4. Matters for which land development schemes may provide.-
(1) The Board shall prepare a land development scheme for the 1[State] providing for one or more of the following matters, namely:-
(i) preservation and improvement of soil;
(ii) prevention of soil erosion;
(iii) improvement of water supply by the utilization of water in rivers or rivulets, tube-wells, boring or construction of wells, conservation of rain water by constructing dams, or by use of power;
(iv) improvement in the methods of cultivation;
(v) introduction of dry farming methods;
(vi) supply of seed, improved implements of agriculture, manure and fertilizers;
(vii) development of horticulture and planting of fruit trees;
(viii) reclamation of land lying waste through water-logging, accumulation of sand, growth of jungle, soil erosion or any other cause.
(ix) cultivation of land lying uncultivated owing to the negligence or incapacity or absence of the owner;
(x) regulation or prohibition of grazing and browsing;
(xi) control and maintenance of tree-growth.
(xii) regulation or prohibition of firing of vegetation;
(xiii) planting or sowing of trees, shrubs and grasses for the purpose of afforesting uncultivable land or providing shelter-beds against wind or sand or for any other purpose;
(xiv) protection from locusts and other pests; and
(xv) any other matter which may be prescribed.
(2) Every scheme prepared under sub-section (1) shall contain the following particulars, namely:-
(i) the objects of the scheme;
(ii) details of the area to be covered by the scheme;
(iii) the work or kind of work to be carried out under the scheme;
(iv) the agency or agencies through which the work shall be carried out;
(v) the approximate estimated cost of the scheme and the method of financing it;
(vi) the duties and obligations, financial or other, of the Government as well as of the owners of the area concerned; and
(vii) any other particulars which may be prescribed.