REVIEW OF THE SCHEMES IMPLEMENTED FOR THE WELFARE OF THE STs
IN THE VISAKHAPATNAM DISTRICT
1. Name of the District : Visakhapatnam
2. a) Total population of the District : 38,32,336
b) Total ST Population in the District : 5,57,572
c) ST Population in the Scheduled area : 5,03,874
(in 11 Agency Mandals)
Population of Scheduled Tribes
0-6 yrs. 7-14 yrs. Adults 0-6 yrs. 7-14 yrs. Adults
29256 56493 192650 30081 52030 197062 557572
3. Percentage of literacy according the latest census
General Category : 59.96% Male : 69.68% Female : 50.12%
Scheduled Tribes : 34.34% Male : 45.98% Female : 22.67%
4. Do all the children below 14 years attend the school ? :
5. What is the percentage of enrolment at elementary school level?
General Category : SC: 96.52% ST: 99.53%
6. What is the percentage of dropouts at elementary school level?
General Category : SC: 3.46% ST: 0.84%
7. What is the percentage of children attending middle school level?
General Category : SC: 94.20% ST: 96.10%
8. What is the percentage of dropouts at middle school level?
General Category : SC: 5.79% ST: 3.89%
9. What is the percentage of dropouts at High school level?
General Category : SC: 3% ST: 2%
10. What is the number of hostels run and maintained by the department of social welfare for
No. of institutions Strength
Boys Girls Total Boys Girls Total
Ashram High Schools
37 17 54 12964 10036 23000
Ashram High Schools
5 11 16 705 2533 3238
Ashram UP Schools 21 12 33 4170 2987 7157
S.T. Hostels 12 1 13 2303 220 2523
8 2 10 3278 978 4256
6 3 9 1438 1180 2618
KGBV 0 8 8 0 1317 1487
Mini Gurukulams 0 3 3 0 450 350
ST College Hostels 20 17 37 2131 1609 3740
Total 109 74 183 26989 21310 48369
11. How much amount is spent per boarder per month?
Category of Hostels Class Amount of
Ashram School & III to VIII : Rs.473/-
Hostels VIII to X Rs.535/-
College Hostels Group – I (Eng. Medicine) Rs.962/-
Group –II (PG, Professional Courses) Rs.682/-
Group-III (Degree) Rs.520/-
Group-IV (Inter and ITI) Rs.520/-
12. Do all the SC/ST student receive pre-matriculation scholarship?
In order to provide quality education to the selected meritorious Tribal Students in the
Best Available Schools in the District, 6 Best Available Schools have been recognized. Under
this scheme Rs.14000/- upto 7th Class and Rs.17500/- for 8th to 10th classes has been paid per
student per annum. The amounts disbursed year wise in Rs. Lakhs are as follows:
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
Total Number 831 780 1185 1593 1184
Amount disbursed 78.47 82.55 150.08 214.32 135.14
13. What is the total number of post-matriculation scholarships sanctioned during 2006-07 to
2010-11 and what is the amount disbursed?
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11
15722 18300 21333 20906 29758
(No. of Students)
714.26 93.87 1413.53 1504.29 1638.98
14. Indicate the efforts taken to sanction and disburse scholarship amounts in time?
In order to ensure transparency, timely sanction and disbursement of Post Matric
Scholarships, Government have initiated a programme called „Social Benefit
Management System‟ (SBMS) in consultation with Welfare Departments. One of the
components of the SBMS is sanction and disbursement of Post Matric Scholarships
electronically. At present post matric scholarships have been disbursed to the bank
accounts of the students through RTGS mode using the website epass(Electronic
payment and application system of scholarships)
15. Do you feel the above arrangements are adequate?
16. What is the number of students who receive scholarship under the scheme of pre-metric
scholarship to children of parents involved unclean occupation and the amount disbursed
2005–06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10
Sanctioned -- -- -- -- --
Amount disbursed -- -- -- -- --
17. What is the total number of agricultural farmers?
ST : 1,74,086
18. What are the crops raised by them?
The Major crops raised in 11 agency mandals of ITDA, Paderu are Paddy, Ragi, Maize,
Jowar, Sama, Turmeric in Khariff and in Rabi they cultivate Paddy & Rajma. In some
mandals the ST families grow Cashew, Ginger, Pippallu, Pineapple and Jackfruit.
19. Do they follow the improved method of agriculture?
Only few farmers follow the improved methods to some extent only. Majority of the
farmers apply very low fertilizers and less use of pesticides.
20. What is the total number of landless agricultural labourers in the district?
Sl. Name of the Mandal Agriculture
1 Ananthagiri 4621
2 Arakvualley 3766
3 Chinthapalli 2991
4 Dumbriguda 2416
5 G.K.Veedhi 1866
6 G.Madugula 1277
7 Hukumpeta 2573
8 Koyyuru 5857
9 Munchingiput 1711
10 Paderu 3076
11 Pedabayalu 1310
21. What is the nature of occupation they take up?
The ST landless agricultural labourers involve in agricultural operations like
transplantation, manual weeding, harvesting etc. besides they also go for operations
in Coffee gardens and Silver oak. Under Mamhatha Gandhi National Rural Employment
Guarantee Scheme guaranteed wage employment has been provided to them.
22. What are your suggestions to improve their economic conditions?
If the agricultural operations are included in NREGS works, they can get remunerative
labour charges. The labour charges must be paid in accordance with labour rates
prescribed by the District Collector. These farmers must be provided non-agricultural
loans to generate some income during agricultural off seasons.
23. What is the number of ST educated unemployed who have registered their names with
the employment exchange? (as on 08.08.2011)
Boys : 22081 Girls: 10383 Total 32464
24. Out of the above please indicate the number of individuals in the following category
Arts Graduates 2797
Science Graduates 1349
Technically Qualified Nil
25. Does the SC/ST Financial Corporation have any special schemes for such individuals?
Under TRICOR 2010-11 under Self Generation Schemes the Financial Cooperation has
sanctioned the following units for Unemployed Tribal Youth:
Sl Scheme Units subsidy bank loan Finance /
1 Fiber boats 9 60000 9000 51000 0
2 Auto 3 90000 30000 255000 0
3 Bamboo basket 173 940000 256000 300000 384000
4 Fancy 4 100000 20000 80000 0
5 Kirana 127 2435000 371000 1937000 102411
6 leaf plate 1 30000 20000 60000 0
7 Shandy 284 3880000 670000 2733000 477513
8 Sheep 1 20000 0 20000 0
9 Veg-vending 49 227000 72000 74000 81000
Grand Total 651 7782000 1448000 5510000 1044924
During the year 2011-12, it is proposed to sanction 610 units benefiting 610 unemployed
youth with an outlay of Rs. 287.00 Lakhs under various schemes.
Under Youth Employment to Tribals (RAJIV UDYOGA SRI) the training and placements are
being provided to the Unemployed youth were being provided Training and Placement in
2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 TOTAL
SECTOR Traine Place Traine Place Traine Place Traine Place Traine Place Traine Place
d ment d ment d ment d ment d ment d ment
1 IKP Labs 95 76 153 139 227 142 78 75 553 432
2 G4-Security 257 238 300 276 140 65 46 44 743 623
3 TexTiles (Skilled) 255 236 242 228 180 104 109 107 786 675
4 349 322 345 329 210 136 144 141 1048 928
5 EWRC 85 72 220 140 122 120 153 135 580 467
6 Gems & Jewellery 165 152 124 54 97 95 386 301
7 Tally 57 36 85 20 24 22 135 105 301 183
8 Skylark 60 45 87 22 20 18 167 85
9 432 410 521 306 508 506 577 478 2038 1700
10 38 24 205 131 233 231 476 386
11 DTP 64 45 68 48 120 46 77 75 329 214
12 44 35 62 48 92 32 19 17 217 132
13 Nursing Training 40 29 115 45 155 74
14 Si Police 0 0
15 Air Hostess 10 9 10 8 17 15 37 32
16 Constable 45 30 102 42 44 42 191 114
17 79 60 70 61 135 76 66 65 60 52 410 314
18 1000 1000 1000 1000
19 Sahithi 50 35 50 35
20 160 0 160
TOTAL 1200 1048 3115 2900 2573 1369 1604 1573 975 965 9467 7855
26. Mention various schemes implemented by the SC/ST financial corporation along with
largest and achievements during last 5 year (attach separate statement for each year)
Name of the Scheme / Sector Financial Financial
No. Physical Physical
(Rs. In Lakhs) (Rs. In Lakhs
1 Agriculture 1970 83.730
4 ISB 2291 135.810
Minor Irrigation (GIA) 513 273.690
6 Animal Husbandry 2578 164.840
7 Trainings 270 33.540
8 NSTFDC 1 4.800
9 COFFEE PROJECT 7327 665.39 7418 665.390
TOTAL : 7327 665.39 15041 1361.80
Sl. Name of the Scheme /
No. Sector Physical Physical
(Rs. In Lakhs) (Rs. In Lakhs)
1 Agriculture 9873 14293 216.75
2 Horticulture 1530 1540 28.20
4 ISB 1383 1441 209.09
5 73 210 181.48
Minor Irrigation (GIA)
6 Animal Husbandry 1178 151.970
9 COFFEE PROJECT 32000 815.80 32612 1456.952
10 APMIP 2 0.420
TOTAL : 44859 815.80 51276 2244.86
Sl. Name of the Scheme /
No. Sector Physical Physical
(Rs. In Lakhs) (Rs. In Lakhs)
1 Agriculture 17175 163.75 12931 275.19
2 Horticulture 6450 571.36 3862 141.57
3 Fisheries 211 10.50
4 Sericulture 350 18.53 200 6.00
5 ISB 106 160.10 249 19.96
6 Minor Irrigation 1155 237.50
7 Animal Husbandry 125 48.75 702 30.61
8 Trainings 250 25.00 250 25.00
9 44045 2266.37 32381 769.66
( COFFEE & SILVER OKE)
TOTAL : 69867 3501.86 50575 1267.99
Sl. Name of the Scheme /
No. Sector Physical Physical
(Rs. In Lakhs) (Rs. In Lakhs)
1 Agriculture 18089 616.45 11304 117.13
2 58333 5380.38 13013 691.34
3 Minor Irrigation 2500 525.00
4 Sericulture 246 43.80 100 1.75
5 Fisheries 590 14.00 100 10.00
6 Animal Husbandry 794 179.60 30 3.40
7 ISB 508 472.60 407 76.13
8 Generation & Skill Up 100 10.00 167 9.02
TOTAL 81160 7241.83 25121 908.76
Sl. Name of the Scheme Financial
No. / Sector Financial Total
Physical Physical (Rs. In
(Rs. In Lakhs) outlay
1 Agriculture 12218 92.13 184.25 13805 181.08
2 Horticulture 6251 53 122 2562 115.36
3 Coffee 12253 119.57 478.30 12253 119.57
4 Sericulture 60 0.66 1.33 57 1.32
5 Fisheries 50 3.75 7.50 8 1.20
6 Animal Husbandry 620 49.00 98.00 320 79.40
7 ISB 234 60.70 243.50 634 156.19
Total 31686 378.43 1134.50 29639 654.12
Generation & Skill
8 100 10.00 10.00 2.67
GRAND TOTAL 31786 388.43 1144.50 29639 656.79
27. What is the number of SC/ST colonies in the district without proper drainage facilities
There are 245 Colonies in the Agency area. 31 Toilets have been constructed, but
Drainage facility is not available.
28. What is the number of house site pattas distributed to the SCs/STs during the last 10
years (Taluka/ Mandal wise with extent of land given per head)?
Total 89,799 house site pattas
29. What is the number of house sites where houses have been constructed (Mandal wise
Sl. Name of the No. of No. of BBL BL LL RL RC ISL
No. Mandal Pattas houses
in last 10 sanctioned
1 Ananthagiri 7339 7910 161 1042 764 1199 4149 24
2 Arakuvalley 8422 9074 438 751 764 1203 5266 0
3 Chinthapalli 9095 9958 131 1983 867 1460 4649 5
4 Dumbriguda 8087 9137 494 662 875 1502 4554 0
5 G.K.Veedhi 5603 6473 140 1278 393 693 3099 0
6 G.Madugula 11109 11602 193 971 1175 2086 6684 0
7 Hukumpeta 12708 14025 359 1369 1760 2088 7112 0
8 Koyyuru 7011 7688 285 930 681 1071 4042 2
9 Munchingiput 6270 7064 220 797 486 1368 3399 0
10 Paderu 7942 8753 163 729 576 1363 5111 0
11 Pedabayalu 6213 7274 330 649 587 841 3806 0
Total 89799 98958 2914 11161 8928 14874 51871 31
30. Are there rural cooperative housing societies for the SCs/STs (if so please furnish details)?
There is no Rural Cooperative Housing Society for SC/STs. A.P. State Housing Corporation
Ltd, Hyderabad, State Govt. of Andhra Pradesh is sanctioning houses to houseless tribals
with a limit cost of Rs.65,050/-. PTGs are also being sanctioned housing.
31. Is there any special programme for the construction of houses on these sites?
Prior to 2006-07 the houses were constructed under Rural Permanent Housing
Programme. Now the houses have been constructed under INDIRAMMA Housing
Programme and IAY (Govt. of India) on a saturation made.
32. How many SC/ST colonies do not have link roads
639 habitations are not connected with any roads. Some of them are having only path
33. Are there any special schemers for their purpose?
1. Under MGNREGS (Special Stream) 2nd phase proposals are being prepared to connect
possible number of habitations with all weather link roads and internal roads.
2. Under Article 275(1) and NABARD (RIDF) Programmes BT Roads are being executed
in a limited manner according to priority.
34. How many villages do not have street lights?
Out of 244 Grama Panchayats and 3574 habitations, Electrification has been
completed in 3184 habitations. There are 390 un-electrified habitations. Street lights are
available only in Panchayat Head Quarters.
35. What is the programme of the Government to provide this facility?
During 2011–12, proposals has been sent to the Government of India for electrification of
250 habitations in entire Paderu agency area with conventional method with an estimated
cost of Rs. 18.18 Crores and for the balance 140 habitations proposals have been sent to
the Government for electrification with DDG Project with an estimated cost of Rs. 45.37
36. How many villages do not have potable drinking water?
47 Villages are not covered.
37. What is the programme of the Government to cover all the villages by the facility?
During 2011-12, Works are taken up under World Bank Grant
38. Are they getting the essential provisions like rice, wheat, Kerosene, etc., from the public
In agency area essential commodities have been provided through the D.R.Depots run
by Girijan Co-operative Corporation Ltd.
BPL Cards :
White Cards : 121992, AAY Cards : 29399, A.P : 590, Total : 151981
Total Requirement as per cards:
Rice: 27322.59 Qts, Sugar : 1519.81 Qts, P.Oil : 151981 Litres,
R.G.Dal : 1519.81 Qts, K.Oil – 311263 Ltrs.
Scale of distribution of Essential Commodities.
Rice: Rice to the BPL families shall be distributed @ 4 Kgs. Per head per month subject to
maximum of 20 kgs per family at Rs. 2.00 per kg.
Sugar: Shall be distributed 1 Kg. per card @ Rs. 13.50/- for the month of August, 2011.
P.Oil : Shall be distributed 1 Ltr. to the card holder per month.
R.G.Dall : Shall be distributed 1 Kg. per card @ Rs. 50/- per month.
K. Oil : Shall be distributed 3 Lts. Per card in Mandal Head quarter, and 2 ltr in Rural areas
and LPG/ Deepam cardholders @ 1ltr. @ Rs. 15/- per month
It is submitted that all the registered BPL cards i.e., 151981 are existing in the Division are
drawing their entitlements i.e., Rice, Sugar, P.oil, R.G.Dal and Kerosene monthly under
the Public Distribution System from 236 DR Depots in the Division.
39. Are the fair price shops under the PDS being provided in the SC/ST colonies where the
required no. of family cards are available?
Yes, through 236 DR Deports.
40. Have all the SC/ST villages in the district particularly in tribal habitations been covered by
All the villages / Habitations in the Tribal area of Paderu division were covered by Health
activities with 36 Primary Health Centres connecting with 195 sub-centres, 2 Area
Hospitals, 2 Community health Centres, 4 CHNCs and at present 145 MPHA(M), 177
MPHA(F), 175 2 . ANMs are working at sub-centre level and discharging their duties
covering all Habitations. At Habitation level 3227 ASHAs are closely implementing Health
activities in the tribal area of paderu division.
41. Are there any diseases, which specifically affect the SCs/STs?(Please furnish the number
of deaths reported among the SCs/STs due to Malnutrition and due to contagious
Maximum member of Tribal population is suffering from Malaria, Water born diseases and
TB. And border mandals of Odesa state Anthrax cases are reported, some endemic Goiter
cases are present. In addition to these the PTG population is suffering from food poison
due to in take of staled and half boiled meet. The same population is also suffering from
Malnutrition but there is no deaths are recorded due to malnutrition in the last year. Last
year (2010) 11 Malaria deaths, 17 Food poison deaths occurred. In the year 2011 up to
08-08-2011 3 Malaria deaths, 2 T.B. deaths, 4 deaths due to Anemia and 1 death due to
severe malnutrition are occurred.
2011 deaths are as follows.
G.Anitha, KG.B.V.School (Hostel),
1 G.Madugula G.Madugula Fch/ 12 04.04.2011 Anemia
Pangi Gurumuni Kojjariguda
2 Pedabayalu Rudakota F/65 06.04.2011 Anemia
3 Koyyuru R.J.Palem S/o.Venkataramana, 3/Mch 28-06-2011 Gross anemia,
Korra Gowri D/o Gopal
4 Ananthagiri Ananthagiri 12/Fch 21.04.2011 with Severe
Chekudu Venkatesh S/o
5 Pedabailu Pedabailu Years 26-04-2011 TB
Laxmanarao of Labjiri village
Jumbu Hari Prasad,
6 Hukumpeta Uppa S/o.Simhachalam, Gandhirapa 10 Mch 1/7/2011 Pulmanary TB
7 Chinthapalli Tajangi 13/M 4/7/2011 Malaria
Vantala Purnima, 5th. Class,
8 Dumbriguda Killoguda 10/m 1/8/2011 Malaria
9 Pedabailu Pedabailu 35/F 3/8/2011 followed by
W/o.Bojjanna, Laxmipeta Village
42. Do all the SC/ST villages have their own burial grounds?
All Villages having Permanent Burial grounds
43. If not how do they dispose of the dead bodies?
44. Are there any problems in this regard?
45. Are there “ double tumbler” system prevalent in the villages? If so the no. of such
villages and the action taken by the Government to abolish the same?
All the habitations in the Paderu Division are declared as scheduled area. No such
46. Are there any other form of un-touchability practiced? If so what are the steps taken by
the district administration? Whether untouchables prone areas have been identified?
No such cases reported in the area
47. How many community certificates have been referred to the collector‟s office for
verification (please indicate the present status of sub cases)?
62 cases, where the Tahsildar, Dumbriguda issued “ Kondakapu” certificates have been
referred to District level Scrutiny committee.
48. Mention the no. of cases booked during the last 3 calendar year under the PCR Act and the POA
Act separately and their present stage?
49. Is there the practice of cleaning dry latrine in this district by the safai karamchares
50. Do people take to conversion of the dry latrines to flush out/pour flash latrines
51. Do you think that the programme is popular?
52. If not what is the suggestion of the Collector in this regard?
Does not Arise
53. Was there any social unrest in this district during the last 10 years? If so, give the details
54. Give details of allocation and expenditure under each scheme in the district – furnish
separate details from State Plan (TSP) and Special Central Assistance (SCA)
During the year 2010-11, an amount of Rs.395.41 Lakhs has been sanctioned under SCA
benefiting 29639 ST beneficiaries against the release of Rs.388.43 Lakhs for
implementation of various schemes.
During the year 2011-12, the Action Plan has been approved with an amount of Rs.
395.226 Lakhs to benefit 25870 beneficiaries. The implementation of the various schemes
under 2011-12 is under process.
55. What are the suggestions of the District Collector to improve the socio economic condition
56. Is there child labour in this district? If so, please furnish the details viz., the industries/
occupation in which they and the action taken by the State Government to prevent it?
57. a) No. of Anganwadi Center/midday meal schemes in SC/ST habitations.
b) No. of SC/ST children benefiting from such schemes
c) No. of SC/ST habitats which do not have Anganwadi Center/middy meal scheme?
d) No. of children in 0-6 years. Age group among SC/ST children who do not have access to
anganwadi center/midday meal scheme
No. of Children in 0-6 years -112
( Correct Survey is needed & it should be done)
All the ROFR, assigned lads and patta lands are to be developed and to be provided irrigation
facilities, so that STs get sustained incomes, for which action is being initiated this year.
Employment opportunities are to be provided to all educated/uneducated youth, so that they
get more opportunities and better their socio-economic conditions, which is under
58. a) Allotment of Forest Land Pattes to Scheduled Tribes for regularization of Forest
encroachment ( No. of claimants area involved in Ha.)
Individual Extent VSS Extent in
Title deeds distributed to STs in Acres Acres
under ROFR Act.
28899 50628.00 328 115229.00
b) Minor Forest Produces – access Scheduled Tribes.
Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is lifeline to Tribal live in the forests as they depend on
MFP for their domestic consumption, stable source of income and employment
The Primary objective of the Girijan Coop. Corporation (GCC) Ltd., is to procure entire
MFP gathered by about 10 lakhs tribal families live in the agency area of Andhra
GCC has monopoly to procure Minor Forest Produce and Agriculture Produces from
Tribals in Scheduled area. Although middle men interference effects badly to Tribles as
well as GCC. While procure or MFP by Middlemen, the Tribles may get loss due to
practice of under weighment etc.
Procurement of MFP is core activity of GCC. Government gives exemption for taxes on
MFP/AP transactions of GCC and fixed supportive prices to all commodities of MFP/AP
in view of Tribal beneficiaries. GCC also involves major employees at commencement
of MFP procurement season to give better service to Tribals.
In the light of above Minor Forest Produce is access to be scheduled tribes. But on
some occasions it may not be possible. Purchase prices of Myrobolons and Shekakai
items were not enhanced gradually. In case of Gum Karaya, Honey etc have good
59 (a) Is Rule of Reservation implemented in the Panchayat Raj – institutions for Scheduled
Tribes and are there any training programmes organized for them?
(b) Whether Rule of Reservation in Government offices in the district including
Police, RTC, Educational Institutions including Government aided Institutions ,
Municipality etc. is maintained and whether reservation Rosters are maintained by
these Institutions and whether any backlog vacancies are identified and filled up
during the past 5 years?
60. Information may also be furnished on the following issues
(a) SHGs of the ST Women and their activities
In Paderu women are Organized into:-
Girijan Mahila Samakhya
11 Mandal Mahila Samakhyas
583 Village Organisations
8855 Self Help Groups
Covering 100% of rural poor
Provided awareness on all issues relating to them.
Complete coverage of ST poor
To reduce the poverty of the BPL families.
Sustainability of Institutional Building of Community Based Organizations
To provide financial support from sales to taking IG activities for enhancement of their
(b) Extent and role of cooperatives among tribal groups in various occupations
GIRIJAN MAHILA SAMAKHYA LEVEL ACTIVITIES:-
Conduct monthly EC members meeting.
Monitor duties of Mandal Samakhyas
Monitor duties on GMS staff members.
Unemplyed youth identification and providing jobs.
Monitor monthly incomes of Mandal Samakhyas
Monitor Budget Releases of Mandal Samakhyas
MANDAL MAHILA SAMAKHYA LEVEL ACTIVITIES:-
Coverage of 100% Poor
Loans to be given to all members routed through MCP
Utilization of funds/loans released
100% covering of trainings.
Conduct weekly meetings at VO level.
Village level problems to be discussed with concern officers in Mandal & rectify the
problems (Drinking water, electricity, roads, health etc)
Discuss with bankers and issue loans to Groups.
Monitoring of Released Budgets – from MMS to VO.
MS to VO, VO to MS repayments & Interests monitoring.
VILLAGE ORGANIZATION LEVEL ACTIVITIES:-
VOs adopting monthly meetings with fixed agenda.
VO establishing offices.
Balika sanghas organized.
Identification of Para professional in veterinary, health etc.
Disabled persons organized into SHGs.
Local CRPs identified.
VOs coming out with a plan for taking care of old age people and destitutes.
Social action groups to be formed on to take care of social issues like Liquor, atrocities
and abuse of women.
VO OB members taking the responsibility of laisioning with the Bank and accessing bank
linkage for the groups.
The capacities of the VO OB members being built to present the MCP to the MMS/Banks.
Credit management will be done by the VO EC members.
Procurement committee in case of procurement centre.
Social audit committee.
SHG LEVEL ACTIVITIES:-
Organisation of 100% Households into SHGs.
Revival of defunct groups.
Strengthening of Bookkeeping.
Identification of Bookkeepers.
Training of the Bookkeepers at village level.
SHG members training at VO level.
Idle money with drawal from the Banks and put to internal lending.
Proper utilization funds received from Banks/Mandal samakhya and to watch grounding
of IG units by SHG women.
(c) Self Employment ?Schemes to STs under various employment generation schemes and
the approach of lead banks towards ST applicants
In pursuance of the orders issued by the Govt. vide GO.MS.No.76 Loans are being
provided to Interior Village Organizations under Economic Support Scheme with the tie-
up of Banks so as to see their Livelihoods by starting Petty Business, Sheep rearing,
boats & nets, Agriculture, Goats, backyard poultry etc
(d) Activity profile of DRDA in tribal habitations
The Project is to reduce the poverty of the BPL households through sustainable community
based women organizations themselves by Livelihood Interventions through Institution and
Human capacity building and community investment fund. The Project focuses on 11 agency
Mandal in Visakhapatnam district.
Building CBOs of women BPL households.
Capacity Building of the CBOs.
Improving the Livelihoods of the BPL households through CBOs.
Ensuing sustainability of the CBOs.
To promote self-reliant and self managed sustainable institutions of the poor.
To ensure in increasing the income levels and decreasing the expenditure risk thereby
assets are created and improve their livelihoods.
To ensure cooperation of line departments in the developmental activities with the equal
participation of CBOs.
Capacity Building of staff of CBOs through Resource persons for building CBOs of women
BPL households and by creating model VOs in each Mandal through external CRPs from
Developing good Institutions Building and strengthening bookkeeping at all CBOs levels
so that the CBOs become credit worthy to the bankers.
Capacity Building of CBOs by releasing CIF to the CBOs as seed capital so that they
collectively take decisions on the various factors influencing their livelihoods and utilize
the CIF for various income generating activities to improve their livelihoods through Micro
Credit plans with a systematic repayment thereby rotating the amount among themselves
and collectively help in reducing their poverty.
Scope of the project is to create CBOs (SHGs, VOs and MMSs) in three levels and build
Build the capacities of staff of CBOs and so that they can assist the functioning of CBOs
so as to make the CBOs sustainable.
Build and demonstrate systems and process in the CBOs so that they can take care of the
income generating activities of the BPL households in sustainable manner and cover all
the BPL households in future.
Social mobilization and empowerment of the CBOs.
Building up of confidence in the community on their strengths.
Social development and protection to vulnerable groups.
Enhancement of existing livelihoods
e) Media coverage & monitoring on the ST developmental activities in the district.
Assistant Project Officer (Publicity) is functioning at Paderu for arranging publicity and
dissemination of information on Government Developmental activities in agency area.
Media coverage is being arranged to the developmental activities at the possible extent.
Even documentaries were prepared and covered in media. In addition to this press
coverage has been giving on developmental activities by covering meetings of higher
authorities etc., along with village level propaganda through the village level functionaries.