Poverty Alleviation Programmes Undertaken By Indian Govt

List of Poverty Alleviation Programmes and their Objectives

  1. In 1952, Community Development Programme(CDP) was Started with the Objective of Complete Development of Rural Areas with people’s Participation.
  2. During 1972-73, The Employment Guarantee Scheme was Started to help weaker sections of the rural society.
  3. During 1972-73,Accelerated Rural water Supply Programme(ARWSP) was Started for Providing Drinking Water in Villages.
  4. In 1973,Drought-Prone Area programme(DPAP) was started for providing Groundwater.
  5. Crash Scheme for Rural Employment was Started in the year of 1973 for rural employment.
  6. Command area Development Programme(CADP) was started in 1975 for Utilisation of irrigation.
  7. National Rural Employment Programme(NREP) WAS Started in 1980 to provide profitable employment for rural poor.
  8. Primi Minister Rojgar Yojana was started in the year of 1993 to provide employment to educated people.
  9. Child Labour Eradication Scheme(CLES) was started in 1994 for shifting child labour to schools.
  10. National Social Assitance Programme(NSAP) was started in 1995 to assist below poverty people.
  11. Annapurna Yojana was started in the year of 1999 for providing shelter, sanitation and Drinking water.
  12. Swarna Jayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana(SJGSY) was started in 1999 to eliminating rural poverty and unemployment.
  13. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana was started in the year of 1999 for the creation of village infrastructure.
  14. Ashraya Bima Yojana(ABY) was started in the year of 2001 for giving compensation to the labour who lost their employment.
  15. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY) was started in the year of 2001 to link all villages with pacca roads.
  16. Shiksha Sayog Yojana(SSY) was started in the year of 2001 for providing education to below poverty line people
  17. Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana was started in the year of 2001 for the construction of slum houses in urban areas.
  18. Vande Matram Scheme was started in the year of 2004 for protecting pregnancy women.
  19. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) was started in the year of 2006 for providing at least 100 days wage employment in rural areas.
  20. National Food for work Programme(NFWP) was started in the year of 2004 for generation of supplementary wage employment.

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