Rural Development Agency

Introduction : 

Consequent upon the declaration and inauguration of Dimapur as a new District during December 1997, the DRDA Dimapur was created with effect from Ist April 1999 as the Eight DRDA in Nagaland. The DRDA is an autonomous body registered under the societies Registration Act 1860 having its BY Laws and Memorandum of Association with D.C. as the Chairman. The main role and functions of the DRDA is in terms of Planning for effective implementation of anti-poverty, wage employment programmes, co-ordinating with other agencies- governmental, non-governmental, technical and financial for successful programme implementation. The DRDA is to oversee and monitor the various programmes implementation and to ensure adherence to Guidelines, Equity and Reporting to the concerned authorities. In addition, the DRDA shall ensure promoting transparency in decision making and implementation of different anti-poverty programmes of the Ministry of Rural Development in the District. It shall be the duty of DRDA to oversee and ensure that the benefits specially earmarked for the target group (SC/ST, women and Disable) reach them. They shall take all necessary steps to achieve the prescribed norms as envisaged in the Guidelines.

Office Address:-
District Rural Development Agency Office of the Project Director (DRDA) Dimapur, near Deputy Commissioner Office, Dimapur, Nagaland.
Contact No. :8974838534
email  : drdadmr[at]gmail[dot]com

Roles & Functions :

The main role and functions of the DRDA is in terms of Planning for effective implementation of anti-poverty, wage employment programmes, co-ordinating with other agencies- governmental, non-governmental, technical and financial for successful programme implementation. The DRDA is to oversee and monitor the various programmes implementation and to ensure adherence to Guidelines, Equity and Reporting to the concerned authorities. In addition, the DRDA shall ensure promoting transparency in decision making and implementation of different anti-poverty programmes of the Ministry of Rural Development in the District. It shall be the duty of DRDA to oversee and ensure that the benefits specially earmarked for the target group (SC/ST, women and Disable) reach them. They shall take all necessary steps to achieve the prescribed norms as envisaged in the Guidelines.

Implementation of Various Programme and Schemes activities being undertaken by DRDA Dimapur

  1. GIA
  2. MGNREGA
  3. IAY/PMAY-(G)
  4. NSRLM

GIA to VDBs

GIA is one of the major programs of RD Department which is implemented through the VDBs. This is a 100% state sponsored scheme. Funds under this program is allocated to the tax-paying households of the village, out of which 25% is earmarked for women and 20% for the youth for taking up activities especially income generating activities.

  1. The criteria for allocation of fund is made at the rate of Rs. 66,000/- for VDB having 66 household and below and Rs. 1000/- per household for VDBs having 67 Households and above.

  2. Under this program, a mandatory deposit is made against VDB welfare fund at the rate of Rs. 10,000/- for villages having 50 households and below and Rs. 200/- per household for VDBs with 51 households and above. The deposits are made from the general allocation to mobilize resources for the VDBs to supplement their activity.

  3. The annual deposit is made for a period of 5 years and the amount cannot be withdrawn by the VDBs without the directive from the Department.

The following income generating schemes are taken up under this program.

  • Weaving and handloom
  • Agriculture and Horticulture activities
  • Purchase of Community Bus
  • Construction of Play ground
  • Piggery
  • Poultry etc..

MATCHING CASH GRANT (MCG)

  • This is a state sponsored program. The main objective is to mobilize VDB resources. Under this scheme, it is mandatory for all the VDBs to open Fixed Deposit(FD) Account in a Commercial Bank.
  • The fixed deposit is initially opened for a period of 5(five) years and renewed on maturity. As an incentive, the state government provides a matching cash grant up to a maximum ceiling of 2.50 lakh under this program.

MICRO FINANCE

  • This is a corpus fund scheme of Rs. 2.40 lakh which is created through the contribution of VDB, State Government and Central Government at the ratio of Rs. 40,000/- by the VDB and Rs. 1.00 lakh by the State and another Rs. 1.00 lakh by the Central Government.
    Some of the photographs of success stories under GIA may be seen in the following pages

MAHATMA GANDHI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACT

  • The MGNREGA scheme was launched in our District in the year 2008 by GOI as per the NREGA notification of 7th September 2005.
  • The main objective of the program is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every rural household, whose adult members are willing to do unskilled manual work. The revised rate per day is Rs.177 for FY 2018-19.
  • The scheme is a centrally sponsored scheme implemented on a cost sharing basis between the centre and the state at the ratio 90:10.
  • Some of the permissible works implemented under MGNREGA are as follows:-
  1. Water conservation and water harvesting.
  2. Drought proofing including afforestation and tree plantation.
  3. Irrigation canals including micro and minor irrigation works.
  4. Renovation of traditional water bodies.
  5. Flood control and protection.
  6. Rural connectivity including culverts and roads within a village whenever necessary.
  7. Construction of BNRGSK at the Block level and Gram Panchayat Bhawaat at the Gram Panchayat level.
  8. Agriculture related works.
  9. Land Development.
  10. Livestock related works.
  11. Rural drinking water related works.
  12. Rural sanitation related works etc..

IMPLEMENTATION OF MGNREGA UNDER DIMAPUR DISTRICT

Some of the works usually taken up under MGNREGA in Dimapur District are as follows:-

  • Rural Connectivity
  • Irrigation
  • Flood control and protection
  • Construction of Council Halls/ Panchayat Bhawan.
  • Water Conservation and Water Harvesting.
  • Drought Proofing
  • Land Development
  • Under the revised guidelines, some new works have been included under the permissible works like Agriculture related works, fisheries and livestock related works.
  • Therefore, the Department has been focusing on these sectors since the last financial year under MGNREGA program.
     

SAGY

This SAGY program was launched by Prime Minister on 11th October 2011. According to the guidelines of SAGY, each MP in the country will identify one Gram Panchayat having a population of 1000-3000 in hilly, tribal and difficult areas. As such our Lok Sabha MP has selected Selouphe Village under Chumukedima Block as MP Model Village for which first round of exercise have already begun by identifying the project for construction of an Amphitheatre at Selouphe local ground. Construction of pucca Approach Road to the Amphitheatre have been identified by MP for convergence of SAGY with MGNREGA, for which the proposal is being prepared for submission.

PMAY (G)

  • IAY program was introduced with the objective of providing dwelling houses to the rural poor. However, now the nomenclature has been changed from IAY Indira Awaas Yojana to PMAY(G) Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin w.e.f 1st April 2016. This is a centrally sponsored program where funding is shared between the center and the state on the ratio 90:10 basis respectively.
  • Under this program, roofing materials are provided to the beneficiaries for construction of dwelling houses. Labour and other locally available materials are contributed both by the community and the beneficiaries.

  • All 213 villages are covered under the program. However, during the year 2014-15, one village under each block had been selected for the 1st phase of IAY program with an aim to cover 100% CGI sheet roofing within a shorter period of time so as to bring about success stories on a tangible manner under the program.
  • As such 100 bundles of CGI sheets were provided to all 4 selected villages during the last allocation in the month of November 2014.

  • Another 2 villages under the remaining 2 blocks will be covered under the program in the next phase. The selection of 1(one) model village per block would be an annual activity under the program. This experimental program is expected to reach its target within a period of 3(three) years.
  • Under PMAY (G), Geo-tagging has already been started for the year 2015-16. The photographs of the completed houses under PMAY (G) will be clicked and uploaded using AwassApp. The geo-tagging process involves attaching location specific information such as geographical coordinates to the picture.

NSRLM

  • Under NSRLM program, Chumukedima Block (Resource Block) and Medziphema Block (Intensive Block) has been selected under Dimapur district. Nuiland block has been taken up this FY 2017-18 as an intensive Block.
  • 49 villages are covered under Chumukedima block and 26 villages under Medziphema block under the program
  • Under Chumukedima 445 SHGs have been identified out of which 179 SHGs were purely formed by NRLM.
  • Under Medziphema 86 SHGs have been identified. 5 CRP round has been completed, and the 4 Follow up of CRP round is completed.
  • Revolving fund of Rs. 15,000/- was provided to 401 SHGs Start up cost of Rs. 2000/- was provided to 154 SHGs under Chumukedima Block

  • Revolving fund of Rs. 15,000/- was provided to 38 SHGs. Start up cost of Rs. 2000/- was provided to 18 SHGs under Medziphema Block
  • 21 village level organizations are formed under Chumukedima block.
  • CIF(Community investment fund) has been provided to 21 VLOs
  • Start up cost for the VLO was provided to 21 VLO
  • Major activities taken up under NRLM in Dimapur district include Rubber plantations, Piggery, Surf making, Dish washing soap, Weaving etc..
  • Some of the photographs of success stories under NRLM may be seen in the following pages.

The DRDA Dimapur is presently covering 2013 Govt. recognized villages and six (6) Rural Development Blocks viz- Medziphema, Chumukidema, Niuland, Kuhuboto, Aghunaqa, Dhansiripar Block comprising a total of 73251 households.

The DRDA Dimapur is having only six (6) Blocks belong to ‘A’ category as per the Guidline and a total of 25 Officers and staff is permissible for the DRDA as prescribed by the Ministry of Rural Development govt. of India. The present staff strength in Dimapur is 239, out of this 59 staff are from DRDA and 180 staff is from Blocks.  

List of Offices and contact details under Dimapur District :-

Sl.no. Office Location Contact Number
1 DRDA Dimapur 8974838534
2 RD. Block Niuland 9612169637
3 RD. BlockKuhuboto 9436008140
4 RD. Block Medziphema 9862761916
5 RD. Block Chumukedima 9862628176
6 RD. Block Aghunaqa 9436006308
7 RD. Block Dhansiripar 9856448158

Block wise list of recognized villages under Dimapur District 

RD. Block Chumukedima :

Sl.no Name of Village
1 5th MILE MODEL VILLAGE
2 7TH MILE
3 7th MILE MODEL VILLAGE
4 AOYIMKUM
5 AOYIMTI
6 BAMUNPUKHURI
7 CHEKIYE
8 CHUMIKEDIMA A
9 CHUMUKEDIMA VILLAGE
10 DAROGAPATHAR
11 DAROGARJAN
12 DIKOI
13 DIPHUPAR
14 DIPHUPAR B
15 DOMOKIA
16 DOSHEHE VILLAGE
17 DUBAGAON
18 EKRANIPATHAR
19 ERALIBIL
20 IKISHE
21 INDUSTRIAL VILLAGE
22 KACHARIGAON
23 KASHIRAM AO SECTOR
24 KASHIRAM VILLAGE
25 KHOPANALA
26 KHRIEZEPHE
27 Kirha
28 KUSHIABILL
29 NAGA UNITED VILLAGE
30 NAGARJAN
31 NAHARABARI
32 PADAAMPUKHURI
33 PHAIPIJAN
34 PURANA BAZAR
35 PURANA BAZAR B
36 Rilan
37 SAMAGURI
38 SELUOPHE
39 SENJUM
40 SIGNAL ANGAMI
41 SODZULHOU
42 SOVIMA
43 TENYIPHE II
44 TENYIPHE I
45 TENYIPHEE-III (VIRAZOUMA)
46 THAHEKHU
47 THILIXU
48 TOLUVI
49 TOULAZOUMA
50 UNITY VILLAGE
51 ZANI

RD. Block Aghunaqa :

Sl.no  Name of Village
1 AHOTO
2 AOYIMCHEN
3 GHOSHITO
4 HEVUXU
5 HOMELAND
6 HOZHETO (NEW RECOGNISED)
7 HUKHAI
8 HUSTO
9 IZHEVI
10 KHEHUTO
11 KHUTOVI
12 KIKHEYI
13 L.VIHOTO
14 LUHEVI
15 LUHEZHE
16 MUGHAVI
17 NGAMJALAM
18 NGUVIHE
19 NIKIHE
20 NIKIQHE
21 NITAZU
22 NIZHETO
23 P.VIHOTO
24 PIHEKHU
25 QHUHOI
26 R.HOVISHE
27 SHIWOTO
28 SHOKHEVI
29 TOHOI
30 TOHOKHU
31 TOKISHE
32 VIKHETO
33 XUKHUVI
34 YETOHO
35 ZHEKISHE
36 ZHEXUCHE
37 ZUTOI

 

RD. Block Dhansiripar :

Sl.no Name  of Village
1

AMALUMA

2 BADE
3 DANIEL VILLAGE
4 DHANSIRIPAR
5 DIASEPHE
6 DISAGAPHU
7 DOYAPUR
8 GANESHNAGAR
9 GHOWOTO
10 HAZADISA
11 K. XEKIYE
12 KHEKIHO
13 Khiamnok
14 KIYETO
15 LHOTHAVI
16 MANGLAMUKH
17 MELONGMEN
18 MURISE
19 PIMLA
20 RAZAPHE
21 RAZAPHE BASA
22 SANGTAMTILA
23 SHEKAVI
24 SHOTOVI
25 SHOXUVI
26 SINRIJAN
27 TOSHIZU
28 TSETHRONGSE
29 URRA VILLAGE
30 VIDIMA
31 ZUTOVI

RD. Block Kuhuboto :

Sl.no Name of Village
1 AHOZHE
2 AKITO
3 AOYIM
4 GHOKITO
5 GHONIVI
6 HENIVI
7 HEVISHE
8 HOITO
9 HUKATO
10 KHEHOKHU
11 KHUGHOVI
12 KIYELHO
13 Kiyezhe
14 Kughato
15 L.HOTOVI
16 LOTOVI
17 LUKUTO
18 LUZHETO
19 NIHOTO
20 NIZHEVI
21 OLD SHOWUBA
22 PADALA
23 PHUHOTO
24 PISHIKHU
25 PUKHATO
26 S.HOTOVI
27 SHAHOI
28 SHITO
29 SHOZUKHU
30 SUHOI
31 SUNITO
32 TOKUGHA
33 TOSHIHO
34 VIHOKHU
35 VIKUHO
36 VISHIYI
37 XEKIYE
38 XELHOZHE
39 XUKIYE
40 ZUKIHE
41 Zuvukhu

RD. Block Medziphema :

Sl.no Name of Village
1 BUNGSANG
2 HEKASHE
3 JHARNAPANI
4 KHAIBUNG
5 KHAMKARIA
6 KIYEVI
7 KUKI DOLONG
8 MEDZIPHEMA
9 MOAVA
10 MOLVOM
11 NEW PIPHEMA
12 NEW SEITHEKIMA
13 PAGLAPAHAR
14 PHERIMA
15 Piphema A
16 PIPHEMA OLD
17 RAZAPHEMA
18 SEITHEKEMA A
19 SEITHEKIMA C
20 SETHIKIMA OLD
21 SIRHI ANGAMI
22 SIRHIMA
23 SOCUNOMA
24 TSEIPAMA
25 Tsiepama Model Village
26 TSUMA
27 ZUIKHU

RD. Block Niuland :

Sl.no >Name of Village
1 GHOKUTO
2 GHOTOI
3 GHOTOVI
4 HAKHIZHE
5 HENITO
6 HEVIKHE
7 HEZHETO
8 HEZULHO
9 HOKHEZHE VILLAGE
10 HOVISHE
11 HOVUKHU
12 HOZUKHE
13 K.HETOI
14 KHEHOI
15 KIYEZU B
16 KIYEZU A
17 KUHOXU
18 NEW SHOWUBA
19 NIHOKHU
20 NIKHEKHU
21 S. VIHUTO
22 S.HETOI
23 SUKHATO
24 VIYITO
25 YEVETO
26 ZUHESHE

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