TIMELINE: July 2015 – June 2016

SWADHIKAR (Self-governance) is aimed at strengthening the functioning of the Gram Sabhas by empowering people to participate in the decision making process as a collective for the overall wellbeing and development of the communities. Improved livelihood opportunities and enhanced women’s political participation in Gram Sabhas are primary focusses.

GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE: 9273 households, across 07 Blocks, 18 Gram Panchayats, 99 villages and 07districts in the state of Jharkhand

DEMOGRAPHIC COVERAGE: Tribal communities

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A year of interventions has resulted in:

  • Individual land titles to people under the Forest Rights Act, in Chandwa district.
  • Job cards handed over to the beneficiaries under MGNREGA in Simiria block.
  • Insurance cover to 120 marginal farmers under the Crop Insurance Scheme.