Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
Aims & Objectives of the Organization:
The District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) has traditionally been the principal organ at the District level to over see the implementation of different anti poverty programmes. Eradication of rural poverty through successful implementation of different anti poverty programmes of the Ministry of Rural Development as well as State sponsored plan is the aim of this organization.
Mission / Vision:
Ameliorate the economic condition of the poor in rural areas by implementing the scheme/ programs of Govt. and by involving the people as well as PRIs members in the district.
History Background of its Establishment:
The District Rural Development Agency, Bhadrak came into existence in the redrawn map of Odisha with effect from 01.04.1994 having bifurcated from the erstwhile Balasore D.R.D.A, a society under the Societies Registration Act,1860, was registered on bearing registration No.The Governing Body of the D.R.D.A has been reconstituted in pursuance of letter No.IRD/2929 dated 17.03.1997 of Panchayat Raj Department.
Administrative set up:
The Governing Body of District Rural Development Agency, Bhadrak, which is at the apex of the administrative hierarchy, has been reconstituted under the Chairmanship of the President, Zilla Parishad. The Collector and Dist. Magistrate is functioning as Ex-officio Chief Executive Officer of DRDA. The Project Director is the Executive Officer of DRDA. The Governing Body meets regularly to discuss various important issues and take decisions.
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