Vishal Meshram, V.K. Pyasi & K.K. Saxena
The objective of the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna is to bring every assisted family above the poverty line within 3 years through provision of micro enterprise. Therefore it was thought to know the changes in income and the employment generation among the beneficiaries. This study was conducted in Mandla distt. of M.P. One block was selected purposively on the basis of more no. of beneficiaries under Swarnajyanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna. The total 120 beneficiaries, under this 64 beneficiaries of minor irrigation and 56 dairy beneficiaries were taken as a sample farmers. It was found that beneficiaries of minor irrigation have been increased their income after the implementation of programme. Similarily the dairy beneficiaries who were assisted in the programme have also increased there income level. Therefore it is concluded that Swarnajyanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna has created impact on beneficiaries. It was also observed that absolute change in the Rs/acre of all the important crop was positively correlated with production . The majority of the beneficiaries got more employment due to Swarnajyanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna.
Keyword: SGSY, Minor Irrigation, Income, Employment And Beneficiary.