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How does Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana help in reducing poverty in rural areas? Explain any three of its objectives that target the poor.


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Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana is a scheme that was launched in 1999 to provide self-employment opportunities to the rural poor. It helps in reducing poverty in rural areas by:

  • Organizing the poor into self-help groups and providing them with credit, training and infrastructure support.
  • Promoting micro-enterprises and income-generating activities i n various sectors such as agriculture, animal husbandry, handicrafts, etc.
  • Ensuring social empowerment and gender equality among the rural poor.

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