Sagarkhedu Sarvangi Vikas Yojana

A unique twelve point flagship programme amounting to Rs. 11,000 crore for Eleventh Five Year Plan focuses attention in an integrated manner on the Developmental issues of 60 lakh population living in 3000 Villages of 38 coastal Talukas in 13 Districts. This programme addresses special problems to improve quality of life and HDI in coastal areas, especially fisherman population.

It takes a holistic and integrated view that people living in the coastal area play a distinctive role not only in the economy but in the preservation of the ecosystem.

The focus areas include capacity building and training, up gradation of technology in traditional professions, specific and time bound action plan for improving wage and self-employment, educational facilities, health infrastructure, drinking water, housing, salinity ingress, electrification and water conservation, creation of infrastructure and coastal security.

Looking to the glorious success of this yojana government had announced a package of Rs. 21000 crore for 12th Five Year Plan i.e. 2012-17.

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