Tree Planting on Community Lands in Identified Watersheds: Maharashtra

Details of Tree Planting on Community Lands in Identified Watersheds
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeTree Planting on Community Lands in Identified Watersheds
Sponsored byState Government
Funding PatternState budget
Ministry/DepartmentRural Development and Water Conservation Department, Maharashtra
DescriptionThe scheme is implemented on identified Mini watersheds in the State of Maharashtra.
BeneficiariesCommunity,
Benefits
Benefit TypeMaterial,
Details The village community is benefited by making available grass, fodder, small timber and wood for agricultural implements. Also, the groundwater recharge, and soil and moisture conservation are also achieved through this activity. Employment opportunities are also generated as a result of this scheme.
Eligibility criteriaThe programme is being implemented in watersheds at the villages identified vide G.R. dated 5th August, 1992.
How to AvailVillages are selected by the Department of Rural Development and Water Conservation, Government of India, for treatment as per the Government resolution.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 0007
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Maharashtra, 04-10-2007)