Telangana Indira Kranthi Patham IKP & MEPMA files, assets funds liabilities

G.O.Ms. No. 129 MA Date:31May 2014 Consequent on reorganization of Andhra Pradesh and as per the recommendations of the Sectoral committee on Training Institutions and centers under “schedule X e” and as per the instructions of the Government vide Memos,Mission Director, MEPMA has submitted proposals vide reference for establishment of a new society for the State of Telangana duly retaining the existing society for the State of Andhra Pradesh with the approval of Governing Body as was done in respect of A.P. vide G.O. . In her proposal the Mission

Director also stated that a new Society was registered under A.P. Societies Registration Act, 2001 for the State of Telangana with registration number 304 of 2014 and also requested for orders on bifurcation of sanctioned posts (in the ratio of 58:42), assets (in the ratio of 58:42), files, balance funds and liabilities (in the ratio of 58.32 : 41.68) and to apportion available Head Office space (in the ratio of 58:42) between the two States.

2. After careful examination of the proposals of the Mission Director, MEPMA vide ref the Government has decided for bifurcation of the sanctioned posts (in the ratio of 58:42) as shown in the annexure, assets (in the ratio of 58:42), files, balance funds and liabilities (in the ratio of 58.32 : 41.68) and to apportion available Head Office space (in the ration of 58:42) between both the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as proposed vide references and also for establishment of separate Society for Telangana State as was done in respect of Andhra Pradesh vide G.O. to achieve the similar objectives duly retaining the existing Society for the State of Andhra Pradesh. The strategy, aims and objectives and composition of the new society are as follows.

The Strategy broadly includes the following elements:

  • Building organizations of the poor as an essential prerequisite for poverty alleviation. Through these organizations, the poor can save and invest efficiently.
  • Empowerment of the poor as the means to poverty eradication. Through empowerment, the poor can also assert the right to resources intended for them and enhance their dignity and self-respect.
  • The need for sensitive support mechanism to catalyze the process of Social mobilization.
  • Providing required financial inputs through Interest free Bank linkages, which will promote income generation and livelihood promotion to all family members.
  • Participatory monitoring and evaluation is built into the process so that self-corrective action can take place as the process evolves.

b. The objectives of MEPMA

  • Develop a strategy for elimination of poverty in urban areas
  • Profiling the poor in urban areas using participatory methodologies
  • Organize them into Self Help Groups (SHGs)
  • Promote and nurture federations of Self Help Groups.
  • Organize continuous capacity building programme for staff and Self Help Groups
  • Facilitate the groups to access bank linkages.
  • Take up skill development programme for self employment and wage employment
  • Facilitate pro-poor budgeting in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)
  • Address vulnerabilities like disability / old age / adolescent girls / child labour etc.
  • Provide improved access to quality civic services to the poor including housing, health and education to children
  • Take up any program that empowers the poor and/or addresses the various issues related to Poverty Elimination and Human Development
  • Implement any programme formulated by Government of India or Government of AP for community development, Institutional Building and Capacity enhancement.
  • Implement special schemes related to street vendors, domestic workers, shelters to homeless and Girl Child Protection Scheme.
  • Access funds from Central & State Government, Financial Institutions and other Agencies.
  1. The structure of Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) Society is as follows:

Governing Body: The Governing Body of Mission for Elimination of Poverty inMunicipal Areas (MEPMA) will provide overall guidance in the formulation of the

State strategy to eliminate urban poverty and oversee its implementation across the State with the following composition:

Hon’ble Chief Minister Chairperson
Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Vice-
Development Department Chairperson
Principal  Secretary  /  Secretary  to  Government  & Member-
Commissioner, UPA, MA&UD Department Convener
Principal Secretary to Government, Rural Development Member
Principal    Secretary    to    Government,    Women Member
Development and Child Welfare Department.
Principal  Secretary  to  Government  (IF),  Finance Member
Commissioner, GHMC. Member
Principle  Secretary  to  Government,  Social  Welfare Member
Principal Secretary to Government, Health Department Member
Principal Secretary to Government, Primary Education Member


11.. Principal Secretary to Government, Labour Department Member
C&DMA Member
CEO, SERP Member
MD, MEPMA Member
General Manager and Convener, State Level Bankers Member
Committee (SLBC), SBH, Hyd.
Three / Five Representatives from NGOs working in the Members
poverty sector to be nominated by the Government.


  1. Management support for Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA)

(i)            State Level:

The State level Executive Committee shall be as follows

Principal Secretary / Secretary to Government Chairperson
& Commissioner, UPA, MA&UD Department
MD, MEPMA Member Convener
C&DMA Member
CEO, SERP Member
Commissioner of Rural Development Member
Commissioner   and   Director   of   Women Member
Development & Child Welfare Department
Commissioner of Social Welfare Member
Commissioner of Health & Family Welfare Member
Commissioner of Primary Education Member
Commissioner of Labour Member
Commissioner of Employment & Training Member
The Director of Town and Country Planning, Member
Engineer in Chief (Public Health Dept.) Member
Special Commissioner, GHMC Member
Commissioner, GVMC, Member
Commissioner, VMC. Member


Terms of Reference: The Executive Committee shall meet at least once in threemonths to facilitate/ coordinate / Implement and review the following tasks:

  • Formulation of Urban Poverty Alleviation Strategy

– Organization of the Poor, Strengthening CBOs / Livelihoods /Socialdevelopment / vulnerability / Social Security / Housing/ Infrastructure

  • Developing Partnerships
  • Capacity building
  • Convergence
  • Resource mobilization
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Guidance and Support to the District Units / ULBs
  • Conceptualizing Programme

Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) – Indira Kranthi Patham (IKP)

–  Periodic meetings

–  Brain storming

– Linkages with private sector – Functioning/ corporate/ New economysector

  • Community Self survey / Mapping livelihoods / Survey of local economy

(ii)          District level units of MEPMA

MEPMA shall set up the District Level Project Management Units (DPMUs) with District Collector as Chairman of the unit. Its functional Head will be Project Director (PD) who will be essentially drawn from Government Departments on deputation or suitable persons from Municipal Administration and Urban  Development Department. The rank of the Project Director (PD) would be not less than the cadre of Deputy Director of Government Departments if taken on deputation. The District level committee shall be as follows:

District Collector Chairman
Joint Collector Vice-Chairman
Project Director (IKP-Urban) Member
Vice-Chairman, UDA or his representative Member
Executive Director S.C. Corporation Member
D.S.W.O. (BC Welfare / ST Welfare / District Manager, Member
D.S.W.O. (Manager APBC Welfare Corporation) Member
D.D. (Social Welfare) Member
  1. Director,  Physically  Handicapped-cum-District
Manager,   A.P.   Physically   Challenged   Welfare
  1. Women  &  Child  Welfare  Officer-cum-District
Manager, A.P. Women’s Finance Corporation
District Medical and Health Officer Member
District Education Officer Member
Lead District Manager (Lead Bank) Member
General Manager, District Industries Centre Member
Chief Executive Secretary for Training & Employment Member
Promotion (STEP)
Youth Co-Ordinator, Nehru Yuva Kendra Member
Commissioners  of  the  Municipalities  /  Corporation Member
DM Housing – In charge of Urban Housing Member
Dy. Commissioner / Asst. Commissioner of Labour Member
District Employment Officer Member
Regional  Director  cum  Appellate  Commissioner  of Member
Municipal Administration
Regional Director of Town and Country Planning Member
President of TLF of each ULB Member
Representative of NGOs and Private Corporate Sectors Special Invitees
(to be nominated by the Collector)
Terms of Reference: The Committee shall meet once in a month to
facilitate/ coordinate / implement and review the following tasks:


  • Link between MEPMA (State Unit) and ULBs
  • Facilitating common services
  • Bank linkages
  • District credit plans
  • Convergence and coordination,
  • Capacity building and training,
  • Guide and Support to ULBs – especially smaller ULBs
  • Integration of Urban Poverty Alleviation Programme with District Plans
  • Monitoring & Evaluation

(iii)         Urban Local Body (ULB) Level unit:

The Urban Local Body level unit will be headed by Commissioner, assisted by one Town Project Officer (TPrO) on deputation/ Town Mission Coordinator (TMC) on out-sourcing basis, who will be responsible for implementing the activities set out by MEPMA. The Town Mission Coordinator would be taken on outsourcing basis from open market. The ULB level MEPMA Co-ordination & Monitoring Committee / Circle Level in Mission Cities of Hyderabad, Vijayawada & Vishakhapatnam is constituted with the following composition:


Municipal Commissioner / Dy. M.C. in circles of Mission Cities Chairman
Town Project Officer / Town Mission Coordinator Member
Community Organizers Members
Municipal Sectoral Staff (Health, Town Planning, Engineering & Members
Representatives of Social Sector Line Departments at the Town Members
Level a). Education, b). Health, c). Family Welfare, d). Housing,
e).  Social  Welfare,  f).  Women  &  Child  Development,  g).
Industries, h). Revenue
Presidents of Town Level Federations (CDS) Members
Presidents of Slum Level Federations (NHC) by rotation for Members
every one year (Minimum Three)
Women  ward  members  priority  may  be  given  to  reserved Members
categories by rotation for every one year (Minimum Two)
Representatives of NGOs (Minimum one), Commercial / Co- Members
operative Banks (minimum of three), Industries, Business and
Private Co-operative Sectors (three)

Terms of Reference: The Committee shall meet once for every fort night tofacilitate/ coordinate / Implement and review the following tasks

  • Community self survey of Slum, Poverty and Livelihood – profiling of all Urban Poor.
  • Preparation of Municipal Urban Poverty Alleviation Acton Plan
  • Social Mobilization and Strengthening of CBOs
  • Capacity Building Programme and trainings
  • Development of Livelihood Programme and Bank Linkages
  • Skill Development and up-gradation
  • Social Development
  • Survey of Local Economy
  • Program implementation
  • Provision of Infrastructure to slums, Housing, Land tenure
  • Provision of Civic Services
  • Poverty Budgeting
  1. Staffing:

The Mission shall be headed by one Mission Director, which will be the Cadre Post. Additional Mission Director who is of the rank of Additional Director / Joint Director will be taken on deputation from Municipal Administration and Urban Development / other Departments to assist the Mission Director. MEPMA will engage on deputation/contract basis as many number of professional / functional specialists as required to fulfill the objectives set out for MEPMA, with approval of Government.

Commissioner and Director of Municipal Administration, Hyderabad and Mission Director, MEPMA shall take necessary action accordingly


Statement showing the sanction of posts and provisional allocation to Andhra Pradesh (58%) and Telangana (42%)

Designation No. of posts Allotted
sanctioned Andhra Pradesh Telangana
As per G.O.Ms.No.119, Finance (SMPC) Department, dated 28-04-2008
State Level
On Deputation
Mission Director 1 0 1
Addl. Mission Director 3 2 1
Administrative Officer 1 1 0
Finance Manager 1 0 1
Assistant Director 5 3 2
Senior Assistant 10 6 4
Senior Accountant 5 3 2
State Mission Coordinator 5 3 2
State Mission Coordinator 14 8 6
MIS Managers 2 1 1
System Administrator 1 1 0
Junior Assistants 15 8 7
Data Entry Operators 10 6 4
Office Assistants 10 6 4
As per G.O.Ms.No.188, MA&UD(UBS) Department, dated 01-05-2010
On Outsourcing
1 RAY Specialists 6 3 3
As per G.O.Rt.No.1456, MA & UD (UBS) Department, dated 03-11-2012
1 PA to MD(Contract Basis) 1 1 0
2 Driver 1 1 0
As per Govt. Memo No.4885/UBS/2012, dated 07-04-2012
1 Drivers 4 2 2
As per G.O.Rt.No.450, MA & UD (UBS) Department, dated 28-03-2013
1 Office Assistants 2 1 1
State Level Grand Total 97 56 41
Ratio 100% 57.73% 42.27%
District Level
On Deputation
As per G.O.Rt.No.554, MA & UD (UBS) Department, dated 18-05-2010
1 Project Directors (DPOs) 22 13 9
As per G.O.Ms.No.119, Finance (SMPC) Department, dated 28-04-2008
1 Administrative Officer 22 13 9
2 Accounts Officer 11 6 5
3 Accountant 11 6 5
4 Senior Assistant 22 13 9
Outsourcing Basis
5 Junior Specialists 72 42 30
6 Junior Assistants 22 13 9
7 Data Entry Operators 19 11 8
8 Office Assistants 22 13 9
District Level Grand Total 223 130 93
Ratio 100% 58.30% 41.70%


ULB Level As per G.O.Rt.No.554, MA & UD (UBS) Department, dated 18-05-2010 On Deputation

2 TPrOs 50 29 21
3 Community Organizers 142 82 60
As per G.O.Ms.No.119, Finance (SMPC) Department, dated 28-04-2008
Outsourcing Basis
1 Project Officers (TMC) 71 41 30
2 Dy. Project Officers (TMC) 20 12 8
3 Junior Specialists 143 83 60
4 Community Organizers 350 203 147
5 Data Entry Operators 124 72 52
ULB Level Grand Total 922 535 387
Ratio 100% 58.03% 41.97%

1. G.O.Ms.No. 414 MA, dated: 4-06-2007.
2. G.O.Ms.No.393 MA, dated: 16-06-2009.
3. A.P. Reorganization Act, No.6 of 2014.
4. Govt. Memo No.8176/UBS/2014, dated 16-05-2014 of MA & UD Department.
5. Govt. Memo No.6934/Coordn/2014, dated 21-04-2014 of MA&UD Department.
6. Govt. Memo No.10411/SR/A1/2014, dated 14-05-2014 from the Chief Secretary to Government of A.P., Hyderabad.
7. Approval of the Hon’ble Governor along with Governing Body Members vide Note Rc. No. 251/2013/E1 Dated: 27.05.2014.
8. Regn. Of MEPMA – Telangana No.304 of 2014, dated 27-05-2014 by the Registrar of Societies, Registration and Stamps Department, Hyderabad.
9. Lr. Rc.No.251/2013/E1, dated 29-04-2014, 08.05.2014 and 26.05.2014 of theMission Director, MEPMA, Hyderabad.
10. Lr.Rc.No.404/Bank accounts/2014/MEPMA/F1, dated:29/05/2014 of the Mission Director, MEPMA, Hyderabad.
11. Proposals Rc.No.251/2013/E1, dated 29-05-2014 of the Mission Director,MEPMA, Hyderabad.

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