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Rural Development Programmes

15-SEP-2017 16:56

The term rural is relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town. Rural Development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas. Here, we are giving the list of Rural Development Programmes in India that gives extracted revision capsule for the aspirants of different examinations and also for the general readers.

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List of Rural Development Programmes in India

Rural Development Programme

Year of Beginning

Objective/Description

 Community Development Programme (CDP)

1952 

Over-all development of rural areas with people's participation. 

 Rural Electrification Corporation

1969 

Electrification in rural areas 

 Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme(ARWSP)

1972-73 

For providing drinking water in villages 

 Crash Scheme for Rural Employment

1972-73

For rural employment 

Draught Prone Areas Programme (DPAP)

1973-74

To minimise the adverse effects of drought on production of crops and livestock and productivity of land, water and human resources ultimately leading to drought proofing of the affected areas.

Twenty Point Program

1975

Poverty eradication and raising the standard of living.

 National Institution for Rural Development

1977 

Training, investigation and advisory organization for rural development 

 National Rural Employment Programme (NREP)

1980 

To provide profitable employment opportunities to the rural poor 

 Development of Women and Children 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.

 Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP)

1983 

For providing employment to landless farmers and labourers 

 National Fund for Rural Development (NFRD)

1984 

To grant 100% tax rebate to donors and also to provide financial assistance for rural development projects. 

 Council for Advancement of People's Actions and Rural Technology (CAPART)

1986 

To provide assistance for rural prosperity. 

Service Area Account (SAA)

1988

A new credit policy for rural areas

Jawahar Rozgar Yojana

1989

For providing employment to rural unemployed.

Agriculture and Rural Debt Relief Scheme (ARDRS)

1990

To exempt bank loans up to Rs. 10,000 of rural artisans and weavers.

Supply of Improved Toolkits to Rural Artisans

1992

To supply modern toolkits to the rural craftsmen except the weavers, tailors, embroiders and tobacco labourers who are living below the poverty line.

District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)

1993

To provide financial assistance for rural development.

Mahila Samridhi Yojana

1993

To encourage the rural women to deposit in Post Office Saving Account.

Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana

1999

For eliminating rural poverty and unemployment and promoting self-employment.

Indira Awaas Yojana

1999

To help construction of new dwelling units as well as conversion of unserviceable kutcha houses into pucca/semi-pucca by members of SC/STs, freed bonded labourers and also non-SC/ST rural poor below the poverty line by extending them grant-in-aid.

 

 

 

Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana

2000

To fulfil basic requirements in rural areas.

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

2000

To line all villages with pakka road

Annapurna Scheme

2000

To ensure food security for all create a hunger free India in the next five years and to reform and improve the Public Distribution System so as to serve the poorest of the poor in rural and urban areas.

Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar Yojana

2001

To provide additional wage employment in the rural areas as also food security, along with the creation of durable community, social and economic infrastructure in rural areas.

Bharat Nirman Program 

2005

Development of Rural Infrastructure including six components: irrigation, Water supply, Housing, Road, Telephone and Electricity.

National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGA)

2006

To provide at least 100 days wage employment in rural areas.

National Livelihood Mission

2009-10

To reduce poverty among rural BPL by promoting diversified and gainful self-employment and wage employment opportunities which would lead to an appreciable increase in income on sustainable basis?

Pradhanmantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY)

2010

Integrated development of scheduled castes dominated villages in the country.

National Rural Livelihood Mission

 2011

Scheme is focused on promoting self-employment and organization of rural poor. The basic idea behind this programme is to organize the poor into SHG (Self Help Groups) groups and make them capable for self-employment.

National Food Security Scheme (National Food Security Act)

2013

Aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India's 1.2 billion people.

In the above list of Rural Development Programmes in India will increase the general knowledge of the readers.  

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19 Comment

Irfaan Ahmad Dar,

Thanks for this very helpful information

sohaib,

would u like to help me to inform me the detail of these program and starting reason by area wise

MIGHTY BOMBER,

WHAT IS THE PRESENT STATUS OF THESE PROGRAMMES ? HOW MANY ARE SUCCESSFULLY RUNNING , HOW MANY ARE MERGED IN SOME OTHER PROGRAMME , ETC. ? THIS DATA ONLY PROVIDES WHEN A RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME STARTED.

Deepshikha ,

real india lives in villages and that is the backbone of our country.there is a need of development of villages if3 we want to develop our nation..

asha,

Thanx for your valuable informations.pls give a detailed note of the above mentioned programmes

Azeem Anwar,

this all about rural development is very good

madhuri arya,

this is all about the developmental programmes of post independence Bharat

madhuri arya,

no comment

lokesh kumar,

this is more usefull and knolegeble for leadership in life

kuldip singh,

this all about rural development is very good

Nishitha sekhar,

this was very helpful for my assignment

durjyo megh,

please mail the recent scheme and programme of rural development. thanks

priya,

plz post recent schme

lakshmi,

corruption in engineering section since 2008 from RURAL DEVELOPMENT TRAING FUNDS in N.I.R.D,Rajendra nagar,HYDERABAD.

Anusha k,

help full

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i it is very helped me and it is well of build my economics subject knowledge

jhampaiah,

it is verrrrrry use ful for students

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i like it.....

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