MEPMA

OFFICE OF THE PROJECT DIRECTOR, MEPMA (IKP-URBAN), MAHABUBNAGAR :

Address: Municipal Office Premises, CRC Building, Above E – Seva, 1st Floor, Mahabubnagar-509001.

(Phone-08542 – 220740, FAX: No 08542 – 220740,

Email:pdmepmambnrts[at]gmail.com

ABOUT MEPMA (IKP-URBAN)

  1. Introduction and Profile of the Department :

Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (IKP-Urban):

Govt has issued G.O Ms No 414 dated 04.06.2007, establishing a Mission called MEPMA , for formulating strategies to implement poverty reduction programmes in urban areas.

MEPMA is registered as society under AP societies registration act bearing No: 1120/2007 dated 10.07.2007 with

Hon’ble Chief Minister as Chairman

Hon’ble Minister for MA &UD as Vice-chairman

Secretary MA & UD as convener

&

Principal Secretary to Govt Rural development

Principal Secretary to Govt Women Development & child welfare

Principal Secretary to Govt (IF) Finance department

Commissioner & Director of Municipal Administration

CEO, SERP, Hyderabad

Mission Director, MEPMA, Hyderabad

&

GM,SLBC as members.

MISSION FOR ELIMINATION OF POVERTY IN MUNICIPAL AREAS (MEPMA)

A platform of Urban (Women ) Self Help Groups (SHGs) for Empowerment.

An overview

The Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) is a Government of AP Society forming part of Department of Municipal Administration & Urban Development. It was launched on 1st September, 2007 by Smt. Sonia Gandhi, UPA Chairperson. Sri. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh is the Chairman of Governing body whereas Sri M. Maheedhar Reddy, Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department is the Vice Chairman. The Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration, is the chairman of MEPMA’s Executive Committee. Mission Director, MEPMA, and his team implement the urban poverty alleviation schemes. The district units are headed by Projects Directors.

Empowerment of urban poor women, especially those residing in slums, is the main objective of MEPMA.

  1. Vision, Mission, Objectives and Functions of the Department:

Mission Goal:

All the 30 lakh poor families will have improved quality of life by accessing services from all organizations through their own strong self reliant and self managed institutions.

Vision:

All urban poor families will have improved quality of life by accessing services from all organizations through their own strong self reliant and self managed institutions.

Mission:

To enable the urban poor particularly the poorest of the poor to eliminate poverty and vulnerability in a sustainable manner and improve their quality of life in urban areas.

Objectives:

To enable the urban poor particularly the poorest of the poor to eliminate poverty and vulnerability in a sustainable manner and improve their quality of life in urban areas.

To promote, strengthen and nurture self-sustainable institutions of the poor and through them, address all poverty issues like access to credit, financial freedom, health, disability and vulnerability.

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