Which of the following cannot be termed as an anti-poverty programme/s
Right Answer is: C
• RLEGP- Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) was launched in the year 1983 by Indira Gandhi government. The programme was aimed at providing employment opportunities to rural landless people. It can be termed as anti-poverty programme.
• NREP- National rural employment program was launched in the year 1980 with a view to increase the employment opportunities in rural areas. It can be termed as anti-poverty programme.
• MRTP- Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act was passed in the year 1969. The act was there to prohibit monopolistic and
restrictive trade practices in India. It was not an anti-poverty
program in India.
• IRDP-Integrated Rural Development Program was formulated by
the Ministry of Rural Development. It was started in the year 1978 &
implemented in the year 1980. The objective of the program was to provide sustainable opportunities for self-employment in the rural areas. It can be termed as anti-poverty programme.