Long Term Action Plan for KBK Districts
Long Term Action Plan (LTAP) for Kalahandi, Bolangir &
Koraput (KBK) districts of Orissa was launched by the then
Prime Minister on 18.8.1995. The basic intention was to pool
the available resources and integrate them scientifically
to produce the desired results for the speedy development
of extremely backward KBK districts in Orissa.
undivided districts of Koraput, Bolangir and Kalahandi (KBK)
have now been divided into eight districts namely, Kalahandi,
Nuapada, Bolangir, Sonepur, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Malkangiri
and Rayagada comprising of 80 blocks, 1171 Gram Panchayats
and 12,104 Revenue villages.
LTAP was initially drawn for a seven year period i.e. 1995-96
to 2001-2002. Since the LTAP did not have the envisaged effect,
the Government of Orissa were advised to present a revised
plan which would focus on high priority schemes to deal with
the basic problems of these districts.
the State Government have drawn up a Revised LTAP (1998-99
to 2006-07) with a total outlay of Rs. 6061.83 crore consisting
of a Central Plan and Centrally Sponsored Schemes in various
sectors, namely agriculture, horticulture, watershed development,
afforestation, irrigation, health, drinking water, emergency
feeding, welfare of SCs/STs and rural connectivity.
order to supplement the flow of funds in certain critical
sectors, Additional Central Assistance has been allocated
annually for the KBK Districts:
additionality of Rs. 37 crore had been provided with break
up as follows: Rs. 17 crore for primary residential school
for girls, Rs.10 crore for afforestation, Rs.3.50 crore for
watershed development and Rs. 6.50 crore for interest burden
on loans for irrigation schemes.
Further, Rs. 9 crore had been provided from ACA available
under Basic Minimum Services (BMS) including Rs.7 crore for
Emergency Feeding Programme and Rs. 2 crore for Mobile Health
Annual Plan 1999-2000
additionality of Rs. 37 crore was allocated with break-up
as follows: Rs. 20 crore for Afforestation and Rs. 17 crore
for primary residential school for girls
Under BMS, Additional Central Assistance of Rs. 20.60 crore
had been provided including Rs. 10 crore for Rural Water Supply,
Rs. 8.60 crore for Emergency Feeding and Rs. 2.00 crore for
Mobile Health Units.
Annual Plan 2000-01, an ACA of Rs. 40.35 crore has been allocated
with break-up as follows: Rs. 15.00 crore for Afforestation,
Rs. 15.00 crore for Emergency Feeding, Rs. 5.35 crore for
Mobile Health Units and Rs. 5.00 crore for Primary Residential
Schools for Girls.
State Government have reported an anticipated expenditure
of Rs. 44.47 crore against the schemes till 31st March, 2001
(including Rs. 4.12 crore of unspent balance of the previous
the State Government have recently appointed a Chief Administrator,
Special Area( KBK ) Development Project with headquarters
at Koraput and have also constituted a Project Level Committee
with Chief Secretary as Chairman.