RLEGP,SGRY, PMRY | Social welfare schemes Notes

 Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme

Launched on:  August 15, 1983

Objective: Employment to landless farmers and laborers

  • Totally Centrally financed programme.
  • Guaranteed employment of 100 days.

Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana

Launched on: 25 September 2001

Objective: Providing gainful employment for the rural poor

  • The programme was implemented through the Panchayat Raj institutions.
  • Formed by  merging the provisions of Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS) and Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY).
  • Fund is shared between centre and state in the ratio 75:25.

Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana

Launched on : 2nd october 1993

Objective: To assist educated unemployed youth to set up self-employment ventures.

Central Government sponsored program.

Target Group:
i) 18 to 35 years for all educated unemployed.

ii) 18 to 40 for all educated unemployed in North-East States, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and J&K.

iii) 18 to 45 years for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, Ex-servicemen, Physically Disabled and Women.
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