Administrative Setup in the Districts

Telangana State Scheduled Tribes Cooperative Finance Corporation (TRICOR) is headed by Commissioner of Tribal Welfare who is Ex-Officio Managing Director, TRICOR assisted by Deputy General Manager and other supporting Staff.

The Districts of Khammam, Warangal, Adilabad where Integrated Tribal Development Agencies (ITDAs) are functioning, poverty alleviation programmes are implemented by these ITDAs only. In all other districts in the state District Level Committees (DLCs) are formed with the District Collector as the Chairman and District Tribal Welfare Officer (DTWO) as the Member Secretary for implementing poverty alleviation programmes. Separate ITDA for chenchus was also established with its headquarters in Mannanurof Mahaboobnagardistrict for the development of Chenchus living in Mahaboobnagar, Nalgonda and Ranga Reddy districts. The Project Officers of MADA in the districts of Nalgonda and Mahaboobnagar, besides District Tribal Welfare Officers will look after Economic Support Schemes meant for STs.

The TRICOR head office formulates policies in terms of preparing Annual Action Plans and monitors implementation of schemes by way of convening review meetings while obtaining monthly progress reports. The Corporation mobilizes financial resources form State and Central Government and other financial institutions and in turn releases to ITDAs/District Level Committees (DLCs) for implementation of schemes, besides mobilizing 6% earmarked funds from the local bodies, the institutional finances from banks and 12% from TSP from line Departments. The Managing Director manages the affairs of the Corporation under the guidance of the governing body of TRICOR.