The Department of Rural Development, spearhead the issue of eradication of rural poverty, through its various programmes & endeavors’ to reach out to the last and most disadvantaged sections of society and also provide them with avenues of employment, be it self-employment or wage-employment. The Department also look after improvement infrastructure relating to their life support systems. The Rural Development Department is responsible for the implementation of various Centrally-sponsored, State-funded, and Externally-aided schemes for poverty alleviation, employment generation, sanitation, capacity building, women’s social and economic empowerment, apart from provision of basic amenities and services.