Integrated Tribal Development Agencies (ITDAs)
Single Line Administration:
- Integrated Tribal Development Agencies (ITDAs) were established to ensure integrated approach in implementation of developmental programs for tribals in sub plan areas.
- With a view to facilitate better coordination among all functionaries operating in sub plan areas, all the functionaries were brought under the administrative control of Project Officer, ITDA vide G.O.Ms.No.434, General Administration (Spl.A) department, dated 14.8.1986 and also reiterated in 2002.
- Government have enacted the SCSP and TSP (Planning, Allocation and Utilization of Financial Resources) Act, 2013 to ensure accelerated development of STs, by earmarking a portion, in proportion to population of STs in the State, of the total plan outlay of the State as the outlay of the TSP for the State and ensuring effective institutional mechanisms for the implementation.
- To gear up implementation of development programs in tune with tribal sub plan, the Government issued orders in GO Ms.No.57, dt.1.3.2014 streamlining the administration in Tribal Sub Plan Areas.