Committee to identify nomadic, semi-nomadic communities: Goyal
New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that a committee under the NITI Aayog has been formed to complete the task of identifying nomadic and semi-nomadic communities which are not yet classified.
He made the announcement while presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha.
The Minister said that special strategies will be designed to serve these communities.
He also said that the government this time will move ahead from “women development to women-led development”.
According to Goyal, there were 75 per cent of women beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana and the Pradhan Mantri Matritva Yojana.