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.
State level, the Secretary, Rural Development of the State Govt.
is the overall incharge for implementation of these schemes.
At District level the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) /
Zila Parishad is responsible for implementation of the rural
development programmes. The governing body of the DRDA includes the
Members of Parliament (MPs), Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs),
District Level Officers of related departments, and
representatives of the weaker sections of the society.
At the block level the Block Development Officer (B.D.O.) and
the Gram Sevaks are
responsible for implementation of the rural development plans at
of DRDA and Zilla Parishad at Barmer.
Zila Parishad at Barmer district are working in accordance with the
guidelines of the Central Govt. & the State Govt. in the executing of
rural development works. Various plans and projects are in various
stages of the process of the completion of these programmes. Following
is the list of some of the works and plans, being executed by these
authorities in the district:
Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS)
Kshetra Vikas Karyakram (MLA Local Area Development Programme)
Swarojgaar Yojana (Golden Jubilee Self-employment Scheme)
Mantri Gramodaya Yojana
/ Anudaan Yojana
Vikaas Kendra Yojana (Rural Development Center Scheme)
Badle Anaaj Yojana
Schemes of Central Government for Rural Development
Jawahar Gram Samridhi
Indira Awaas Yojana
Scheme for Rural Housing
Innovative Stream for
Rural Housing & Habitat Development
Rural Building Centers
Samagra Awaas Yojana
Development Programme (Phase-1, 2 & 3)
Desertification Programme (Phase-1 & 2)