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Government Of Assam Housing & Urban Affairs Directorate of Municipal Administration

National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM)

  •    The aim of the scheme is to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting is an appreciable improvement in their livelihoods on a sustainable basis, through building strong grassroots level institutions of the poor. The mission would aim at providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner. In addition, would also address livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors by facilitating access to suitable spaces, institutional credit, social security and skills to the urban street vendors for accessing emerging market opportunities.

    The Components of the NULM are as follows:

    • Social Mobilization & Institutional Development.
    • Employment through Skill Training & Placement.
    • Self Employment Programme.
    • Capacity Building & Training.
    • Scheme of Shelters for Urban Homeless (SUH).
    • Support to Urban Street Vendors.

       An amount of Rs. 5378.00 lakhs was allocated as Central share and Rs. 597.00 lakhs as State share for implementation of NULM for the year 2015-16. But fund was not sanctioned.