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EQUALITY INDIA NEWS / A SHAKTI VAHINI RESEARCH INITIATIVE

The Government has approved the Integrated Action Plan (IAP) for 60 Selected Tribal and Backward Districts .The scheme would be an additional central assistance (ACA), on 100% grant basis.  To begin with IAP is proposed to be implemented with a block grant of Rs. 25 crore and Rs. 30 crore per district during 2010-11 and 2011-12 respectively for which the funds will be placed at the disposal of the Committee headed by the District Collector and consisting of the Superintendent of Police of the District and the District Forest Officer.

The District-level Committee will have flexibility to spend the amount on development schemes of  their choice based on the need of the district. The Committee will draw up a Plan consisting of concrete proposals for public infrastructure and services such as School Buildings, Anganwadi Centres, Primary Health Centers, Drinking Water Supply, Village Roads, Electric lights in public places such as PHCs and schools, etc. The schemes so selected will show results in the short term. The Development Commissioner / equivalent officer in charge of development in the State will be responsible for scrutiny of expenditure and monitoring of the IAP. Macro-level monitoring of the IAP will be carried out by the Committee headed by the Member-Secretary, Planning Commission.

The guidelines for the implementation of the IAP have been issued and the allocation of Rs. 25 crore to each district for the year 2010-11 has been released to the State Governments. The districts have initiated action to start the implementation of the Scheme.

Annex-I

List of Districts Identified for the Integrated Action Plan for Selected Tribal and Backward Districts

Sl. No. State Name of the District
1 ANDHRA PRADESH ADILABAD
2 ANDHRA PRADESH KHAMMAM
3 BIHAR ARWAL
4 BIHAR AURANGABAD
5 BIHAR GAYA
6 BIHAR JAMUI
7 BIHAR JEHANABAD
8 BIHAR NAWADA
9 BIHAR ROHTAS
10 CHHATTISGARH BASTER
11 CHHATTISGARH BIJAPUR
12 CHHATTISGARH DANTEWADA
13 CHHATTISGARH JASHPUR
14 CHHATTISGARH KANKER
15 CHHATTISGARH KAWARDHA
16 CHHATTISGARH KORIYA
17 CHHATTISGARH NARAYANPUR
18 CHHATTISGARH RAJNANDGAON
19 CHHATTISGARH SURGUJA
20 JHARKHAND BOKARO
21 JHARKHAND CHATRA
22 JHARKHAND GARHWA
23 JHARKHAND GUMLA
24 JHARKHAND HAZARIBAG
25 JHARKHAND KODARMA
26 JHARKHAND LATEHAR
27 JHARKHAND LOHARDAGA
28 JHARKHAND PACHIM SINGHBHUM
29 JHARKHAND PALAMU
30 JHARKHAND PURBI SINGHBHUM
31 JHARKHAND RAM GARH
32 JHARKHAND SARAIKELA
33 JHARKHAND SIMDEGA
34 MADHYA PRADESH ANUPPUR
35 MADHYA PRADESH BALAGHAT
36 MADHYA PRADESH DINDORI
37 MADHYA PRADESH MANDLA
38 MADHYA PRADESH SEONI
39 MADHYA PRADESH SHAHDOL
40 MADHYA PRADESH SIDHI
41 MADHYA PRADESH UMARIA
42 MAHARASHTRA GADCHIROLI
43 MAHARASHTRA GONDIYA
44 ORISSA BALANGIR
45 ORISSA DEBAGARH/DEOGARH
46 ORISSA GAJAPATI
47 ORISSA KALAHANDI
48 ORISSA KANDHAMAL/PHULBANI
49 ORISSA KENDUJHAR/KEONJHAR
50 ORISSA KORAPUT
51 ORISSA MALKANGIRI
52 ORISSA MAYURBHANJ
53 ORISSA NABARANGAPUR
54 ORISSA NUAPADA
55 ORISSA RAYAGADA
56 ORISSA SAMBALPUR
57 ORISSA SONAPUR
58 ORISSA SUNDARGARH
59 UTTAR PRADESH SONBHADRA
60 WEST BENGAL PASCHIM MEDINAPUR

NNK/RK

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