ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Concurrent Evaluation of IRDP-Selected Aspects for Administrative Follow-up

Selected Aspects for Administrative Follow-up A P Saxena This paper discusses some aspects of a concurrent evaluation of the Integrated Rural Development Programme carried out by the Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture. Only those aspects with an administrative focus and content have been chosen for discussion. These are selection of beneficiaries, delays in providing actual assistance, linkages with other programmes, after care support and training of beneficiaries. The existing structure and processes cannot perform their role of helping the poor and the resulting procedures are in need of reform.

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