Drought Prone Area Programme

Drought Prone Areas Programme (DPAP) is the “earliest area development programme” launched by the Central Government in 1973-74 to tackle the special problems faced by those fragile areas which are constantly affected by severe drought conditions.

These areas are characterized by large human and cattle populations which are continuously putting heavy pressure on the already fragile natural reso…

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