From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: DAY-NRLM
Mains level: Schemes for rural development
Related Ministry/Department: Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD)
Aim: Alleviating rural poverty & fostering diversified livelihoods through sustainable community institutions of poor
It is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) that seeks to alleviate rural poverty through building sustainable community institutions of the poor. The centrally sponsored programme is implemented in partnership with the State governments.
Community Institution Building – Financial year 2017-18
- More than 82 lakh households mobilized into 6.96 lakh Self Help Group (SHGs) across the country.
- More than 4.75 crore women have been mobilized into more than 40 lakh SHGs.
- Cumulatively, these community institutions have been provided more than Rs. 4,444 crore as capitalization support.