As a part of revision for Prelims 2018, Here’s a Factoid to brush up your concepts
#1. Name of the scheme : Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan (VISAKA)
Objectives : To make people aware about cashless economic system.
Salient Features : Financial literacy
Nodal Ministry : Ministry for Human Resource Development (MHRD)
#2. Name of the scheme : Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan(PMDISHA)
Objectives : To make 6 crore rural households digitally literate
Salient Features : 1.It is expected to be one of the largest digital literacy programmes in the world. 2.Under the scheme, 25 lakh candidates will be trained in the FY 2016-17; 275 lakh in the FY 2017-18; and 300 lakh in the FY 2018-19. 3.To ensure equitable geographical reach, each of the 250,000 Gram Panchayats would be expected to register an average of 200-300 candidates.
Nodal Ministry : The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)