District Rural Development Agency
District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) is an Agency to implement Centrally sponsored Schemes of Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, set up under Society Registration Act 1860.  Rural Poverty alleviation is the mandate of the DRDA.  Gram Swaraj , the dream of the Father of Nation is the vision of DRDA.  Initial tryst of eighties with integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) [to skilled category] and Jawhar Rozgar Yojana (JRY) [to unskilled category] were  transformed in the late nineties to Swarnajayanthi Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) and Sampoorna Gramin Rozgar (SGRY).  Now DRDA has entered digital age with web based monitoring system of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and soon going to be implemented National Rural livelihood Mission (NRLM).


The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act aims at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

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