Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana - PIB - 13/12/22

The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs is now working to develop 36,428 villages with at least 50% tribal population and 500 Scheduled Tribes across the country into ‘model tribal’ villages.
These efforts were part of the existing Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub­Scheme (SCA to TSS), which has now been renamed to the Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojna (PMAAGY), for implementation from 2021­-22 to 2025­-26.
What is Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana:
-It supplements the efforts of State Governments for development and welfare of tribal people by extending Special Central Assistance as an additive to the State Tribal Sub-Plan (TSP).
-It aims at mitigating gaps and providing basic infrastructure in villages with significant tribal population in convergence with funds available under different schemes in Central Scheduled Tribe Component.
-The Scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme with 100% grant from government of India.

1.Preparing Village Development Plan based on the needs, potential, and aspirations.
2.Maximizing the coverage of individual/family benefit schemes of the Central / State Governments.
3.Improving the infrastructure in vital sectors like health, education, connectivity and livelihood.
4.The scheme envisions to mitigate gaps in prominent 8 sectors of development:
-Road connectivity (Internal and Inter village /block)
-Telecom connectivity (Mobile /internet)
-Anganwadi Centres
-Health Sub-Centre
-Drinking water facility
-Solid waste management

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