Unemployment in Rajasthan

Employment situation in Rajasthan has been influenced by rapid growth of population, agricultural fluctuations and slow industrial growth of state. The situation of underemployment and unemployment has been worsening with passage of time. However, before getting into the number and details, lets understand different aspects unemployment and how unemployment is measured. What is Unemployment ? To most, the word, unemployed means being without work. Unemployment is defined as the condition Continue Reading

Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural)- SBM

Prime Minister of India launched the program on 2nd October, 2014 with aim to make the country Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2nd October, 2019. In Rajasthan, the target to achieve ODF status has been set by March, 2018. Incentive for construction and usage of Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) shall be available for all Below Poverty Line (BPL) Households and Above Poverty Line (APL) households restricted to SCs/STs, small and Continue Reading

Rural Housing Schemes in Rajasthan

Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana – Gramin PradhanMantriAwasYojana Gramin(PMAY-G) was launched by Prime Minister on 20th November, 2016. Features: Selection of beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin will be done on the basis of Socio Economic Caste Census-2011 (SECC-2011) data. The government provides a financial assistance of Rs. `1,20,000 to the beneficiaries. Along with this, an additional ` 12,000 will also be provided to build toilet to each beneficiary Continue Reading

Guru Golvalkar Janbhagidari Vikas Yojana (GGJVY)

Guru Golvalkar Grameen Jan Bhagidari Vikas Yojana (GGJVY) has been initiated on 30.09.2014 in all the 33 districts of the State. The objective of the scheme is to ensure public participation in rural areas for development, employment generation, construction and maintenance of community assets. The scheme is funded by the State and is being implemented in the rural areas of the State only. Under the scheme, 90 per cent funds Continue Reading

Mukhya Mantri Adarsh Gram Panchayat Yojna (MAGPY)

The scheme envisages integrated development of the selected village across multiple areas such as agriculture, health, education, sanitation, environment, livelihoods, etc. In addition to infrastructure development, MAGPY also aims at instilling values, such as people’s participation, gender equality, dignity of women, social justice, community service, cleanliness, local self-government, transparency and accountability in public life, etc. in the villages and their people, so that they get transformed into models for others. Continue Reading