Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers
Government of India introduced a 'Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers' (SRMS) from January 2007, with the objective to rehabilitate remaining Manual Scavengers and their dependents in a time-bound manner. The Scheme has been revised w.e.f. November, 2013. Details of pre-revised and the revised Scheme are given at Annexure (PDF file that opens in a new window)
As per the revised Scheme, identified manual scavengers, one from each family, are provided one-time cash assistance. The identified manual scavengers and their dependents are provided project based back-ended capital subsidy upto Rs. 3,25,000 and concessional loan for undertaking self employment ventures. Beneficiaries are also provided training for skill development for a period upto two years, during which a stipend of Rs. 3,000 per month is also provided.
The details of fund provided under the scheme is as follows:
|2014-15||448.00||-||Nil (Till 25th July, 2014)|