I. NAME OF THE SECTOR                    : 05-A. RURAL DEVELOPMENT

 

II. INTRODUCTION OF THE SECTOR    :

 

The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) came into existence in Lakshadweep during 1982 and played a great role in poverty alleviation and income generating activities.  The Rural Development activities were governed by the DRDA born staff headed by the Project Officer and now all the staffs are absorbed into various Administration Department Sector, A separate Directorate of Rural Development has been established during November, 2008.  Now it is the responsibility of the Department to look into various aspect of the Ministry of Rural Development in the Lakshadweep Group of islands and the Rural Development Schemes of DRDA and the Flagship programmes like NREGA, which are also placed under the guidance of this Department.   It is needless to emphasis that the Rural Development Department has to be strengthened with adequate minimum staff components with budget provision.  Accordingly proposal for creation of minimum posts in the Department of Rural Development under the Lakshadweep Administration along with its financial implication is furnished.  

 

III. OUTLAY AT A GLANCE       :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Name of the Scheme

XIth Plan

2007-12

Annual Plan 2011-12

Proposed

Outlay

ACA,

if any

Total

1

Strengthening of Administration set up

0.00

75.00

0.00

75.00

2

Civil works

0.00

45.00

0.00

45.00

Total

0.00

120.00

0.00

120.00

 

IV. DETAILS OF SCHEMES      :

 

1. Scheme No.                          : 05-A 01

 

2. Name of the schemes          : Strengthening of Administrative set up

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

 

4. Objectives of the scheme      : Main object of scheme is strengthening the administrative set up of department of Rural Development consequent on its formation in November, 2008.

 

a) (Component Name)                : Creation of posts

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : It has been proposed to create and fill up the 37 posts to strengthen the Administrative set up of the department.  These posts are essential for speedy and efficient implementation of various Rural Development programmes of UT Administration as well as Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

b) (Component Name)               : Insurance coverage of beneficiaries under NREGA, IAY, SGSY

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : It is proposed to provide Insurance coverage to all beneficiaries of NREGA, IAY and SGSY under the Insurance Schemes approved by the Government of India. 

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

c) (Component Name)                : c) BPL Survey

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : There is a proposal to conduct BPL survey for identification of BPL families in Lakshadweep,

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

d) (Component Name)               : Printing, Publication & Information Technology / MIS.  

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : As per the directions of the Ministry of Rural Development, it is proposed to strengthen the ICT infrastructure for the implementation of the developmental Schemes and manning of MIS at the Directorate of Rural Development and Village (Dweep) Panchayat at the island level, by providing internet connectivity and required ICT Tools.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

e) (Component Name)                : Infrastructure Development / Assistance

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : It is proposed to provide sufficient fund for Infrastructure Development and Assistance for the ongoing Rural Development schemes.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

f) (Component Name)                : State contribution to MGNRGEA

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Minimum wage for the unskilled labourers engaged under MGNREGA in Lakshadweep has been fixed to a uniform rate of Rs.147/- per day during the year 2010-11.  Central Govt. is providing Rs.115/- per day for the labourers engaged under MGNREGA.  The difference amount of Rs.32/- per day for each labourer has to be met from the UT budget.  Hence this component is proposed.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 75.00 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Salary of Staff

Posts

37

 

1.00

 

2.

Wages

Nos

 

 

11.00

 

3.

Over Time Allowance

Nos

 

 

0.00

 

4

Medical Treatment

Nos

 

 

1.00

 

5

DTE

Nos

 

 

1.00

 

6

Office Expenses

Nos

 

 

0.75

 

7

Rent Rates and Taxes

Nos

 

 

0.00

 

8.

Insurance coverage of beneficiaries under NREGA, IAY & SGSY

Nos

 

 

3.00

6.50

9

BPL Survey

Nos

 

 

12.00

 

10

Printing, Publication  & IT/ MIS

Nos

 

 

0.50

 

11

Infrastructure Development/ Assistance

Nos

 

 

0.25

24.00

12

State contribution to MGNRGEA

Nos

 

 

0.00

69.50

Total

 

 

 

30.50

100.00

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

New Posts

Nos

37

2501

04105

040001

0.45

 

0.45

2

Wages

Manday

 

2501

04105

040002

2.00

 

2.00

3

Medical Treatment

Nos

 

2501

04105

040006

0.02

 

0.02

4

DTE

Nos

 

2501

04105

040011

0.03

 

0.03

5

Office Expenses

Nos

 

2501

04105

040013

2.00

 

2.00

6

Insurance coverage of beneficiaries under NREGA, IAY & SGSY

Nos

 

2501

04105

040020

10.00

 

10.00

7

BPL Survey

Nos

 

2501

04105

040020

5.00

 

5.00

8

Printing, Publication & IT/ MIS

Nos

 

2501

04105

040021

0.50

 

0.50

9

Infrastructure Development/ Assistance

Nos

 

2501

04105

040050

10.00

 

10.00

10

State contribution for MGNREGA

Labour

 

2501

04105

040050

45.00

 

45.00

Total

 

 

 

 

 

75.00

0.00

75.00

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Director (RD) (Gr.A)

15600-39100

7600

 

 

 

 

1

0.03

2

Deputy Director (Gr.A)

15600-39100

6600

 

 

 

 

1

0.02

3

Paining Officer RD (Gr A)

15600-39100

5400

 

 

 

 

1

0.02

4

Office Superintendent

9300-34800

4200

 

 

 

 

1

0.02

5

Account Officer

9300-34800

4200

 

 

 

 

1

0.02

6

Assistant Engineer

9300-34800

4600

 

 

 

 

1

0.02

7

Junior Engineer

9300-34800

4200

 

 

 

 

9

0.10

8

Stenographer

5200-20200

2400

 

 

 

 

2

0.02

9

Upper Division Clerk

5200-20200

2400

 

 

 

 

3

0.03

10

Lower Division Clerk

5200-20200

1900

 

 

 

 

3

0.03

11

Data Entry Operator

5200-20200

1900

 

 

 

 

10

0.10

12

Staff Car Driver

5200-20200

1900

 

 

 

 

1

0.01

13

Peon

5200-20200

1800

 

 

 

 

2

0.02

14

Watchman

5200-20200

1800

 

 

 

 

1

0.01

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

37

0.45

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

0.50

 

 

 

 

 

74.50

75.00

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

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1. Scheme No.                          : 05-A 02

2. Name of the schemes          : Civil Works

 

3. Whether continuing or new     : Continuing

4. Objectives of the scheme      : The main objective of the scheme is to construct permanent building for Directorate of Rural Development at the Headquarter for effective implementation of Rural Development Schemes. Parking facilities to the staff including cost of land acquisition are also proposed.

 

a) (Component Name)                : Acquisition of land and construction of Office building

 

i)  Whether continuing/new         : Continuing

 

ii) Description of the component            : Rural Development Directorate is presently functioning in a provate rented building.  It is proposed to acquire suitable land and construct a building for accommodating Rural Development Directorate.

 

iii) Achievement (if continuing)    : Nil

 

5. Proposed out lay for Annual Plan 2011-2012 : ` 45.00 Lakhs

 

6. Target achievement during previous Annual Plan 2010-2011                                                    

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Physical

Financial

Target

Achi.

Target

Achi.

1

Construction of  office building

Nos

1

 

69.50

 

Total

 

 

 

69.50

0.00

 

7. Target for Annual Plan 2011-2012 (Component as above)

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Item/ Component

Unit

Phy.

Target

Financial Target

Amount

Major

Head

Minor

Head

Object

Head

Rev

Cap

Total

1

Acquisition of land and construction of building for Directorate

No.

1

4515

00103

000053

45.00

0.00

45.00

Total

 

 

 

 

 

45.00

0.00

45.00

 

8.  Post                        :

(` in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Designation

Pay

Band

Grade

Pay

Filled

Vacant

Proposed

No

Amt

No

Amt

No

Amt

1

Nil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

0.00

 

9. Summary of Expenditure

(` in Lakhs)

Year

Estt.

GIA to

Panchayat

Other

GIA

Subsidy

Loan

Bldg.

Other than

Loan & Bldg.

Total

2011-12

 

 

 

 

 

45.00

 

45.00

 

10.  Foreign Exchange               : Nil

 

11. Remarks                              : Nil

 

 

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