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Rural Welfare Programmes

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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Rural Welfare Programmes for competitive Exams. In this topic, we have given about the Schemes OF Rural & Urban Development Programmes. Candidates those who are preparing for the exams make use of it.

Rural Development Programmes

SchemeDate of LaunchProvisions
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya YojanaSeptember 25, 2014It is a Goveronment of India Project to engage rural youth specially BPL and SC/ST segment of population, in gainful employment through skill training programmes.
Integrated Rural Development Program1978self-employment program to raise the income-generation capacity of target groups among the poor and The scheme has been merged with another scheme named Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) since 01.04 1999.
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActFebruary 6, 2006Legal guarantee for one hundred days of employment in every financial year to adult members of any rural household willing to do public work-related unskilled manual work at the statutory minimum wage of Rs. 120 per day in 2009 prices.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak YojanaDecember 25, 2000Good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran YojanaApril 1, 2005Programme for creation of Rural Electricity Infrastructure & Household Electrification for providing access to electricity to rural households
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar YojanaSeptember 25, 2001Providing additional wage employment and food security, alongside creation of durable community assets in rural areas.
Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar YojanaApril 1, 1999Bring the assisted poor families above the poverty line by organising them into Self Help Groups (SHGs) through the process of social mobilisation, their training and capacity building and provision of income generating assets through a mix of bank credit and government subsidy.

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Urban Development Programmes

SchemeDate of LaunchProvisions
Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)December 3, 2005a programme meant to improve the quality of life and infrastructure in the cities. To be replaced by Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
Pooled Finance Development Fund SchemeSeptember 29, 2006Pooled Finance Development Fund (PFDF), which would enable the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) including small and medium sized  municipalities to raise funds from the market on a sustainable basis to meet their investment needs.  PFDF will provide credit enhancement to ULBs to access market borrowings based on their credit worthiness through State level Pooled Finance Mechanism viz. a State Pooled Finance Entity (SPEF).
Rajiv Awas Yojana2013It envisages a "Slum Free India" with inclusive and equitable cities in which every citizen has access to basic civic infrastructure and social amenities and decent shelter
HRIDAY – Heritage City Development and Augmentation YojanaJanuary 1, 2015The scheme seeks to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country.
Smart Cities MissionJune 25, 2015To enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.
AMRUTJune 25, 2015To enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.

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