HomeSitemapKey Personnel
Swarna Jayanti Sahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY)
Initiated on: 1991
SJSRY, a centrally assisted poverty alleviation programme, was launched on 1.12.1997.

This programme seeks to provide gainful employment to the unemployed and underemployed urban poor through encouraging the setting up of self-employment ventures or provision of Wage Employment.

  • The programme is implemented on a whole town basis with special emphasis on urban poor clusters
  • The programme targets the urbanities living below the poverty line 
  • The special schemes of the programme are:
    • Urban Wage Employment Programme
    • Urban Self-Employment Programme
  • Components of Urban Self-Employment Programme are:
    • Setting up of micro-enterprise
    • Formation of DWCUA Groups
    • Vocational Training for skill development
    • Formation of Thrift & Credit Groups
  • Amongst the target groups special attention is given to women, persons belonging to Scheduled Caste / Tribes, disabled persons & such other categories as mentioned below:
    • Percentage of women beneficiaries under this programme should not be less than 30%.
    • Percentage of SC/ST beneficiaries should be proportionate to the total population of the town
    • Percentage of disabled beneficiaries should be 3%
  • SJSRY is implemented by the municipal bodies through Community Development Societies formed by the representatives of women from BPL families.

1 | 2

SJSRY Performance 2009-10 SJSRY Performance 2007-08 SJSRY Performance 2006-07 Achievements
Copyright © Department of Municipal Affairs, Govt. of West Bengal
Site best viewed in Internet Explorer 6.0 or above in 1024 x 768 resolution
Site Developed & Maintenance by Telmac