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PM Janjati Adivasi Nyay Maha Abhiyaan (PM-JANMAN)

Facts for Prelims (FFP)

 

Source: TH

 Context: The housing component of the PM Janjati Adivasi Nyay Maha Abhiyaan (PM-JANMAN) is facing hurdles due to discrepancies in data on Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).

  • The government set a target of sanctioning 2.5 lakh houses by February 15 but only 1.59 lakh houses could be sanctioned due to challenges in collecting accurate beneficiary data.

 

PM Janjati Adivasi Nyay Maha Abhiyaan (PM-JANMAN) is a government initiative launched in India with the aim of addressing the needs and welfare of tribal communities, particularly those living below the poverty line (BPL)

The initiative was announced in the Union Budget speech of 2023.

PM-JANMAN encompasses various schemes and programs aimed at improving the lives of tribal populations, including housing, healthcare, education, and economic development.