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Furthering Digital Literacy

Enable people to perform online payment transactions using the BHIM app
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BHIM App features:

  • Instant money transfer at all times
  • Direct transfer from one bank account to another
  • Scan and pay option by scanning QR code to make payment
  • Generation and sharing of personalised QR code

Downloading and setting up BHIM App:

Making or receiving payments using BHIM App:

  • The app displays three options — send, request and scan/pay.
  • Transactions are possible only between verified phone numbers.

Click here to learn more about using BHIM.

Enable people to avail various government services using the UMANG app
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UMANG, also known as Unified Mobile Application, is an all-in-one app launched by the Narendra Modi government that provides access to several government services (central, state, and regional), such as filing income tax, making Aadhaar and provident fund queries, booking a gas cylinder, Passport Seva, among others. UMANG service has been made available on multiple channels like mobile application, web, IVR and SMS which can be accessed through smartphones, feature phones, tablets and desktops.

Downloading and setting up UMANG App:

  • Download and install UMANG App
  • Launch the app and click on 'New User'
  • On the 'Registration' screen, key in the mobile number and click 'Proceed'. You will see the mobile number verification screen
  • Now, key in the OTP and proceed to set MPIN. Type MPIN and click 'Confirm MPIN'
  • Choose 'Proceed' and answer the security question and continue
  • Enter Aadhaar number if you want to link it or click 'Skip' to move on to the 'Profile Information Screen', where you will have to enter profile details
  • Click 'Save & Proceed'

Click here to view the list of all services provided by the UMANG app.

Click here to learn more about using UMANG.

Enable youth to navigate the digital world securely with the Cyber Hygiene course
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Educate people to use DigiLocker to upload important documents
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DigiLocker is Government of India's platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their Aadhaar (UIDAI) number. Organizations that are registered with Digital Locker can push electronic copies of documents and certificates (e.g. driving license, Voter ID, School certificates) directly into citizens lockers. Citizens can also upload scanned copies of their legacy documents in their accounts. These legacy documents can be electronically signed using the eSign facility.

Click here to read about the benefits of using DigiLocker.

View the following videos on using DigiLocker:

If you are facing any problems with DigiLocker, click here for answers and solutions to most of the common questions.

Tech4Good: Donate volunteer hours towards supporting public platforms
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As an IT / Electronics organization, you now have the opportunity to volunteer your employee hours and skills towards helping platforms like Self4Society for various functions, such as software development, help desk support, QA, design, etc.

Woman and Child Empowerment

Support Poshan Abhiyaan by helping people with proper dietary and nutritional advice
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Poshan Abhiyaan's vision is to reduce stunting, under-nutrition, anemia (among young children, women and adolescent girls) and reduce low birth weight by 2%, 2%, 3% and 2% per annum respectively. The target of the mission is to bring down stunting among children in the age group 0-6 years from 38.4% to 25% by 2022. Following are the key Nutrition strategies and interventions:

  • IYCF (Infant and Young child feeding)
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Immunization
  • Organisation Delivery
  • WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
  • De-worming
  • ORS-Zinc
  • Food Fortification
  • Dietary Diversification
  • Adolescent Nutrition
  • Maternal Health and Nutrition
  • ECD (Early childhood development)/ ECCE (Early Childhood care and Education)
  • Convergence
  • ICT-RTM (Information and Communication. Technology enabled Real Time Monitoring)
  • Capacity Building
Enable low-income families with girl child to enroll for benefits under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
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This scheme covers all girls of every economic strata under 10 years of age. Their parents or legal guardians can open Sukanya Samridhi Account in Post offices and Banks. A Sukanya Samriddhi Account can be opened any time after the birth of a girl till she turns 10. Upon attaining the age of 18 years, upto 50% of the money can be withdrawn for higher education.

To enroll for this scheme:

Financial Inclusion

Help eligible persons open a bank account under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
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Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is a Financial Inclusion program of the Narendra Modi government that aims to ensure access to financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension to weaker sections and low income groups.

Account can be opened in any bank branch or Business Correspondent (Bank Mitr) outlet. Accounts opened under PMJDY are being opened with Zero balance. However, if the account-holder wishes to get cheque book, he/she will have to fulfill minimum balance criteria.

Click here to view the scheme details such as list of documents required to open a Jan Dhan account and the various benefits of this scheme.
Click here to download the application form in English.
Click here to download the application form in Hindi.
Submit the completed form at your local bank branch where you wish to open the account.

Create awareness among small entrepreneurs about MUDRA Loans
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The Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (MUDRA) provides loans to micro enterprises / units in manufacturing, trading and services sector including allied agricultural initiatives, with credit limits of up to Rs.10 Lakhs. There are three categories under this scheme based on the quantum of finance.

Category

Amount of Loan

SHISHU

Up to Rs 50,000/-

KISHORE

Rs 50,001/- to Rs 5,00,000/-

TARUN

Rs 5,00,001/- to Rs 10,00,000/-

Eligibility

  • Borrower should be residing in the same locality at least for the last two years.
  • Borrower should not be a defaulter to any financial organisation.
  • Borrowers having some training experiences viz. RSETI will be preferred.

To enroll for this scheme, interested entrepreneurs should:

Click here to learn about the MUDRA Yojana.

Enable people to perform online payment transactions using the BHIM app
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BHIM App features:

  • Instant money transfer at all times
  • Direct transfer from one bank account to another
  • Scan and pay option by scanning QR code to make payment
  • Generation and sharing of personalised QR code

Downloading and setting up BHIM App:

Making or receiving payments using BHIM App:

  • The app displays three options — send, request and scan/pay.
  • Transactions are possible only between verified phone numbers.

Click here to learn more about using BHIM.

Help employees of unorganised sector enroll for Atal Pension Yojana
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The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) focuses on all citizens in the unorganised sector who join the National Pension System (NPS) administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). APY provides a defined pension depending on the contribution and its period.

Under the APY, the subscribers would receive the fixed minimum pension of Rs. 1000 per month, Rs. 2000 per month, Rs. 3000 per month, Rs. 4000 per month, Rs. 5000 per month, at the age of 60 years, depending on their contributions, which itself would be based on the age of joining the APY.

Eligibility

  • Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is open to all bank account holders.
  • The minimum age of joining APY is 18 years and maximum age is 40 years.
  • The age of exit and start of pension would be 60 years. Therefore, minimum period of contribution by the subscriber under APY would be 20 years or more.

To enroll in this scheme:

Social Security

Help employees of unorganised sector enroll for Atal Pension Yojana
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The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) focuses on all citizens in the unorganised sector who join the National Pension System (NPS) administered by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA). APY provides a defined pension depending on the contribution and its period.

Under the APY, the subscribers would receive the fixed minimum pension of Rs. 1000 per month, Rs. 2000 per month, Rs. 3000 per month, Rs. 4000 per month, Rs. 5000 per month, at the age of 60 years, depending on their contributions, which itself would be based on the age of joining the APY.

Eligibility

  • Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is open to all bank account holders.
  • The minimum age of joining APY is 18 years and maximum age is 40 years.
  • The age of exit and start of pension would be 60 years. Therefore, minimum period of contribution by the subscriber under APY would be 20 years or more.

To enroll in this scheme:

Help eligible persons enroll for Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
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Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) offers a renewable one year accidental death cum disability cover to all subscribing bank account holders in the age group of 18 to 70 years. This is for a premium of Rs.12/- per annum per subscriber to be auto debited from subscriber's bank account. The scheme provides a cover of Rs. Two Lakh for accidental death or total permanent disability and Rs. One Lakh in case of permanent partial disability.

No.

Table of Benefits

Sum Insured

1.

Death

Rs. 2 Lakh

2.

Total and irrecoverable loss of both eyes or loss of use of both hands or feet or loss of sight of one eye and loss of use of hand or foot

Rs. 2 Lakh

3.

Total and irrecoverable loss of sight of one eye or loss of use of one hand or foot

Rs. 1 Lakh

To enroll in this scheme:

Help eligible persons enroll for Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
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Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) offers a renewable one year term life cover of Rs.Two Lakh to all subscribing bank account holders in the age group of 18 to 50 years, covering death due to any reason, for a premium of Rs.330/- per annum per subscriber, to be auto debited from subscriber's bank account.

To enroll in this scheme:

Enable low-income families with girl child to enroll for benefits under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
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This scheme covers all girls of every economic strata under 10 years of age. Their parents or legal guardians can open Sukanya Samridhi Account in Post offices and Banks. A Sukanya Samriddhi Account can be opened any time after the birth of a girl till she turns 10. Upon attaining the age of 18 years, upto 50% of the money can be withdrawn for higher education.

To enroll for this scheme:

Create awareness about various schemes and their eligibility
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Awareness generation is required among the socially excluded and marginalized sections of the society in order to help them avail the benefits of various government schemes.

To check eligibility for Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, click here.

To check eligibility for various other government schemes, click here.

Creating a Swachh Bharat

Swachhata drive in Campus, Swachhata drive in public spaces
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Swachh Bharat is a movement, aiming to make India clean by 2022. You can undertake the following kinds of initiatives in order to contribute towards Swachh Bharat:  

  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Nukkad Nataks / Street Plays / Swachhata-related Folk Song / Dance performances, etc.
  • Swachhata Melas
  • Conducting Village or School-level Rallies
  • Wall Paintings on public walls and government buildings (Panchayat Ghar)
  • Organizing movie screenings (Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) movies) : http://tinyurl.com/sbmgramin
  • Street Cleaning, Drain Cleaning, Cleaning of back alleys

Small Business Enablement

Create awareness among small entrepreneurs about MUDRA Loans
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The Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (MUDRA) provides loans to micro enterprises / units in manufacturing, trading and services sector including allied agricultural initiatives, with credit limits of up to Rs.10 Lakhs. There are three categories under this scheme based on the quantum of finance.  

Category

Amount of Loan

SHISHU

Up to Rs 50,000/-

KISHORE

Rs 50,001/- to Rs 5,00,000/-

TARUN

Rs 5,00,001/- to Rs 10,00,000/-

Eligibility

  • Borrower should be residing in the same locality at least for the last two years.
  • Borrower should not be a defaulter to any financial organisation.
  • Borrowers having some training experiences viz. RSETI will be preferred.

To enroll for this scheme, interested entrepreneurs should:

Click here to learn about the MUDRA Yojana.

Impart E-commerce skills, business skills, or other training workshops
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You can impart of a wide variety of business skills training to small business entrepreneurs, based on your knowledge and expertise. Plan your training workshops' structure and content in advance, connecting it to the real requirements of your target group of small business entrepreneurs.