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  project name ~ 2012 People Empowerment through MNREGA

category ~ Community Empowerment




  Project Name


2012 People Empowerment through MNREGA



Rural Development Service Society



Community Empowerment






Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved


Rs 400000


  Year Approved








  Chapter Coordinators


Sriram Sunnam
Phani Mylavarapu
Somnath Mukherji
Rajasekhar Jammalamadaka


Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
College Park
College Park










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





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





- 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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