Livelihood generation in rural Assam

Arecanut leaf plate manufacturing project aims to generate livelihood in rural Assam through setting up of micro enterprises producing high-quality disposable plates from usually discarded arecanut sheaths.   Arecanut leaf plate manufacturing project is a livelihood generation initiative undertaken by a national level non-governmental organisation, Dhriiti, to promote self employment among the rural youth of Read More …

Voucher for institutional delivery through post offices

The District Health Society in Kamrup district of Assam has designed a unique approach to facilitate cash transfer of voucher for National Rural Health Mission scheme through post offices.   The state of Assam has successfully implemented many innovations to provide quality healthcare to women and children under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). In Read More …

Sustainable development in north east India

NERCORMP, a joint development project of IFAD and Government of India, works towards the objective of creating livelihood for vulnerable groups while contributing to environmental conservation.   The North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) aims to address the existing issues of inefficient government service mechanism in the livelihood sector and the absence of Read More …