PMJVK SCHEME (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     15th March 2024        
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Context: The Ministry of Minority Affairs inspired by ‘Panch Pran’ of Honourable Prime Minister has approved projects under PMJVK Scheme for ‘Establishment of Centre for Jain Studies in Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), Indore Campus with the total estimated cost of Rs. 25.Cr.

Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)

  • About: It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) aimed at developing community infrastructure and basic amenities in identified areas.
  • Implementation Structure: Implemented under State Governments/Union Territory (UT) Administrations with fund sharing, managed by respective State/UT Governments.
  • Inclusive Infrastructure: Infrastructure developed benefits all residents of the designated areas, focusing on socio-economic improvement.
  • Restructuring and Scope: Restructured in May 2018 to address socio-economic gaps in 1300 identified areas, now extended to all districts during the 15th Finance Commission Cycle.
  • Approval Process: Proposals vetted by State Level Committee (SLC) led by Chief Secretary, further approved by the Empowered Committee (EC) in consultation with Central Ministries.
  • Funding Arrangement: Funding shared between Centre and State/UT, varying from 90:10 for North East States to 60:40 for other States/UTs, with full support for UTs without Legislature and Central  Government Organisations.
  • Priority Sectors and Projects: Emphasis on education, health, skill development, and women-oriented projects, including construction of educational facilities, healthcare centers, skill training institutes, and public amenities like toilets and sports facilities.