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

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


Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLAD) There are 25 Lok Sabha and 10 Rajya Sabha Members of Rajasthan State. Under the scheme, every MP can recommend the works in his/her constituency to district collector up to `5 crore per year. Elected Members of Rajya Sabha representing the entire state may select works for implementation in any district of the state. MPs can also recommend works outside their constituencies/state Continue Reading

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)


The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS ) programme aims to provide employment to rural people and thereby enhance inclusive growth and is operational in the entire state. The objective of the scheme is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work. Salient features Continue Reading