BADP was initiated in the border areas of the western region during that Seventh Five Year Plan period for ensuring balanced development of border areas through development of infrastructure and promotion of a sense of security among the border population
About Border Area Development Programe
Border Area Development Programme was introduced in Arunachal Pradesh from the year 1997-98 initially for Indo-Myanmar Border of the State with an allocation of Rs.4.00 crores. From 1998-99 the programme was extended to the international borders of Indo-China (1126 Km) and Indo-Bhutan (217 Km) to meet the special needs of the people living in 1863 Km longborder areas of Arunachal Pradesh to remove the critical gaps in physical and social infrastructure needs and to strengthen the economic conditions and raise the standard of living amongst the inhabitants of the remote border areas of the State as per the guidelines of BADP. Presently BADP schemes are implemented in 46 (forty six) border blocks in 15 (fifteen) districts of the state which covers total 1944 villages and population of 390934 nos as per 2011 census report. The schemes are implemented with the main emphasis for infrastructural development of Education, Health, Agri & Allied Sectors. Sports and Skill Development.