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IMPORTANT SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELFARE PROGRAMMES IN INDIA - 01

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
AUGUST 13, 2013

   
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IMPORTANT SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELFARE PROGRAMMES IN INDIA - 01 

Socio-Economic Welfare Programmes In India - An Overview - 01

 

S. No.      Programme                                      Year of beginning              Goal /s

1.  Community Development Programme                            1952                Overall development of rural areas with people participation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

 

2.  High Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP)                       1966-67            To increase foodgrain output by

                                                                                                                                 adopting high-yielding hybrid  

                                                                                                                                 varieties of seeds

 

3.  Employment Guarantee Scheme of Maharashtra          1972-73                   To assist the economically weaker

                                                                                                                                  sections of the rural society

4. Drought-Prone Area Programme (DPAP)                          1973                   Protection from drought by

                                                                                                                               achieving environmental balance and by  

                                                                                                                               developing ground water resources                                                                                                                      

 

 

5.  Command Area Development Programme (CADP)          1974-75              Better, rapid utilisation of

                                                                                                                                 irrigation capacities of

                                                                                                                                 medium and large projects

 

6.  20-Point Programme                                                                1975                Poverty eradication and

                                                                                                                                  raising living standards

 

7.  Desert Development Programme                                          1977-78               To curb desertification

                                                                                                                                    and maintaining               

                                                                                                                                     environmental balance

 

8. Food for Work Programme                                                      1977-78                Providing foodgrain to

                                                                                                                                    labour for developmental       

                                                                                                                                     work

 

9. Antyodaya Yojana                                                                      1977-78                To uplift the poorest

                                                                                                                                    in villages to make them

                                                                                                                                     economically independent

                                                                                                                                      (Rajasthan)

 

10. Training of Rural Youth for Self-Employment (TRYSEM)  1979                   Programme to train rural

                                                                                                                                      youth for self-employment

 

11.  Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP)           1980                      Overall development of

                                                                                                                                          the rural poor through a

                                                                                                                                          programme of asset

                                                                                                                                          endowment for self-

                                                                                                                                          employment

 

12.  National Rural Employment Programme                               1980                    Profitable employment

                                                                                                                                       opportunities to the rural  poor

                                                                                                                                        

 

13. Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas             1982-83         Suitable self-employment to rural

                                                                                                                                        women from below poverty line

 14.  Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme            1983               Employment to landless

                                                                                                                                         farmers and labourers

 

15. Self-Employment to the Educated Unemployed Youth         1983                  Financial and technical

                                                                                                                                          assistance for self-

                                                                                                                                          employment

 

16.  Farmer Agriculture Service Centres (FASC's)                        1983-84       Popularisation of improved

                                                                                                                                          farm instruments and tool kits

 

17.  Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme                               1985             Risk cover for farm crops  

                                                                                                                                          against floods, drought etc.

 

18.  Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART)

                                                                                                                    1986             Assistance for rural

                                                                                                                                          prosperity    

 

19.  Self-Employment Programme for the Urban Poor (SEPUP)  1986         Self- employment for urban poor                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                           by providing subsidy                                                                                                                                             and loans

 

20.  Jawahar Rozgar Yojana                                                                  1989            Employment for rual jobless 


21.  Nehru Rozgar Yojana                                                                       1989            Employment for urban

                                                                                                                                             unemployed

 

22.  Scheme of Urban Micro Enterprises (SUME)                              1990            Assistance to urban poor  

                                                                                                                                              for small enterprises

 

23.  Scheme of Urban Wage Employment (SUWE)                            1990          Wage employment for

                                                                                                                                            urban poor in areas with    

                                                                                                                                            population less than 1 lakh                                                                                                                                             

 



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