Rural India, which accounts for nearly three fourths of the
India's population is characterized by low income levels which are inadequate
to ensure a quality of life compatible with physical well being of common man.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department in accordance with the policies of the Central and State governments, is responsible at the grassroots for launching a frontal attack on rural poverty through various programmes which endeavour to reach out to the last and most disadvantaged sections of society, provide them with avenues of employment and to improve infrastructure relating to their life-supporting systems.
About Zila Parishad, Jodhpur
The agency was registered with cooperative department vide registration certificate no. 147/74-75 dated 10-10-74. Earlier the name of DRDA was District Development Agency (DDA). But as per the order of state Govt. no. F3 (31) agriculture/12/80 dated 17-03-91 the name was changed to District Rural Development Agency. The registration of this name was done on 10-10-91 by Registrar, Jodhpur. After that by another order no. F16 (5) DS/Group 1/95 Jaipur dated 14-01-1991, DRDA was reorganised and under that Zila Pramukh of Zila Parishad has been made Chairman of DRDA and District Collector Executive Director. This order has become effective from 6-02-99. DRDA has its own building in Collectrate Campus.
Implementation of Rural Development
Plans and Programmes
Rural Development and poverty alleviation programmes are implemented on a decentralized basis throughout the country. The central Govt. Ministry of Rural Development has been implementing programmes in the rural areas for which it releases central share of funds for policy formulation, overall guidance, monitoring and evaluation of the rural development programmes. At the state level, Principal Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Vibhag of the state govt. is the overall incharge for implementation. At the district level the Zila Parishad are responsible for the implementatiion of the rural development programmes. The governing body of the Zila Parishad includes the Members of Parliament (MPs), Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs), district level officials of related departments, and representives of the weaker sections of the society. At the block level the Block Development Officer and at the villege level, the Gram Sevaks (Villege Representatives) are responsible for the implementation of rural development plans.
Zila Parishad, Jodhpurr in accordance of the guidelines of the central govt. & the state govt. for the execution of various rural development works. Here is a list of some of the works and plans, being executed by these authorities in the district:
|Sampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojana (SGRY)|
|Saansad Sthaniya Kshetra Vikas Karyakram (MP Local Area Development Program) MP(LS)LAD /td>|
|Saansad Sthaniya Kshetra Vikas Karyakram (MP Local Area Development Program) MP(RS)LAD|
|Vidhayak Sthaniya Kshetra Vikas Karyakram (MLA Local Area Development Program) MLALAD|
|Swarna Jayanti Swarojgaar Yojana (Golden Jubilee Self-employment Scheme) SJSY|
|Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY)|
|Guru Govalkar Yojana (GGY)|
|National Social Assistance Programme|
|Desert Development Programme|
|Combating Desertification Programme|