The Central Board was a scheme proposed in the mid-1880s to provide for the
devolution of some legislative powers from the Westminster Parliament in
England to a proposed elected body (a board) in Ireland.
It was proposed to partially address the concerns of the Irish Home Rule
movement. It was never pursued, and was superseded by the First Home Rule
Bill in 1886.
According to Section-16, the following are the functions of the Central Board:
To promote cleanliness of streams and wells in different areas of the state.
To advise the Central Govt, on matters concerning the prevention and control of
To co-ordinate the actions of the State Board and resolve disputes among them.
To provide technical assistance and guidance to the State Boards to carry out
research in prevention and control of water pollution problems.
To organize training of persons engaged in pollution control.
To organise comprehensive programme for pollution control through mass media.
To lay down standards for streams or wells.
To prepare manuals, codes or guides for treatment and disposal of sewage and trade
To establish or recognise laboratories for analysis of water samples from any stream,
well or trade effluents.
Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS): A
monthly pension of Rs.200/- is given to elderly aged 60-79 years
belonging to BPL category. The pension increases to Rs.500/-per
month upon attaining the age of 80 years. The total beneficiaries
under the scheme are 221 lakh.
5 Pension Schemes For Senior Citizens Offered By The
Government of India
APY – Atal Pension Yojana.
NPS – National Pension System.
PMVVY – Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana.
VPBY – Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana.
IGNOAPS – Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme.
Scheme of National Scholarship for Persons with
Disabilities – Scholarship is awarded for pursueing
post matric / professional / technical courses of
duration more than one year. For students with
autism / cerebral palsy / mental retardation / multiple
disabilities the scholarship is provided from Class 9
onwards. Advertisements are placed in all national
dailies and on the MSJE website in the month of
June. Applicants are eligible if they have disability
above 40 per cent and the total family income does not
exceed Rs. 15,000 per month.
List of Schemes for Differently Abled Persons
Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP) Scheme
District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC)
Implementation of the Scheme for Implementation of Persons with Disabilities Act (SIPDA)
Un-employment allowances to Persons with Disability
Allowances to the family with disabled children.
Allowance to employees with disabilities and child care allowance to women employees with
Special School for students with Disabilities: Govt. BDS Deaf & Dumb School, Kahilipara,
Guwahati; Jorhat Blind Institute, Jorhat; School for Hearing Impaired, Jorhat and Special
School for Hearing Impaired, Lakhimpur, Grants in aid to Sreemanta Sarkar Mission,
Barhampur Nagaon, Assam Sishu Vidyalaya, Bihpuria, Lakhimpur, Janamangal Andha
Adrasha Vidyalaya, Moranhat and Society for Welfare of Blind, Guwahati.
Grants in aid provided to 15 Nos. of NGOs working with a mentally ill person.
Braille Press, Guwahati.
Composite Rehabilitation Centre (CRC).
Railway Recruitment Boards are organisations under the Government of India
that manage the appointment of new employees to work in Indian Railways.
There are 21 offices of railway recruiting board all over the India:
AhemadabadAs part of the National Rail Plan, Vision 2024 has been launched
for accelerated implementation of certain critical projects by 2024 such as 100%
electrification, multi-tracking of congested routes, upgradation of speed to 160
kmph on Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes, upgradation of speed to
130kmph on all other Golden Quadrilateral-Golden Diagonal (GQ/GD) routes
and elimination of all Level Crossings on all GQ/GD route.
The Human Resource Development Scheme of
Department of Health Research is intended to create a
pool of talented health research personnel in the country
by upgrading skills of faculty of Medical
Colleges/Institutes, mid – career Scientists, medical
To increase the overall availability of trained personnel
for health research from medical colleges across the
country through scholarships, fellowships and career
advancement scheme etc. for faculty and young medical
doctors and other scientists to take up medical and health
research as a career.
The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises is the ministry in the
Government of India. It is the apex executive body for the formulation and
administration of rules, regulations and laws relating to micro, small and medium
enterprises in India. The Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises is
The statistics provided by the annual reports of Ministry of Small and Medium
Enterprises (MSME) shows a rise in the plan amount spent on the khadi sector
from ₹1942.7 million to ₹14540 million, and non-plan amounts from ₹437 million to
₹2291 million, in the period from 1994–95 to 2014–2015. The interest subsidies to
khadi institutions increased from ₹96.3 million to ₹314.5 million in this period
According to Section-3, the Central Board shall consist of the
1.A full time Chairman (to be nominated by the Central
Government) having knowledge or practical experience in
matters related to environmental protection or having knowledge
and experience in administration of institutions dealing with
2.Not more than five officials nominated by the Central
3.Not more than five persons nominated by the Central
Government from amongst the members of State Boards.
4.Not more than three non-officials nominated by the
government to represent interests of agriculture, fishery,
5.Two persons nominated by the government to represent the
companies or corporations owned by the Central Government.
6.One full time Member-Secretary (to be appointed by the
Central Govt.) having knowledge and experience of scientific
engineering or management aspects of pollution control.