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Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Program

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 in the hilly region of the state of Tamil Nadu.

   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  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 in 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

 

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