Stay of Recovery
In the drought-prone districts of U.P. Land & Irrigation recovery has been postponed up to March,
2010 just to provide the relief to the farmer. State Government issued the instruction to the districts
administration that no atrocity will be adopted in the recovery of miscellaneous dues.
State's report on Management of Drought -2009 Drive for additional KCCs
The special camps for distribution of KCCs are being organized by commercial bank including
RRBs & a total of 1337207 credit cards have been distr ibuted till 31st October, 2009. As per the agriculture department report, the progress under KCC upto September, 2009 is 1143938 cards distributed.
In the month of October 193269 additional KCCs have been distributed.
The achievement under crop loan is Rs. 4223 crores for Kharif & Rs. 372 crores for Rabi against
an annual target of Rs. 20744 crores for crop loans.
Special efforts including active monitoring at all levels are on for timely and adequate credit
disbursement in the Rabi season and it is expected that targets set for the current year will be met.
Employment generation in rural areas
Mitigation Efforts by Rural Development Department under NREGS
With deficient rainfall situation in the state an early assessment of the situation was conducted y
the department of rural development with an objective of undertaking water conservation and water harvesting projects under NREGS so that not only every drop of water is harvested properly but it also aimed to provide an alternative source of livelihood to people in the drought region by employing them
Instructions and orders were issued from State Government specifically to undertake following
major activities in drought effected regions:
To prepare sufficient number of projects ready for employing people.
To identify vulnerable sections of society and employ them in easy tasks (providing drinking water facilities, creche, watering the plants, etc.) on NREGS work sites.
As far as possible to continue one work in each revenue village in such a manner that workers need not have any problem in getting employed immediately.
To create a model pond in each gram panchayat.
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