Kudumbashree NRO's activities to 5 more States Updated On 2017-09-29
Kudumbashree NRO activities will be extended to 5 more states in the country. The activities for introducing Kudumbashree model of poverty eradication is ongoing in Manipur, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
NRO's aim is to launch livelihood programmes and developmental activities by converging Panchayathi raj institutions and community based organisation structures. Such a convergence project will be started in Manipur by October 2017. Currently NRO supports Assam, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Tripura Odisha and Rajasthan in the Convergence project.
The project has been completed in the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra. In Odisha the project will be undertaken in six districts and in 40 Grama Panchayats.
NRO will conduct Startup Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chattisgarh as part of livelihood programmes. The MoU regarding this will be signed soon. NRO activities had already been started in Chattisgarh. Presently NRO works in 11 states and 1 Union territory. NRO had received national award from Ministry of Rural Development for conducting poverty alleviation programmes in different states across the country as part of National Rural Livelihood Mission.