Anti-Poverty Measures
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Anti-Poverty Measures
Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar Yojana
Bharat Nirman Yojana
Swarnajayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
Annapurna Yojana
Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (PMRY)
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
Mid-Day Meal Scheme

Anti-Poverty Measures in India

Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)

  • Started on April 1, 1999. It has replaced the following programs.
  • Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) : Started in 1978 – 1979.
  • Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) : Started in 1978 – 1979.
  • Ganga Kalyan Yojana (GKY) : Started in 1997.
  • Million Wells Scheme (MWS) : Started in 1989.
  • Supply of Improved Tool – kits to Rural Artisans (SITRA) : Started in 1992.
  • The Yojana takes into account all the strengths and weaknesses of the earlier self – employment programs.
  • It AIMS at establishing a large number of micro – enterprises in the rural areas.
  • Every assisted family will be brought above the poverty line. It is proposed to cover 30% of the rural poor in each block.
  • To target at least 50% Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, 40% Women and 3% disabled.
  • Shared 75 : 25 by Centre and States.


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