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List of Various Development and Employment Programmes in India – at a Glance

15-SEP-2016 17:20

    Every government launches various programmes to provide various kinds of facilities to its citizens. These programmes may be related to the field of education, health, electricity, employment and social upliftment of all the citizens. Some programmes are like Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and Digital India Programme etc. are helping the weaker sections of the society.

    Anti Poverty & Employment Generation Programmes in India

    List of some important programmes are given below:-

    S.N.

    Programme

    Year of Launching

    Objective/ Description

    1.

    Green Revolution

    1966-67

    To increase the production of food grains, especially wheat production.

    2.

    Training rural youth for self Empowerment (TRYSEM)

    1979

    Programme for  training of rural youth to make them employed

    3.

    Jawahar Rojgar Yojna

    1989

    For providing employment to rural employed

    4.

    Mahila Samriddhi Yojna

    Oct. 2, 1993

    To encourage the rural women to deposit money in post office saving accounts

    5.

    Mid day Meal Scheme

    Aug. 2015

    To give a boost to universalisation of primary education by increasing the enrolment, attendance and nutritional status of the children.

    6.

    Katurba Gandhi Education Scheme

    Aug. 15, 1997

    To establish girl school in districts having low female literacy rate.

    7.

    Swarn Jayanti Shahri rojgar Yojna

    1997

    To provide gainful employment to urban employment and under employed poor through self employment or wage employment.

    8.

    Annaporna Yojna

    1999

    To provide 10 kgs. Food grains to senior citizens (who did not get pension)

    9.

    Swarn Jayanti Gram Swarozgar yojna

    April 1, 1999

    For eliminating rural poverty and unemployment and promoting self employment.

    10.

    Jan shree Bima Yojna

    Aug.2010

    Providing insurance security to people living below poverty line

    11.

    Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojna

    Dec. 25, 2000

    To fulfill basic requirements in rural areas

    12.

    Antyodaya Anna Yojna

    Dec. 2000

    To provide food security to poor

    13.

    Pradhan Mantra Gram Sadak Yojna

    Dec. 2000

    To connect all the roads with Pacca road

    14.

    Sarva Siksha Abhiyan

    2001

    Lunched in whole country to provide useful and relevant  elementary education for all children in the age group of 6-14

    15.

    Sampoorna Gramin Rojgar Yojna

    Sep. 2001

    Providing employment and food security

    16.

    Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojna

    Dec. 2001

    Constructing slum houses in urban areas

    17.

    Janani Suraksha Yojna

    April 2005

    Providing care to expectant mother

    18.

    Bharat Nirman Programme

    Dec.2005

    Development of rural infrastructure including six components: irrigation, water supply,, housing, road, telephone, and electricity.

    19.

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment guarantee scheme

    Feb. 2006

     

    20.

    National Food Security Mission

    May, 29, 2007

    To increase production and productivity of wheat, rice and pulses on a sustainable basis so as to ensure food security of the country.

    21.

    National Rural Livelihood Mission

    June, 2011

    Restructured from swarna jayanti gram swarojgar yojna

    22.

     National Urban Livelihood Mission

    Sept. 23, 2013

    Restructured from swarna jayanti shahri swarojgar yojna

    23.

    Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna

    October, 11, 2014

    To develop model vilage

    24.

    Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna

    August 28, 2014

    To provide bank account to poor (Financial Inclusion)

    25.

    Deen Dayal Upadhyay Sramev Jayate Scheme

    October 16, 2014

    To improve employability , skill development and other convenience for labour

    26.

    Sukanya Samriddhi Account Yojna

    22 Jan 2015

    A small deposit scheme for girl child

    27.

    Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana

    May 9, 2015

    Life insurance of Rs. 2 lakh with a premium of Rs. 330 per year. It is run by ministry of finance.

    28.

    Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana

    May 9, 2015

    Accidental Insurance with a premium of Rs. 12 per year.            It is run by ministry of finance.

    29.

    Atal Pension Yojana

    May 9, 2015

    Social Sector Scheme pertaining to Pension Sector

    30.

    Digital India Programme

    July 1, 2015

    Aims to ensure that government services are available to citizens electronically and people get benefited from the latest information and communication technology

    31.

    Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna

    July 15 2015

    To provide skill training to 1.4 million youths (implemented by the ministry of skill development)

    32.

    Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

    June 25, 2015

    To enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.

    33.

    Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

    June 25, 2015

    To enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.

    34.

    Smart Cities Mission

    June 25, 2015

    To enable better living and drive economic growth stressing on the need for people centric urban planning and development.

    35.

    Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

    May 1, 2016

    Launched to provide free LPG connections to women from below poverty line families.

    Welfare Programmes by the Government of India

     

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