Objective: To provide road connectivity to every village by 2019.
Achievements: · As compared to 2014 when only 56 per cent of the villages had road connectivity, now more than 82 per cent villages mostly in far flung and inaccessible areas have been connected by roads.
· Target of connecting the remaining 14,141 habitations advanced from 2022 to 2019
· Construction of 73,727 km of roads to be done.4,113 kms of roads constructed in 2016-17 using “Green Technologies” in 2016-17, 2634 kms during 2014-16 and 807 kms giving 2000-14.
· “Meri Sadak” mobile app bringing in transparency and citizen engagement in registering of complaints regarding quality of construction and pace of construction.
· Out of 1,78,184 eligible habitations, 1,64,547 habitations have been sanctioned (92.34%) till 30.11.2017
· A total of 1,45,158 eligible unconnected habitations have been connected.
· Road length of over 25,000 km has been constructed by covering 6400 habitations as on 15.01.2018
· Habitations in LWE affected blocks have also been undertaken in 9 states with a target of constructing 5,382 km.
Objective: Aims at reaching out to all rural poor households estimated at about 9 crores and link them to sustainable livelihood opportunities through organizing all the rural poor into self-managed institutions, build their skills and capacities and enable them to access finance, livelihood services, entitlements and services from both the public and private sectors, till they come out of poverty.
Achievements: 2017-18 · During 2017-18 (as on October 2017), 683 additional blocks have been covered under “Intensive” implementation strategy of DAY-NRLM bringing the cumulative total to 4330 blocks.
· During the year 2017-18 so far, over 56 lakh households have been mobilized into 4.84 lakh SHGs.
· About 14.2 lakh SHGs have accessed credit of Rs. 18000 crore up to October, 2017.
· More than 33 lakh Mahila Kisans have been covered under Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana (MKSP) in 17 States, to empower women in agriculture and enhance their participation and productivity in agriculture based livelihoods.
· “Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY)” initiated for members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) to operate public transport services in backward rural areas and to provide safe, affordable and community monitored rural transport services (e-rickshaws, 3 and 4 wheeler motorised transport vehicles) to connect remote villages with key services and amenities (including access to markets, education and health) for the overall economic development of the area.
· Promotion of rural enterprises: Start Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) to support rural youth to take up local entrepreneurship. As on date, 7800 enterprises have been promoted across 17 States. DEENDAYAL UPADHYAYA GRAMEEN KAUSHALYA YOJANA (DDU-GKY)
· Against a target of skilling 2 lakh candidates during the current financial year, over 83,745 candidates have already been trained, of which over 46,654 candidates have been placed in jobs
To meet the objective of Housing for All by 2022 - 75 years of Independence As against the initial scheme which provided loans of up to Rs 6 lakh at a subsidized rate of 6.5 per cent, now, housing loans of up to Rs 9 lakh and Rs 12 lakh now get interest subvention of 4 per cent and 3 per cent, respectively Over the last three and a half years, more than 93 lakh houses have been constructed by the Government in rural and urban areas.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Gramin Objective: To provide a home to every rural poor which will mandatorily have a toilet along with other facilities; 1 crore houses to be built by 2019. Beneficiaries identified based on SECC-2011
Achievements: *A record number of one crore new houses under PMAY(G) are to be completed by March, 2019. As on 26.12.2017, 15.57 lakh rural houses have been completed in 2017-18.
*Nearly 85 percent of the eligible habitations (population of 500 in plain areas and 250 in hill areas) have already been connected by all- weather road. This was at 57 percent three and a half years ago.
*The target of 100 percent connectivity by March, 2019 is likely to be nearly achieved.
*Government to spend Rs 14.34 lakh crore in rural areas: Besides generating employment, this investment will lead to a construction of 3.17 lakh km of roads, 51 lakh new houses, 1.88 crore toilets, and will provide electricity connections to 1.75 crore new households.
*Budget allocation for the Rural Development Ministry increased to Rs 1.124 lakh crore. *Allocation for the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) increased to Rs 5,750 crore in 2018-19 from Rs 4,500 crore.
Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) Objective: Social, cultural, economic, infrastructure developments in the villages by development of model villages called “Adarsh Gram”
Achievements: I. 1241 Gram Panchayats adopted by MPs under SAGY (As on 18th December 2017)
II. Out of these, 857 Gram Panchayats have uploaded their Village Development Plans on the SAGY website
III. GPs identified under SAGY have completed 19951 projects and 7152 (15.3%) projects are in progress