GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 4614
TO BE ANSWERED ON MAY 17, 2012
Villages Covered under Pmagy in Karnataka
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?
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.