is an apex organization, implementing various centrally sponsored
rural development programs of Ministry Of Rural Development, Govt. Of
India . These programs are categorized as under
programs are aimed at alleviation of poverty of families living below
poverty line by providing them self-employment and wage-employment and
also by development of natural resources like, land, water and
vegetation. Self-employment programs, through a package, help a family
to cross the poverty line within three years. Wage-employment programs
help a poor family to earn wages, those who are in need of work. Area
development programs help in conservation of natural resources and
raising their productivity through their optimum use.
programs are as detailed below
Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) :
Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY): This is a restructured
programm w.e.f. 01-04-1999. Under this program the families below
poverty are given assistance for taking up self-employment ventures in
order to cross poverty line within next 3 years.
Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY): The erstwhile
Jawahar Rozgar Yojana has been restructured and named as JGSY. The
main objectives of the programmed are:-
of Community Durable Productive assets/infrastructure at village
level and creation of productive assets exclusively for SC/ST for
of supplementary employment to the unemployed poor.
Indira Awas Yojana(IAY): Under the program houses
a cost of Rs.20,000/- are constructed for the families having no
shelter and living below poverty line. W.e.f. 01-04-1999, one more
component i.e. upgradation of unserviceable houses has been
introduced. Rs.10,000/- will be given for upgradation which will
include smokeless chulha and a toilet. 20% of the total allocation
under the program will be spent on this component. A house will
include dwelling unit along with kitchen, smokeless chulha and a
Credit-cum-Subsidy Scheme of Rural Housing (CCSSRH): This
is a new scheme, introduced w.e.f. 01-04-1999. A family upto a income
of Rs.32,000/- p.a. will be eligible to get a bank loan of upto Rs.
40,000/- and subsidy upto Rs.10,000/-
Employment Assurance Scheme(EAS): This is an ambitious
wage employment and need based programme introduced from 01-11-1993
and restructured w.e.f. 01-04-1999. The objectives of the programme
are as under:-
primary objective is creation of additional wage employment
opportunities during the period of acute shortage of wage
employment through manual work for the rural poor living below
secondary objective is the creation of durable community, social
and economic assets for sustainable employment and development
Desert Development Program (DDP): The program of
watershed development on the basis of watershed common guidelines was
started in the district w.e.f. 01-04-1995. The objectives of the
program are as under:-
promote the economic development of the Village community.
Through optimum utilization of watershed natural resources like;
land, water and vegetation.
By generating employment and development of human and other economic
encourage the restoration of ecological balance
sustained community action.
By applying simple, easy and affordable technological solutions and
more equitable distribution of benefits of WSD.
great access to income generating opportunities.