Original Research Article, Volume 2016 Issue 1

Implementation and Monitoring of Rural Development Schemes-A study of select districts in Arunachal Pradesh

by Millo Yasung

DOI: https://doi.org/10.56405/dngcrj.2016.01.01.07 | Download


Arunachal Pradesh, a State in North Eastern India has approximately 80 per cent of the people residing in rural area and thus being a rural state, depends totally upon central assistance. There are various Centrally Sponsored Schemes like MGNREGA, IAY etc that are designed by the Government of India for alleviation of rural poverty and bring in development. In Arunachal Pradesh, the Department of Rural Development is the chief institution that is responsible for implementation and monitoring of these developmental schemes. But whether or not they fulfill their responsibility sincerely is questionable as is evident from the presentscenario of Arunachal Pradesh, which is not very pleasant. This research paper is descriptive in nature. Multi-staged sampling is used to collect data from three districts of Arunachal Pradesh. Both primary and secondary data is used for this paper. The paper tries to compare the opinion of three groups that comprise of the officials of the Department of Rural Development, the people’s representatives and the community regarding implementation and monitoring of various schemes in the State using One-way ANOVA technique. From the data it is found out that the opinion of the three groups vary extensively with regards to implementation and monitoring of the rural development schemes in the district. Thus it indicates that there might a lacuna with regards to implementation and monitoring process.

Cite as:

Yasung M. 2016. Implementation and Monitoring of Rural Development schemes – A study of select Districts in Arunachal Pradesh, Dera Natung Government College Research Journal, 1, 65-74.