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Government plans to scale up skill development programs


  • Government schemes for skill development and housing are ready to be checked on the high number of landless casual labourers struggling with poverty.
  • Plan is to massively scale up the skilling programme to address the widespread income deprivation.
  • Every third of India’s rural households are landless and depend on manual labour for an income, reflects the extent of poverty that is prevalent in the villages.
  • The rural development ministry will be presenting its scheme to provide housing for all in the rural areas which is an an improved version of the Indira Awas Yojna.
  • Still 13% of rural households in India live in a “kuchha house” so, the new housing scheme will offer a variety of designs, based on the geographical requirements of the state, and encourage the use of local materials in construction.
  • Plans are for the removal of 25% ceiling on expenditure allowed under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Grameen Kaushalya Yojna.

Source: ET

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