MAJOR GOVERNMENT SPONSORED PROGRAMMES OF THE CENTRAL GOVT.
- Prime Minister Employment Generation Scheme (PMEGP)
- Deendayal Antyoday Yojana-National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)
- Deendayal Antyoday Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM)
- Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)
- Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)
- Stand-up India Scheme
PRIME MINISTER’S EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME (PMEGP)
In order to generate continuous and sustainable employment opportunities in Rural and Urban areas of the country, PMEGP is a credit linked subsidy programme launched on 15th August 2008 by merging the two erstwhile schemes called Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP).
The scheme administered by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and implemented by Khadi and Village Industries Commission
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DEEN DAYAL ANTYODAYA YOJANA – NRLM
Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India has launched National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) by restructuring Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), effective from April1, 2013.
Key Features of NRLM
- NRLM replaces SGSY w.e.f 1.4.2013
- Universal Social Mobilisation.
- ‘Participatory identification of the poor’
- Promotion of Institutions of poor
- Strengthening all existing SHGs and federations of the poor.
- Emphasis on Training, Capacity building and skill building.
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Deendayal Antyoday Yojana-National Urban Livelihood Mission (DAY-NULM)
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation has launched a National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM). This has replaced the existing SJSRY from the beginning of the 12th Five Year Plan. NULM would be target-oriented with specific focus on the primary issues pertaining to urban poverty such as skill up-gradation, entrepreneurship development and employment creation through wage employment and self-employment opportunities opened up by the emerging markets in urban areas.
To reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in an appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroots level institutions of the poor. The mission would aim at providing shelters equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner.
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Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY)
The scheme was launched on 8th April 2015. Under the scheme a loan of upto Rs. 50,000 is given under sub-scheme ‘Shishu’; between Rs. 50,000 to 5.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Kishore’; and between 5.0 Lakhs to 10.0 Lakhs under sub-scheme ‘Tarun’. Loans taken do not require collaterals. These measures are aimed at increasing the confidence of young, educated or skilled workers who would now be able to aspire to become first generation entrepreneurs; existing small businesses, too, will be able to expand their activates.
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