National Rural Livelihood Mission in Tripura Perspective
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National Rural Livelihood Mission in Tripura Perspective
SGSY has been restructured as National Rural Livelihoods
Mission (NRLM), subsequently renamed as "Aajeevika", to
implement it in a mission mode across the country. The program
was formally launched on 3rd June, 2011.
It is to establish efficient and sustainable institutions of the rural
poor that enable them to increase household income through
The core belief of NRLM is that the poor have innate capabilities
and a strong desire to come out of poverty.
“To reduce poverty through building strong
grassroots institutions of the poor. These
institutions enable the poor households to
access gainful self-employment and skilled
wage employment opportunities, resulting in
appreciable increase in their incomes, on a
Shri Jairam Ramesh
Minister (Rural Development)
Shri L C Goyal
Secretary (Rural Development)
Shri S M Vijayanand
Additional Secretary (Rural Development)
Shri T. Vijay Kumar
Joint Secretary and Mission Director
Shri. A.Santosh Mathew
Joint Secretary - Skills
Smt. A. Santhi Kumari
Chief Operating Officer
National : NRLM AC,CC,AC;
STATE : SRLM, SMMU
District : DMMU
Sub- District : BMMU/PFTs
• Poor have a strong desire to come out of poverty, and,
have innate capabilities.
• Social mobilization and building strong institutions of
the poor is critical for unleashing their capabilities.
• An external dedicated and sensitive support structure
is required to induce social Mobilization.
Inclusion of the Poorest
Equity – to the disadvantaged, esp. women
and vulnerable groups
Ownership and key role of the poor in all
stages of planning, implementation, and,
The implementation of NRLM in a Mission mode is essential as it will
(a) Focus on targets, outcomes and time bound delivery
(b) Shift from the present allocation based strategy to a
demand driven strategy enabling the states to formulate
their own poverty reduction action plans, and
(c) Monitoring against targets of poverty outcomes.
motivating the poor section to form their own
skill development and training.
provides financial assistance.
Social Inclusion and Institutions of the
Promotion of Institutions of the poor
Revolving Fund and Capital Subsidy
Training, Capacity Building and Skill
Skills and Placement Projects
Rural Self Employment Training Institutes
(RSETIs):- Aajeevika encourages public
sector banks to set up RSETIs in all districts
of the country. Kumarghat: - SBI, Udaipur,
Ambasa: - UBI, West Tripura by Dharmastal
Convergence:- Ministry of Rural Development
and other Central Ministries and programs of State
Linkages with PRIs
Identifying the capabilities and demand of
the poor people in very grass root level.
Panchayat can provide relevant information to
the NRLM for making any policy.
Panchayat also help NRLM to implement
those policy in particular Village Panchayat.
Infrastructure creation and Marketing support
Provision of Interest Subsidy ;- subsidy on interest
rate above 7% per annum for all eligible
Partnerships with NGOs and other Civil
Society Organizations (CSOs) -strategic and
Qualitative and quantitative progress.
A robust IT-based Monitoring, Evaluation
and Learning (MEL) system would be in
place to facilitate learning and continuous
improvement and support informed decision
making at all levels.
TRAINING TO THE SHGs ;- Active women
CAPACITY BUILDING :- Staff Training,
DEMAND DRIVEN SRATEGY:- People
CAPACITY BULDING PROGRAMs :- Women
RURAL SELF EMPLOYMENT TRAINING
Criteria’s for getting loan from NRLM
Regular book maintaining.
With the help of SGSY in Tripura is having 25425 no. of
SHG formed during 2008.
Government- owned District Level Development Agencies
(DRDA) & corresponding State governments as well offer
training & monetary help.
Market stalls, including facilities in growth centers, have
been created by the State Government in block level and
are utilized by SHGs for marketing of their products.
Though SGSY impose its focus on BPL families , but
some families are excluded from this program
The Government of India has also provided a
stall in Dilli Haat, Pitampura, New Delhi, in
which DRDAs are sending SHGs for marketing
More focus on Village youths can help poor
people to overcome from poverty.
Some state parties are taking partial advantage for
increase their vote banks.
By interacting with the staffs of NRLM, we
came to know that training programs and
scheme are not yet implemented in Tripura.
So, it is very tough to give any suggestions
or recommendations to the NRLM.
NRLM aims at reducing poverty and creates
self-employment and skilled wage opportunities.
NRLM is the largest program for women in the
world with its goal of reaching nearly 70 million
As per NRLM they will very soon begin their
work right now they are doing primary base line
surveys in Tripura.
From the financial graph we can assume that
total fund allocated to Tripura for NRLM projects
is near about Rs. 3,800 Lakh.