Planning & Development Department

Apart from Revenue matters, District Development is one very important objective of the District Administration. As head of the District Administration, DC is responsible for all round development activities in the district under various programmes such as MP's Local Area Fund, MLA's fund, Untied Fund, Sub-divisional Plan Scheme Fund, Employment Assurance Scheme (EAS) fund and so on. For this work, the DC assigns one Assistant Commissioner (Development) for the specific task of looking after and coordinating various developmental activities undergoing in various sectors of Rural Development.

All development departments in the district, like PWD, Irrigation, Health, Education and many others are aided in this matter by the Planning Section of the DDC's Office, headed by the Chief Planning Officer.

Under the Government policy of rapid up liftment of rural population, a District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) is functioning in the district which has the District Development Commissioner as Chairman and one Project Director as its functional head. All schemes for Rural Development are implemented by agency and in this work, it is aided by the Community Development Blocks situated in outlying rural areas of the district. These C.D. Blocks are supervised by Block Development Officers (BDO's).

Related Links
  Planning Commission
  Ministry of Statistics and PI