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Schemes Current Affairs March 4th Week 2021

PMFME Scheme - One District One Product:

The PMFME scheme would use the " One District One Product " strategy to achieve scale gains in input procurement, public service delivery, and product marketing. 
 
Highlights: 
 
♦ The Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI) provides financial, technological, and business support to established micro-food processing companies under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PM FME Scheme), which was launched by the central government.
 
About One District One Product (ODOP): 
 
♦ The concept`s aim is to transform each of the country`s districts into an export centre. 
♦ Identify products with export potential in the district 
♦ Solve the bottleneck of exporting these products 
♦ Support local exporters and manufacturers as they increase their production capacity and search for new markets outside of India. 
♦ The aim is to encourage exports, manufacturing, and service industries in the districts, as well as provide job opportunities. 
♦ Every district has formed a District Export Promotion Committee to help with this (DEPC). 
♦ These committees can be chaired by a Regional Authority appointed by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and headed by DM/Collector/DC/District Development officials in the district (DGFT). 
♦ DEPC`s key responsibility is to collaborate with all relevant stakeholders at the federal, state, and local levels to establish and execute a district export action plan.
 
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Schemes Current Affairs March 2nd Week 2021

Schemes of WCD Ministry- Umbrella Schemes

All of the Ministry of Women and Child Development`s major schemes, namely Mission Poshan 2.0, Mission Vatsalya, and Mission Shakti, are listed as "3 Umbrella Schemes."
 
Highlights: 
 
Mission Poshan 2.0: 
 
♦ To launch Mission POSHAN 2.0, the government is integrating the Supplementary Nutrition Program with the Poshan Abhiyan.
♦ Umbrella ICDS – Anganwadi Service, Poshan Abhiyan, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, National Creche Scheme Mission Shakti will all be part of this.
♦ Schemes and strategies to empower and protect women will be included.
♦ A One-Stop Centre, Mahila Police Volunteers, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Women`s Service Helpline, and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana will all be part of the initiative. Vatsalya Mission
♦ Will study national child care and security programmes.
 
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