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Deep Joshi-led IFAD team inspects Yuva’s work under JTDP

Mr. Deep Joshi reviews and gives tips about development projects.

Jamshedpur: An IFAD (International Fund For Agricultural Development) team led by Mr. Deep Joshi, a recipient of Magsasay Award 2009, took stock of the development initiatives taken by Yuva in the villages of Potka under Jharkhand Tribal Development Programme. The director of Jharkhand Tribal Development Society, Mr. Prakash Oraon, was also a part of the visiting team.

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Jharkhand Tribal Development Programme

Name of the project: Jharkhand Tribal Development Programme

    Funding agency: Jharkhand Tribal Development Society, Ranchi, WFP and IFAD
    Duration: 15 Dec 2006 to June 2011 (ongoing)
    Total Amount:11,oo,ooo/-
    Name of district: Potka Block of East Singhbhum
    Major objectives :
  • To empower tribal grass root association, including women and other marginal groups. So that they would be self dependent to plan, implement and manage their own development.
  • Promote generation of sustainable increase in production by increasing productivity of land and water resources.
  • Development and implementation of a replicable model that assures food security and improves livelihood opportunities.
  • To improve the quality of life of the tribal population.
  • Generation of alternative sources of income for all, specially the landless laborers.