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This File was last Updated/Modified: November 03 2014 16:54:43.Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Hill Areas Development Programme (HADP) and Westem Ghats Development Programme (WGDP)

Dated 7th November 2000


1 Secretary. Planning Commission Chairperson
2 Representative of MO Environment and Forests Member
3 Representative of MO Water Resources Member
4 Representative of MO Rural Development Member
5 Representative of M/O Agriculture Member
6 Representative of D'O Small Scale Industries Member
7 Representative of DO Non-Conventional Energy Member
8 Representatives of HADP WGDP States Members
9 Pr. Advisers (SP)/Advisers (SP) dealing with HADP WGDP States Members
10 Dr. Harish Chandra Poknriyal, Professor and Head, D/O Economics, HNB Garhwal University, GPO Box 41. Srinagar-246174. UP. Member
11 Dr. Sharad Chandra Lele Project Director Institute for Social and Economic Change P.O. Nagarabhavi Bangalore 560072 Member
12 Adviser (MLP), Planning Commission Member-Secretary

Terms of reference :

  1. To review the impact of HADP and WGUP and bring out achievements and failures, if any, together with necessary remedial measures;
  2. To recommend policy framework for the development of areas under HADP and WGDP during Tenth Five Year Plan, keeping in view the status of the development, needs and aspirations of the local people;
  3. To identify specific areas of activities which fit into the ecology of the hill areas under HADP and WGDP;
  4. To suggest strategies and measures for long-term integrated development of the areas under these programmes; and
  5. To suggest administrative, operational and organisational measures both at the Centre and the State level for effective implementation and monitoring of these Programmes.

Non-official members will be entitled for TADA as per relevant rules of Government of India.