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Government of India
Ministry of Rural Development
25-February-2011 16:28 IST
Development Schemes for Rural Areas

 

The Ministry of Rural Development is implementing various rural development programs namely; the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY)/ National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY), National Social Assistance Program (NSAP), National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP), Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) and Integrated Watershed Management Programs (IWMP). The area development programs of Drought Prone Areas Program (DPAP), Desert Development Program (DDP), Integrated Wastelands Development Program (IWDP) have been redesigned and combined in to IWMP.

            The number of complaints received during the last three years scheme wise is as follows:

Scheme

No. of Complaints

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

1327

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

293

National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP)

4

Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY)/ National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)

5

Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY)

6

Drought Prone Areas Program (DPAP)

4

Desert Development Program (DDP)

3

Integrated Wastelands Development Program (IWDP)

4

Integrated Watershed Management Programs (IWMP).

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            In order to address the grey areas in the implementation of rural development program the Ministry of Rural Development has taken various steps. The State Governments and UT Administrations have been advised to adopt a five-pronged strategy to improve the implementation of the rural development schemes consisting of

(i)     creation of awareness about the schemes

(ii)   transparency

(iii) people’s participation

(iv) accountability, social audit and

(v)   vigilance and monitoring of rural development programs at all levels.

 

The funds allocated, released and utilized under these schemes during the last three years i.e. 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 is as follows:

(Rs. in crore)

Sl.

Program

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

 

No.

Name

Central

Central

Expenditure

Central

Central

Expenditure

Central

Central

Expenditure

 

 

 

Allocation

Release

 

Allocation

Release

 

Allocation

Release

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

 

1

MGNREGA

12000.00

12447.27

15856.89

30000.19

29939.60

27250.10

39100.00

33506.61

37905.23

 

2

SGSY

1702.24

1540.28

1965.97

2020.00

1989.60

2285.40

2051.54

1974.96

2779.19

 

3

IAY

4032.70

3882.37

5464.54

8074.25

8795.79

8348.34

8494.70

8635.74

13292.46

 

4

PMGSY

3615.00

10833.80

10618.69

3615.00

14698.39

15161.98

3089.00

16899.82

18832.92

 

5

NRDWP

4757.01

4699.67

4762.96

6896.72

7056.02

5998.28

7986.43

7989.72

7143.83

 

6

TSC

1060.00

996.00

877.81

1200.00

1192.00

1047.51

1200.00

1200.00

1495.23

 

7

DPAP

NA

383.48

409.29

NA

448.31

555.72

NA

404.47

548.47

 

8

DDP

NA

265.44

345.71

NA

395.96

447.09

NA

304.16

423.61

 

9

IWDP

NA

516.61

467.87

NA

671.01

587.24

NA

465.90

542.64

 

10

IWMP

NA

 

 

NA

 

 

NA

501.94

NR

 

 

NA:- Not Applicable

 

           NR:- Not Reported

 

          Under DPAP ,DDP and IWDP no, new projects were sanctioned from  2007-08 on wards

 

          IWMP has been launched in 2009-10 onwards. No utilization reported under IWMP during 2009-10.

 

 

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AKT /BS