Saturday, March 10, 2018

AP Re launching of ADARANA Programme Issue of Guidelines as per G.O.Ms.No.1

AP Backward Classes Welfare Re-launching of ADARANA Programme Issue of Guidelines as per G.O.Ms.No.1, Dated: 10-03-2018.AP Government have decided to Re-launch ADARANA programme with the ultimate aim of contributing to increased income levels and to improve the living standards of the practicing artisans in Particular and all the BC communities as per G.O.Ms.No.1, Dated: 10-03-2018.
AP Backward Classes Welfare Department Re-launching of ADARANA Programme Issue of Guidelines as per G.O.Ms.No.1, Dated: 10-03-2018
     


  • From the VC & MD, APBCCFC Ltd. Vijayawada Lr.No. 21/C/2017, Dated: 6-12-2017.





The Government of Andhra Pradesh has been implementing many welfare programmes and development schemes with a view to empower the rural poor through creating additional income by improving their productivity. Further with a view to minimizing drudgery, improving product/service quality with the help of modernizing the process of operations, Government have decided to Re-launch ADARANA programme with the ultimate aim of contributing to increased income levels and to improve the living standards of the practicing artisans in Particular and all the BC communities in General.

The Population belonging to Backward classes in the state pursuing traditional occupations such as cattle and sheep rearing, toddy tapping, earth works, fishing, weaving, goldsmithy,  blacksmithy, brasssmithy, carpentry, stone carving, laundry, pottery, oil pressing, basketry, hair dressing, tailoring and dyeing fall under 125 communities listed in the  State list of Backward Classes.  Further, there are many of the BC communities without the traditional activities are practicing Agriculture and allied activities. Even many of the age-old practicing artisans diversified from their traditional activities and are into Agriculture and allied activities.

Adarana being the flagship scheme for the Backward classes, aims to modernize their tools and technology. The Managing Director, APBCCFC Ltd., in his letter cited has proposed to relaunch the Adarana scheme under the name ADARANA II.

Government after careful consideration of the proposal hereby issue the following guidelines for implementation of Adarana scheme.

OBJECTIVES OF ADARANA SCHEME:

To provide financial assistance to the artisans belonging to Backward Classes for acquiring improved modern tools and gadgets for sustainable Income Generating Activity and economic development

To empower the BCs by imparting necessary training to improve their productivity with minimum drudgery and enhance the service quality according to the market needs.

NATURE OF ASSISTANCE:

With a view to capitalize the concept of low hanging fruits ADARANA Programme essentially focus on providing financial assistance in 3 slabs i.e.,   Rs. 30,000/-, Rs. 20,000/- and Rs. 10,000/- as unit cost with 70% subsidy component, 20% NBCFDC loan and 10% beneficiary contribution for procurement of Model tools and gadgets.

However, it is actively being considered by the Government to provide required high-end mechanized tools to the artisans of BC communities over and above the ceiling limit of Rs.30,000/- under ADARANA PLUS scheme. Separate guidelines will be issued for this scheme.

COVERAGE:

The Scheme will be implemented throughout the state of Andhra Pradesh, in all Mandals/Municipalities /Municipal Corporations.

NUMBER OF BC BENEFICIARIES TO BE IDENTIFIED:

Under the scheme, it proposed to cover 105000 Beneficiaries with Rs.10,000 unit cost and 83000 Beneficiaries with Rs.20,000/- unit cost and 67000 Beneficiaries with Rs.30,000/- unit cost respectively during the financial year 2018-19.   Subsequently, the targets may be enhanced based on enhanced budget allocation from the next financial year.

PATTERN OF ASSISTANCE: 

Unit Cost for BCs - Rs. 10,000/- Subsidy component (70%) - Rs.  7,000/-NBCFDC Loan component  (20%) -Rs.  2,000/-Beneficiary contribution (10%) -Rs 1,000/-

Unit Cost for BCs - Rs. 20,000/- Subsidy component (70%)- Rs. 14,000/-NBCFDC Loan component  (20%) - Rs.  4,000/-Beneficiary contribution (10%)-Rs.  2,000/-

Unit Cost for BCs - Rs. 30,000/- Subsidy component (70%)- Rs. 21,000/-NBCFDC Loan component  (20%) - Rs.   6,000/-Beneficiary contribution (10%)- Rs.   3,000/-

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ASSISTANCE: 

The following criteria will be adopted

Age of BC beneficiaries : 18- 50 years
Beneficiary shall be registered with Praja Sadhikara Survey before sanction.
         
preference shall be given to:
He/She shall be a practicing artisan.
Beneficiaries who are availing the Economic support Schemes for the first time.

Candidates who were trained under any skill improvement programmes of the government or welfare corporations either in the current year or earlier in the proposed trade of his/her interest.

Beneficiaries availing financial support under Adarana schemes for the year 2018-19 shall not be eligible under any economic support schemes for the next three years
Preference shall be given to women beneficiaries so as to cover a minimum of 33 1/3% of the total target for the district and Mandal level.

HOW TO APPLY: 

BC artisans for availing the financial assistance shall apply through Adarana Portal/OBMMS accessible through Meeseva/MPDO office/Internet kiosk etc.,

FIXATION OF TARGETS: 

The total targeted beneficiaries indicated for the districts shall be            sub-divided Mandal/ municipality wise in proportion to the BC population based on the Praja Sadhikara Survey Data of the respective Mandal/ Municipality of districts.

SELECTION OF BENEFICIARIES

The selection of beneficiaries will be done through Screening and Selection Committee at the Mandal /Municipality level on the lines of Self Employment Schemes as per GO Ms.No.111 Social Welfare (SCP) Department   Dated. 23-11-2016.

In case of any dispute over the selection of beneficiary, the decision of the majority members will prevail.

The process of selection and grounding of the programme shall be strictly adhered to the prescribed timelines.

The composition of the screening-cum-selection committee shall be as follows complete information in below link.



0 comments:

Post a Comment