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Comprehensive Land Development Project (CLDP)
 

INDIRA PRABHA
             ( COMPREHENSIVE LAND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT UNDER RIDF IX & X )     

CLDP programme was launched in the year 2004 with an objective to develop the poor quality of assigned lands of SC, ST, BC and other poor beneficiaries and to enhance and diversify livelihood options of the poor by  bringing these lands under diversified farming systems. Maximum physical and financial benefits have been targeted to be achieved in favour of SC and ST beneficiaries.

Department of Rural Development is implementing INDIRA PRABHA under NABARD funded RIDF with a financial out lay of Rs. 670 crores to develop 6.17 lakh acres of assigned land belonging to 3.84 lakh of poor SC, ST, BC and other families.

RIDF-IX (2004-09) and X (2005-10) projects have benefited  2.65 lakh families by developing  3.49 lakh acres of assigned lands with an  expenditure of Rs. 336 crores.

RIDF-XIII (2008) is under progress with financial outlay of Rs. 150.26 crores for covering 1 lakh families by developing 1.79 lakh acres. The project is being implemented under convergence with NREGS (Rs.183.02 crores). So far, an expenditure of Rs. 146.00 crores has been incurred (Rs. 97 crore under NABARD and Rs. 49 crores under EGS).

RIDF-XV (2009) is under progress with financial outlay of Rs. 70.83 crores for covering 0.3 lakh families by developing 0.5 lakh acres. The project is being implemented under convergence with NREGS (Rs.101.38 crores). So far, an expenditure of Rs. 5.5 crores is incurred, i.e., Rs. 5 crore under NABARD and Rs. 0.5 crores under EGS.

Various works taken up under CLDP with NABARD funds include land development works requiring use of machinery such as bush clearance, land leveling, boulder removal, drilling of borewells, installation of motors and energization in addition to other SMC works approved under MGNREGS.

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