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  project name ~ Nisarga_NREGA_Visakha

category ~ Rural Development and Environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Nisarga_NREGA_Visakha

  NGO

 

Nisarga Trust

  Category

 

Rural Development and Environment

  District

 

Visakha

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 308000

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

1  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Narayan Vaidyanathan

 

Bay Area
Boise

 

  Caption

 

 

People working on Bunding as part of the Employment Guarantee Scheme

 

  Summary

 

 

This project is aimed at facilitating NREGA implementation in Visakha and Srikakulam districts of AP. The NREG Act guarantees 100 day minimum work in one year for every family who registers in this program. The men and women will get equal wages. The work will be give within 15 days of demand, if not they will get un-employment allowance. The persons who are getting employment will get at least the minimum wages under Minimum wages act of 1948. This particular project will ensure that there is demand for work by getting local people - to apply proper application for job cards, to participate in identifying work, getting unemployment allowance and other special benefits such as disabled and pregnant women

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Activty is set to begin in April,2008. Nisarga has had prior success in NREGA implemnatation in Chithoor district and are hoping to build on it in Visakha district. this space will be updated as and when there is an update from volunteers on the ground.

 

  Goals

 

 

This proposed program has three main objectives to intervention in implementation of NREGP. A. Motivating rural student youth who are coming from villages to Mandal headquarters to study in junior and degree colleagues. B. A public awareness program on critical issues in the NREGP through street theater and documentary films. C. Direct intervention in selected villages through youth volunteers.

 
 

  


 
 
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