Category Policy Update

Strategic Intervention for Green Hydrogen Transition (SIGHT) Programme

Strategic Intervention for Green Hydrogen Transition (SIGHT) Programme

The Strategic Intervention for Green Hydrogen Transition (SIGHT) Programme is designed to incentivize the supply side of green hydrogen production through financial incentives aimed at the domestic manufacturing of electrolyzers and green hydrogen production. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), through the Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), is tasked with implementing this scheme.
A Lifeline for Widows: Insights into the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS)

A Lifeline for Widows: Insights into the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS)

Like many other countries, India struggles to meet the needs of its vulnerable populations — especially widowed women who often experience social exclusion and financial hardship. In response to this pressing issue, the Government of India introduced the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) in 2009.
Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)

Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS)

The Government of India's Startup India Seed Fund Initiative aims to build a robust startup ecosystem that nurtures innovation and provides opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs. Launched by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on April 19, 2021, the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) has an outlay of INR 945 Crore to provide financial assistance to startups for proof of concept, prototype development, product trials, market entry, and commercialization.
Journey to Global Sustainability: WEF’s Giving to Amplify Earth Action Initiative

Journey to Global Sustainability: WEF’s Giving to Amplify Earth Action Initiative

The World Economic Forum, renowned for its commitment to shaping global agendas, launched the Giving to Amplify Earth Action (GAEA) initiative as a response to the pressing need for coordinated efforts in the realm of environmental sustainability. This initiative, which acknowledges that environmental issues transcend national borders, strives to utilize collective giving in addressing the major environmental crises the world is currently facing.
Jaadui Pitara: A Fun Based Learning Experience

Jaadui Pitara – A Fun Learning Experience for Children

Jaadui Pitara is a pedagogical tool to enhance the learning experience of children between the age group of 3-8 years. It uses a wide range of colorful picture/text/play based material that engages the learners in their cognitive (linguistic and arithmetic) and affective development. It is developed on the lines of NEP 2020 by the National Council of Educational Research and Training NCERT which assists Central and State governments on policies and programs to improve school education in India.