1. Monopoly Procurement Scheme :
Procurement of notified agricultural and minor forest produces commodities in
Tribal Sub-plan areas. Commodities price fixation by concerned District Collector
as well as Project Officers (ITDP) on the basis of rate prevailed in nearest
Gurantee of better remunerative prices, proper weighment and prompt payment
to the tribal tenderers. Operations of procurement of 21 agricultural and 31
minor forest produce commodities through 567 purchase centres opened in 71 Tahsils
in the 15 Districts of State Prevented exploitation from the hands of private
traders and landlords.
2. Consumption Finance Scheme :
Regular implementation in T.S.P. Areas during lean period of monsoon
every year. Availability of interest free small loans to the tribal farm workers,
small farmers and landles labourers in rainy season when no other employment
Loan envisages 90% portion in kind as foodgrain and 10% portion in cash, Repayment
period of one year., at 7.5% interest rate.
Distribution of loan to tribal beneficiary per family Rs. 400/- up to 4 units
: Rs. 800/- upto 8 units and Rs. 1000/- beyond 8 units and baove.
Prevented exploitation at the hands of private money lenders and sahukars.
during 2000 monsoon season distributed consumption loan of Rs. 2.83 Crores to
approx. 38000 beneficianies also implementing Grain Bank Scheme under which
14804 Quintals Grain worth Rs. 1.14 Crores has been distributed to 450 villages
Grain Banks and 3457 Quintals worth Rs. 25 lac has been distributed to 49 villages
Grain Bank under State and Contral sponsored schemes respectively.
3. Electric Motor Pumpsets / Oil Engines
Identification and selection of tribal beneficiaries by Tribal
Development Commissioneratenthrough Governmnet appointed committess.
Supply, installation and Commissioning of 3 HP to 10 HP electric Pumpsets and
5 HP Oil engine sets alongwith all accessories at the farm of Tribal beneficiaries.
Implentation of Scheme in 23 Districts under subsidy and beneficiaries participation
basis Since 1973-74. Execution by T.D.C. since 1980-81 and total cases of 51426
Ele-Motor pumpsets and 18315 Oil Engines sanctioned by Tribal Commissionerate
during 73-74 to 99-2000.
Scheme envisages to improve the yields of tribal farmers by affording them irrigation
thereby improvement in their economic condition.
4. GENERAL ACTIVITIES :
Supply of various items to Govt. Ashram Schools.
Supply of dietary articles such as foodgrains pulses, cereals and other grocery
items to total 425 Govt. Ashram Schools in tribal areas since 1981
Also supplying notebooks and stationary items to Ashram Schools since 1992-93.
5. PRIMARY CENTRES :
Started functioning since 1972 for supply of daily necessity items
at reasonable rates in remote tribal areas when no other establishments were
At present four primary centres are working in tribal areas.
6. MOBILE FAIR PRICE SHOPS AND DOOR STEP
DELIVERY SCHEME :
Total ten mobile fair price shops being operated in tribal remote
areas in Thane and Gadchiroli Districts. Catering supply of grains at highly
subsidised rates where supply of items cannot be provided due to financial difficulties.
Door step deliveries through 140 vehicles provided by State Government.
Supply of rationing items under P.D.S. to the fair price shops at the villages
in 14 tribal disticts regularly under door step delivery.
Ensured timely and sufficient supply of P.D.S. items at remote places to avoid
hunger death incidents.
7. SPECIAL ITEM PLAN :
Providing of particular storage capacity for the P.D.S. commodities
of Food and Civil Supplies Dept. in the TDC's godowns.
Provision of Space held to supply P.D.S. goods to fair price shops at remote
tribal places at right earnest. helped to check bottleneck of supplies during
8. N.S.F.D.C. SPONSORED PROGRAMMES :
Worked as channelising agency of the N.S.F.D.C. New Delhi for
generating self employment for tribal youths in the State of Maharashtra.
Implemented high cost, viable projects for the unemployed tribals between 1994
Term loan upto 95% of the project cost at simple rate of interest at 6% p.a.
to 8% p.a. Quarterly repayment in 16 to 20 installments, was made available
Entitled loan for the beneficiary having annual family income of Rs. 31,952/-
p.a. for rural areas % Rs. 42,412/- p.a. for urban areas
Distributed 100 Mini Trucks, 100 Photo Copier Machines and 200 Petrol Auto Rickshas
to tribal beneficiaries in the first phase.
During second phase distributed 30 Heavy Trucks 70 Tempo Trax, 65 Tractor Trolleys,
130 Autorikshas & 50 photo copier machines to tribal beneficiaries.
Now above programmes have been transferred to Shabari Adivasi Vitta Va Vikas