For implementation of the pilot project, wheat, gram, chillies
and coriander have been chosen for cultivation in the 80 villages
of the Self Reliance campaign. Anole collection by landless
laborers will also be started. After collection, the produce
will be semi-processed in the village centers and then brought
to Udyamita for final process, quality control and packaging
into different products, namely wheat flour, Daliya, Besan,
Dal, Curry Powder, and Curd Chillies.
To promote traditional industries, artisans will be trained
and then engaged in producing earthen tea cups and pots, and
bamboo trays and baskets. Udyamita Vidyapeeth will also conduct
a one day workshop to share and update traditional skills.
- Each collection centre will cover 15-20 SHGs.
- Each SHG will have 5-7 members.
- Every SHG member will have a personal bank account.
- Payment upto Rs. 1,000/- to SHGs will be made through bearer cheques only.
- Udaymita Vidyapeeth will formulate the necessary rules and regulations for the effective implementation of the programme.
- Financial assistance will be given to SHGs for arranging/purchasing necessary resources in order to ensure the effective working of the SHGs.
- Under the pilot project, 400 SHGs with approximately 2,500 members will benefit.
- Anola plantation will be undertaken in the adopted villages. Grafted Anola plants will be made available to selected farmers during the week. Cost will be shared 50:50 by the farmers and the Institute.