Nilgiris District Adminstration, Departments and Function

Nilgiris District Adminstration, Departments and Function

Revenue Department

The Revenue Department functions with the following broad objectives-

  1. Providing efficient delivery of services of various Government schemes to the people of Tamil Nadu.
  2. Providing relief and implementing rehabilitation measures for those affected by Natural Calamities.
  3. Functioning as the custodian of Government lands and ensuring proper maintenance of land records for the State.
  4. Implementation of Land Reforms and providing land to the needy and eligible persons.

The department serves the needs of farmers, students, unemployed, weaker sections, entrepreneurs and Industry by providing a range of services like issuing a wide range of certificates essential for accessing a host of services and benefits ranging from credit, scholarships, community registration, birth and death registration, legal heirship, income status, mutations of land records, licences etc. In addition, Revenue and Disaster Management Department plays a vital role in the conduct of Elections under the superintendence of the Election Commission of India.

Since its inception, Revenue and Disaster Management Department has often taken the lead during crises, be it man-made or natural disasters. Revenue and Disaster Management Department reaches out to all during disasters and plays a critical role in organizing rescue, relief, rehabilitation and resettlement to the needy. The department has since been renamed by the Government of Tamil Nadu as Revenue and Disaster Management Department acknowledging the centrality of the Department in the entire gamut of operations in disaster Management.

Department of Horticulture and Plantation Crops

The Nilgiri District is situated at the Northwestern part of the State and Western Ghats and surrounded by the Coimbatore and Erode District, Kerala State and Karnataka State are the eastern, Western and the Northern side respectively.

The Nilgiris District is a Horticultural District which occupies a special significance in hilly regions of Tamil Nadu. The Geographical area of the district is 2545 square Kilometre consists of  6 taluks and unique feature is that 56% of the total area under forest. The entire district is situated between 900-2636 meters above MSL. The average rainfall for the district is 1522.7 mm per annum.

The Nilgiris is a summer resort for the tourists which attracts the entire world. It is the home for all cultivated crops such as Vegetable, Fruits, Flowers, Spices and Plantation crops. The cultivation is done mainly in terraced lands and sometimes even on narrow slopes in some villages. The temperate crops such as Tea, Potato, Cabbage, Carrot, Beans, Plum, Peach, Pear etc are grown in the higher elevation, Mandarin orange, Coffee are grown in mid elevation and such tropical crops like clove, nutmeg, Pepper, Ginger  fruits like Durian, Litchi, Rambutan, Mangosteen are grown in the lower elevation of this District.

The cultivation of Horticulture crops practised in the following 3 main seasons.

  1. Irrigated
  2. Main
  3. Autumn

The vegetable crops can be grown in all the three seasons.

There are 83,125 farm families, are cultivating various crops in n area of 73406.00 Ha during the year 2019-2020.

It is being a Horticulture Department the following schemes are implemented for the benefit of Nilgiris farmers.

  1. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)
  2. Micro Irrigation – (MI) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchagee Yojana (PMKSY)
  3. Collective farming
  4. Special Area Development Programme (SADP)
  5. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY)
  6. National Agricultural Development Programme (NADP)

1. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)

Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture is being implemented at 50% subsidy in The Nilgiris District to promote Holistic growth of Horticulture sector includes Distribution of planting materials, Creation of water Resources, Protected cultivation, Promotion of INM /IPM, Horticulture mechanization, Post harvest Management, Marketing infrastructure, Exotic vegetables cultivation and Training to farmers.

2. Micro Irrigation Under PMKSY (MI)

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana has been launched with a motto of providing “Per Drop More Crop” and end to solution in irrigation, supply chain viz, water sources, distribution network and farm level applications.

Effective use of available water to plants by adopting a Sprinkler system in The Nilgiri District.

  • The subsidy pattern allotted to small and marginal farmers at 100% subsidy
  • 75% subsidy to large farmers.
  • Subsidy pattern to Vegetables and Tea.

3. Collective farming

The concept of Collective farming is to identify small and marginal farmers in a contiguous area and group them as Farmer’s Interest Groups (FIG) with 20 farmers.  5 FIG’s would be integrated into Farmer Producer Group (FPG) with 100 farmers. FIG and FPG are to be encouraged to adopt collective cultivation, collective purchasing of inputs to access credit facilities and market linkages.

In Nilgiris 80 FIG’s and 16 FPG’s were formed for the promotion of Collective farming. Corpus fund of Rs 5 lakhs were provided to each FPG after approval of  Project Implementation Plan of FPG by the District Collector. In Nilgiris all 16 FPG’s will be federated into FPO (Farmer Producer Organization) by Agricultural Marketing Department.

4. Special Area Development Programme (SADP)

Under this Scheme Tea clones, Tea harvesting machine and Milching animals will distributed at subsidy cost. In additional to that encouraging organic growers in this district 45.00 Ha has been enmarked.

5. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY)

Annual Horticulture Crops like Potato, Banana, Tapioca, Ginger, Garlic, Carrot, Cabbage are notified for crop insurance scheme PMFBY in Nilgiris District. The Nilgiris District notified villages were given focus to cover under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) crop insurance Scheme.  Potato, Garlic, Carrot, Cabbage, Crop is covered under insurance in Udhagai, Coonoor and Kotagiri blocks and Banana, Tapioca and Ginger crops covered in Gudalur Block.

6. National Agricultural Development Programme (NADP)

The Horticulture Department is planned at bringing more area under  Fruits in an area expansion component in about 236.00 Ha will supply  Mandarin orange Budded Seedlings at subsidised cost.

 

Social Welfare

The following schemes are implemented to help women and girls below the poverty line through the Department of Social Welfare.

Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Ninaivu Marrige assistance Scheme for Poor women :

Under this scheme poor parents can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in respective ‘e’ Centers .

Guidelines :

  1. Daughter of poor parents should have studied up to 10th standard pass or fail, for ST up to 5th standard Rs.25000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  2. For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:

  1. Age Proof 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride, 21 Years for bridegroom.
  2. Income Certificate – Annual income Rs.72000/= or below.
  3. Nativity Certificate
  4. Community Certificate
  5. Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  6. Marriage Invitation
  7. Family card Xerox.
  8. Aadhar Card

E.V.R.Maniammaiyar Ninaivu Poor Widow Daughter marriage assistance scheme :

Under this scheme poor widow can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in ‘e’ Centre .

Guidelines :

  1. No educational qualification required to get benefit under Scheme I Rs.25000/= Thro ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  2. For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required :

  1. Age Proof 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride 21 for bridegroom..
  2. No income limit.
  3. Nativity Certificate
  4. Community Certificate
  5. Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  6. Marriage Invitation
  7. Family card Xerox.
  8. Widow certificate issued by Tahsildar.
  9. Aadhar Card.

Annai Therasa Ninaivu Orphan Girl marriage assistance Scheme :

Under this scheme orphan girl can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in respective ‘e’ Centers

Guidelines :

  • No educational qualification required for Rs.25000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  • For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required :

  • Age Proof of 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride 21 for bridegroom.
  • No income limit.
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  • Marriage Invitation
  • Family card Xerox.
  • Destitute girl certificate issued by Tahsildar or Local MLA Or Local MP.
  • Aadhar Card.

Dr.Dharmambal ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow remarriage assistance Scheme :

Under this scheme widow who got remarried can apply within six months from the date of marriage at ‘e’ Centers provided widow should complete 20 years of age at the time of remarriage.

Guidelines :

  • No educational qualification required.Rs.25000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  • For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:

  • Age Proof of Bride Groom should below 40 Years at the time of remarriage.
  • Death Certificate of 1st
  • 1st Marriage Invitation and 2nd Marriage Invitation
  • Widow certificate issued by the tahsildar.
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  • Family card Xerox.
  • 1st marriage certificate of bride groom.
  • No income limit.

Dr.Muthulakshmi ammaiyar Ninaivu Intercaste marriage assistance Scheme :

In order to remove caste barrier in the society this scheme has been implemented. Intercaste married Couple can apply within two years from the intercaste marriage at ‘e’ Centers provided one of the couple should belong to ( SC/ST) and other should belong to (BC/FC).

Guidelines

  • No educational qualification required for Rs.25000/= ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  • For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:

  • Age Proof of Bride and Bride Groom.
  • Marriage registration certificate.
  • Community Certificate
  • Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  • No income limit.

Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme :

Scheme – I

The family who are having only one girl child along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme I. Rs. 50000 is deposited on this girl child by Government.

Scheme – II

The family who are having two girl children along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme II. Rs. 25000 is deposited on each girl child by Government.

Scheme – III

The family who are having one girl child during first delivery twin girl children in the second delivery along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme III. Rs. 25000 is deposited on each girl child by Government.

Certificate Required:

  1. Birth Certificate
  2. Income Certificate
  3. Nativity Certificate
  4. Community Certificate
  5. Sterilization Certificate
  6. Family Card
  7. No male child Certificate
  8. Family Photo
  9. Aadhar Card

District Differently Abled Welfare

District Differently Abled Welfare Office,

Botanical Garden Road, Udhagamandalam-643001.

Telephone Number:- 0423-2440725

Email ID:- ddawonlg[at]gmail[dot]com

Schemes for the Differently Abled Persons
S.No. Scheme Name
A. Identification
B. Early intervention centre
C. Special education
D. Training and employment
E. Educational And Employment Reservation
F. Aids and Appliances  for Differently Abled persons
G. Maintenance allowance
H. Marriage assistance
I. Homes
J. Travel concession to the differently abled persons
K. Other schemes
L. Tamilnadu differently abled welfare board schemes
A.Identification
S.No. Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 National Identity card for the Differently abled persons with Disability Certificate
Disability Certificate will be issued to those who have more than 40% Disability and Differently Abled Welfare Board Certificate will be issued to the above age of 10 years.

 

Required Documents: 4 Passport size photos, copy of Aadhar and Ration card.

Every Friday Disability Certificate camp will be held at Government Hospital, The Nilgiris

Application (PDF 55KB)  
2 Unique Identity Card For the Differently abled Persons (UDID)
Required Documents; Disability Certificate, Adhar Card, Passport Size Photo to be apply online in the given website.

 

Further details contact District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, The Nilgiris

www.svanlambancard.gov.in
3 Types of differently abled persons
1. Blindness, 2. Low vision, 3. Hearing Impairment, 4. Locomotor disability, 5. Leprosy cured, 6. Dwarfism,  7. Intellectually disabled, 8. Mental illness, 9. Spectrum Disorder – Autism, 10. Cerebral palsy, 11. Muscular dystrophy, 12. Acid attacked victim, 13. Learning disabilities, 14.parkinson;s disease, 15. Haemophilia, 16.Thalassemia, 17.Sickle cell disease, 18. Speech and language disability, 19. Multiple sclerosis, 20.Hard of Hearing, 21. Multiple Disability.
List of Certifying Authority (PDF 46KB)  
B. Early intervention centre
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Early Intervention Centre for Infants and young children with  Hearing  ImpairmentShanthi Neethi Kendra, centloorse church Road, Kotagiri.

 

Contact No; 04266-273187

DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
2 Early Intervention Centre for the  Intellectual Disabled  ChildrenNial’s Coan Trust, 3-1079, Puthurvayal Road, kammathi, Sri Madurai(p), Gudalur, The Nilgiris.

 

Contact No; 04262-226256

DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
C. Special education
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Scholarship ( 1st std to 8th std  students ) from Rs.1000 to Rs.3000 Application (PDF 137KB)  
2 Scholarship ( 9th std to 12 std and ITI)  Rs.4000 Application (PDF 210KB) 
3. Scholarship ( Graduation and Post Graduation students)  Rs.6000 to Rs.7000 Application  (PDF 193KB) 
4 Readers allowance to visually impaired persons  (9th Std to Post Graduation)   Rs.3000 to Rs.6000 Application  (PDF 193KB) 
5 Government of India scholarship ( 9th std to Ph.d Students)   Rs.7000 to Rs.1,00,000/- to be applied by online. https://scholarships.gov.in
6 Degree courses for the hearing  impaired students
B.Com and B.C.A. degree courses are run by presidency college, Chennai.
DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
7 Assistance to law graduates  Rs.10000 for purchase of books Application (PDF 99KB) 
8 Cash incentive scheme to prevent dropouts from schools ( Government high school for hearing impaired, Botanical Garden  Road, The Nilgiris) DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
9 Salary grant to special educators and physiotherapist to the government recognized Special Schools after completion of 5 years of recognition. DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
D. Training and employment 
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Training on Multimedia, photography and Editing at National  Film Development Corporation, Egmore, Chennai.
Phone No.  044 28191203,   044 28192506
DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
2 Fitter training to Speech and Hearing-impaired persons
will be given in Government Industrial  Training Institute, Guindy, Chennai Ulundurpet and Nagerkovil
www.skilltraining.tn.gov.in/DET
3 Unemployment allowance to the differently-abled  persons  Rs.600 to Rs.1000 per month
18  years and after 1-year completion registration  will be given
Contact: Deputy Director, District Employment office, Additional Collectorate Campus, Finger Post, The Nilgiris
Phone number:0423-244044
Application 
4 Self-employment Three fourth subsidy and maximum off  Rs.25000  recommended to nationalized banks up to 45 years. Application (PDF 115KB) 
5 Motorized sewing machines to Locomotor differently-abled, Hearing impaired, Mild intellectual disabled and Parents of  75% severely affected intellectually disabled persons. Application (PDF 112KB) 
6 Without Interest   Loan assistance from National Handicapped  Finance and Development  Corporation (NHFDC) through District Central co-operative bank, The Nilgiris, Urban and  Rural Cooperative Banks. Application
7 Skill training www.skilltraining.tn.gov.in/DET
8 Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme (UYEGP) through District industrial centre.

 

30% subsidy given to the differently-abled
For more information: Manager, District Industrial Centre, Elklhill road , The Nilgiris.  Ph no.  0423-2443947

https://www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in /uyegp/
9 Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)  through the District Industrial Centre, The Nilgiris. 30% to 40% subsidy given to the differently-abled.
For more information: Manager, District Industrial Centre, Elklhill road, The Nilgiris.Ph no.  0423-2443947
www.kviconline.gov.in/pmegp.jsp
10 Training on book binding to visually impaired at Govt. school for Visually challenged, Poonthamalli, Chennai.

 

Ph no.044 26272080

DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
11 Rs.50,000  subsidy and deposit for starting of Aavin milk  outlets for the differently-abled Application 
E. Educational And Employment Reservation
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 5% Reservation in educational institutions and in  employment DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
2 Financial assistance to differently-abled persons to appear in main examination conducted by UPSC / TNPSC Group-I DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
3 4% Reservation in government, government undertaking and Govt. aided institutions DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
F. Aids and Appliances  for Differently Abled persons
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Tricycle Application (PDF 151KB) 
2 Wheel chairs Application (PDF 151KB) 
3 Callipers and crutches Application (PDF 151KB) 
4 Artificial limbs Application (PDF 151KB) 
5 Modular artificial limbs Application (PDF 151KB) 
6 Special wheel chairs for cerebral palsied  persons Application (PDF 151KB) 
7 Goggles Application (PDF 151KB) 
8 Retrofitted petrol scooters Application (PDF 151KB) 
9 Battery operated wheel chairs Application (PDF 151KB) 
10 Special spectacles in Black colour Application (PDF 151KB) 
11 Braille watches Application (PDF 151KB) 
12 Magnifier for visually impaired students Application (PDF 151KB) 
13 Reflecting folding sticks / smart cane Application
14 Special  hearing  aids Application
15 Mobile therapy unit DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
G. Maintenance allowance 
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Maintenance allowance to 40% and above intellectual disabled persons Rs. 1500/- Application (PDF 158KB) 
2 Maintenance allowance to 75% and above severely disabled persons Rs.1500/- Application (PDF 158KB) 
3 Maintenance allowance for persons affected 40% and above with muscular dystrophy Rs. 1500/- Application (PDF 158KB) 
4 Maintenance allowance for 40% and above leprosy cured persons Rs.1500/- Application (PDF 158KB) 
H. Marriage assistance
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying visually impaired persons Application (PDF 338KB) 
2 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying locomotor differently-abled  persons Application (PDF 338KB) 
3 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying Speech and Hearing-impaired persons Application (PDF 338KB) 
4 Marriage assistance to differently-abled  persons   marrying differently-abled  persons Application (PDF 338KB) 
(for Degree /Diploma holders Rs.50000 cash and 8 Gm gold coins and  others Rs.25000 cash and 8 gm gold coins)
I. Homes
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Homes for the Female Intellectual affected persons above the age of 14 years
Nial’s Coan Trust, 3-1079, Puthurvayal Road, kammathi, Sri Madurai(p), Gudalur, The Nilgiris. Contact No; 04262-226256
DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
J. Travel concession to the differently  abled  persons  
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Free Travel Concession  for Visually Impaired persons within the District
District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, The Nilgiris
Application (PDF 198KB) 
2 Free Travel Concession  to   differently-abled persons  from residence to schools, colleges and hospitals
District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, The Nilgiris
Application (PDF 247KB) 
3 75 %  travel concession  in state-owned transport corporation, Mofussil buses
National Identity Card Xerox to be handover to the conductor at the time of travel.
DDAW Office, The Nilgiris
4 75 % travel concession to severely affected persons with the escort
National Identity Card Xerox and escort medical certificate form to be handover to the conductor at the time of travel.
Application (PDF 211KB) 
K. Other schemes
S.No Scheme Application / Where & How to apply
1 Registration of complaints under persons with disabilities act, 2016 Director for Welfare of the Differently Abled Person, Kamarajar Salai, Chennai 600 005.
2 Appointment of Legal guardians to special categories of differently-abled persons under the National Trust  Act, 1999.
Intellectual Disability, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disability persons with above 18 years to be apply online.
Contact: Bethel Institute Of Basic Level Education, Ph.No:9442731519 and District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, The Nilgiris.
http://www.thenationaltrust.gov.in/ content/innerpage/guardianship.php
3 Appointment of Limited guardians for severely affected persons categories not covered under the National Trust  Act, 1999.    Contact::  District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, The Nilgiris. Application
4 State awards  by Govt. of Tamilnadu  on International  Differently Abled Day for the service of  Differently Abled persons Application (PDF 583KB) 
5  Govt. of India  National Award   on International  Differently Abled Day  for the service of  Differently Abled persons Application (PDF 93KB) 
6 State awards on Independence day  for the service of  Differently Abled persons Application (PDF 60KB) 
7 Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme up to Rs.5.00 lakhs No income limit for differently-abled persons family and Health Insurance can be used for whole differently abled persons family.Contact: collector campus, The Nilgiris www.cmchistn.com
8 Rs.31250 subsidy for purchase of petrol scooters by  the differently-abled working women, Project Director, women Project office > Additional Collectorate campus, Finger Post, The Nilgiris www.tamilnadumahalir.org/tnatws.html
L. Tamilnadu differently abled welfare board schemes
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Accident death relief for differently-abled  up to Rs.100000.00 Application (PDF 102 KB)  
2 Accident relief   causing disabilities up to Rs.25000.00 Application (PDF 84 KB)  
3 Financial assistance to meet the funeral expenses of differently-abled persons up to 17000.00 Application (PDF 98 KB)  
4 Scholarship to son and daughter of differently-abled persons  Rs 1000 to Rs.6000.00 Application (PDF 142 KB)   
5 Marriage Assistance   Rs.2000.00 Application (PDF 95 KB)  
6 Assistance for delivery/miscarriage of pregnancy/termination of pregnancy to female differently-abled person. up to Rs.6000.00 Application (PDF 113 KB)  
7 Reimbursement for purchase of spectacles for visually impaired persons  Rs. 500 Application (PDF 66 KB)  

 

School Education

Introduction

Education is the process by which a society transmits its accumulated knowledge skills and values from one generation to another. Education must provide the means and opportunities to enhance the child creative expression and the capacity for aesthetic appreciation. Education gives knowledge about the world around us. It makes children capable of interpreting things in the right perspective.

Objectives

  1. To provide universal access, equity, quality at primary, upper primary, secondary and higher secondary level.
  2. To evolve curriculum and evaluation procedures in conformity with the values enshrined in the Constitution.
  3. To build the child knowledge, potential talent and develop the child physical and mental abilities to the fullest extent.
  4. To provide a conducive learning environment through learning activities, discovery and exploration in a child friendly and child centered manner.
  5. To make examinations more flexible and integrated in classroom life by implementing continuous and comprehensive evaluation in phases, to remove the anxiety and stress caused by terminal examinations.
Contact Details:
S.No Desgination of the Officer Office Phone No. Email id
1 Chief Educational Officer 0423-2443845 ceonlg@nic.in
2 District Educational Officer, Coonoor 0423-2206318
3 District Educational Officer, Gudalur 04262-262708
4 District Elementary Educational Officer 0423-2206872

 

District Rural Development Agency

The DRDA is the principle organ at the district level in implementing various anti-poverty Schemes of Government of India as well as State Government. The DRDA is visualized as a specialized and professional Agency, capable of implementing the anti-poverty programmes, and effectively carrying out the objectives to the rural masses. It helps in strengthening the rural infrastructure and bringing up the economic prospective of the villages with a key for the eradication of backwardness and poverty. DRDA is implementing number of schemes with an aim of enabling the rural people, improving their standard of living and eradication of poverty. The main thrust of the programmes implemented are removing the economic disparity and bringing people above poverty line.

District Rural Development Agency was formed under Tamil Nadu Society act in 1980. The Governing body of DRDA includes Member of Parliament(MP) Member of Legislative Assemblies(MLAs), District level officers of Development departments, banks, NGOs meet once in a quarter and review the schemes which are implemented through DRDA. The administrative cost of DRDA is met under the head “DRDA ADMN” shared between the central and state shared between the ratio of 75:25.

SCHEMES:-

The following schemes are implemented through the District Rural Development Agency.

MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE SCHEME

Implementation of schemes:

  • MGNREGS is a scheme constitutionally approved under MGNREG Act and funded by the Central Government 90% and state government 10%.
  • Provides 100 days of guaranteed employment in a financial year for adult members in rural areas who are willing to do unskilled manual work.
  • This scheme provides employment for livelyhood landless pays Rs 205/-per day on a weekly basis by e-Fms there by alleviate poverty in rural areas.
  • Promotes management of natural resources like ponds, ooranies, Irrigation channels by desilting and create irrigation facilities. Provides horticulture, form ponds, Massive/Avenue Tree plantation works, construction of water harvesting structures like bunding, boulder checks, Gabion and concrete check dams construction of buildings for Village Panchayat office, VPSC, BPSC, Anganwadi, compound walls for schools, formation of roads under rural connectivity in convergence with other Government departments like Agriculture department, Fisheries and Forest Department.
  • 3% of beneficiaries are reserved for differently abled persons for providing water to the workers, and caretakers of their children in the work site and for jungle clearance work.

INDIRA AWAAS YOJANA

Houses are constructed at free of cost for the members of SC/ST, freed bonded labourers and non-SC/ST members in rural areas living below the poverty level. The scheme is funded jointly by the Central and State Governments.

PRADHAN MANTRI AWAAS YOJANA – (G) 2016-17

  • It is a centrally sponsored Scheme with fund sharing pattern of Central and State Government has been 60:40 ratio.
  • The beneficiaries are selected from the priority basis from SECC Date approved by grama sabha.
  • The Allocation pattern is for SC-57%, ST-3%, Minority-6.65%, and others-33.35%.
  • The unit cost of the house is Rs.1.70/- Lakhs with provision of toilet under IHHL [at] Rs.12000/-.

SWACHH BHARAT MISSION (GRAMIN)

  • It is a centrally sponsored scheme to accelerate sanitation coverage in rural areas to achieve the goal of Open Defecation Free (ODF) Tamil Nadu and to sustain the practice of safe sanitation.
  • The Unit cost of an IHHL in Rs. 12000/- under SBM(G) and MGNREGS, and paid through e – FMS.
  • VPRC , PLF, SHGS and other community based organizations are used to influence the community to use the Toilets.
  • The landless families are directed to use community Toilets like IWSC/IMSC.

Public Works Department (Buildings)

Objectives:

This Department was intended primarily for the following purposes:

  1. Construction and Maintenance of all buildings for various Government Departments.
  2. Construction and maintenance of PWD Residential Quarters for Government Servants.
  3. Identify, investigate and formulate necessary proposals for Construction of various Government buildings.
  4. Providing arrangements for Government Functions in which VVIPs/ VIPs participate.

Contact Details:-

Buildings (C & M) Division,Executive Engineer,PWD.,

Garden Road,

Udhagamandalam-643 001.

Office Phone Number:- 0423-2443949

Email-id:- eepwdcmdnoty[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in

RTI Contact:-

Public Information Officer/Technical P.A to Executive Engineer, PWD.,

Buildings (C & M) Division,

Udhagamandalam – 643001.