Tamil Nadu Urban Livelihoods Mission (TNULM) is a mission that intends to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by building strong community-based organizations and enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, It rests on the foundation that the mobilization of urban poor households to form their own institutions is an important investment for an effective and sustainable poverty reduction program.TNULM is being implemented with a funding ratio of 60:40 by the Union Government and the Government of Tamil Nadu.
To form community institutions that will work for the upliftment of the very poor, the poor, the disabled and the vulnerable sections of our society
To identify potential youth from urban BPL families and to train them to enhance their skills for a better livelihood
To identify profitable livelihood options / enterprises, development of skills, mobilize fund required and guide on issues related to marketing
To address the needs of the urban homeless by providing shelters equipped with essential services