DRDA, KHAMMAM DISTRICT Profile – 2021-22


The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing 100 days of wage employment to adult members in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

As per the Labour Act, the wages to Men & Women will be paid to equally as per the work done at field level. In 2006, Rs.60/- wage amount was paid and at present in 2021-22, Rs.245/- is the maximum wage rate.

The 60:40 ratio in wage and material must be maintained at the district level.

  1. of Mandals :         20
  2. No of Grama Panchayats           :         589
Wage Employment provided particulars:
  Issued Active Employment provided Average wage per HH in Rs. Average No. of days provided 100 days completed
Jobcards 3,04,404 1,88,062 1,32,444, 148.58/- 36.61 4,599
Wage seekers 6,81,089 3,29,667 2,13,684
Labour Budget for FY 2021-22:
  Target for FY 2021-22 Target upto July’21 Persondays generated upto today % of achievement upto July’21 % of achievement on total target
Mandays 118.82 lakhs 72.48 lakhs 48.68 lakhs 67.16% 40.97%
Expenditure incurred particulars:
Wage expenditure incurred in Rs. Material Expenditure incurred in Rs. Contingent Expenditure in Rs. Total Expenditure in Rs.
71.02 Crores (80.78%) 16.90 crores (19.22%) 1.18 crores (1.34%) 89.09 crores
Material Component based Works:

Work Name Implemen-ting Agency Target Completed In progress Not started Estimated Cost in Rs. Expenditure incurred in Rs.
Crematoria DRDA 197 192 5 0 22.64 crores 18.25 crores
EE PR 392 386 4 2 49.39 crores 38.95 crores
TOTAL: 589 578 9 2 72.03 crores 57.20 crores
Compost Sheds DRDA 589 584 4 1 14.94 crores 13.76 crores
Soak Pits DRDA 1,86,559 73,003 20,342 93,214 88.40 crores 28.84 crores
Drying Platforms DRDA 4463 311 1778 2374 38.39 crores 3.08 crores

  1. Jal Shakti Abiyan-Cath the Rain:

Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) was launched in 2019 which covered 1592 blocks out of 2836 blocks in 256 water stressed districts. This year Ministry of Jal Shakti is taking up “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” with the theme “Catch the rain, where it falls, when it falls” to focus on conserving. The National Water Mission, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti will be the Nodal agency for this campaign period will be from 22nd March 2021 to 30th November’2021.

The District Collector / Deputy Commissioners lead the Jal Shakti Abhiyan in the district and establish “Jal Shakti Kendras” in District Headquarter by bringing together available technical expertise for making inventory of water bodies / sources and prepare the water conservation plan for the district.

Watershed approach (Ridge to Valley Method):

  • GIS based watershed plans developed for GPs
  • Convergence of all programmes as per the watershed plans (Ridge to Valley Method)
  • Listing of all water related works included in shelf of projects
  • Preparation of Estimates / Inclusion of un-included works in JSA-CTR
  • Maintenance of water related works in dilapidated conditions (of those constructed under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA)
  • Preparation of GIS based watershed plans for all GPs by the concerned Departments

Major Activities to be done:

  • District Water conservation plan shall be prepared by the Ground Water Department with the coordination of other Departments and Technical Guidance to the field staff by the Irrigation, Ground Water, Forest, RWS and Corporation / Municipal Departments.
  • GIS mapping of all the water bodies and an inventory of all water bodies in the District.
  • Utilizing Finance Commission’s grants for Gram Panchyats for implementation of JSA activities, wherever required.

Telanganaku Haritha Haram (TKHH):

Telangaku Haritha Haram is a prestigious programme of the Government of Telangana being implemented to provide the Green cover in the State from 24% to 33%. Accordingly, Nurseries are takenup in every GP for raising Plants as per the demand in the GP.

Palle Prakruthi Vanam (PPV):

Based on the principles of Yadadri Forest Model (YFM) plantation, PPVs are taken up in every Gram Panchayat for increasing the greenery to serve rural lung spaces and also aesthetic look of the village.

Bruhat Palle Prakruthi Vanam (BPPV):

BPPV shall be raised in 10 Acres of area in each and every Mandal on the principles of Yadadri Forest Model (YFM) plantation for increasing the greenery to serve rural lung spaces and also aesthetic look of the Mandal.

Multi Layer Avenue Plantations (MLAP):

Avenue plantation will be taken up to provide an attractive landscape of roadside, pleasant view of parking places, to prevent soil erosion from the roadside, to reduce headlight glare during night driving by the planted shrubs and to provide shed to the road users.

Plantation Type No. of works Target No. of Plants No. of Plants planted % of achievement Remarks
PPVs 754 12,88,854 12,88,854 100% All works completed
BPPVs 20 5,50,000 0 Work are going on
MLAP 43 78,383 18,117 23% Works are going on
Other Plantations 5153 10,00,000 9,26,369 93%
Homestead 21,39,000 21,39,000 100%


SBM(G) Phase-I

To accelerate the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage and to put the focus on sanitation, Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on 2nd October 2014. Under the mission, all villages, Gram Panchayats, Districts, States and Union Territories in India declared themselves “open-defecation free” (ODF) by 2 October 2019, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, by constructing over 100 million toilets in rural India.

In Khammam Distirct 65,761 IHHLs constructed under SBM Phase-I and declared District ODF on 10th   April 2019.

Completion IHHLs under SBM(G) :
Sanctioned under


No. of IHHLs Sanctioned No. of IHHLs constructed Incentive Amount Released
SBM(G) 63118 63118 75.74 Crores
LoB 848 848 1.02 Crores
NoLB 1795 1795 0.71 Crores
Total: 65761 65761 77.47 Crores

SBM(G) Phase-II

Government of India has implementing SBM(G) Phase-II  with focus on sustaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) behaviours and ensuring Solid and Liquid Waste Management (SLWM) in all villages of India, i.e. moving from ODF to ODF-Plus. The programme will be implemented from 2020-21 to 2024-25. It will also work towards ensuring that no one is left behind, and that everyone has access to and uses a toilet.

The major components to be taken up under SBM(G) Phase-II are given below:

  • Individual Household Latrines (IHHL)
  • Community Sanitary Complex (CSC)
  • Solid Waste Management (SWM)
  • Grey Water Management (GWM)
  • Faecal Sludge Management (FSM)

In Khammam district 584 Segregation cum Compost sheds constructed and get in to utilization under Solid waste management