Under “Flood Management Programme”, critical flood control, river management and anti-sea erosion works in the entire country would be covered. These works would include the works related to river management, flood control, anti-erosion, drainage development, flood proofing, flood prone area development programme in critical regions, restoration of flood control/ management works damaged due to force majeure like conditions, anti-sea erosion and catchment area treatment.
The spillover of works approved under Flood Management Programme during XI Plan would also be supported under this scheme during XII Plan. The Central Assistance for spillover works shall be released on receipt of the request / proposals from the State Governments and completion of all formalities.
The central assistance for projects of catchment area treatment will be provided only to such projects which meet the objective of flood management in selected / prioritized catchments having high rate of run-off / erosion ensuring convergence with similar projects of catchment area treatment /watershed management under MoEF, MNREGA of NoRD and DoLR etc. This will be of promotional nature on selective basis.