National Urban Livelihood Mission. It is a scheme managed and initiated by Government of India, MHUPA (Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation), and implemented through state government. This mission was replaced by the existing Swarna Jayanti ShahariRozgarYojana (SJSRY), in 2013.
The NULM focuses on organizing urban poor in their strong grassroots level institutions, creating opportunities for skill development leading to market-based employment and helping them to set up self-employment venture by ensuring easy access to credit. The Mission is aimed at providing shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner. In addition, the Mission would also address livelihood concerns of the urban street vendors.
And as of now ICSS is working in Bihar alongside the Government of Bihar for NULM. Total no. of students who enrolled in the program are-