( National Urban Livelihood Mission )
The NULM is launched with the objective to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities. The mission would aim at providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner.
Components of NULM
1. Social mobilization & Institutional Development ( SM & ID ) :
NULM helps to mobilize of urban poor housholds into thrift and credit based SHGs.
2. Capacity Building & Training ( CB & T) :
It is planned for the continuous capacity building of SHGs, Government functionaries at central, state and town/city levels, NGOs and other stakeholders. National and state level mission management units are also created to support the implementation of the mission.
3. Self Employment programme ( SEP ) :
Under NULM , SEP focuses to provide the economical support to individuals or the group of the urban poor for the setting up their self-employment which is suited to their local condition and aptitude.
4. Support to Urban street Vendors ( SUSV ) :
Supports for the development of vendor markets , socio-economical survey of street vendors, skill development , microenterprises development and can provide social assistance to urban street vendors.
5. Employment through skills training & placement ( EST & P ) :
It focuses on the providing assistance for the unemployed urban poors for the development of their skill and knowledge for the self-employment or their better salaried employment.
6. Scheme of Shelter for Urban Homeless ( SUH ) :
Used for providing service all weather 24*7 shelter equipped will be construed.
7. Innovative & special projects :
Provides assistance for the promotion of the innovative projects with the initiatives must aim at catalysing approaches to urban livelihood through private , public and community partnership.
8. Urban poor in self help groups ( SHGs )
Suitable Biometric device in NULM.
For the NULM project the Biometric device is used as single fingerprint scanner device named eNBioscan C1 (HFDU08) is suitable.