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Strengthening Panchayat Raj Institution

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Strengthening Panchayat Raj Institution

STRENGTHENING PANCHAYATH RAJ INSTITUTION – ELECTED WOMEN LEADERS – WORLD BANK We have taken Initiatives in strengthening the Panchayath Raj Institutions (PRI). Especially the women panchayath leaders have to be educated and strengthened to have appreciable governance. There were 243 women panchayath presidents participated in the two day training programme conducted by RIDO and supported by World Bank. The experts were invited as a Resource Persons from Gandhigram a Rural Deemed University – Dindigul District. This was followed by forming of federation among the women presidents to take initiatives and raise their voice to demand the Government to increase the annual allotments for the development work in rural...

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Migration Survey

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Migration Survey

MIGRATION SURVEY – OXFAM – INDIA RIDO conducted a Survey on Rural Migration during 1993 supported by OXFAM India. Migration has become a world-wide phenomenon in recent years. Millions of people all over the world move from their places to look for their better future development. Migration has played an important role in developing the society. Dharmapuri District has undergone considerable impact because of migration. The influence of migration on the size and character of population is a subject of study which is of particular importance in understating the Socio-Demographic situation. The study pattern of migration was on an intensive basis so as to understand the magnitude and severity of the problem of migration. The total geographical area of the district was 9330 Km consisting of 18 Development Blocks. One third of the total area is covered by forest. The rainfall in this region is very poor and annually calculated about 560 MM. The District is one of the most backward districts in India. The district is poorly endured in term of soil type, rainfall, irrigation and cropping pattern. Therefore RIDO has conducted a survey on migration to find out the method, pattern and the system of Migration – Migration Study Material is available at RIDO. The technical support was given by NIMHANS – Bengaloru and the final write up was done by the members from Dr. Malcham Adhiseshaiah’s Institution,...

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Boaters Development

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Boaters Development

BOATERS ASSOCIATION – HOGENAKKAL WATER FALLS – OXFORD COMMITTEE FOR FAMINE RELIEF (OXFAM – UK) There is a water fall at Hogenakkal across the river Cauvery in Dharmapuri District, it is one of the important tourist centres In Tamil Nadu. There are 400 boaters ferrying the boats across the river carrying the tourist from one side of the river bank to other side of the river bank. RIDO has formed them in to an Association and brought them under systematic work like wearing uniform and badge again made them to earn minimum amount per day to look after their family. They have been instigated to insure their boat and their life with Insurance Corporation of...

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Rural Water Supply

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Rural Water Supply

RURAL WATER SUPPLY This humanitarian support was given by the Pastor and the parishioners of St.Chad’s Church, Midddlesbrough – UK to erect an hand pump to get drinking water in a remote village of Dharmapuri District.

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Tribal Children’s Hostel

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Tribal Children’s Hostel

TRIBAL CHILDREN’S HOSTEL – TERRE DES HOMMES (TDH), THE NETHERLANDS RIDO was running a hostel for the Tribal children in Sitheri. There were sixty boys and fifty girls accommodated in the hostel. It is a support programme to the tribal children to stay and continue their education without drop out, it also helped them to have a nutritional food and to concentrate on their studies. Periodical medical check-up was conducted for these children and a serious follow up was carried out. Support was given by The TDH – NETHERLANDS....

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Women Enterpreneur Development

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Women Enterpreneur Development

WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR DEVELOPMENT – MANOS UNIDAS – SPAIN Rural women were trained on rural crafts like foot mat making, Chalk piece making and Tapestry making. After the skill training, these women started earning by selling the products. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has come forward to offer technical support to this programme. This is one of the livelihood programs launched by RIDO, for which support was given by Manos Unidas-Spain.

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