The government of India launched poverty alleviation programme “Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana” for addressing the problem of urban and rural poverty.It aims to reduce poverty through the strategy of skill development and other means thus enhancing livelihood opportunities.
Components of Poverty alleviation Programme Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana
The rural element of this Poverty alleviation Programme is Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana .It will be carried out by Union Ministry of Rural Development.Training centers will be established under this scheme for imparting skill development and thus addressing the problem of rural unemployment.The Yojana aims at training 10 lakh (1 million) rural youths for jobs in three years, that is, by 2017.The scheme thus will supplement the skill set needs of the Prime Minister’s Make In India campaign.
For the urban areas city livelihood centres will be established to impart training.Subsidy and credit flow will be ensured for promoting group and individual micro enterprises.This Poverty alleviation Programme targets development of vendor markets and imparting skills to vendors .Another target area is providing permanent shelters for the homeless in urban areas. The scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Urban development and Poverty Alleviation.For more details please follow this link