The programme covers 18 districts: Saptari, Sunsari, Siraha, Dhanusa, Mahotari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa of Eastern and Central regions and Bajhang, Bajura, Achham, Kalikot, Jajarkot, Jumla, Dolpa, Mugu and Humla of Mid- and Far-Western regions. The programme further focuses on 10 VDCs of each of the hill/mountain districts and 15 VDCs of each of the Terai districts.