Friday, December 18, 2009

Innovation in the area of SocioCultural Rights

Women and Dalit Empowerment Programme

Successful achievements of our programme intervention.

Platforms developed as An Empowered Community Based Organisation for raising the poor community issues:

  • Dalit Jagruk Samiti (DJS)
  • Self Help Group and Women Pressure Group
  • Ekal Naari Shakti Sangathan
  • Kishori Manch
  • Thar Jagruk Nagrik Manch

Activities undertaken
  • Balika Shikshan Shivir
  • Livelihood Programme
  • Beri Construction for safe drinking water
  • Services given through Resource Centre, Chohatan
  • Capacity building of the project staff and members of the Dalit Jagruk samiti and establishment of board and policy.
  • Co-ordination between Block Level Government officials
  • Advocacy on different issues at District and State level
Ø NREGA and monitoring of the issues of NREGA
Ø Public Distribution System
Ø Gram Seva Sahkari Samiti
Ø BPL Process and Monitoring
Ø Gender Based Voilence

Empowerment of the people both in political and material terms has taken place.

· Participation of the Dalit community in the Gram Panchayat ensured.
· Linkages with government scheme.
· Women are now empowered to participate in the panchayat and free to speak their problem, rights, government schemes, employment etc
· They can identify the problem of the community or individual.
· Now they know about how to prioritize the issue.
· They take action through Resource centre or through their own group.
· They are working as pressure group.