Socio Economic Development Programme

| Sector: Rural Development

Socio Economic Development Programme was launched in the backward Districts of Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri to address the Naxalite problems, through implementations of various activities from the year 2003-04 onwards with an allocation of Rs.700 lakh and Rs.50 lakh to Dharmapuri district and Krishnagiri Districts respectively every year.

Under this Scheme, works such as construction of Green houses, Aavin Parlours, purchase of power sprayers to poor farmers, purchase of medical equipments for primary health centres, Extension of pipeline from Hogenakkal water supply scheme, modernization of Anganwadi buildings, etc., and various training programmes have been taken up during 2016-17.