Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) Apply online 2021

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Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram

 (PMJVK) Apply online 2021

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You can see about of Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK). For continuation of implementation of MsDP for the balance period of the 14th Finance Commission period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 an evaluation study of implementation of MsDP and its impact was conducted by Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA). 


The Government also had interactions with all stakeholders, elected representatives, conferences with States/UTs, Progress Panchayats with the general public etc to assess the impact of the programme. 

A general consensus emerged for further restructuring of MsDP to increase the area of coverage and identify certain focus areas to benefit the targeted communities and mitigate the problems.

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Minority Communities notified by the Central Government.  

As far as PMJVK is concerned, the communities notified as minority communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 Page 3 of 65 would be taken as Minority Communities. 

At present 6 (six) communities namely Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists, Zoroastrians (Parsis) and Jains have been notified as Minority Communities under Section 2 (c) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992.

As per the Census 2011, the percentage of minorities in the country is about 19.3% of the total population of the country. The population of Muslims are 14.2%; Christians 2.3%; Sikhs 1.7%, Buddhists 0.7%, Jain 0.4% and Parsis 0.006%.

Parameters for identification of Minority Concentration Areas (MCA)

The areas for implementation of PMJVK has been identified on the basis of substantial population of minority communities i.e. 25% of minority population in the area and backwardness parameters in the area concerned which are below the national average. The parameters for identification of Minority Concentration Areas are based on the data of Census, 2011. 

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The details of backwardness parameters applied for identification of such areas are:

(a) religion-specific socio-economic indicators at the district /block/town-

  • (i) literacy rate; 
  • (ii) female literacy rate; 
  • (iii) work participation rate; and 
  • (iv) female work participation rate; and

(b) basic amenities indicators at the district/block/town level- 

  • (i) percentage of households with pucca walls; 
  • (ii) percentage of households with safe drinking water; 
  • (iii) percentage of households with electricity; 
  • (iv) percentage of households with latrine facility within the premise.

Area for implementation 5.1 Based on the above parameters, the following areas have been identified for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK):-

Backward Minority Concentration Blocks (MCBs):

Backward Minority Concentration Towns:

Backward Minority Concentration Districts Headquarters (MCD Hqrs):

Backward Clusters of Minority Concentration Villages (CoV)

Formulation of Plan  The plans for MCB/MCT/COV/MCD Hq shall be based on the requirement to improve the socio-economic conditions and the basic amenities of minority communities. Resources and attention should be given according to the level of deprivation of the areas concerned subject to the ceiling of financial assistance that may be provided to such areas. 

Page 9 of 65   At least 80% of the resources under this programme would be utilized for projects the focus areas related to education, health and Skill of which minimum 33- 40% will be earmarked for creation of assets/facilities for women/girls.

The plan should contain projects, prioritized with inter-se priorities among different targeted focus areas and sectors namely education, health, skill development and other innovative projects.

To aid the preparation of plans baseline surveys shall be carried out for the MCAs. This may be done by the State government through universities/ renowned organisations/agencies etc. at the earliest.

It should be ensured that the projects included in the PMJVK have not been sanctioned or proposed under any other scheme of the State/Central Government or any other source of funding in the areas concerned. It should be ensured that there is no duplication with other public funded schemes with similar objectives being implemented in the targeted areas.

Critical infrastructure linkages which are missing/required for optimizing/operationalizing services may be provided.

All infrastructure created under the Karyakram should be named as Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) followed by name of the project.

Proposed projects should be sustainable and assets created with care so that they are useful and maintained even after the project is over.

All plans/DPRs should be forwarded to the Ministry of Minority Affairs (wherever applicable) by the State/Central Organisation. All projects will be required to be submitted online on the portal of PMJVK after Software Programme (PMJVK-MIS) is launched.

“Regulatory Guidelines for Hostel of educational institutions for children” issued by National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, New Delhi should be taken into account while proposing Hostel facilities for children.

The provision for water harvesting may be made in all infrastructural building.

All infrastructure constructed under the Karyakram should be barrier-free and accessible to persons with disability and follow harmonized guidelines and space standards of Barrier-Free Built Environment for person with disability and elderly persons published by CPWD.

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