Rural Development


in this area may include activities aimed at rural development through, among
others, the following initiatives:

* Adoption of villages, particularly in underdeveloped/ backward
districts by undertaking reconstruction or rehabilitation in a holistic manner;

* Providing infrastructure and other support facilities to
schools, health centres, hospitals, etc. located in rural areas;

* Improving accessibility to water, especially drinking water,
through installation /repair of hand pumps, tube wells, wells and other such
water distribution / facilities;

   * Building and
promoting usage of sanitation facilities in rural areas especially in rural


*Promoting and educating about use of alternate and renewable
sources of energy through the installation of solar lights and other similar
infrastructure; and

* Developing information centres for rural populace to aid economic and social progress in the rural areas.


Rural / Slum / SC / ST/Costal Area/ Urban poor