Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for Holistic Development of Villages

The goal of Saansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) is to translate this comprehensive and organic vision of Mahatma Gandhi into reality.

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for Holistic Development of Villages
Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for Holistic Development of Villages
Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana Launch Date: Oct 11, 2014

Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

Prime minister Narendra Modi launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana on 11th October 2014. This scheme aims to achieve the ideal Indian villages envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi.

This scheme focuses on developing social and physical infrastructure. It also inspires village people in the social mobilisation of the village community. The aim is to originate 5 “Adarsh Gram” or Ideal Village by 2024.

What Is Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana?

What Are the Objectives of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana?

Benefits of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

mplementation of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

This table explains the responsibilities of the functioning bodies under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana -


Functioning Body

Roles and Responsibility


Member of parliament

Identify a village, Assist the planning process, Generate additional funds, Supervise the implementation of this scheme.


Two committees, one is headed by the Minister of Rural Development and Secretary. Rural Development leads the other.

Examine the process of identifying ideal villages and planning, Analyse the process of implementation, Find out the gridlock in this scheme, Issue functional guidelines, Point out specific resource support which each ministry can provide.


A committee administered by the Chief Secretary

Extend central guidelines for implementing this scheme, Examine Village Development Plans, Review the process of implementation, Shape monitoring structure, Design an injustice remedy mechanism for this scheme.


District Collector

Conduct a threshold survey, Facilitate the composition of Village Development Plan, Find out scopes for relevant schemes, Ensure remedy for grievances, Review of monthly progress of this scheme.


Gram Panchayat and other functionaries at different levels

Implement the scheme, Identify requirements of the village, Grasp resource support from various programs, Ensure participation in this scheme.

Funding for Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana