitation in city areas.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

Beneath the PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi scheme, a monetary good thing about Rs 6,000 per yr is supplied to the eligible farmer households, payable in three equal installments of Rs 2,000. The fund is transferred on to the financial institution accounts of the beneficiaries.

On January 1 this yr, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched over Rs 20,900 crore to greater than 10.09 crore farmers throughout India because the tenth installment of the monetary support beneath the scheme.

Mudra Yojana

The PMMY is a scheme launched by the prime minister on April 8, 2015, for offering loans as much as Rs 10 lakh to the non-corporate, non-farm small/micro enterprises. These loans are categorized as MUDRA loans beneath the PMMY. These loans are given by business banks, regional rural banks, small finance banks, cooperative banks, micro finance establishments and non-banking monetary firms.

On April 8 this yr, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman mentioned greater than 34.42 crore beneficiaries have obtained Rs 18.60 lakh crore mortgage beneath the scheme. 

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Launched in June 2015, the scheme goals to make sure “housing for all by 2022”. In her Funds speech in February 2022, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced allocation of a whopping Rs 48,000 crore for completion of 80 lakh homes beneath the PMAY, each city and rural, in the course of the subsequent fiscal yr. 

The federal government knowledgeable the Lok Sabha in April this yr that over 1.15 crore homes have been sanctioned for development beneath PMAY-City throughout the nation. 


The Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) have been launched in 2015 with a view to enhancing the extent of insurance coverage penetration within the nation and to supply insurance coverage cowl to widespread individuals, particularly poor and the under-privileged sections of the society.

PMJJBY presents life insurance coverage cowl of Rs 2 lakh, whereas PMSBY presents unintentional demise or whole everlasting incapacity cowl of Rs 2 lakh and everlasting partial incapacity cowl of Rs 1 lakh.

Make in India

Make in India scheme goals at encouraging firms to develop, manufacture and assemble merchandise made in India and incentivise devoted investments into manufacturing. The coverage method was to create a conducive atmosphere for investments, develop a contemporary and environment friendly infrastructure, and open up new sectors for international capital. The initiative focused 25 financial sectors for job creation and talent enhancement, and aimed “to rework India into a world design and manufacturing export hub.”

“Make in India” had three acknowledged targets:

  • to extend the manufacturing sector’s progress fee to 12-14% each year;
  • to create 100 million extra manufacturing jobs within the financial system by 2022;
  • to make sure that the manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP is elevated to 25% by 2022 (later revised to 2025).

Sensible Metropolis Mission

The linchpin of the Modi authorities’s city growth plans, the Sensible Cities Mission (SCM) is being applied in 100 cities. The main focus of the scheme consists of reasonably priced housing, multi-modal transport, waste and site visitors administration and good governance. 

In December 2021, the Union Housing and City Affairs Ministry prolonged the timelines for the implementation of Sensible Cities Mission to June 2023 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. 

In response to an earlier deadline, the cities have been anticipated to finish their initiatives inside 5 years of being chosen beneath the scheme.


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