Garima Greh Scheme:The Scheme provides ‘Shelter Home for Transgender Persons’. The ministry has decided to set up shelter homes for transgender persons who have been forced to leave their homes or abandoned by the family. Ministry for Social Justice & Empowerment is the nodal ministry.This is first such home in Vadodara.They will be run by transgender community-led organisations. These shelters will also provide skill training to connect the community members with livelihood opportunities.This is a pilot project.
Atal Vayu Abhyuday Yojana(AVYAY): It is run by Department of Social Justice and Empowerment.It is a central sector scheme.
Objectives:To improve the quality of life of the Senior Citizens by providing basic amenities like shelter, food, medical care and entertainment opportunities, free of cost to indigent senior citizens.
Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens(IPSrC) is a component of AVYAY.
Largest Milk Producer: According to production data of Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistical Database(FAOSTAT), India is the highest milk producer i.e., rank first position in the world contributing twenty-four percent of global milk production in the year 2021-22.
The milk production of India has registered fifty-one percent increase during the last eight years i.e., during the year 2014-15 and 2021-22 and increased to twenty-two crore tonne in the year 2021-22.
Rashtriya Vayoshree Yojana: It was launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.It is a central sector scheme funded from the Senior Citizens’ Welfare Fund. Aim:It aims to provide aids and assistive living devices to senior citizens belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL) category who suffer from age-related disabilities such as low vision, hearing impairment, loss of teeth and locomotor disabilities.
As per the Census figures of 2011, the population of senior citizens in India is 10.38 crore. More than 70% of the population of senior citizens live in rural areas of the country.
Implementation:The Scheme is being implemented by the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation (ALIMCO), a PSU (Public Sector Undertaking) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Coffee Industry:Coffee exports grow by 38% in 2021-22 as compared to 2020. India was the 5th largest exporter of coffee in the world with a share of about 6% of global coffee exports.
Top 5 Coffee Exporting Countries in the World during 2021-22 are Brazil( 23%), Vietnam,
The southern region of India is where coffee is primarily grown. The majority of India’s total coffee production, or around 70%, is produced in Karnataka. Tamil Nadu and Kerala come after it. Orissa and the North-eastern regions produce less than other regions.
Coffee Consumption:More than 70% of the nation’s produce is exported. Coffee exports from India exhibit seasonality, with export peaks occurring between March and June.
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