District Rural Development Cell (DRDC)

Name of the Head of office

Smt Nibedita Das, WBCS(Exe) Project Director

Address of the Office

District Rural Development Cell, Paschim Medinipur Zilla Parishad, PO- Midnapore, PIN- 721 101

Phone No. & Email of Head of office

03222 275 281, 266 895, drdcmidw[at]gmail[dot]com

Acts/Statutes/Rules administered by the Office

Rules framed in the Guideline of Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana and Integrated Watershed Dev. Programme under Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India is followed.

Schemes implemented by the office

  1. Organising poor into SHGs, Imparting training, financial assistance for income generation, infrastructure & marketing of products
  2. Normally 80% members of SHGs would be from BPL which relaxable up to 70% in exceptional cases

Salient feature

  1. Revolving fund Rs. 20,000 per Group,
  2. Subsidy @ Rs. 10,000 per BPL

Eligibility of beneficiaries

  1. Evaluation is done through Grade-I and Grade-II exercise,

Entitlement of beneficiaries

Development of land, water & human resource through watershed
  1. land and people suffering from draught
  2. Financial assistance @ Rs. 5000 per unit,Training

Procedures on which beneficiaries get entitlement

  1. User group formation, grassroot level committee set up