Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Minimizing Urban Poverty through DAY-NULM, 17/07/2019
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Minimizing Urban Poverty through DAY-NULM, 17/07/2019. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is implementing the “Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)” to reduce poverty and vulnerability of urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, for improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis. The mission also aims at building strong grassroot level institutions of the urban poor. Further, the mission aims at providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless. In addition, the Mission also aims at addressing livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces, institutional credit, social security, etc.