Budget 2014-15 Highlights regarding regarding Rural Development
>>>> Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission for integrated project based infrastructure in the rural areas.
>>>> Rs. 500 crore for “Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana” for feeder separation to augment power supply to the rural areas.
>>>> Rs. 14,389 crore provided for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna(PMGSY) .
>>>> More productive, asset creating and with linkages to agriculture and allied activities wage employment would to be provided under MGNREGA.
>>>> Under Ajeevika, the provision of bank loan for women SHGs at 4% to be extended to another 100 districts.
>>>> Initial sum of Rs. 100 crore for “Start Up Village Entrepreneurship Programme” for encouraging rural youth to take up local entrepreneurship programs .
>>>> Allocation for National Housing Bank increased to Rs. 8000 crore to support Rural housing.
>>>> New programme “Neeranchal” to give impetus to watershed development in the country with an initial outlay of Rs. 2142 crores.
>>>> Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) to be restructured to address intra-district inequalities.
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