Sarju Area Development Action Plan
Sarju Area Development Action Plan (SADAP), started in the year 2012, is the proposed rural livelihood development plan for holistic development of adivasi and tribal people across rebel-hit Sarju-Kone area in Latehar, under the Ministry of rural development, Government of India.
The SADAP encompasses four blocks, twelve Panchayats and twelve thousand families in the region. The plan is to be completed in two years with a cost Rs. 4,500 crore.
It will involve better rural electrification, promotion of educational facilities, strengthening of anganwadi centres, and the building of roads, houses, rural markets and community centres.
Latehar is a severely Maoist affected area. This problem cannot be rooted out from the district without bringing the people out of abject poverty. As a prelude, Sarju Area Development Action Plan aims at combating the menace of Left Wing Extremism by bringing about an overall development in 12 Panchayats namely Bendi, Nawagarh, Tarwadih, Barkadih, Chungru, Ganeshpur, Chorha, Karwai, Kotam, Ghashitoila, Rud and Haratu of Latehar, Garu, Barwadih and Manika block.
The administration has been working hard to make the Government schemes work but there is still lot to be improved. Effective and efficient implementation of all the schemes is the need of the hour. The sooner we realize the better.
SARJU AREA – A GEOGRAPHICAL VIEW
CORE OBJECTIVES OF SADAP
Economic Development through
- Skill Development
- Training and Capacity Building
- Handholding and support to Entrepreneurial Ability
Access to Basic Service
- Drinking water
- Housing and sanitation
- Financial Inclusion
- Solar Energy
- Voluntary Activity
- Self Help Group
- Village level business correspondents for banking
- Barefoot Model