Explain The Rural Employment Generation Programme Started By Government To Reduce Poverty

Explain the rural employment generation programme started by government to reduce poverty


With the aim of better targeting the anti-poverty measures government has came up with various targeted anti-poverty programmes. One such programme was Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP).
This programme was launched in 1995. The main objective of the programme was to create self-employment opportunities in rural areas and small towns. It has net target of 25 Lakh new job creation under the Tenth five year plan.