UMEED Scheme, Jammu & Kashmir

To provide livelihood opportunities to rural poor thereby increasing the quality of their lives

Under Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihood Mission (JKSRLM), the government started UMEED scheme for generating livelihood opportunities for rural youth. It is a centre sponsored scheme. This scheme aims at reducing poverty and helping the poor to live a better life. Recently UMEED has newly started an all-women dairy Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) at Mitrigam in Pulwama district. This is a new initiative aims for providing livelihood opportunities to women thereby making them self-reliant. Under this scheme all the dairy farm activities will only be handled by women thereby providing them an opportunity to use their full potential and be empowered.

Scheme Overview:

Scheme name:UMEED scheme
Sponsored By:Central Government
Implementation By:Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Society
Beneficiaries:Rural people across J&K
Major Objective:To provide livelihood opportunities to rural poor thereby increasing the quality of their lives
Recent initiative under the scheme:An all-women dairy Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) at Mitrigam in Pulwama district.

Scheme Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the scheme is to help the rural poor across J&K
  • This scheme aims at providing livelihood opportunities for the rural poor
  • Under this scheme various projects and initiatives will be undertaken for rural welfare
  • Recently an all-women dairy Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) is started for providing livelihood opportunities to the women whereby all the activities from administration to dairy activities will all be handled by women only
  • This will provide an opportunity to bring out the full potential and will empower them
  • This scheme provides opportunity to earn and become self-reliant
  • It ensures welfare of the rural poor and gives them a chance to lead their lives out of poverty
  • It increases the quality of lives of the poor thus ensuring economic development in the long run

Key Points:

  • UMEED is a centre sponsored initiative under Jammu & Kashmir State Rural Livelihood Mission (JKSRLM)
  • It aims at providing livelihood opportunities to rural people with weaker economic background
  • This scheme provides opportunities to the beneficiaries to earn and live with dignity
  • Recently, under UMEED, an all-women dairy Farmers Producer Organisation (FPO) is started at Mitrigam in Pulwama district.
  • This FPO function just like a professional private limited company
  • Its structure comprises of CEO and Board of Members
  • It has a constituted Articles of Association as a rule-book for guiding on the internal matters of the FPO
  • This initiative will carry all the faring activities like setting up a milk plant, setting up a fodder plant, etc
  • It will tend to benefit its members by providing better prices and market linkages
  • Various government schemes for dairy products will be applicable to this initiative
  • This scheme will be a platform for women thereby encouraging them to use their full potential and becoming self-reliant
  • It will create employment opportunities for women
  • It will ensure their welfare and at the same time empower them

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