Madhya Pradesh State Rural Livelihood Mission, District – Chhindwara
Implementation of Madhya Pradesh State Rural Livelihoods Mission: –
The State Rural Livelihoods Mission under Madhya Pradesh State Livelihoods Forum has been started from July 2012 to form strong self-help groups of women from rural poor families to provide institutional development and sustainable livelihood opportunities to them. In the year 2018, intensive implementation has been started in 313 blocks of all the districts of the state.
Objective: – The objective of the mission is to train women of rural poor families to organize them as self-help groups and empower them and provide useful self-employment and skill-based livelihood opportunities to the families of the group members as per their interest. Through strong basic institutions, the livelihood of the poor can be improved on a permanent basis.
Beneficiary Selection Procedure: – Targeted families according to very poor and poor families or Socio Economic Caste Census (SECC-2011) identified through participatory based and transparent process.
Main activities: –
Forming and empowering self-help groups.
Through the Cycle Fund (Revolving Fund), Community Investment Fund (CIF) Disaster Fund (VRF) and Bank Linkage
Small, large economic needs of poor families are catered to.
Co-ordination of groups with other schemes of the government and providing benefits as per eligibility.
Village organization (VO) and cluster level organization (CLF) after the formation of self-help groups.
Cooperation in providing various social security schemes, health and life insurance, asset insurance facility to group members.
To provide employment opportunities to rural youth by providing skill based training for employment / self-employment.
Self Help Group (SHG): –
A group of 10 to 20 women of the village who are of similar thinking and want to get organized and try to come out of poverty. Equality in group ideology, economic and social status of women is the mainstay of the self-help group.
Village Organization (VO): –
Village organization is a federation in which self-help groups present in the village participate and work for the socio-economic empowerment of the group members. As a village organization, the groups get a platform where they automatically learn by sharing their experiences, can decide voluntarily to build mutual cooperation.
Package Level Confederation: –
Cluster level organization is a federation in which village organizations participate. Group members, village organizations work for training, social, economic empowerment of members / office bearers. You can decide to build mutual cooperation.
Community Source: –
Identified and enhanced the capacity of the community sources for the purpose of propagating the concept of the group from within the community, organizing the group’s records, organizing group meetings, conducting and capacity building, bank combination, cooperation in income earning activities of the groups, etc. goes . These community sources permanently participate in the empowerment of community organizations.
Financial provision: –
Revolving Fund (Provision of Rs. 1 thousand per member and maximum of Rs. 15 thousand).
Community Investment Fund (Maximum Rs. 1,10,000 / – per group).
Disaster Fund (Rs. 1,500 / – per member for very poor people / families to face any disaster).
Employment Oriented Program: –
Employment opportunities are being made available to rural youth by providing skill based training for employment / self-employment.
1. Training and planning – Post-training planning.
2. Self-Employment Training (RCET) – Post-training self-employment.
3. Employment Fair – Organization of employment fairs at the development block and cluster level.
Deendayal Upadhyaya Rural Skills Scheme (DDU-GKY): –
1. Objective: To impart skill training and planning to rural youth through project implementation institutions.
2. Beneficiary category: Poor rural youth in 15-35 category. Upper age limit for PVGT, PWD, transgender, trafficking, manual scavengers etc. 45 years.
3. Beneficiary Selection Process: Project Implementation Institutions mobilize from rural areas according to the districts of the project proposal allotted to the interested scheme beneficiary category.
Chief Minister Economic Welfare / Chief Minister Self-Employment Scheme: –
1. Objective: To provide loan / assistance for setting up of new industries.
2. Beneficiary category: All classes
3. Project Cost: The project cost under the Chief Minister’s Economic Welfare Scheme is a maximum of Rs. 50 thousand. The project cost in the Chief Minister Self Employment Scheme is Rs. 50 thousand to Rs. 10 lakhs.
Livelihood activities: –
1. Agro-based livelihood activities: low cost improved agriculture and organic farming.
2. Non-agricultural based livelihood activities: Non-agricultural activities mainly include sewing, sanitary napkin production and repackaging, soap making, incense sticks, handloom etc.