Tamil Nadu Village Habitations Improvement (THAI) Scheme

THAI schemes was introduced by the state Government during 2011-15. Now THAI II Scheme focused on the following works during 2016-17.

  • Improvements and Modernization of Minor Irrigation Tanks
  • BT Roads
  • Basic Amenities
  • Water Supply
  • Street / Lane Improvement
  • Improvements to Burial Ground
  • Approach Road to Burial Ground

Improvements and Modernization of Minor Irrigation Tanks

The main objective of the programme is to ensure comprehensive rehabilitation of Minor Irrigation Tanks which are under the control of Panchayat Union so as to restore the tanks to their full capacity, increase ground water recharge, prevent surplus runoff and breaches in the water bodies and also to regulate the storage of water for drinking and agricultural purposes, to achieve the goal of uninterrupted drinking water supply and increased crop productivity with area irrigated.

Basic Infrastructure Amenities and Roads

THAI II Scheme concentrates its focus on the critical gaps identified in providing basic infrastructures especially in tribal Habitations, SC habitations, SC colonies and certain major habitations and also the new habitations developed due to interventions in terms of Housing Schemes. The priorities are water supply, street lights, streets and lane improvement, improvements to burial ground and pathway to burial ground. Special focus is given to roads i.e Upgradation of the Non-BT roads to BT standards, Strengthening of Existing damaged roads, Maintenance of Existing damaged BT roads which require renewal.

Beneficiary:

People of the rural area.

Benefits:

Basic amenities to rural area