2.1    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.


2.2  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.


2.3    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.