Report of Gram Sabhas on 15-August-2014
MSRLM will develop partnerships with major government programmes and build synergies to address different dimensions of poverty and deprivation. Focus would be on:
- Entitlements – PDS, MGNREGS, social security, Right to Education.
- Improving quality of life – health and nutrition, clean drinking water, sanitation, permanent housing, electricity etc.
- Enhancing capabilities – elementary education, vocational, technical education, skills enhancement etc.
- Creating livelihoods opportunities – institutional finance, agriculture, animal husbandry, watersheds, MSME development, food processing etc.
- Physical infrastructure schemes – roads, electricity, telecommunications etc.
MSRLM would make efforts towards convergence with programmes of Ministries of Panchayati Raj, Human Resource Development, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Food Processing, Health & Family Welfare, Textiles, MSME (KVK), Women and Child Development, Financial Services, Tourism etc.
Partnerships: MSRLM will partner with NGOs and CSOs, (within the ambit of the national framework for partnership with NGO and CSOs) who would share learning, expertise, costs and resources and take up implementation and sensitive support roles and tasks at various levels, run pilots, showcase models, train and build capacities, be resource groups and centres, provide linkages, generate, manage and disseminate knowledge, advocacy etc. Other stakeholders include Private Sector, Corporate Social Responsibility Units, Philanthropic Foundations/Trusts, Training Institutes/centres. Industry Associations would be involved for skill development and placement. Partnership with Academic, Training and Research Institutions would result in curriculum design, training pedagogy, develop faculty/trainer professionally. Partnering with research institutions/ centre of excellence for research/diagnosis tools and policy and strategic planning through field/action research, social observatories would result monitoring the trends and support MSRLM to take decisions.
MSRLM would work with RBI, NABARD, Banks and other financial institutions, insurance companies to bring Public-Public, Public-Private and Public-Private-Community Partnerships to build up key livelihoods sectors.
Panchayati Raj Institutions: MSRLM will ensure that mutually beneficial working relationship and formal platforms for consultations, between Panchayats and institutions of the poor are put in place in a manner that PRIs are actively involved in various activities of MSRLM but the autonomy of the institutions of poor is also preserved/ protected.
Report of PRI-CBO convergence pilot (Phase 1)
State Resource Group Orientation and Local resource Group Selection workshop - 3 May 2014 to 7 May 2014
A State resource
group has been formed under PRI-CBO Convergence pilot in order to help to customize
the interventions made under the project, facilitate in-house
capacity building activities , mould process of activities under the
project and be a permanent resource within the state for further
escalation of the project after the pilot.
The SRG orientation was conducted from 3rd
May 2014 during which the findings of the scoping study were also
discussed and plan of action charted out for the Local Resource
Group (LRG)identification, training module development etc.
Umed has entered
into a partnership for PRI-CBO Convergence with Kerala’s State
Poverty Eradication Mission- Kudumbashree, identified as a National
Resource Organization (NRO) by NRLM. Three blocks namely Shahapur,
Deoli and Mohol have been selected from the districts of Thane,
Wardha and Solapur selected for the project implementation. The
blocks within these districts were selected on the basis of existing
CBO structure developed by MAVIM (in Thane, Solapur); the Sanghatika
model in Wardha as well as considering the tenure of Gram Panchayats
in the blocks.
and Training of Local Resource Group (LRG)
The Local resource
group formation is an important part of this pilot as they will be
the leading actors for social mobilisation
and sensitization of community. They will also implement the
activities at village level and organise the community to ensure
their participation in the decision making process. LRG selection
from 20 gram panchayats in each block and first round of training
have been conducted in all three blocks under this pilot.
Brainstorming Session on developing the FRamework of Partnership between PRIs & CBOs/SHGs at SMMU on 01-Nov-2014
Brainstorming session was held on developing the
framework of partnership between Panchayati Raj Instititute (PRIs) and
Self help groups (SHGs)(Community based organisations-CBOs) and
up-scaling initiative in presence of Shri. S.M.Vijayanand (IAS),
Additional secretary, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD),Govt. of
India and Shri. V. Giriraj ,Principal secretary,Rural development
department, Govt. of Maharashtra.
Date : 1st November 2014
Partner between Umed and Rajmata Jijau Mother and Child Health and Nutrition Mission