DISTRICT RURAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Watershed Development Projects

ACTIVITIES

  • Preparation of watershed development proposal
  • Co-ordination for the project implementation
  • Facilitating for community organisation
  • Conducting training activities
  • Granting funds to the project implementing agencies
  • Authentication of accounts and records
  • Monitoring the scheme activities
  • Liaison between the beneficiaries and related institutions
  • Reporting to the Government
  • Documenting the process of activities
  • Integrating different activities

OFFICERS AND ADDRESS

Project Economist (DPAP) The Project Economist (DPAP Section),

District Rural Development Agency,
Dindigul – 624 001.
Dindigul District
Phone : 91 - 451 – 2460510
Project Implementing Agencies

Drought Prone Areas Programme



Integrated Wasteland Development












Programme Tamil Nadu Comprehensive Wasteland Programme

The Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency
Dindiul – 624 001, Dindigul District
Ph : 0451 – 2460087

The Joint Director of Agriculture
Agriculture Department
Collectorate Complex
Dindigul
Dindigul District
Phone : 0451 – 2461910

The Executive Engineer
Agricultural Engineering Department
Nehruji Nagar,
Dindigul – 624004
Dindigul District
Phone : 0451 – 2432293

The District Forest Officer
Sirumalai Interface Forest Division,
Nehruji Nagar,
Dindigul – 624 004
Dindigul District
Phone : 0451 – 2432912

The Cheif Training Officer
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Gandhi Gram Rural Institute,
Gandhigram
Dindigul District
Phone : 0451 – 2452168

The Assistant Director of Agriculture
Agriculture Department
Palani
Phone : 04545 – 245802

The Assistant Executive Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department
Palani
Phone : 04545 – 250489

SCHEMES

Sl. No Scheme Batch Project Period Sponsers No.of watersheds Project Cost (Rs.) Funds received (Rs.) Expenditure Incurred (Rs.)
1 DPAP IV Batch 1997- 2003 GOTN - 50% GOI – 50% 1 20.00 10.50 10.38
2 DPAP VI Batch 2000 – 2005 GOTN– 25% GOI – 75% 14 280.00 70.00 72.28
3 DPAP VIII Batch 2002 – 2007 GOTN– 25% GOI – 75% 6 180.00 20.25 5.97
4. IWDP II Batch 2000 – 2005 GOTN– 8.33% GOI - 91.67% 20 602.70 123.05 114.37
5. TNCWP I Batch 2001 – 2006 GOTN – 100% 14 487.30 170.00 91.14

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE SCHEME

  • District Rural Development Agency is the Nodal Agency for all the schemes.
  • Schemes are implemented on watershed basis – Ridge to valley approach
  • Schemes are implemented with the participation of local community
  • Local institutions are established for the schemes
  • Panchayat Raj Institutions are fully participated
  • Provision for sustainable development
  • Integrated development / holistic approach
  • Equities in usufructs distribution
  • Over all ecological development
  • Empowerment of women
  • Equal participation by the women
  • Specific area development programmes
  • Unit cost per ha. Rs. 6000/-
  • Unit cost per watershed (approximately 500 ha.) Rs. 30.00 lakhs

VIII WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT WORKS

Land Resources Development

Land Reclamation
Earthen bunding
Compartmental bunding
Stone bunding
Vegetative bunding
Check walls
Gully plugging
Revetment constructions
Gabion structures
Summer ploughing demonstration
Enriched farmyard manure
Organic manure application
Water Resources Development

Rain Water Harvesting
Check dam
Farm pond
Cattle pond
Percolation pond
Sanken pond
Contour trenches
Catch water pits
Spring harvesting
Tank improvement
Channel improvement 
Vegetative Resource Development

Crop Demonstration
Nursery Raising
Fruit Plantation
Agro forestry
Social forestry
Fodder development

 

Human Resources Development

Capacity building
Institutions building
Skill training
Occupational training
Group works / dynamics
Leadership development
Conflict management
Self management
Livestock Resources Development :  Fodder development,  Animal health campaign & Demonstration 
CONTACT ADDRESS
The Project Officer,
District Rural Development Agency
Dindigul - 624001
Dindigul District

 

Phone : 91-451-2480067
Email  : drda.tndgl@nic.in             
More Details at    : http://www.rural.tn.gov.in

http://www.rural.nic.in

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