PM-DAKSH YOJANA (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     5th September 2023        

Context: Pradhan Mantri Dakshata Aur Kushalata Sampanna Hitgrahi (PM-DAKSH) Yojana.


  • Launched: 2020-21
  • Implementation: National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC),

oNational Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC),

oNational Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC)

  • Eligibility: Marginalized persons of SC, OBC, EWS, Denotified tribes, Sanitation workers including waste pickers, manual scavengers, transgenders and other similar categories.
  • Target Group: SCs, OBCs, EBCs, DNTs Safai Karamcharis including waste pickers>
  • Objective: To enhance competency level of the target groups to make them employable both in self- employment and wage-employment for their socio-economic development.