TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
Tamil Nadu lead in implementing urban poverty alleviation programmes
Union Government said that Tamil Nadu lead in implementing urban poverty alleviation programmes followed by Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh. These states are ahead of other states in addressing urban poverty during 2014 to 2017.
As per the official information Minister of State for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Tamil Nadu is in the forefront in assisting urban poor with subsidized loans for self-employment through setting up of individual and group micro enterprises and formation of Self-Help Groups under Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)
Top 5 states are
- Tamil Nadu
- Madhya Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) was launched in 2016 with the aim to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities for improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis by giving skill training, subsidized bank loans and forming self -help groups.