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IMPORTANT SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELFARE PROGRAMMES IN INDIA - 02

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
AUGUST 20, 2013

   
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IMPORTANT SOCIO-ECONOMIC WELFARE PROGRAMMES IN INDIA - 02 

           PROGRAMME                                                     YEAR OF START                        GOALS


1.  National Renewal Fund                                                                       1992        Protect the interests of retrenched Public Sector

                                                                                                                                          employees

 

2.  Employment Assurance Scheme                                                      1993        Provide employment for at

                                                                                                                                          least 100 days a year in villages

 

3. Members of Parliament Local Area Devp Scheme (MPLADS)       1993      Rs. 5 crore per year to every MP for devp

                                                                                                                                          works in their respective areas 

 

4. Scheme of Infrastructural Development in Mega Cities (SIDMC) 1993       Provide capital for water supply, sewerage, drainage, urban transportation, land development and improvement of slum projects in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad

 

5.  District Rural Development Agency (DRDA)                                    1993                   Provide financial assistance

                                                                                                                                                      for rural development

 

6. Mahila Samridhi Yojana                                                                          1993           Encourage rural women to

                                                                                                                                       save with Post Office Savings Account

                                                                       

 

7. P M's Integrated Urban Poverty Eradication Prog (PMIUPEP)   1995                Attack urban poverty in an                                  

                                                                                                                                     integrated manner in 345                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      towns with 50000-1 lakh population                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

8. Group Life Insurance Scheme in Rural Areas                                 1995                Provide insurance facilities to  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                         rural people at low premium

 

9. Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana                                         1999               Eliminate rural poverty and

                                                                                                                                        unemployment and   

                                                                                                                                        promote self-employment

 

10. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana                                                 2000            Fulfill basic requirements in  

                                                                                                                                        rural areas

 

11. Antyodaya Anna Yojana                                                                         2000       Provide food security to the 

                                                                                                                                       very poor

 

12.  Ashraya Bima Yojana                                                                             2001      Provide compensation to

                                                                                                                                       labourers who have lost  

                                                                                                                                       employment

 

13. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)                                 2000        Link all villages with pucca

                                                                                                                                       roads

 

14.  Khetihar Mazdoor Bima Yojana                                                          2001         Insurance of landless

                                                                                                                                         agricultural workers

 

15. Shiksha Sahyog Yojana                                                                        2001       Education of children

                                                                                                                                       Below Poverty Line

 

16. Sampurna Gramin Rojgar Yojana                                                       2001        Employment and food

                                                                                                                                        security in villages

 

17. Jai Prakash Narain Rozgar Guarantee Yojana                               2002           Employment guarantee in

                                                                                                                                       the poorest districts

 

18.  Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY)                                    2001          Constructing houses for     

                                                                                                                                      slum-dwellers in urban areas

 

19.  Social Security Pilot Scheme                                                            2004          Scheme for unorganized

                                                                                                                                       sector labourers to  

                                                                                                                                       provide family pension,

                                                                                                                                       insurance and medical  

                                                                                                                                       facilities

 

20. National Food for Work Programme                                                2004            Intensify the creation  of   

                                                                                                                                      supplementary wage

                                                                                                                                       employment

 

21. Janani Suraksha Yojana                                                                      2005           Medical care for

                                                                                                                                         pregnant mothers

 

                    

22. Bharat Nirman Programme                                                                 2005            Rural Infrastructure Devp.

                                                                                                                                        in Irrigation, Water

                                                                                                                                         Housing, Roads,   

                                                                                                                                         Telecom and Power

 

23.  National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme                                2006        At least 100 days wage

                                                                                                                                        employment for every

                                                                                                                                         rural family

 



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