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
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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