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  project name ~ Rajasthan Drought Relief

category ~ relief and rehabilitation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Rajasthan Drought Relief

  NGO

 

BGVS Rajasthan (Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samithi)

  Category

 

relief and rehabilitation

  District

 

Baran

  State

 

Rajasthan

  Budget Approved

 

$ 10000

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Madhulika Yalamanchi

 

Austin

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Baran district is one of the worst drought affected districts in Rajasthan in the year 2002. BGVS along with PUCL (Peoples Union of Civil Liberties) and Sankalp conducted a survey in 71 hamlets of 45 villages in Shahbad block. The survey was assessed the situation of water & fodder availability, identification of people who were affected the most and provide immediate relief.BGVS volunteers were motivated to report the situation in the villages, monitored the PDS, Food for work programmes & Gratuitous relief and other Govt schemes and provided emergency relief & health care by organizing health camps and transporting sick persons to the CSC & district hospital.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Monitored 166 food for work programmes in which more than 6000 labour days were generated and made sure that the most needy got work. Monitored the PDS and created pressure when the grain was not distributed on time Provided water in villages in which water was not available Wheat was mobilized from Punjab and it was distributed to families who left out in govt programmes. Rigorous health monitoring was done, more than 450 were taken to the hospitals and more than 3500 were provided relief and intensive care. 20 Health camps were organized in most effected villages. The overall effect has been that an awareness has been created so that the community can avail to the basic facilities. For further details, please look at the Project Completion Health Report

 

  Goals

 

 

BGVS plans to carry out the following activities for 10 months, which will end in September of 2003. (1) Gratuitous relief to the most vulnerable, especially children and women (2) Immediate relief to the people living in these areas, in the form of FOOD FOR WORK (3) Transportation of the sick and invalid to hospitals. (4) Health camps. (5) Leveraging government schemes, which can benefit the communities. (6) Transporting water to villages facing water crisis.

 
 

  


 
 
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