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Pradhan Mantri Adi Adarsh Gram Yojana

  • 13 Dec 2022
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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?

  • About:
    • 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.
  • Objectives:

Source: PIB

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