Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on October 3 approved the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for reforming the state higher education system. During the 12th Plan period, 80 new universities would be created by converting autonomous colleges/colleges in a cluster to State universities. 100 new colleges, … [Read more...]

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)


In order to give a boost to rural connectivity, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched on 25 December, 2000 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme to provide road connectivity in rural areas of the country. The Programme envisages connecting all eligible unconnected habitations with a population of 500 persons (as per 2001 census) and above in plain … [Read more...]

Restructuring Of Centrally Sponsored Scheme


In Indian federal structure the responsibilities of various layers of government are clearly delineated. However, in the areas requiring national effort, the Centre cannot but intervene catalytically to infuse greater dynamism.Government of India tries to do this through various programmes and polices including the CSS. Central Government has introduced … [Read more...]

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