The Government of Bihar (GoB), through the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society (BRLPS),
an autonomous body under the Department of Rural Development,
is spearheading the World Bank aided Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project (BRLP),
locally known as JEEViKA with the objective of social & economic empowerment of the rural poor.
Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India (GoI) has restructured the Central Scheme Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)
into National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM).