DRDA Kinnaur


District Rural Development Agency Kinnaur was established in the year 1979. Main objective of DRDA is to oversee and monitor various poverty alleviation programmes of the central government. The Schemes/programmes run by the organization aim at provision of self employment and shelter to BPL families. Wage employment is  provided through various programmes and durable assets are created. Conservation and augmentation of natural resources is the main focus of watershed programmes. Sanitation and insurance are other important areas for which the organization is working.

Planning and execution of various scheme is being done through Panchayati Raj Institutions in a transparent manner ensuring people participation. The programmes are funded by both centre and state government on cost sharing basis. However certain schemes are funded by state government only.