Search & unified mobilization of ultra-poor (SUM-UP)
Department of Rural Development (DoRD), Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP) has envisaged to identify families living in extreme poverty in rural Uttar Pradesh. The State Government intends to cover such identified families under the provisions of various schematic services, assistances and entitlements and pull these families out of poverty within 4-6 months.
The government also intends to link these families; in form of individual or in groups of households, with schemes of DoRD and other State Departments to ensure and sustain subsistence level living of these families. The government envisages to empower these families by imparting comprehensive IEC, physically reaching out to each of them and engage in the strive of alleviating their own poverty.