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Anti Poverty Programmes

Following is the list of Anti Poverty Programmes:




 S.No. Anti Poverty Programmes
Year of Beginning
 1  Antodaya Yojana
To make the poorest families of the village economically independent (only in Rajasthan)
 2 Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)
1999 Assistance is given to the poor families living below the poverty line in rural areas for taking up self employment.
 4  Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar Yojana (SGRY) 2001 Providing gainful employment for the rural poor.
 6  Employment Assurance Scheme 1993 To provide gainful employment during the lean agricultural season in manual work to all able bodied adults in rural areas who are in need and desirous of work, but can not find it..
 7  Pradhanmantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY)
Focus on village level development in 5 critical areas, i.e. primary health, primary education, housing, rural roads and drinking water and nutrition with the overall objective of improving the quality of life of people in rural areas. 
 8  National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS)
2006 To provide legal guarantee for 100 days of wage employment to every household in the rural areas of the country each year, To combine the twin goals of providing employment and
asset creation in rural areas
 9 Swarnajayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJRY) 1997 It seeks to provide employment to the urban unemployed lying below poverty line and educate upto IX standard through encouraging the setting up of self employment ventures or provision of wage employment.
 10  Antidaya Anna Yojana
2000 It aims at providing food securities to poor families.
 11 National Housing Bank Voluntary Deposit Scheme 1991 To utilize black money for constructing low cost housing for the poor.
 12 Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) 1980 All Round development of the rural poor through a program of asset endowment for self employment.
 13 Development of Women and Chidren in Rural Areas (DWCRA) 1982 To provide suitable opportunities of self employment to the women belonging to the rural families who are living below the poverty line.
 14 National Social Assistance Programme 1995 To assist people living below the poverty line.
 15 Jan Shree Bima Yojana 2000 Providing insurance security to people below poverty line.
 16 Jai Prakash Narayan Rojgar Guarantee Yojana Proposed in 2002-03 budget Employment Guarantee in most poor districts.
 17 Shiksha Sahyog Yojana 2001 Education of Children below poverty line.


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What an informative site yarr!!!!


Pleaes correct row #10, i think it is Anthodaya anna yojana not Antidaya. may be its a Typo error


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It helped in my project.Gzzz

Sanu Bobhan,

This site is very helpful to peoples to know about the Anti-poverty programs in India.

Ram Kishor,


Abhishek Pandey,

At s.no. 10 which is actually 8 because 3 and 5 are missing, its Antyodaya Anna Yojana. Please correct it.

Abhishek Pandey,

NREGA bill passed in 5 Sep, 2005. Kindly update the table.

akshay kumar,

this helped me so much

neeraja ,

very good website

Yash Chopra,



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siddharth puri,

steps by the government to eradicate poverty from india


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please can you explain all the above topics in more detail....


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