Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP - 3) – PIA
The projects aims at implementing activities pertaining to Natural resource Management (NRM), soil and water conservation, activities on 724 Ha land, awareness and capacity building of stakeholders on judicious use of natural resources, livelihood enhancement, agri development and women empowerment etc. Under this project the treatment area is 724 Ha of land and activities like farm bunding, graded bunding, plantation etc so as to ensure increase in soil fertility and increased level of water. The organization also formed CBOs like VWC, WUA, SHGs and JLGs and built their capacities through trainings and study tours /exposure visits. Similarly agri interventions are proposed to increase the crop productivity and area under irrigation. Women SHGs are formed and provided with financial and technical support for ensuring their financial self reliance.
ii. Project Training Organization (PTO – IWMP -3,10,28)
This program is being supported by VASUNDHARA through YASHADA – Pune and is one of the components of IWMP. Under this program the stakeholders are oriented about the various types of works to be undertaken and the cost of the works to be undertaken. Capacities of the stakeholders like CBOs, Watershed community and beneficiaries are built through trainings and exposure visits for ensuring the community participation in judicious use and conservation of water resources through this project. Through this project the organization has imparted trainings to Village Watershed Committees, User Groups and other stakeholders. Through these trainings the stakeholders are oriented and sensitized about the judicious use of water resources. The stakeholders are also imparted trainings on various watershed structures such as CCT, Gabion plugs, WAT, Gully plugs, Earthen bunds, farm ponds, farm bunding etc.
iii. MREGS Social Audit
The project envisaged to carry out verification of the actual works carried out by the GPs under the MREGS, the wage opportunities, quality of work and documents pertaining to the said work. The organization carried out field inspection, and checked the work related records, like Gram Sabha, resolution, meeting books, Measurement registers, vouchers book, procurement book, demand book, etc and put for the same before the community members and heard their complaints and aspirations and recorded the same for submission in narration and electronic print of the proceedings to the CEO, ZP and district collector Wardha.