Mounting a direct and sustained effort on the alleviation of poverty, enhancing livelihood security, removal of hunger and malnutrition, reduction of drudgery and regional imbalances, both rural and urban, and generation of employment

Schemes providing eradication of poverty and enhancement of livlihood for poors:

April 19, 2018 | Sarkari Yojna | FULL ARTICLE

Deposits amounting to only around Rs 5,000 crore have been made under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY), launched post-demonetisationPradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)" is ensuring access to various financial services like availability of basic savings bank account, access to need based credit, remittances facility, insurance and pension to the excluded sections i.e. weaker sections & low income groups. About 17,000 crore rupees have been allocated under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana providing rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation, credit linked subsidy, Affordable Housing in Partnership, Subsidy for beneficiary-led individual house construction/enhancement.

removal of hunger schemes:

April 25, 2017 7:15 AM | The Financial Express | FULL ARTICLE

Targetted public distibution system (TPDS) ,covering digitalisation of ration card,automation of fair price shops,and providing food to eligible families at subsidy.

Reduction of drudgery by launching Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

May 12, 2016 17:04 IST | Indiatvnews | FULL ARTICLE

) PMUY is Rs. 8,000 crore scheme to provide 5 crore free cooking gas connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families over next three years.Simultaneously, it also aims to provide cooking gas connections to 5 crore women beneficiaries from BPL families over the next three years.The ambitious scheme will be a tool to empower women and protect their health . Besides it will also reduce drudgery and the time spent on cooking.

Cabinet approves enhancing the coverage of Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana .

29, 2018 14:31 IST | Business Standard | FULL ARTICLE

The informal sector workers would get social safety net and there would be more job creation.Till now, the scheme has produced quite encouraging results and have added about 31 Lakhs beneficiaries to the formal employment involving an expenditure of more than Rs. 500 crore. In this scheme, Government is paying the 8.33% contribution of Employers to the Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS) in respect of new employees (who have joined on or after 1st April 2016) having a new Universal Account Number (UAN), with salary up to Rs. 15,000/- per month. The scheme has a dual benefit i.e. on the one hand the employers are incentivized for increasing the employment base of workers in the establishments, and on the other hand a large number of workers will find jobs in such establishments.

To remove drudgery in agriculture and save labour cost the Centre is implementing a sub-mission on agricultural mechanisation under which custom-hiring facilities for agri-machinery are set up with a focus on increasing the reach of farm machineries to small and marginal farmers.
Use of agri-machineries will help increase production by 20 per cent and bring down the cost of cultivation by 20-25 per cent.

Employment Exchanges becoming National Career Counseling Centres (NCCC).Narendra Modi had introduced the NCS website back in June 2015. This portal is expected to offer some major help to the job seekers. The website will also provide information related to programmes on skill development, and opportunities for serving either as an intern or an apprentice.

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