In which state the maximum area is under implementation in DPAP?
The Drought Prone Areas Programme (DPAP) was launched in 1973-74 by redesigning an ongoing scheme Rural Works
Programme (RWP). At present, DPAP is under implementation in 972 Blocks of 185 Districts in 16 States. Out of these 16 states maximum area under coverage of the programme comes from Maharastra (1,94,473 sq. Kms). The next state is Andhra Pradesh with 99,218 sq. kms. the following table shows the states and area under implementation.