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Developmental Schemes By Government

S.N Programme / Plan / Institution Year Objective / Description
1. Community Development Programme (CDP) 1952 Overall development f rural areas with people’s participation.
2. High Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP) 1966-67 To increase productivity of food grains by adopting latest varieties of inputs for crops
3. Green Revolution 1966-67 To increase the food grains, specially wheat production
4. Nationalisation of 14 Banks July 1969 To provide loans for agriculture, rural development and other priority sectors
5. Rural Electrification Corporation July 1969 Electrification in rural areas
6. Housing and Urban Development Corporation April 1970 Loans for the development of housing and provision of resources for technical assistance
7. Scheme of Discriminatory Interest Rate April 1972 To provide loan to the weaker sections of the society at a concessional interest rate of 4%
8. Twenty Point Programme (TPP) 1975 Poverty eradication and raising the standard of living
9. National Institution of Rural Development 1977 Training, investigation and advisory organization for rural development
10. Desert Development Programme (DDP) 1977-78 For controlling the desert expansion and maintaining environmental balance
11. Food for Work Programme 1977-78 Providing food grains o labour for the work of development
12. Antyodaya Yojana 1977-78 To make the poorest families of the village economically independent (only in Rajasthan State)
13. National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) 1980 To provide profitable employment opportunities to the rural poor
14. 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
15. Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) September 1, 1986 To provide assistance for rural prosperity
16. Self-Employment Programme for the Urban Poor (SEPUP) September 1986 To provide self-employment to urban poor through provision of subsidy and bank credit
17. Service Area Account (SAA) February 1988 A new credit policy for rural areas
18. Formation of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) April 1988 To safeguard the interest of investors in capital market and to regulate share market
19. Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI) 1989 To arrange the finance for the schemes related to tourism
20. Jawahar Rozgar Yojana April 1989 For providing employment to rural unemployed
21. Nehru Rozgar Yojana October 1989 For providing employment to urban unemployed
22. Agriculture and Rural Debt Relief Scheme (ARDRS) 1990 To exempt bank loans up to Rs. 10,000 of rural artisans and weavers
23. Mahila Samridhi Yojana 2 October, 1993 To encourage the rural women to deposit in Post Office Saving Account
24. Samagra Awas Yojana 1999-2000 For providing shelter sanitation and drinking water
25. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY) April 1999 Creation of demand driven community village infrastructure
26. Jan Shree Bima Yojana Aug. 10, 2000 Providing Insurance Security to people living poverty line
27. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana 2000 To fulfill basic requirements in rural areas
28. Antyodaya Anna Yojana Dec. 25, 2000 To provide food security to poor
29. Ashraya Bima Yojana June 2001 To provide compensation to labourers who have lost their employment
30. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Dec. 25, 2000 To link all villages with Pacca Road
31. Khetihar Mazdoor Bima Yojana 2001-02 Insurance of Landless Agricultural workers
32. Shiksha Sahyog Yojana 2001-02 Education of Children Below Poverty Line
33. Sampurna Gramin Rozgar Yojana Sept. 25, 2001 Providing employment and food security
34. Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY) Dec. 2, 2001 Constructing Slum houses in urban areas.
35. National Slum Development Programme Aug. 1996 Development of Urban Slums
36. Social Security Pilot Scheme Jan. 23, 2004 Scheme for labours of unorganized sector for providing family pension, insurance and medical
37. Vande Materam Scheme Feb. 9, 2004 Major initiative in public-private partnership during pregnancy check-up
38. National Food for Work Programme Nov. 14, 2004 Programme to intensify the generation of supplementary wage employment.
39. Janani Suraksha Yojana April 12, 2005 Providing care to expectant mothers.
40. Bharat Nirman Yojana Dec. 16, 2005 Development of Rural Infrastructure including six components : Irrigation, Water Supply, Housing, Road, Telephone and Electricity
41. National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme Feb.2, 2006 To provide at least 100 days wage employment in rural areas.
42. Swawlamban Sep. 26, 2010 New Pension Scheme for unrecognised sector
43. Swabhiman February 10, 2011. Financial Inclusion
44 Pradhan Mantri Jhan Dhan Yojana 15 August, 2014 National Mission for Financial Inclusion to ensure access to financial services, namely, Banking/ Savings & Deposit Accounts, Remittance, Credit, Insurance, Pension in an affordable manner.
45. Pradhan Mantri Adrash Gram Yojana 2009–10 PMAGY for the development of villages having a higher ratio (over 50%) of people belonging to the scheduled castes through convergence of central and state schemes and allocating financial funding on a per village basis
46. Digital India Programme 2014 The programme is worth 1 lakh crore rupees and seeks to transform the Indian economy into a digitally empowered knowledge economy.
47. Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan 02, October 2014 The mission seeks to achieve the goal of Clean India in next five years so that the 150th birth anniversary of Bapu can be celebrated as an accomplishment of this duty.


*Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme (ARWSP) was renamed Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water mission (RGNDWM) in 1991.

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