DoNER Launches Exclusive ‘Rural Livelihood’ Scheme for Northeast (Download PDF)

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Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) has launched exclusive “Rural Livelihood” scheme for the Northeast under the title “North East Rural Livelihood Project” supported by the World Bank. The scheme will primarily benefit tribals and the lower socioeconomic groups, including women.

Image of Rural Livelihood In India Chart

Image of Rural Livelihood in India Chart

Image of Rural Livelihood In India Chart

Details of Scheme

  • Scheme to begin with, four states, - Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura for helping the tribal and even the non-tribal lower groups living in remote areas.

  • Project will assist over 10,000 Self Help Groups (SHGs) and benefit about three lakh poor households.

  • More vulnerable tribal groups like Reang in Tripura and Lepsha and Bhutias in Sikkim are also going to benefit.


  • North-Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation (NERAMAC) Ltd, a PSU under the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region, is also assisting the farmers and agriculturists to obtain remunerative price for their produce.

  • Development and empowerment of the NER is on priority but special focus is on women, particularly tribal women, woman-headed households, and single woman households.

- Published/Last Modified on: December 11, 2017

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