Thursday, February 5, 2009

TRIPTI a Poverty Reduction Programme for the Costal Districts of Orissa

The State Government signed a tripartite agreement with the World Bank and the Government of India for a soft loan of $82 million (Rs. 400 crore approximately) for the Targeted Rural Initiative for Poverty Termination and Infrastructure (TRIPTI), a poverty reduction programme.
This livelihood project will be implemented in 38 Blocks of 10 Costal Districts through Mission Shakti which will cover over 12.50 lakh families in 8369 villages of 1020 Gram Panchayats in the TRIPTI Blocks, said the Project Director Usha Padhee.

(News from Indian Express)

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