Border Area Development Programme (BADP)
This Programme is wholly funded by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Border Management, Government of India. The main objective of BADP is to meet the special development needs of the people living in remote and inaccessible areas situated near the international border and to bridge the gaps in the physical and social infrastructure of such areas. The aim is to transform the border areas by ensuring multifaceted development and to saturate the border areas with the entire essential infrastructure through convergence of Schemes and participatory approach. This Programme is implemented in villages situated near the international border viz. Indo-Bangladesh border and Indo-Myanmar border. Currently, BADP operates in 15 border Rural Development Blocks.