Budget Brief 2018-19: Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS)

3 February 2018

The Self Employment Scheme for Rehabilitation of Manual Scavengers (SRMS) is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE). The scheme was introduced in January 2007, to rehabilitate the identified manual scavengers in alternative professions by the end of FY 2008- 09. The scheme was subsequently revised in November 2013.

Using government data, this brief reports on:

  • Trends in allocations and releases
  • Coverage of SRMS.