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Scheme
Concerned Department : Soil & Water Conservation Department
Concerned District : All
Organisation Name : Directorate of Soil & Water Conservation
Scheme Details
Title / Name: : Watershed Development Project in Shifting Cultivation Area (WDPSCA)
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : Central
Funding Pattern : 100%
Beneficiaries : Farmers
Benefits Types : Other
Eligibility criteria
Income : --
Age : --
Community : --
Other Details : --
How To Avail : Watersheds in which shifting cultivation is predominant are taken up under the scheme
URL :
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On : 01-Apr-1995
Valid Upto : 31-Mar-2025
Description : The main objective of the project is protect hill slopes of Jhum areas through soil and water conservation measures on a watershed basis, encourage and assist Jhummia families to develop Jhum land for productive uses with improved cultivation and suitable package of practices leading to settled cultivation, improved socio-economic status of Jhummia families through household/land-based activities and mitigate ill effects of shifting cultivation by introducing appropriate land use as per land capacity and improved technologies.