Union Government launches monitoring system for skill development scheme
Union Government has launched Management Information System (MIS) to check progress and implementation of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana (DAY) scheme in different states.
MIS aims to check real time progress on skill development and enhancing livelihood opportunities for urban poor under DAY scheme.
It was launched by Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) Minister M Venkaiah Naidu.
Key facts about Management Information System (MIS)
- This system is developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC) at a cost of Rs 2.24 crore.
- It enables real time and regular monitoring of the progress of DAY scheme and its seven components which include employment through skill training and placement, self-employment groups, shelters for urban homeless and support to urban vendors.
- It will help to remove the deficiencies in the present manual submission of monthly progress reports which are submitted by states.
Categories: Science and Technology Current Affairs - 2017