Livelihood

Livelihood

Increasing production and income from agriculture and livestock for marginalized farmers and enhancing alternative options of livelihood through skill building, entrepreneurship and placement initiatives for landless and poor households.

Strategy:

  • Promoting sustainable farming
  • Ensuring ownership through CBOs
  • Upgrading skills, entrepreneurship and Employability
  • Increasing access to local and external resources
  • Establishing model initiatives

Achievements:

  • 265 Farmers enhanced agricultural production by 18% through practicing improved agricultural practices viz. seed selection, seed treatment, line sowing, minimizing use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, effective use of organic fertilizers and bio repellent.
  • 40 model farmer and 223 progressive farmers are practicing improved agricultural practices in 345 ha field.
  • Organic farming including vermi compost, azola, kitchen garden and backyard poultry.
  • 35 out of 92 trained youth have been placed in employment or adopted self entrepreneurship.
  • 39 development works from village development micro plans have been carried out by panchayat. 95% of the targeted HH received benefit of MGNREGS and received employment at an average of 85 days.
  • CBO in Baghpat district is linked to the Schools for dress making and sustaining their livelihood.

 

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