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.