Projects under Western Ghats Development Programme (WGDP)

We have experience in implementing 14 Projects under WGDP of Planning Commission, Government of India. Four Projects with a total area of 3231 Ha (Kundenvayal -823 Ha, Kakkatt- 809 Ha, Vazhakode-644 Ha and Karakode-955 Ha) in Madikkai Gramapanchayat and Konnakkad watershed project with a total area of 975 Ha in Balal Gramapanchayat of Kasaragod District have been completed in 2011-12. Deviyottukavu watershed project with a total area of 610 Ha in Kankol-Alapadamba Gramapanchayat of Kannur District has been completed in 2012-13.

Watersheds under WGDP are being implemented thorough the Watershed Committees under the Chairmanship of the Grama Panchayats concerned. At present, 8 Projects with a total area of 4130 Ha are ongoing. Details of the ongoing projects are given below

SL NoName of watershedBlockGrama PanchayatArea in Ha
1KaliyadukkamKanhangadPullur-Peria612
2ChalingalKanhangadPullur-Peria593
3KudanamKanhangadPullur-Peria538
4Parakol-KeekkanamParappaKinanoor-Karinthalam547
5PodavoorNileshwaramKayyur-Cheemeni475
6Nalilamkandam-KuttamathNileshwaramKayyur-Cheemeni865
7AlandattaNileshwaramKayyur-Cheemeni500
8KothottuKanhangadMadikkai375
Grand total4505