UPSC Exam   »   North-Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index and Dashboard 2021-22   »   North Eastern Region Community Resource Management...

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges- Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)_40.1

 

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)- Context

  • North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) Intervention paved the way for women’s empowerment by providing them with opportunities for sustainable livelihood opportunities.

North-Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index and Dashboard 2021-22

 

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)- Key Points

  • About: North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) is a joint development initiative of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of DoNER, Govt. of India, and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
  • Mandate: NERCORMP is a livelihood and rural development project, aimed to transform the lives of the poor and marginalized tribal families in North East (NE) India.
  • Parent Ministry: North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) functions under the North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of DoNER.
  • Focus Areas: NERCORMP adopts a holistic approach of development with two broad focus areas-
    1. Social mobilization, organization, and capacity building to tap and realize the great latent potential of the communities by employing time tested their traditional value systems and culture
    2. Intervene with the economic and social activities and infrastructure with predominant thrust on income-generating activities to achieve economic transformation
  • Operational Areas: NERCORMP operates in three states and six districts viz-
    1. Assam (Karbi Anglong and North Cachar Hills),
    2. Manipur (Ukhrul and Senapati) and
    3. Meghalaya (West Garo Hills and West Khasi Hills).

Northeast Green Summit 2021

 

North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP)- Major Activities

  • Capacity Building of Communities and Participating Agencies: NERCORMP works towards Institutional strengthening of community institutions (CBOs) and strengthening the capacity of participating agencies viz. NGOs, Line Depts, etc.
  • Economic and Livelihood Activities: NERCORMP Promotes viable income generation activities (IGAs) for poor households through the production of field crops, horticulture, forestry, livestock, fisheries, and non-farm activities using sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.
  • Extension and Technology Transfer: Reorient the extension services towards a client-oriented and demand-driven extension system, which is based on participatory extension methods.
    • Promote the establishment of a network of village volunteers at the village or cluster level through training, who in turn will extend services at the community level.
  • Credit: The project provides revolving fund for credit support to the communities through SHGs, NaRM-Gs, or district level Micro Credit Institutes that is developed in the project areas.
  • Social Sector Activities: Improving access of communities to safe drinking water and better health care and sanitation.
    • providing awareness to the communities about different social sector schemes of the Govt. and their importance.
  • Village Roads and Rural Electrification: Assist communities to upgrade and construct village roads for better access to their villages and facilitate movement of produces to markets.
    • Also, provide electricity to a number of households through Project support for connection to the existing grids or by piloting renewable energy plants wherever feasible.
  • Community-Based Bio-diversity Conservation/ Natural Resource Management& Communication: Assisting communities to-
    • Conserve their unique and natural resources and biological diversity,
    • Strengthen indigenous institutions and
    • Institutionalizing new conservation practices;
    • Strengthen the information sharing system and
    • Documentation of good practices of the project.
  • Convergence with ongoing Government schemes/programs: The project gives emphasis on convergence with government and non-government agencies.
    • Also, facilitate meeting the shortfall of financial and technical support available in the project vis-a-vis community demands.
  • Marketing Support: The project facilitates the selection of activities and constitutes marketing committees within the NaRM groups.
    • The project also created marketing infrastructures like marketing & collection sheds, IVRs, etc, in order to facilitate sell of both farm and non-farm products.
    • The project also facilitates the value addition of the marketable surplus and establishes a value chain to match the demand and supply.

 

North-Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index and Dashboard 2021-22

North-Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index and Dashboard 2021-22

Sharing is caring!

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.