Q. Under National Urban Livelihood Mission, MP and TN are providing shelters for urban homeless to the maximum. What has NULM been renamed as recently?- Published on 26 Feb 16
a. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-NULM’
b. Deendayal PratiyodayaYojana-NULM’
c. Deendayal AtiyodayaYojana-NULM’
d. Deendayal AbhiyodayaYojana-NULM’
ANSWER: Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-NULM’
Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal leading in the task of providing shelters for urban homeless under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana ‘National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM)’ while Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Mizoram are leading for functional shelters according to Minister of State for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation/HUPA. Under Shelters for Urban Homeless of this scheme, 75% of cost of construction of new shelters and restoration of old shelters was provided as central assistance by HUPA Ministry.
Of the 270 shelters for urban homeless in 9 States, Madhya Pradesh leads with 100 followed by West Bengal-37, Tamil Nadu-33, Mizoram-33, Telanagana-24, Andhra Pradesh-23, Maharashtra-14 and 3 each in Karnataka and Rajasthan.