Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna: Life insurance for rural landless labourers in Andhra Pradesh

Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) is a group insurance scheme for the benefit of rural landless agricultural labourers implemented by the Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) at the state level and ‘Zilla Samakhya’ at the district level in Andhra Pradesh. The scheme extends benefits for life insurance as well as coverage of partial Read More …

Saakshar Bharat: Sustaining and enhancing efforts in adult education in Andhra Pradesh

Seeking to promote and strengthen adult education, especially women’s education, Andhra Pradesh’s Saakshar Bharat programme has facilitated opportunities for continuing education by extending educational options to adults who have dropped out of, or never entered the formal education system. With its emphasis on basic literacy, post-literacy and continuous education, the initiative forms a continuum as Read More …

Direct agricultural marketing

Rythu Bazar, established with the intention of eliminating middlemen, allows consumer to directly purchase good quality produce from farmers. Rythu Bazars have been established in the major cities of Andhra Pradesh to create direct linkages between farmers and consumers for the sale and purchase of agricultural produce. These bazars are transforming the environment in which Read More …