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Project name: Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture
Sustainable Agriculture and Food security
Project Title:
Improved Food Security Status to Dalits and Marginalized Communities in selected villages in three districts in Telangana by adopting integrated and holistic approach on livelihoods
Partners and their address:
S/N Partner Address Implementing area &  district
1. Arthika Sanghika Samatha Mandali (ASSMA)

Kukunoorpally village Kondapak Mandal 
Medak District Telangana - 502301

2. The Organization for Unfounded & Crisis Humanity (TOUCH) H. No. 7-43, Srinivasa Colony, Mahabubnagar-509 002, Telangana Mahabubnagar
3. AASHRAY Flat No. 309, Parthani Towers, Golconda X Road, Musheerabad, Hyderabad- 500 020, AP Nizamabad
Project field area: no. and name of the villages, block, district etc.
Organization Total Villages Mandal District Beneficiaries
ASSMA 5 Kondapaka Medak Dalits & other marginalized
TOUCH 5 Koilakonda  Mahabubnagar Mahabubnagar Dalits &  other marginalized
AASHRAY 5 Nandipet Nizamabad Dalits &  other marginalized

Total project period and starting date:

Total project period: 01-4-2012 to 31-3-2013
Project Duration: 1 Year

Total approved budget and budget for the present year: total of 15 Lakhs and per partner Rs. 3,80,000/-


Project Objective / Overall Goal and Expected Results

Overall goal:All Dalit and marginalized communities including women and children in the selected villages in Telangana region have improved food security status by adopting integrated and holistic approach on livelihoods
To sensitize and capacitate the Dalit and the marginalised communities on issues related to food security and livelihoods
To enhance and promote quality livelihoods of the Dalit and marginalised communities.
Advocacy and Lobby with Government for effective implementation of various govt. schemes in 15 villages from 3 Districts of Telangana region
15 Farmer clubs will be formed and linkages will be established with the Government and likeminded departments
180 monthly meetings will be organised in 15 villages to sensitise 300 people including PRIs, on various Government schemes like, NREGS, PDS, ICDS/ Mid day meals, Drinking Water, health, agriculture and livelihood, etc and 50 of them will access Government schemes
3 grain banks will be established in 3 villages, so that the poor and marginalised farmers will have access to grain in time and with sufficient quantity and quality
To increase the income about 30 families will be supported for the purchase of sheep / goat /poultry under livestock promotion
To promote Kitchen/ vegetable gardens 30 families will be supported with seeds.  These families will be have accessed to nutritious food to improve their health status and at the same time the expenditure on food consumption is reduced
To promote organic cultivation support will be extended to Compost pits and Jeeva Amrutham, 30 farmers will be benefitted with this
To promote SRI cultivation 3 sets of Weeder & Marker will be provided and about 30 farmers’ able to utilise the available resources effectively with less production cost
Major achievements till date
New project, implementing from 01-4-2012
Concerned staff member: Joseph Christopher.Ch, Programme Officer, TRC-CWS

Donor: AEI

Staff: Joseph Christopher. Ch, Program Officer, TRC-CWS

Significant learning till date: New Project

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