Development

DRDA – Development

About DRDA,Cuddalore :

In Cuddalore District the DRDA is the principle organ at the district level in implementing various Schemes of Government of India as well as of State Government. The DRDA is visualized as a specialized and professional Agency, capable of implementing the anti-poverty programmes, and in effectively carrying out the objectives to the rural masses. It helps in strengthening the rural infrastructure and bringing up the economic prospective of the villages with a key for the eradication of backwardness and poverty. The DRDA is implementing a number of schemes with an aim of enabling the rural people, in improving their standard of living and in eradication of poverty. The main thrust of the programmes implemented are being removing the economic disparity and bringing up the people below poverty line.
The DRDA established in 1980 is a registered society under the Tamil Nadu societies Act. The District Collector is the chairman of the DRDA. Governing body carries out the administration of the DRDA. The governing body governs major policy decisions including planning and functioning of DRDA and nevertheless the control and monitoring aspects are also being carried out. The meeting of the governing body of the DRDA is being conducted at least once in a quarter.The administrative cost of DRDA is met under the head ” DRDA ADMN” shared between the central and state shared between the ratio of 75:25 .

Block and Village Panchayat Details of Cuddalore District
S.No. Name of the Blocks Total NO of Village Panchayats
1 ANNAGRAMAM 42
2 CUDDALORE 51
3 PANRUTI 42
4 KURINJIPADI 51
5 KEERAPALAYAM 63
6 MELBHUVANAGIRI 47
7 PARANGIPETTAI 41
8 VRIDHACHALAM 51
9 KAMMAPURAM 53
10 NALLUR 64
11 KATTUMANNARKOIL 55
12 KUMARATCHI 57
13 MANGALORE 66
Total Panchayats 683

Financial Year – 2014-15 :

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.18564.19 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 39762 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 39762 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.18564.19 Lakhs.
  2. Chief Minister’s Solar Power Green House SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.4,883.40 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 2713 houses were sanctioned and also 2713 houses were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.4,883.40 Lakhs.
  3. Chief Minister’s Solar Power Green House Scheme (Weavers)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.64.40 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 28 houses were sanctioned and also 28 houses were completed.
  4. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.891.88 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 169 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 169 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.891.17 Lakhs.
  5. Member of Legislative Assembly constituency Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs. 1,800.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 492 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 492 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1,684.70 Lakhs.
  6. Tamil Nadu Village Habitation Improvement Scheme (THAI)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs. 3,803.21 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1515 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1515 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs. 3,803.21Lakhs.
  7. Comprehensive School Infrastructure Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.283.82 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 234 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 234 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.282.71 Lakhs.
  8. Self Sufficiency SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.414.58 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 72 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 72 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.414.58 Lakhs.
  9. Rural Building Maintenance and Renovation SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.913.77 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1689 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1689 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.913.77 Lakhs.
  10. Rural Infrastructure Scheme-RoadsUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.661.05 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 51 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 51 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.661.05 Lakhs.
  11. Rural Infrastructure Scheme-Stabilization of MGNREGS – AssetUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.415.49 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 51 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 51 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.414.75 Lakhs.
  12. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue – BridgesUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.200.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1 Work was taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1 Work was completed for an Expenditure of Rs.196.85 Lakhs.
  13. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue – BT Road (SCPAR BT Road)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.340.63 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 10 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 10 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.339.11 Lakhs.
  14. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.1,054.23 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 26 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 26 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1,054.23 Lakhs.
  15. Tamil Nadu Rural Improvement SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.690.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 16 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 16 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.690.00 Lakhs.
  16. Swachh Bharat Mission Individual Household LatrineUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.1,816.32 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 16,673 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 16,673 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1,816.32 Lakhs.
  17. Integrated Women Sanitary ComplexUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.96.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 24 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 24 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.96.00 Lakhs.
  18. New Anganwadi ToiletUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.4.14 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 23 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 23 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.4.14 Lakhs.
  19. School ToiletUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.77.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 211 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 211 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.76.18 Lakhs.
  20. Rural Road Maintenance SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2014-15 for Rs.577.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 35 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 35 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.577.00 Lakhs.

Financial Year – 2015-16 :

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.28868.59 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 19464 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 19238 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.24879.41 Lakhs. Remaining 226 works were in under progress.
  2. Chief Minister’s Solar Power Green House SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.1335.60 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 742 houses were sanctioned and also 742 houses were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1335.60 Lakhs.
  3. Indira AwasyojanaUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.4567.90 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 2687 houses were sanctioned and also 235 houses were completed for an Expenditure of Rs 845.37 Lakhs. Remaining 2452 works were in under progress.
  4. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.617.19 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 134 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 134 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.616.93 Lakhs.
  5. Member of Legislative Assembly constituency Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.1800.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 498 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 491 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1800.00 Lakhs. Remaining 7 works were in under progress.
  6. Tamil Nadu Village Habitation Improvement Scheme (THAI)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs. 3556.88 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1066 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1063 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs. 3469.83 Lakhs. Remaining 3 works were in under progress.
  7. Comprehensive School Infrastructure Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.216.23 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 173 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 173 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.215.67 Lakhs.
  8. Self Sufficiency SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.428.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 46 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 46 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.427.69 Lakhs.
  9. Rural Building Maintenance and Renovation SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.913.77 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1689 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1689 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.913.77 Lakhs.
  10. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.325.02 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 9 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 9 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.322.92 Lakhs.
  11. Tamilnadu Rural Road Scheme- Road RenovationUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs 812.91 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 45 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 45 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.803.39 Lakhs.
  12. Tamilnadu Rural Road SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs 1448.23 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 54 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 54 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1448.23 Lakhs.
  13. Tamilnadu Rural Road SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs 1033.86 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 31 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 31 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.743.29 Lakhs.
  14. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue – BT Road (SCPAR BT Road)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.847.66 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 25 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 24 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.339.11 Lakhs. Remaining 1 works were in under progress.
  15. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue- BuildingsUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.477.03 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 2 Work was taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1 Work was completed for an Expenditure of Rs.305.46 Lakhs. Remaining 1 works were in under progress.
  16. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue – BridgesUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.396.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 2 Work was taken-up and sanctioned, Expenditure of Rs.62.79 Lakhs. Remaining 2 works were in under progress.
  17. State Disaster FoundUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.184.34 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 450 Work was taken-up and sanctioned, and also 450 Work was completed for an Expenditure of Rs.180.88 Lakhs.
  18. New AnganwadiUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.552.50 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 85 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 35 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.227.36 Lakhs. Remaining 50 works were in under progress.
  19. Bharat Movement Cleansing Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2015-16 for Rs.7303.60 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 60864 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 30838 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.7253.25 Lakhs. Remaining 26 works were in under progress

Financial Year – 2016-17 :

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.30245.25 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 11069 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 10569 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.29654.60 Lakhs. Remaining works were in under progress.
  2. Chief Minister’s Solar Power Green House SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.619.20 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 344 houses were sanctioned and also 344 houses were Progress for an Expenditure of Rs.16.71 Lakhs.
  3. Pradhan Mandhiri Awas Yojana (Gramin)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.10915.70 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 6421 houses were sanctioned and also 99 houses were completed for an Expenditure of Rs 2418.63 Lakhs and Remaining 6322 works were in under progress.
  4. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.529.20 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 89 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 65 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.367.35 Lakhs and Remaining 24 works were in under progress.
  5. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme – Drought Relief FundUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.1,377.50 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 14 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 12 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1377.22 Lakhs and Remaining 2 works were in under progress.
  6. Member of Legislative Assembly constituency Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs. 1,800.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 420 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 290 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1143.43 Lakhs, and Remaining 130 works were in under progress.
  7. Tamil Nadu Village Habitation Improvement Scheme (THAI)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.2822.10 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 309 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 237 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1903.92 Lakhs, and Remaining 72 works were in under progress.
  8. AMMA GymUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.150.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 15 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 15 Works were progress for an Expenditure of Rs.5.71 Lakhs.
  9. AMMA PARKUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.300.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 15 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 1 Work was completed for an Expenditure of Rs.19.93 Lakhs, and Remaining 14 works were in under progress.
  10. Comprehensive School Infrastructure Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.215.72 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 103 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 100 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.199.23 Lakhs, and Remaining 3 works were in under progress.
  11. Self Sufficiency SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.200.25 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 18 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 17 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.195.69 Lakhs. and Remaining 1 work was in under progress.
  12. Tamil Nadu Rural Road Scheme – Road RenovationUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.697.21 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 39 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 38 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.652.09 Lakhs, and Remaining 1 work was in under progress.
  13. Tamil Nadu Rural Road Scheme – RoadsUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.1593.89 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 57 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 56 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.1513.43 Lakhs, and Remaining 1 work was in under progress.
  14. Tamil Nadu Rural Road SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.1001.90 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 31 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 30 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.923.54 Lakhs, and Remaining 1 work was in under progress.
  15. Pradhan Mandhiri Rural Road Maintenance SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.556.17 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 5 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 2 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.386.46 Lakhs, and Remaining 3 work was in under progress.
  16. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.2158.85 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 36 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 16 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.767.54 Lakhs, and Remaining 20 work was in under progress.
  17. Swachh Bharat Mission Individual Household LatrineUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2016-17 for Rs.9731.25 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 81,107 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 19030 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.2285.31 Lakhs and Remaining 62077 works were in under progress.

Financial Year – 2017-18 :

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.35886.39 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 14758 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, 6286 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.25523.01 Lakhs, and Remaining 8472 works were in under progress.
  2. Chief Minister’s Solar Power Green House SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.615.60 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund for 342 houses were sanctioned and these works were in under progress.
  3. Prime Minister Awas Yojana (Gramin)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.15046.70 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund for 8851 houses were sanctioned and expenditure is occurred for Rs.90.22 Lakhs so far.
  4. Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.597.63 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 104 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 13 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.57.95 Lakhs. Remaining 91 works were in under progress.
  5. Member of Legislative Assembly constituency Development SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs. 2250.00 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 502 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 132 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.429.58 Lakhs and Remaining 370 works were in under progress.
  6. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)Under this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.1,181.72 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 30 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and these works were in under progress.
  7. Pradhan Mandhiri Rural Road Maintenance SchemeUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.3619.93 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 26 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and these works were in under progress.
  8. Tamil Nadu Rural Road Scheme – Road RenovationUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.2877.53 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 80 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and these works were in under progress.
  9. Scheme Component of Pooled Assigned Revenue – BridgesUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.560.14 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 21 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and these works were in under progress.
  10. Swachh Bharat Mission Individual Household LatrineUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.12447.10 Lakhs Fund was allotted. From this fund 1,03,728 Works were taken-up and sanctioned, and also 6691 Works were completed for an Expenditure of Rs.802.95 Lakhs and Remaining 97037 works were in under progress.
  11. Solid Waste ManagementUnder this Scheme in Financial Year 2017-18 for Rs.2088.57 Lakhs Fund was allotted. expenditure is occurred for Rs.1422.79 Lakhs so far.

Contact Office Address of RD Department

The Project Director / Additional Director,
District Rural Development Agency ,
Cuddalore 607001,
Phone: 04142 294159,
Email: drdacud[at]gmail[dot]com

E-Panchayat Project:
As per the Cuddalore District Collector instructions, E-Panchayat Mission Mode Project was implemented in all Panchayats through District Project Management Unit (DPMU) at District Collectorate.

Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan:

In Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu State Gram Swaraj Abhiyan campaign was organised from 14th April 2018 to 05th May, 2018 in the selected 164 Gram Panchayats as listed by Tamil Nadu State Government and Central Government of India. As per the Direction of Cuddalore District Collector, 7 Schemes was implemented successfully and also the identified beneficiaries of 164 Panchayats, got benefited in Cuddalore Distri

  • Ambethkar Jayanthi.
  • Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana,
  • Saubhagya, Ujala scheme,
  • Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana,
  • Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana,
  • Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and
  • Mission Indra dhanush.

RD Department website

  • www.tnrd.gov.in
  • www.accountingonline.gov.in
  • www.ffconline.gov.in
  • www.planningonline.gov.in
  • www.gsa.nic.in