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Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) is a Government of India scheme designed to provide continuous power supply to rural India. The government plans to invest 756 billion (US$11 billion) for rural electrification under this scheme. The scheme will replace the existing Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY). Keeping in view the above problems, Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana for…
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY)
Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) being implemented in Indian states mostly to provide benefits to households below the “poverty line” (BPL) through a free connection but chargeable consumption of power. The principal aims of RGGVY being implemented since 2005 are the following: Electrifying all villages and habitations as per new definition. Providing access to electricity to all rural households. Providing electricity connection to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families free…
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)
PMEGP is implemented annually where beneficiaries are selected through interview conducted by the board with the Deputy Commissioner as Chairman. The beneficiaries are selected as per the target allocated by the KVIC after which a number of nationalised banks are selected to assist the beneficiaries financially in setting up various units/projects. PMEGP is the result of the merger of two schemes- Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and the Rural Employment…
The main objective of the scheme is to provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the households in rural areas by providing at least one hundred days of guaranteed wages employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. At present the District has 134 villages with a total number of 34,499 job card holders which is divided in 7 blocks….