ITDA for STs in Plain Areas

Integrated Tribal Development Agency for development of STs in plain areas

The Govt. established an ITDA for Development of STs in Plain Areas vide G.O.Ms.No.30, Social Welfare (TW.SER.I) Department, dated 28-2-2009 covering (15) districts of Andhra Pradesh. The objective of establishment of ITDA Plain Area is to have a special focus on Plain Area Tribal’s (Not covered by the ITDAs) and also for planning, coordinating and monitoring of developmental activities though convergence with various line departments. Implementation of some special projects to certain vulnerable groups on pilot basis for replication.

As per AP Reorganization Act, 2014, Govt. accorded permission for division of ITDA, Plain Areas in to two ITDAs i.e., for Andhra Pradesh (Residuary) State and Telangana State vide G.O MS No.57, TW (SER.1.2) Department dated:31.05.2014. As per proceeding Dated: 24.02.2015 ITDA (PA), Hyderabad is bifurcated in to two entities i.e. ITDA (PA), Telangana State, Hyderabad & ITDA (PA), AP w.e.f. 01.03.2015. Accordingly, ITDA for Development of STs in Plain Areas for Telangana State has registered with the jurisdiction of (7) districts i.e.,

  1. Karimnagar
  2. Mahaboobnagar
  3. Medak
  4. Nalgonda
  5. Nizamabad
  6. Ranga Reddy
  7. Hyderabad

Major activities of ITDA Plain Areas

The ITDA Plain Areas during this year 2015-16 is implementing Economic Support Schemes through District Collectors to the ST beneficiaries in consultation with line departments like 1.Agriculture, 2.Animal Husbandry, 3.Fisheries, 4.Horticulture, 5.Minor Irrigation and 7.Roads/Drinking Water in respect of the amount allocated by this office, duly following the guidelines issued by the Govt. in G.O Rt.No.412 TW(LTR) Dept dt:03.10.2015 and also taking into consideration of the following instructions.

  • Coverage of ST families shall be those areas/families which are not covered TRICOR/TSP Schemes
  • All the Schemes should be linked with the Banks
  • Mandal wise target should be fixed based on the proportionate population
  • 33.13% beneficiaries should be the ST women and 3% differently abled
  • Preference shall be given to the following categories
  • Physically Challenged
  • Widows
  • Single Women
  • HIV patient
  • Sale of Girl Child families
  • Families of Women trafficking
  • Victims of atrocities
  • Mentally disabled children families
  • Rehabilitation Scheme to illicit liquor producers

The Subsidy will be transferred from the ITDA Plain Areas, Hyderabad directly to the respective beneficiary accounts on receipts of sanction orders from the District Officers and the District Collector shall ensure that the Subsidy shall 80% for unit cost up to 1 lakh, 70% Subsidy for unit cost 1 lakh to 2 lakhs, 60% subsidy for unit cost 2 lakhs to 10 lakhs (60% or Rs.5 lakhs which ever less).