BPL families in 31 districts to be identified under TNSRLM

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‘Objective of ‘Vision 2023’ is to make State numero uno’

P.Amudha, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women, speaking at the training programme for government employees at Velankanni near here on Thursday.
P.Amudha, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women, speaking at the training programme for government employees at Velankanni near here on Thursday.

The State government is keen on improving the per capita income of the people of the State and develop the State in all fronts through the Chief Minister’s ‘Vision 2023’ programme, said P.Amudha, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women.

Various steps have been initiated for achieving the objective through the Tamil Nadu State Rural Livelihoods Mission (TNSRLM), Ms.Amudha said while speaking at the inauguration of training programme for government employees on implementing ‘Vision 2023’ at Velankanni near here on Thursday.

The main objective of ‘Vision 2023’ is to make Tamil Nadu numero uno in the country. Under these schemes, the government will identify families below poverty line in 31 districts and will launch programmes to improve their living conditions within five to seven years by providing livelihood assistance, and basic infrastructure facilities. The government is keen on ensuring that poverty is eradicated in the State and every youth gets a job, Ms.Amudha said.

Farming facilities for rural people, details on government programmes and facilities, guidance and motivation to youth to take up self employment opportunities, training in the maintenance cattle, development of small and tiny industries formed part of the initiatives of the government for relieving people from the clutches of poverty. It has also proposed to integrate all government poverty alleviation programmes. T.Munusamy, Collector, explained the achievements of the women self help groups in the district.

Loan dues

The SHGs which have already remitted the loan dues can go for fresh loans, he said. Sanjeevana, assistant project director, TNSRLM, Manohara Singh, additional director, Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women, A. Sankar, project director, District Rural Development Agency, participated.

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