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About the Border Area Development Programme(BADP) Development of border areas has been a matter of concern for the country. The Border Area Development Programme (BADP) was initiated in western region, which at that point of time was the most volatile border, during the Seventh Five Year Plan period for ensuring balanced development of border areas through development of infrastructure and promotion of well being and a sense of security among the border population.
As a result of these positive developments, up to sixteen armed insurgent groups have returned to the legal fold to participate in the development works that are being carried out in their respective regions and to contribute their experiences as delegates in the National Convention. The second phase of the border area development programme.
The State Government is receiving grants under Border Area Development Programme for development of 44 border blocks in the State. These grants are utilized as per Action plans formulated in tune with the guidelines of the programme laid down by the Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI. The programme is implemented in the districts through the District Development Commissioners and by line departments such as Health and Medical Education, Science and Technology department, Irrigation and Flood Control Department.