Mains Paper 1: Social Issues | Urbanization – problems and remedies
From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana
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Shehri Samridhi Utsav
- Shehri Samridhi Utsav (SSU) is a pan- India initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA).
- It aims to extend the outreach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to the most vulnerable.
- It further aims to showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes.
Events under SSU
- Shehri Samridhi Utsav began with a series of rallies led by women’s’ SHGs, across the length and breadth of the country.
- These rallies spread awareness about DAY-NULM in urban poor communities.
- Through the Utsav, SHG members across cities are being linked to national government schemes.
Navigate to the page to read minutes of DAY-NULM: