Community Infrastructure

The programme will support: (i) some 300 drinking water schemes, some 50 primary school buildings and 542 school toilets and 542 community halls, (ii) 4,000 housing units 30,000 toilets for individual households, (iii) 100 km of road connectivity, 50 units of village CC roads, 100 km inter-hamlet cemented tracks, 50 km grid electrification and 200 solar lighting systems, (iv) 542 drying yards, 84 market yards, 250 aggregation centres, 250 SHG work-sheds, (v) supply 84 power-tiller units and 10,000 seed storage bins, and (vi) setting up of 17 water purification pilots one in each MPA area. These will be identified in the course of preparing the VDPs and included in the respective VDPs.

Where community-level infrastructure is constructed, the programme will set up a committee for O&M within the VDA with volunteers identified and trained as community mechanics.Maintenance costs for other infrastructure will be sourced from the respective Gram Panchayat or the respective line department.