Skills & Livelihood Initiatives- CSR Projects India
 
 
 
 
 
 

CSR Project By:  IL&FS Transportation Networks Limited
Project Budget: INR 0.73 Cr

 

Project

Skills & Livelihood Initiatives  (2016-17)

 
 

Project Sector

  • Education, Employability and Livelihoods Enhancement
 
 

Implementing Partners

NalandaWay Foundation
 
 

Project Description

Skills And Livelihoods: The company supports training of Youths from economically weaker section in Jammu & kashmir. The trainings were provided in tourism and hospitality services, who were successful to get fromal jobs following trainings.
Several other projects undertaken to enhance livelihoods were Fisheries as alternative in water logged area of Balasore district, Enhancing incomes of poor and marginalized women and Strengthening Farm-based livelihoods.
An initiative for inland fishery, using natural
resources in the Balasore region with
merely 30 farmers along the Baleshwar
Kharagpur Expressway project (BKEL).
The initiative has now gained scale
with 375 farmers participating in this
programme. The farmers are expected
to achieve a total turnover of ` 4.5 Crore
by June 2017, with net income of
` 65,000 – 70,000 per acre per annum
as against an earlier income of
` 15,000 – 20,000 per acre. The plan for
2017-18 is to extend this programme in
adjoining districts with the support from
the Government authorities of Odisha.
Under the project Enhancing incomes of poor and marginalized women  The programme
has now up-scaled to 450 women
herders, with a total herd size of 3,200
goats having an approximate value
of ` 2 Crore. Participants have been
federated through a producer company
and a whole eco-system is being
created, including an emphasis on
fodder, veterinary services, construction
of goat sheds, insurance and so on.
Income realised from this activity  

Under this project, the company supports training of Youths from economically weaker section in Jammu & Kashmir. The trainings were provided in tourism and hospitality services, who were successful to get formal jobs following trainings. Several other projects undertaken to enhance livelihoods were Fisheries as alternative in water logged area of Balasore district, Enhancing incomes of poor and marginalized women and Strengthening Farm-based livelihoods.

An initiative for inland fishery, using natural resources in the Balasore region with merely 30 farmers along the Baleshwar Kharagpur Expressway project (BKEL).The initiative has now gained scale with 375 farmers participating in this programme. The farmers are expected to achieve a total turnover of ` 4.5 Croreby June 2017, with net income of` 65,000 – 70,000 per acre per annumas against an earlier income of` 15,000 – 20,000 per acre. The plan for 2017-18 is to extend this programme in adjoining districts with the support from the Government authorities of Odisha. Under the project Enhancing incomes of poor and marginalized women, the programme has now up-scaled to 450 womenherders, with a total herd size of 3,200goats having an approximate value of 2 Crore. The Participants have been benefitted through a producer company and a whole eco-system is being created, including an emphasis on fodder, veterinary services, construction of goat sheds, insurance and so on. 

Under sustainable Livelihood farmer practises, Farmers in these locations are trained to adopt cost-efficient modern practices for improving the productivity of cereal crops such as wheat, rice and maize. Initial results have been very encouraging, with 25-30% improvement in yields.

 
 

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