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NEWS IMPULSE -RASHTRIYA AAJEEVIKA MISSION| 18 OCTOBER

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Source &ndash; The Hindu</b></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom: 8px; text-align: center;”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>GS Paper &ndash; 2 and 3</b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<p style=”margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b>Context</b> – <span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#282828″>The Union Cabinet approved changes in the criteria to extend benefits under the Deen Dayal Antyodaya Rashtriya Aajeevika Mission to over 10.58 lakh women in Jammu &amp; Kashmir and Ladakh. An allocation of ₹520 crore has also been made for the next five years.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>

<p style=”margin-bottom:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><b><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#282828″>ABOUT THE MISSION</span></span></span></span></b></span></span></span></span></p>

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<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#282828″>The scheme is aimed at providing livelihood to women in rural areas.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#282828″>Very few women in J&amp;K and Ladakh were eligible for the programme</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><span style=”font-size:13.5pt”><span style=”background:white”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”color:#282828″>Certain changes in the criteria were approved by the Cabinet to ensure that 10.58 lakh women in the two Union Territories benefited from the special package.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
<li style=”margin-bottom:8px; margin-left:8px”><span style=”font-size:15pt”><span style=”line-height:107%”><span style=”font-family:Calibri,sans-serif”><span style=”color:#595959″><strong><span style=”background:#fcfcfc”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>Implemented by</span></span></span></span></strong><span style=”background:#fcfcfc”><span style=”font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;”><span style=”color:#333333″><span style=”letter-spacing:.4pt”>&nbsp;Ministry of Rural Development</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li>
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