Category archive: Schemes

Welfare of Handloom Sector

The handloom sector received a boost with the government’s help. NIFT in association with government had undertaken a project for the creation of new designs worth Rs 4 crores. Apart from the Centrally Sponsored Schemess, there are also State schemes, which are fully designed and funded by the State governments. Andhra Pradesh has 29 of…

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Rythu Bazars

Rythu Bazars were introduced with a view to eliminate the middlemen and arrange facilities for the farmers to sell their produce directly to the consumers at reasonable rates fixed every day. The scheme benefits both the farmers and the consumers. Regulated market yards for fruits and vegetables are functioning only at a few centres. The…

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Forest Protection Groups

The State of Andhra Pradesh has a forest area of 6.3 million ha, managed by about 300 professional and 3000 technical staff. The Forest Department has more than 100 years of forest management tradition but during TDP regime, the State saw a —) Record in forest development —) Development through Forest Protection Groups —) Forest Development Plan with…

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Education Committees

—) 100% literacy by 2006 —)  Free compulsory education upto 15 years —)  Access to education – Primary School within 1 km – Upper Primary School within 3 km – High School within 5 km – Junior College in each Mandal —)  Eradication of child labour —)  Vocation training for 4 lakh students —)  IIT – Basra The State had a…

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Irrigation Water

The Chief Minster laid a lot of emphasis on water conservation and water harvesting. He has taken up a campaign for sensitising the people of the State and the administration for better management of water to prevent drought. Launching of an innovative programme called ‘Neeru Meeru, formation of Watershed Committees, promotion of Water Shed development…

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DWACRA (Development Of Women And Children In Rural Areas)

The DWACRA scheme has been a phenomenal success in our state not only by way of inculcating the saving habit, but in enhancing the economic status of rural women and giving a boost to their self esteem and confidence. About 2 million women are now part of the DWACRA movement and their combined savings add…

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Cheyuta

*Support for the handicapped under the Cheyuta Scheme *A Commission fo r the handicapped’s welfare *Multi-purpose cards for the disabled A Special campaign has been organised for the welfare of the disabled during August, 1998 round of Janmabhoomi. 56,560 disabled have been identify for supply of various AIDS/appliances. So far, AIDS/appliances distributed during the Janmabhoomi…

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Roshni

Chandrababu Naidu had announced several schemes for the benefit of the minorities and women, including the declaration of Urdu as the second official language in four more districts and 50 per cent share for women in all income-generating activities funded by various State-owned corporations. It had been decided to grant coparsenary right to women in…

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Neeru-Meeru

The concept of the programme envisages creation of awareness amongst people for ensuring their participation in land and water resource management. Prioritization of the areas has been carried out to execute the water conservation & soil moisture retention activities based on the field data furnished by the state ground water department. Stress mandals are identified…

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Roads

Road to success:   Road density to be increased to 0.85 kms/ sq km —)  Rs 12,284 crores —)  7500 habitations to be covered —)  75000 kms of rural roads —)  5,100 kms of state roadways to be upgraded as National Highways —)  772 kms of four lanes on NH7 —)  2 lane National Highways to…

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