Table 1

S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
Community Development Programme (CDP) 1952
Overall development f rural areas with people’s participation.
Intensive Agriculture Development Programme(IADP) 1960-61 To provide loan, seeds, fertilizer tools to the farmers.
3. Intensive Agriculture Area Programme (IAAP) 164-65 To develop the special harvests
4. Credit Authorisation Scheme (CAS) November 1965 A Scheme of Qualitative credit control of Reserve Bank
5. High Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP) 1966-67 To increase productivity of food grains by adopting latest varieties of inputs for crops
6. Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) October 1966 To arrange for the construction of Hotels and Guest houses a various of inputs for crops
7. Green Revolution 1966-67 To increase the food grains, specially wheat production
8. Nationalisation of 14 Banks July 1969 To provide loans for agriculture, rural development and other priority sectors
9. Rural Electrification Corporation July 1969 Electrification in rural areas
10. Housing and Urban Development Corporation April 1970 Loans for the development of housing and provision of resources for technical assistance
Table 2
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
11. Scheme of Discriminatory Interest Rate April 1972 To provide loan to the weaker sections of the society at a concessional interest rate of 4%
12. Employment Guarantee Scheme of Maharashtra 1972-73 To assist the economically weaker sections of the rural society
13. Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme (ARWSP)* 1972-73 For providing drinking water in the villages
14. Deought-Prone Area Programme (DPAP) 1973 To try an expedient for protection from drought by a achieving environmental balance and by developing the ground water
15. Crash Scheme for Rural Employment (CSRE) 1972-73 For rural employment
16. Marginal Farmer and Agriculture Labour Agency (MFALA) 1973-74 For technical and financial assistance to marginal and small farmers and agricultural labour
17. Small Farmer Development Agency (SFDA) 1974-75 For technical and financial assistance to small farmer
18. Command Area Development Programme (CADP) 1974-75 To ensure better and rapid utilization of irrigation capacities of medium and large projects
19. Twenty Point Programme (TPP) 1975 Poverty eradication and raising the standard of living
20. National Institution of Rural Development 1977 Training, investigation and advisory organization for rural development
Table 3
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
21. Desert Development Programme (DDP) 1977-78 For controlling the desert expansion and maintaining environmental balance
22. Food for Work Programme 1977-78 Providing food grains o labour for the work of development
23. Antyodaya Yojana 1977-78 To make the poorest families of the village economically independent (only in Rajasthan State)
24. Training Rural Youth for Self-Employment (TRYSEM) August 15, 1979 Programme of training rural youth for self-employment
25. Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) October 2, 1980 All-round development of the rural poor through a programme of asset endowment for self-employment
26. National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) 1980 To provide profitable employment opportunities to the rural poor
27. Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA) September 1982 To provide suitable opportunities of self-employment to the women belonging to the rural families who are living below the poverty line
28. Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) August 15, 1983 For providing employment to landless and labourers
29. Self-Employment to the Educated Unemployed Youth (SEEUY) 1983-84 To provide financial and technical assistance for self-employment
30. Farmer Agriculture Service Centre’s (FASC’s) 1983-84 To popularize the use of improved agricultural instruments and tool kits
Table 4
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
41. Agriculture and Rural Debt Relief Scheme (ARDRS) 1990 To exempt bank loans up to Rs. 10,000 of rural artisans and weavers
42. Scheme of Urban Micro Enterprises (SUME) 1990 To assist the urban poor people for small enterprise
43. Scheme of urban Wage Employment (SUWE) 1990 To provide wages employment after arranging the basic facilities for poor people in the urban areas where population is less than one lakh
44. Scheme of Housing and Shelter up-gradation (SHASU) 1990 To provide employment by the means of shelter up-gradation in the urban areas where population is between 1 to 20 lakhs
45. National Housing and Bank Voluntary Deposit Scheme 1991 To utilize black money for constructing low cost housing for the poor
46. National Renewal Fund (NRF) February 1992 To protect the interest of the employees of Public Sector
47. Supply of Improved Toolkits to Rural Artisans July 1992 To supply modern toolkits to the rural craftsmen except the weavers, tailors, embroiders and tobacco labourers who are living below the poverty line
48. Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS) October 2, 1993 To provide employment of at least 100 days in a year in villages
49. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) December 23, 1993 To sanction Rs. 1 crore per year to every Member of Parliament for various development works in their respective areas through DM of the district
50. Scheme of Infrastructural Development in Mega Cities (SIDMC) 1993-94 To provide capital through special institutions for water supply, sewage, drainge, urban transportation, land development and improvement of slum projects undertaken in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad
Table 5
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
51. Scheme of Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns Sixth Five Year Plan To provide resources and create employment in small and medium towns for prohibiting the migration of population from rural areas to big cities
52. District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) 1993 To provide financial assistance for rural development
53. Mahila Samridhi Yojana 2 October, 1993 To encourage the rural women to deposit in Post Office Saving Account
54. Child Labour Eradication Scheme August 15, 1994 To shift child labour from hazardous industries to schools
55. Prime Minister’s Integrated Urban Poverty Eradication Programme (PMIUPEP) November 18, 1995 To attack urban poverty in an integrated manner in 345 town having population between 50,000 to 1 lakh
56. Group Life Insurance Scheme in Rural Areas 1995-96 To provide insurance facilities to rural people on low premium
57. National Social Assistance Programme 1995 To assist people living below the poverty line
58. Ganga Kalyan Yojana 1997-98 To provide financial assistance to farmers for exploring and developing ground and surface water resources
59. Kasturba Gandhi Education Scheme August 15, 1997 To establish girls schools in districts having low female literacy rate
60. Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) December, 1997 To provide gainful employment to urban unemployed and under employed poor through self-employment or wage employment
Table 6
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
61. Bhagya Shree Bal Kalyan Policy Oct. 19, 1998 To uplift the girls conditions
62. Rajrajeshwari Mahila Kalyan Yojana Oct. 19, 1998 To provide insurance protection to women
63. Annapurna Yojana March, 1999 To provide 10 kg. food grains to senior citizens (who did not get pension)
64. Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SJGSY) April 1999 For eliminating rural poverty and unemployment and promoting self-employment
65. Samagra Awas Yojana 1999-2000 For providing shelter sanitation and drinking water
66. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY) April 1999 Creation of demand driven community village infrastructure
67. Jan Shree Bima Yojana Aug. 10, 2000 Providing Insurance Security to people living poverty line
68. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana 2000 To fulfill basic requirements in rural areas
69. Antyodaya Anna Yojana Dec. 25, 2000 To provide food security to poor
70. Ashraya Bima Yojana June 2001 To provide compensation to labourers who have lost their employment
Table 7
S.N Programme/Plan/Institution Year Objective/ Description
71. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Dec. 25, 2000 To link all villages with Pacca Road
72. Khetihar Mazdoor Bima Yojana 2001-02 Insurance of Landless Agricultural workers
73. Shiksha Sahyog Yojana 2001-02 Education of Children Below Poverty Line
74. Sampurna Gramin Rozgar Yojana Sept. 25, 2001 Providing employment and food security
76. Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY) Dec. 2, 2001 Constructing Slum houses in urban areas.
77. National Slum Development Programme Aug. 1996 Development of Urban Slums
78. Social Security Pilot Scheme Jan. 23, 2004 Scheme for labours of unorganized sector for providing family pension, insurance and medical
79. Vande Materam Scheme Feb. 9, 2004 Major initiative in public-private partnership during pregnancy check-up
80. National Food for Work Programme Nov. 14, 2004 Programme to intensify the generation of supplementary wage employment.
81. Janani Suraksha Yojana April 12, 2005 Providing care to expectant mothers.
82. Bharat Nirman Yojana Dec. 16, 2005 Development of Rural Infrastructure including six components : Irrigation, Water Supply, Housing, Road, Telephone and Electricity
83. National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme Feb.2, 2006 To provide at least 100 days wage employment in rural areas.
84. Swawlamban Sep. 26, 2010 New Pension Scheme for unrecognised sector
85. Swabhiman February 10, 2011. Financial Inclusion
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