Urban Transformation – Smart Cities, AMRUT, etc.

[pib] Shehri Samridhi Utsav


Mains Paper 1: Social Issues | Urbanization – problems and remedies

From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:

Prelims level:  Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana

Mains level: Read the attached story


Shehri Samridhi Utsav

  1. Shehri Samridhi Utsav (SSU) is a pan- India initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA).
  2. It aims to extend the outreach of Deendayal Antyodaya Mission – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), to the most vulnerable.
  3. It further aims to showcase its initiatives and facilitate access of Self-Help Group (SHG) members to the other government schemes.

Events under SSU

  1. Shehri Samridhi Utsav began with a series of rallies led by women’s’ SHGs, across the length and breadth of the country.
  2. These rallies spread awareness about DAY-NULM in urban poor communities.
  3. Through the Utsav, SHG members across cities are being linked to national government schemes.

Navigate to the page to read minutes of DAY-NULM:

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

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