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Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Program

Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Program

scheme May 30, 2016 9 Views

Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Program was started by the Govt. Of Tamil Nadu for hilly region of the state, with a point of water protection and advancement of the hilly zones.

Details of Works:

  • Bench Terracing
  • Drainage line treatment works
  • Water Harvesting Structures.
  • Collection Wells
  • Terrace support works
  • Stream training works
  • Silt detention tanks and
    Landslide treatment works

 Beneficiaries:

  • Farmers who reside┬áin┬áthe hilly region of the state of Tamil┬áNadu.

   Benefits:

  • 100% grant is provided for Soil Conservation measures. However, beneficiaries are required to contribute at the rate of 10% for individual works and 5% for community works. It is 5% in case of SC/ST, for individual┬á works. This contribution shall be deposited in the Watershed Development fund. The landslide treatment measures are executed with 100 % grant.

   Eligibility:

  • All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected watersheds are eligible.

      How To Avail:

  Farmers Can Contact:

  • Assistant Executive Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department┬áin the Revenue Division.
  • Executive Engineer, AED in the District.
  • Superintending Engineer, AED in the Region.
  • Chief Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department, Nandanam, Chennai-35. Phone 2435 2686 , 2435 2622