Government Schemes

vpf vs nps


A Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) is a regular provident fund plan in which a depositor can choose how much he wants to contribute to the fund on a regular basis. VPF has a five year lock-in period. The National Pension...

Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF)

Building up your retirement fund alongside your regular income is a good idea. There are many options available that provide for different risk profiles. It includes insurance plans backed by sovereign guarantees like Provident Fund (PF). In India, there are...

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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in India

Growing urbanisation is neither desired nor sustainable. So far, our professional higher education institutions have mostly served the mainstream industrial sector. Furthermore, with a few exceptions, it has made little direct contribution to the growth of the rural sector. Unnat...

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Ujala Scheme

Domestic users account for over a quarter of India's total electricity usage. According to a study conducted by the Ministry of Environment and Forest in 2011, lights accounted for almost 30% of total household energy consumption. Incandescent Light (ICL) bulbs,...

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Tax Free Bonds- Meaning, Features, Invest and Redeem

Tax free bonds are usually issued by companies owned by the Government of India. The interest earned on them is completely tax free in the hands of the investor. They are suitable for long term investments. However, they are liquid...

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Svamitva Scheme

What is Svamitva Scheme? On April 24, 2020, the Svamitva Scheme was established with the goal of providing an integrated property certification solution for rural India. With the help of Drones, every property is mapped in every community across the...

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Startup India Seed Fund Scheme

The simple availability of financing is a critical issue for entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses. Many business concepts never get off the ground due to a lack of funding. Seed funding provided to such promising cases might have a...

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Startup India Scheme

In India, startups are getting increasingly popular. The Government of India, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has launched and pushed the Startup India Scheme to recognise and promote businesses in order to improve the Indian economy and recruit creative...