Waste Management Training in Mugli Gram Panchayat, Sehore under WASH Project by SAMARTHAN TeamState Release of Civil Society Report on Sustainable Development Goals at Samarthan's Head Office, BhopalSanitory Kit distribution to 1500 Adolescent Girls of 40 urban slums in Raipur CityStrengthening governance on tribal rightsGram Balipur, M.P. Badlav Didis help to receive widow pension & six old age pension benefitsWomen's Training for Conducting Social Audits as "Village Social Animators" in Rajpur, BarwaniTraining for life skillsAwareness Meeting for "Gram Sabha Chalo Abhiyaan" in Sehore DistrictSanitation Initiatives Taken in Government Schools in Kanker District, ChattisgarhBBC radio programme at Panna

Waste Management Training in Mugli Gram Panchayat, Sehore under WASH Project by SAMARTHAN Team

State Release of Civil Society Report on Sustainable Development Goals at Samarthan's Head Office, Bhopal

Sanitory Kit distribution to 1500 Adolescent Girls of 40 urban slums in Raipur City

Social Audit conducted by Women SHG, Raisen

Consultation on 25 years of PRIs held on 24 April at Samarthan

Samarthan has been working actively to strengthen local governance int tribal areas of Chhattisgarh.

 

Gram Balipur, M.P. Badlav Didis help to receive widow pension & six old age pension benefits

 

Women's Training for Conducting Social Audits as "Village Social Animators" in Rajpur, Barwani

Shramdan by Badlav Didis for sock pit construction in middle school of Block Dindori

Training for life skills

Awareness Meeting for "Gram Sabha Chalo Abhiyaan" in Sehore District

Sanitation Initiatives Taken in Government Schools in Kanker District, Chattisgarh

BBC radio programme at Panna

About Us

Samarthan-Centre for Development Support  is a leading non-profit organisation working in the Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh since 1995. We believe that good governance is foundation for sustained and equitable development and effective participation by all stakeholders, especially the marginalised, socially excluded and disadvantaged groups, is necessary for promoting good governance.

Stories of Change

Lalkui Kiosk makes online application for 400 toiles and facilitates access of motivation benefit of Rs. 12000 each.

The Oracle information Kiosk in LALKUI made online application for 400 beneficiaries towards claiming the ‘motivation’ money for construction of toilet. Their application for construction of toilet was also made on-line through the kiosk. The kiosk manager ‘sdfghjk’ also informs the beneficiaries when the releases are made by banks and reaches the beneficiaries’ account, saving repeated trips to banks to enquire. 400 beneficiaries not only constructed the toilets but also got ‘motivation money’ of Rs. 12000 each for toilet construction.

Levelling of a playground was undertaken under NREGS in Gram Panchayat Jamunia Khurd in Chindwara district of Madhya Pradesh.

A play ground was levelled under the scheme in the Panchayat . However levelling was done very poorly. The Social audit in Chindwara revealed that  first the material for levelling was not laid and road rollers worked only for half a day. The payment however, was much more material and roller –days. The Gram Sabha objected to the bills. The resolution was passed that the secretary who has fraudulently siphoned off the money should redo the levelling work or formal complaint will be lodged against him. The secretary agreed to do the work.

Instalment for ‘Housing support scheme’ released after checking the online portal status

Debu Bhai of Bapcha village ran from pillars to post to mobilise the release of 2nd instalment of the of an ‘housing support scheme’ called ‘Indira Aws Yojana’ . The scheme provides Rs. 75000 in two installments to poor households for constructing houses. He got first installement and erased his ‘old’house to make way for New ONE. However, the second installment did not come through. He lived under the unconstructed roof and erased walls, visinting officials for release of second installments.

Integrated waste water management in School स्कूल में एकिकृत तरल अपशिष्ट प्रबंधन

गंदे/बेकार पानी का प्रबंधन के लिये स्कूल में एक ऐसी एकिकृत तरल अपशिष्ट प्रबंधन व्यवस्था विकासित किया गया तथा एसएमएसी, समुदाय एवं पंचायत प्रतिनिधियों के बीच सहमति हुई जिसके लिये निम्नानुसार गतिविधियों को किया गया। 

  • बर्तन सफाई के लिये प्लेट फार्म निर्माण एवं प्रवाहित जल की सुविधा
  • हैण्डवासिंग युनिट का निर्माण एवं प्रवाहित जल की सुविधा
  • बर्तन सफाई एवं हैण्डवासिंग युनिट में जल निकास नाली निर्माण जिसको चेम्बर में एकत्र करना तथा तथा सोख्ता गड्ढ़ों से कनेक्ट करना। 
  • टयूबवेल रिचार्ज के लिये तकनिकी युक्त सोख्ता गड्ढ़े का निर्माण।

Return of the Bribe by the Panchayat secretary

Mugdara is Panchayat in Nainpur bock of Mandla district. Social audit in the Panchayat was conducted 8th June 2015. It was reported in the special Gram Sabha that secretary of Panchayat demanded bribe for initiating work for individually targeted scheme. While some paid a bribe of Rs. 500 some paid as much as Rs. 15000 for getting a water well under the scheme. The Social audit in the village revealed this unscrupulous practise of the Gram –Panchayat secretary.