Central Sector Schemes in India

List of Central Sector Schemes in India

The Central Sector Schemes are Funded & executed directly by Centre. The different Union Ministries & departments are the executing agencies in these schemes.

Central Sector Schemes in India:

The Union Budget 2021 highlights the following Central Sector Schemes:

  1. Market Intervention Scheme and Price Support Scheme (MIS-PSS)
  2. Crop Insurance Scheme
  3. Interest Subsidy for Short Term Credit to Farmers
  4. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan)
  5. Formation and Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOS)
  6. Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ Management of Crop Residue
  7. Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF)
  8. Crop Science
  9. Feedstock
  10. R&D projects of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  11. Fuel Recycle Projects (NRB)
  12. Nuclear Fuel Fabrication Projects
  13. Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Projects (FRFCF) Kalpakkam
  14. Urea Subsidy
  15. Nutrient Based Subsidy
  16. Regional Connectivity Scheme
  17. Air India Asset Holding Limited (SPV)
  18. Interest Equalisation Scheme
  19. National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT)
  20. Fund of Funds
  21. Refund of Central and Integrated GST to Industrial Units in North Eastern Region and Himalayan States
  22. Postal Operation
  23. Optical Fibre Cable based network for Defence Services
  24. Compensation to Service Providers for creation and augmentation of telecom infrastructure
  25. Price Stabilisation Fund
  26. Assistance to State Agencies for intra-state movement of food-grains and FPS dealers margin under NFSA
  27. Food Subsidy to Food Corporation of India under National Food Security Act.
  28. Food Subsidy for Decentralized Procurement of Foodgrains under NFSA
  29. Scheme for Assistance to Sugar Mills for 2019-20 season
  30. Scheme for Creation and Maintenance of Buffer Stock of 40 LMT of Sugar
  31. Scheme for providing assistance to Sugar Mills on export of sugar
  32. Central Pool of Resources for North East and Sikkim
  33. North East Road Sector Development Scheme
  34. North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS)
  35. World Class Institutions
  36. Interest Subsidy and contribution for Guarantee Funds
  37. Promotion of Digital payment
  38. Promotion of Electronics and IT HW Manufacturing (MSIPS, EDF and Manufacturing Clusters)
  39. R and D in IT/Electronics/ CCBT
  40. Recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
  41. Subscription to Share Captial of National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD)
  42. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) (through NCGTC)
  43. Subscription to the Share Capital of Export-Import Bank of India
  44. Loans for settlement of claims on invoking guarantee given by Government under Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS)
  45. Capital Support to National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development NaBFID)
  46. Livestock Health and Disease Control Programme
  47. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana
  48. National AIDS and STD Control Programme
  49. Pardhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana
  50. Scheme for Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and) Electric Vehicle in India-(FAME – India).
  51. Freedom Fighters (pension and other benefits)
  52. Border Infrastructure and Management
  53. Police Infrastructure
  54. Metro Projects
  55. National Capital Region Transport Corporation
  56. National River Conservation Plan
  57. National Ganga Plan and Ghat Works
  58. Employees Pension Scheme, 1995
  59. Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana
  60. Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
  61. Infrastructure Development and Capacity Building
  62. Guarantee Emergency Credit Line (GECL) facility to eligible MSME borrowers
  63. Education Empowerment
  64. Skill Development and Livelihoods
  65. Wind Power
  66. Solar Power
  67. Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM)
  68. Direct Benefit Transfer – LPG Feedstock
  69. Subsidy to BCPL/Assam Gas Cracker Complex
  70. Official Development Assistance for Sustainable Development Goals (EAP Component)
  71. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna
  72. Integrated Power Development Scheme
  73. Strengthening of Power Systems
  74. Power System Development Fund
  75. National Highways Authority of India
  76. Road Works
  77. Science and Technology Institutional and Human Capacity Building
  78. Research and Development
  79. Innovation, Technology Development and Deployment
  80. Biotechnology Research and Development
  81. Industrial and Entrepreneurship Development
  82. Space Technology
  83. Space Applications
  84. Capacity Development (CD)
  85. Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme(ATUFS)
  86. Central Silk Board
  87. Integrated Development of Tourist Circuits around specific themes (Swadesh Darshan)
  88. Overseas Promotion and Publicity including Market Development Assistance
  89. Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS)
  90. Khelo India

Note: The scheme number starts at 36 because:


  • These Central Government Schemes are as per Union Budget 2021-22 – Download PDF
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