There are (54) Tribal Welfare institutions are functioning in Tribal Welfare Department under the control of Project Officer, ITDA Utnoor / Deputy Director (TW) Adilabad: Hq: ITDA, Utnoor.
All the boarders admitted in TW Department Ashram Schools and Hostels are being provided Free food, and accommodation, quality education, required Text Books, required Note books, (4) pairs of Uniforms, Trunk Box, Plate and Glass, and Bedding Material, Hair Cutting. Besides these Cosmetic charges are being paid @ Rs. 50/- per Boys per month and @ Rs. 55/- and Rs. 75/- per Girls per month and sanitary napkins and in addition to that RO Plan, Inverters, Solar Lights and Solar Water Heaters supplied to the TW institutions. All the children admitted in Tribal Welfare Institutions are being extended free medical treatment under JBAR Scheme. The details of educational institutions functioning in Tribal Welfare Department are as follows. During year 2013-14 the existing (3).
- 16 PHCs, 91 sub centres, are functioning in Adilabad district
- 548789 tribal population covered by these institutions
- CHNCs (Utnoor, Boath, Narnoor, Adilabad) are functioning
- 905 habitations are covered with 700 Ashas and 695 AWW
- CHC Utnoor, Boath are covered as a referral units
- SNCU, NRC in CHC Utnoor and RIMS Adilabad
- Ayush centres in 10 PHCs
As per the norms set by the organization for discharge of its duties the Govt. of Telangana State have created a separate Engineering Department i.e. Tribal Welfare Engineering Department on 24-04-1984 like P.W.D., R&B, P.R. Dept. for Plain & Urban areas to cater the infrastructural needs and speedy execution of works in S.T. areas of this District. In the fields of communications, Hostel facilities and water supply, the available infrastructure needs to be revamped in order to enable Tribals reach the level of main stream of civilization of plain areas.
The Tribal Welfare, Engineering Division, Utnoor headed by the Executive Engineer, Tribal Welfare, Utnoor and Technical adviser to the Project Officer, I.T.D.A., Utnoor. This Tribal Welfare Division is having head office in the District in I.T.D.A. Office its self with its Technical and Ministerial Staff. The Division also consists of (04) Sub-Divisions at Utnoor, Echoda, Rajampet & Dandepally headed by Dy. Executive Engineers concerned with their Ministerial Staff, A.E.E.s / A.E.s.
Adilabad district has long drawn historical past ruled at different periods by dynasties namely, the Mauryas, Satavahanas, Vakatakas, Chalukyas of Badami, Rashtrakutas,Chalukyas of Kalyani, Mughals, Bhosle Rajes of Nagpur and Asaf Jahis, besides the Gond Rajas of Sirpur and Chanda for long. Originally this was a sub-district named Sirpur-Tandur which was created in A.D. 182 with Edlabad (Adilabad), Rajura and Sirpur as its constituent talukas. In 1905, an independent district with headquarters at Adilabad was formed.
The ITDA Utnoor take up developmental activities for the welfare of the tribals living in agency area as well as plan areas to providing Economical Support Schemes like Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, SHGs, ISB sector. In the total unit costs the ITDA is providing 50% amount as subsidy (at the maximum of Rs. 30,000)in SCA grant and the balance amount are tapped from Bank Loan or Mandal Mahila Samakya.
The ITDA is selecting the beneficiaries by giving up priority in the previously uncovered villages in the agency area through fully transparency and accountability. In order to select the genuine beneficiaries, the task of the selection of beneficiaries are being entrusted to the MPDOs, SHGs through conducting Gramasabhas.
he strategy adopted in the earlier years has been continued during the period under report for the accelerated development of tribals and tribal area. The adoption of tribal sub-plan has brought significant changes in planning and helped raising the investment levels in tribal areas. The tribal sub-plan is conceived as a tool for tribal development to achieve the following objectives:
Narrowing the gaps between the level of development of tribal and other areas, and
Improving the quality of life style of tribals.
In pursuance of the new strategy evolved, perspective plans were prepared for tribal sub-plan areas in the district for integrated development of tribals and tribal areas. Irrigation which is an important input to give boost to agricultural production was also given due priority.
TRIBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT
- DPIP started on 16th June’2000 at K.B. Complex
- TPMU came into existence as per G.O.Ms.No.78, Dt: 29-08-2001
- Sanction and Disbursement of CIF started in March’2002
- TPMU records, staff allocation and work started since July’2002
- Key staff of TPMU started functioning since September’2002.
GIRIJAN CO-OP. CORPORATION LTD
The Girijan Co-operative Corporation is a public undertaking Corporation of Government of Andhra Pradesh, established in the year 1956 for the Socio-economic upliftment of Tribals in the state of Andhra Pradesh and serving around 2.6 Million Tribal against a total Tribal Population of 4.2 Million in the state. In Adilabad District G.C.C is serving approximately 5 Lakhs Tribal.
- To ensure payment of remunerative price for the M.F.P collected by the Tribals by eliminating the middlemen and private merchants who were indulging in unfair trade practices.
- To ensure availability of Essential Commodities even in the interior Agency areas through a network of DR Depot.
- To ensure supply of super fine rice (ECs), DRs and Cosmetic items to TW Institutions.
- To provide SAO Loans to the Tribal formers
- Strive hard towards Excellence and shall Never give up
- Think Big and Aim high
- Always stand for Justice and (shall not do anything illegal)
- Regular, Punctual, Honest and Hardworking – and will Never beg or cheat
- Scientific in our approach not believing in Superstitions – along with protecting my Environment, Rich Heritage and Culture
- STARS branding: – The students, teachers and the staff will identify themselves as STARS (Scheduled Tribe Ashram Residential School).
The tribal area of the district is endowed with rich minerals, forest and water resources. Coal, Limestone, Iron and Clay are the important minerals found in the tribal areas of the district. The soils of the scheduled area are Clay loams and clay under black soils, Sandy loams, under red soils. The texture of the soil differs from Mandal to Mandal. The mineral resources of Adilabd are being exploited in commercial way.
The scheduled areas of the District are covered with rich forest, wealth on which the tribal depend for, fuel, house building materials, and agricultural implements etc. for their livelihood. During lean period, they depend on roots, tubers, bark, flowers, fruits and leaves etc., which are abundantly available in forests. Thus, the dietary items of tribal families mainly consist of leafy vegetables, fruits, etc. which are having high nutrition value. Minor forest produce is available throughout the scheduled area. Collection of minor forest produce is one of the secondary sources of livelihood to the tribals, the necessity of which includes addaleaf, tamarind, gum, mohwa flowers, soap nuts, cleaning nuts, hill brooms, etc. The major forest produce like teak, bamboo etc. are also available in the forest area of the scheduled area.
The tribals of the river side villages catch fish with nets and also use traditional traps. The peaks, forest clad hills, dense forests are the natural hosts of the monsoons. The scheduled areas receive rains mainly from South-west monsoon. The rainy season commences from early June and continue up to the end of October. Usually, incessant rains are experienced during August and September.
Welcome to ITDA
The Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) came in to existence on 1-8- 1975 with headquarters at Adilabad. The headquarters was shifted to Utnoor in September, 1979 with the jurisdiction of (44) Mandals, covering with SCA (Special Central Assistance) funds and (1) Mandal i.e., Kubeer with cluster funds. The tribal sub plan area comprises 38.13% of the geographical area of the district. The tribal population of the district as per 2001 census is 4,16,511 which work out to 16.74% of the total population of the district. Out of 4.16 Lakhs tribal population of the District 2.07 Lakhs inhabit the scheduled areas. The Scheduled areas in the Adilabad district extend over 16..