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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(8): 3296-3301
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.393


Constraints Perceived by Tribal People in Implementation of Watershed Development Programme – A Study in Odisha
S.R. Dash1, Plabita Ray2, S.D. Mukhopadhyaya3, B.K. Routray1 and D.V. Singh4*
1KVK, Jagatsinghpur, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2KVK, Balasore, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
3Visva Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India
4KVK, Kandhmal, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Watershed Development Programme is of completely new dimension and empowered people in designing and implementing the programme along with fund utilization, accounting and record maintenance. It has been observed that significant developments not been made to the tribal people living in watershed area. A study was conducted with 192 respondents from 12 watersheds covering 4 blocks in Kalahandi and Nuapara districts in Odisha. Gram panchayat / village not consulted sufficiently, no transparency in selecting committee members, Watershed Association meeting not held regularly, monopoly of the committee members, inadequate programme for women, no permanent approach to each programme, insufficient demonstration, inadequate funds to cover all farm based activities, no revolving fund facilities for SHG activities, inadequate funds for training and other educational activities, lack of sincerity and dedication of project personnel, no regular review meetings as well as problems and difficulties arise in field situations not solved were the pertinent constraints expressed by the respondents. The District Watershed Advisory Committee members have to monitor all these constraints, ensureall these facilities and strictly adherence to the guidelines along with possible supports for effective implementation of the programme benefiting tribal people living in the watershed areas.


Keywords: Constraint, Programme, Tribal people, Watershed development.
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Dash, S.R., Plabita Ray, S.D. Mukhopadhyaya, B.K. Routray and Singh, D.V. 2017. Constraints Perceived by Tribal People in Implementation of Watershed Development Programme – A study in Odisha.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(8): 3296-3301. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.608.393