YCDA in partnership with different agencies has initiated Self Help approach to address different social and livelihood issues of the marginalized community in some pockets of Boudh and Bolangir districts .To make people self sustained and empowered emphasis has been given on vegetable cultivation, paddy cultivation, pulses & oil seed cultivation and adopting appropriate technology. In project area SHG, Federation and cooperative has been formed and strengthened. Cooperative members are getting opportunity to enhance their socio-economic and sustainable livelihood through various entrepreneurship and micro-credit linkages. Syngenta Foundation, India &Madhyam Foundation, BBSR are the supporting partners of the programme .
Major thrust of the programme is Sustainable Socio Economic development of targeted community through capacity building of stakeholders, proper utilization of natural resources and financial support system
Project at a glance
|Name of the District||Boudh & Bolangir|
|Name of the Block||Boudh, Kantamal & Puintala|
|No. of G.P||17|
|No. of Village||121|
YCDA has successfully working with 5 cooperatives, 104 SHGs, 35 farmers groups with 4428 farmers & cooperative members are actively involved in agricultural activities.
|No. of SHG||314|
|No. of Coop.||7|
|No. of Farmers Group||40|
|No. of Direct Farmers||3658|
|No. of Indirect Farmers||1132|
|Amount of Bank Linkage & other MFIs||1,73,74,370|
The programme is designed to support women ,small &marginalized farmers belongs to SCs/STs and other Socially and economically backward communities of 17 Gram Panchayats of Boudh and Bolangir district
The programme objective is to enhance socio-economic condition of the poor women, backward & marginal families.....
Key Activities –
Mr. Rajendra Meher (CEO)
Youth Council for Development Alternatives (YCDA)
At/Po - Baunsuni, Tikirapada Road
Dist-Boudh, Odisha-76215, India
Tel- 9437194954/ 7750018377
Website : www.ycdaindia.org