ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Village Level Implementation of IRDP-Comparison of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

Comparison of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu Madhura Swaminathan Though the general guidelines for the Integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP) have been determined at the national level, the implementation of the programme and its performance have been far from uniform across the country. A study of the successes and failure of IRDP in different states, then-fore, makes for a better understanding of the functioning of the programme. This paper presents the findings of a study of the IRDP in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu and discusses the comparative performance in the two states.

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