soil and water conservation
soil and water conservation

Name of Scheme : Soil and Water Conservation in the catchments of River Valley Project

Project Area : South Pennaiyar and Mettur Catchments in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Salem Districts.

Details of Works: Contour bunding. 
– Horticultural plantations
– Drainage line treatment
– Farm ponds
– Agro Forestry and Afforestation
– Silt Detention Structure

Benefits offered (Subsidy):25% on cost of works in Patta Land is provided as subsidy and  remaining 75% is treated as loan. The loan amount with interest is recovered in ten equal instalments after a moratorium of two years.

Eligibility:All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected priority watersheds in the respective catchment are eligible.

Time-limit for Implementation: Works will be completed within the financial year in the selected watersheds.

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