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Concerned Department : Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department
Concerned District : Ariyalur
Organisation Name : Tamil Nadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Society
Scheme Details
Title / Name : Tamil Nadu Pudhu Vaazhvu Project
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Sponsored By : Shared
Funding Pattern : World Bank - 75 Percent Government of Tamil Nadu - 17Percent Community - 8 Percent
Beneficiaries : Citizen
Benefits Types : Grants
Eligibility criteria
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Other Details : Should be very poor or poor household, implemented in Backward Blocks only.
How To Avail : The beneficiary should approach the Village Poverty Reduction Committee present in the Village Panchayat
Validity of the Scheme
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Description : The Project was inaugurated by the Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 15.11.2005.The original project period was till 30.09.2014. Now extended upto 29.09.2016. The project took up additional financing in 2011. The project started its operation in 15 Districts, 70 Blocks, 2509 Villages and expanded to 10 districts additionally covering 1665 villages and is currently in operation in 26 districts, 120 Blocks and in 4174 Village panchayats. The total project outlay including additional financing is Rs 1667crores (274 million USD). The project objective is to empower the poorest of the poor, the marginalized and the differently abled and to promote sustainable livelihoods for them. The Project follows the Community Driven Development (CDD) approach and has developed the poor and under privileged into the mainstream development process as well as made them decide, participate, implement and monitor their progress and development. The project adopts participatory methodologies and transparent resource distribution at local level, through better targeting of the poor for addressing the twin challenges of enhancing livelihoods and empowerment of the poor. The Project has developed strong Community Based Organizations (CBOs) which are effective and responsive and play a vital role in building the capacities and skills of the poor, facilitate and promote sustainable livelihoods with transparent governance and social accountability.