Aspirational District Program

Aspirational District Program

  • The ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ Programme aims to
    improve the socio-economic status of 115 districts from across 28 states.
  •  NITI Aayog anchors the programme with support from Central Ministries and the State Governments.
  • While NITI Aayog is steering the initiative in 30 districts, various central ministries oversee 50 districts and 35 (LWE) by Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • The programme focusses on 5 main themes – Health & Nutrition, Education,
    Agriculture & Water Resources, Financial Inclusion & Skill Development, and Basic
    Infrastructur.

The broad contours of the programme are

  • Convergence (of Central & State Schemes),
  • Collaboration (of Central, State level ‘Prabhari’ Officers & District Collectors),
  • Competition among districts driven by a spirit of mass Movement.

 

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