Under RIDF XXI, government have sanctioned 31 watersheds and Drainage and Flood protection projects worth Rs 54.42 Crores for implementation in the all districts except Alappuzha and Kottayam . The state level inauguration of the scheme was carried out by the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture Sri. K.P. Mohanan on 20th February 2016 in a function presided over by Smt. K.K. Lathika ,MLA held at Vadayam watershed in Kozhikode district.