• Chief Minister's visit at Sanitary Park kanker-Chhatisgarh
    Chief Minister's visit at Sanitary Park kanker-Chhatisgarh (Technical support provided by Samarthan in preparation of the Sanitary Park)
  • Community lead total Sanitation book in Hindi released by ChiefMinister Chhatisgarh
    Community lead total Sanitation book in Hindi released by ChiefMinister Chhatisgarh (Book prepared by Samarthan and printed by district administration kanker)
  • Bundelkhan CSs meeting in Jahani
  • Identifying the rights of migrants and their families
  • Bundelkhan CSs meeting in Jahani MNREGA

Providing support to four districts in developing five year perspective plan for BRGF

Description The Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF) is a central scheme designed to redress the regional imbalances in development and bridge critical gaps in local infrastructure. The state government appointed Samarthan as a TSI (Technical Support Institution) to support the district administration in preparation of five yearly district plan. Samarthan helped prepare the plan for four backward districts of Madhya Pradesh
Geographical Coverage Panna, Dhar, Jhabua, Alirajpur
Objectives
  • Baseline survey and SWOT analysis of the district to identify sectoral gaps
  • Preparation of vision and mission documents of the district
  • Organizing district and block level workshop to help prepare the village level plans for BRGF
  • Consolidation of the village plans to form block and district plans for BRGF
  • Approval of the plans from district planning committee and feeding it into the plan plus software
Key output
  • Successfully demonstrated utility of bottom-up planning
  • District, block and Panchayat level functionaries trained in decentralised planning process
  • Preparation of five yearly district plans with the participation of all the stakeholders
Year/Period 2010-11
Client/Donor Panchayat and Rural Development department, Madhya Pradesh government