The Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY) shall seek to provide gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor through encouraging the setting up of self employment ventures or provision of wage employment. This programme will rely on creation of suitable community structures on the UBSP pattern and delivery of inputs under this programme shall be through the medium of urban local bodies and such community structures.
The Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana shall be funded on a75:25 basis between the Centre and the States.
The Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana shall consist of two special schemes, namely:-
(i) The Urban Self Employment Programme (USEP)
(ii) The Urban Wage Employment Programme (UWEP)