Background Note on Key Sectors in Rebuild Kerala Development Programme (RKDP)
The mandate of Rebuild Kerala Initiative is to develop, coordinate, facilitate and monitor the Rebuild Kerala Development Programme (RKDP) through a participatory and inclusive process. The RKDP constitutes the State’s strategic road-map for a Green and Resilient Kerala. The RKDP encompasses crosscutting and sector-based policy, regulatory and institutional actions as well as priority investment programs that are critical for resilient and sustainable recovery and rebuilding of the State. It aims to catalyze rebuilding of Kerala in a way that addresses key drivers of floods and other natural disasters and climate change risks and strengthens preparedness against future disasters. Through the RKDP, the GoK aims to ensure a resilient recovery and development pathway for a Nava Keralam.
The key sectors identified in the RKDP are:
- Integrated Water Resource Management
- Water Supply
- Roads and Bridges
- Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development
Apart from these key sectors, four cross-cutting sectors viz.,
shall form the foundational elements for development in the identified priority areas of RKDP.
- Disaster Risk Management & Resilience,
- Environment and Climate Change,
- Strengthening Institutional Efficiency & Resilience and
- Open Data