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  project name ~ 2012 People Empowerment through MNREGA

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2012 People Empowerment through MNREGA

  NGO

 

Rural Development Service Society

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Visakhapatnam

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 400000

 

  Year Approved

 

2012

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sriram Sunnam
Phani Mylavarapu
Somnath Mukherji
Rajasekhar Jammalamadaka

 

Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
College Park
College Park

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

RDSS facilitates NREGA implementation in several mandals of Visakha District in Andhra Pradesh Stae

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

1) Conducted numerous Gramsabhas to empower people in multiple blocks of Visakha district 2) Trained people on documents required for job cards, measuring work done 3) Training people on observing muster rolls carefully to prevent fraud 4) Volunteers regularly participate in social audit process 5) Instrumental in PIL litigation which led to increase in daily wages from 80Rs to 100Rs in Andhra Pradesh 6) Organized multiple demonstrations on NREGA and participated in nationwide kisan swaraj yatra 7) Strong commitment to train and strenghten MATE network

 

  Goals

 

 

- counter lack of knowledge of rural people about NREGA - empower rural adivasi/ backward caste people on their rights - fill job card applications/ help with unemployment claims - work with uneducated people who can not read or write and train them - make NREGA applications available - Strengthening MATE system (more on this in the proposal)

 
 

  


 
 
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