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Jawahar Rozgar Yojana (JRY) 1979
• To generate additional gainful employment for the unemployed rural youth.
• To create productive community assets which would benefit the poor sections thus, strengthening the rural infrastructure.
• To improve the overall quality of life in areas.
Main features of JRY
• The target group comprises persons living below poverty line.
• Preference is given to SC's and ST's among the poor.
• At least 30 per cent of the beneficiaries are women.
• All works which lead to creation of durable community assets can be taken up.
• Higher priority is to be given to works which are required as infrastructure under poverty alleviation programmes.
• For social forestry works the participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOS) is ought.
• Wages under JRY could be paid partly in cash and partly in food grain (1.5 kg/ Man/day).
• DRDA's/ Zilla Parishads are responsible for implementation of JRY at district level and village panchayats at the Gram Panchayats Level.
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