The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation proposed to launch the National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) in its 12th Five-Year Plan. The NULM will replace the existing Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY).
Features of NULM
• NULM will focus on primary issues which relate to the urban poverty such as providing wage employment, self-employment opportunities to the urban poor, imparting skill training and enabling entrepreneurship development.
• Proposal of NULM is at the approval stage.
• The annual targets under NULM will be fixed after final approval.
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