Schemes

Social Security

The Social Welfare Schemes like Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme, National Family Benefit Scheme and Cash Assistance to infirm and aged persons (Antyodya) scheme are dealt by this branch. Key Functions The Maintenance and Welfare appeals of Senior Citizen Act are tried by The District Magistrate. Release of grant for Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, Cash Assistance to infirm and…

Publish date: 23/10/2018
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Mid Day Meal (MDM)

Mid day meal scheme was started in 1984 in Gujarat. In this scheme the share of central government is of 75% and the share of State government is of 25%. It involves provision for free lunch on working days for children in primary upper primary classes in government aided, local body school. Key Functions To provide hot cooked meal to children. To improve nutritional status of children. To encourage poor…

Publish date: 23/10/2018
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Apno Taluko Vibrant Taluko (ATVT)

Govt. of Gujarat launched Apno Taluko, Vibrant Taluko (ATVT) in order to empower people locally to guide the growth process through Taluka Sarkar – a sub district citizen-centric approach where governance and development is activated at the grass root level. Under ATVT, every Taluka in Gujarat is empowered and self sustaining to provide a local platform for driving double digit growth and social development. The decentralization of administration up to…

Publish date: 23/10/2018
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