GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

 

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 4614
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 17, 2012
Villages Covered under Pmagy in Karnataka

 

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:

(a)   whether it is a fact that a Central Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) is being implemented by Government for villages with more than 50 per cent Scheduled Caste population;

(b)   if so, the details thereof;

(c)    how many villages in Karnataka have been covered under the PMAGY, district-wise; and

(d)   what facilities have so far been provided to these villages in the State under the scheme?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(SHRI D. NAPOLEON)

 

(a) & (b) The  Centrally Sponsored Pilot Scheme of “Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana” is being  implemented in 1000 selected villages having more than 50% Scheduled Castes (SC) population, in five States viz. Assam (100 villages), Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu (225 villages each).

(c) & (d) Karnataka has not been included in the pilot phase.