Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY): Meghalaya

Details of Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)
Name of the SchemeSampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternUnder the Scheme, funds and food grains would be allocated to the States/UTs on the basis of proportion of the rural poor in a State to the total rural poor in the country or such other criteria as decided by the Central Government from time to time. At the District level, the allocation of funds and food grains will be made according to the index of backwardness formulated on the basis of the proportion of rural SC/ST population in a district to the total SC/ST population in the State and inverse of per capita production of the agricultural workers in that District. Equal weightage will be given to these two criteria, while allocating funds and food grains to the district.
Ministry/DepartmentCommunity and Rural Development Department.
DescriptionThe primary objective of the Scheme is to provide additional wage employment in all rural areas and thereby provide food security and improve nutritional levels. The secondary objective is the creation of a durable community, social and economic assets and infrastructural development in rural areas.
Other BeneficiariesVillages, rural poor
Benefit TypeOthers,
Other Benefits Employment
Eligibility criteriaThe SGRY will be open to all rural poor who are in need of wage employment and desire to do manual and unskilled work in and around his village/habitat. The programme is self-targeting in nature. While providing wage employment, preference shall be given to agricultural wage earners, non-agricultural unskilled wage earners, marginal farmers, women, members of Schedule Castes/Schedule Tribes and parents of child labour withdrawn from hazardous occupations, parents of handicapped children or adult children of handicapped parents who are desirous of working for wage employment.
How to AvailContact the concerned BDO.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2006
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
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