Various schemes are run for rural development. National Rural Livelihood Mission is one such governmental initiative for the rural areas. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) is a new name given to Aajeevika – NRLM in November 2015.
The initiative to move towards a demand-driven strategy enabling the states to formulate their own livelihoods-based poverty reduction action plan is at the core of the mission.
Overview of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana
|Name||Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission|
|Also known as||DAY-NRLM|
|Launch year||25 September 2014|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
Objective and Benefit of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana
•Universal social mobilization: A minimum of one lady member of a rural poor household (with particular emphasis on the marginal sections) is to be brought in the network of an SHG.
•Participatory Identification of Poor.
•Community Funds as Resources in Perpetuity: this is to strengthen the financial management capacity of the poor.
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
What is the aim of Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana?
“To reduce poverty by enabling the poor households to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroots institutions for the poor.”
What is the budget of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana?
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) launched the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana. The Indian government has set aside Rs 500 crore for this scheme.