"The present Gujarat government has set a record by achieving the first rank in the implementation of pro-poor schemes under the Central government's 20-points-programmes," the statement issued by the Gujarat government said.
"As per the progress report of the 'Statistics and Programme Implementation' department of the Central government, released recently, Gujarat has achieved more than 100 percent in the implementation of various schemes."
According to the statement, Gujarat has set a record in the implementation of 18 schemes of public welfare under the scales set by the Centre.
In implementing various schemes, the state government has achieved more than 100 percent than the targets set by the
Centre, it added.
Swarnim Jayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojna (458 percent), activities for generating income by Self help Group (SHG) (1037 percent), Antyodaya Anna Yojna (AAY) (103 percent), Food Security for the Below Poverty Line (BPL) (102 percent) and Housing scheme for the urban poor (409 percent) are amongst those schemes.
National Rural Drinking Water programme (207 percent), family welfare schemes for the Scheduled Cast (SC) community (627 percent), post -matriculation scholarship for SC students (102 percent) and Integrated Child Development Schemes (ICDS) (100 percent) are also part of the list.
The Gujarat government has also achieved 808 percent more than the target set by Centre in its seven-point programme for allocation of land, house, clean water, medical, education and social securities to the poor families, the statement said.
Apart from this, the state government also registered its achievement in the implementation of anganwadi programmes (102 percent), forestation (112 percent), plantation drive (123 percent), Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (540 percent) and in providing pump-sets (169 per cent) and electricity supply (100 percent), it added.

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