Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Programme-TamilNadu

Name of Scheme: Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Programme

Project Area: Nilgiris District

Details of Works :

  • Bench Terracing
  • Drainage line treatment works
  • Water Harvesting Structures.
  • Collection Wells
  • Terrace support works
  • Stream training works
  • Silt detention tanks and
  • Landslide treatment works

Benefits offered (Subsidy):

100% grant is provided for Soil Conservation measures. However, beneficiaries are required to contribute at the rate of 10% for individual works and 5% for community works. It is 5% in case of SC/ST, for individual works. This contribution shall be deposited in the Watershed Development fund. The landslide treatment measures are executed with 100 % grant.


All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected watersheds are eligible.

Time-limit for Implementation:

Soil Conservation and Landslide treatment works  will be completed within the financial year

Officer to be approached:



  • Assistant Executive Engineer, AED, IGBP Complex, Botanical Garden Road, Udagamandalam-643 001, Nilgiris District.
  • Assistant Executive Engineer, AED Mysore Road, Selvipettai, Gudalur-643 312, Nilgiris District.
  • Assistant Executive Engineer, AED, Land Slide, Hill Area Development Programme, 117. Brindavan School Road, Wellington Bazaar, Wellington, Coonoor-643 102, Nilgiris District.
  • Executive Engineer, AED Joint Director of Horticulture Office Complex, Vijayanagaram, Udagamandalam-643 001, Nilgiris District.
  • Superintending Engineer, AED, Coonoor, Nilgiris District.
  • Chief Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department, Nandanam, Chennai-35. Phone 2435 2686, 2435 2622


  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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