New Delhi: The Union Cupboard held a gathering on the Prime Minister’s residence on Monday and gave its nod to the continuation of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan until 2025-26 with an outlay of Rs 5,911 crore.
The knowledge was shared by Union I&B Minister Anurag Thakur throughout a press briefing after the assembly.
The scheme might be applied from April 1, 2022 until March 31, 2026 and might be prolonged to all states and union territories (UTs) of the nation.
Out of the whole monetary outlay of Rs 5,911 crore, Centre will contribute Rs 3,700 crore within the scheme whereas states will put Rs 2,211 crore.
#Cabinet approves continuation of revamped Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) from 01.04.2022 to 31.03.2026
— Jaideep Bhatnagar (@DG_PIB) April 13, 2022
In response to the federal government, the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan scheme will profit as many as 2.78 lakh rural native our bodies to attain SDG targets. It’s going to additionally assist promote fairness and inclusiveness, together with social justice and financial growth.
The scheme additionally goals to assist obtain improved service supply and transparency.
The announcement comes weeks after the Modi authorities held a cupboard assembly and prolonged the scheme to offer 5 kg of grains freed from price to the poor by six months until September 30 at a price of Rs 80,000 crore, because it seems to proceed offering help to weak amid a rebound within the COVID-19 pandemic.
The scheme, which began when India went into stringent lockdown two years again, was to finish on March 31.
Within the final two years, round Rs 2.6 lakh crore has already been spent underneath this scheme and it’ll price one other Rs 80,000 crore with the extension of six months.