Six notified minority communities: Christians, Jains, Sikhs, Muslims, Buddhists and Parsis
Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTTAD) scheme aims to preserve the rich heritage of traditional arts/crafts of minorities. Hunar Haat has been implemented since 2016-17 as a component of USTTAD scheme to provide an effective platform and opportunity to artisans/craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country to showcase and market their handicrafts and indigenous products.
Nai Roshni is a scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women is being implemented across India with an aim to empower and instil confidence in women by providing knowledge, tools and techniques for interacting with Government systems, banks and other institutions at all levels.
Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL)
- To improve community led sustainable ground water management, mainly through convergence among various ongoing Central and State schemes.
- Bring about behavioral change at the community level through awareness programs and capacity building for fostering sustainable ground water management.