Rural Development Ministry Sign MoU with J-PAL South Asia

  • Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, signs MoU with Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), South Asia at IFMR. 
  • J-PAL South Asia will act as a knowledge partner on inclusive development to empower rural poor women. 
  • The partnership will adapt BRAC’s Graduation Approach, a comprehensive livelihoods program, to lift vulnerable households out of poverty. 
  • J-PAL South Asia will support MoRD in adopting scientific evidence and data in decision-making. 
  • The partnership will also establish a Gender Impact Lab to conduct new research and institutionalize data use within the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY NRLM). 
  • DAY-NRLM is one of the world’s largest community mobilization efforts, promoting financial inclusion, digital literacy, sustainable livelihoods, and social development interventions.
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