Recent Programs and Partners
This program is being implemented by A T India with a grant support from Oracle in Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand since April 2016. The program has been assisting 2000 households to move from subsistence level agriculture to the commercially viable production of silk and organic honey. The stakeholders have been receiving intensive skills development / capacity building inputs under the new initiative of Oracle and A T India in order to enable stakeholders to act across the silk and organic honey value chains.
Samagra Aarthik Vikas Pariyojna (SAVP) is the most recent intervention of A T India and The Hans Foundation (THF), being implemented in 60 villages of Jaunsar-Babar of Chakrata Block, District Dehradun, Uttarakhand since July 2016. The program has been working with a focus on securing economic security for more than 1600 participating households in the tribal belt. This initiative aims at assisting the rural producers, in moving the subsistence level dairy, beekeeping and allied activities to the commercially viable level activities through Business Development Service (BDS) and Value Chain Development (VCD) based approach.
The joint venture of A T India and RBS IF, initially launched in 2010 in Rikhnikhal, Jaiharikhal and Nainidanda Blocks of district Pauri Garhwal has been extended in Duggada Block,most recently in July 2016. It has now been covering a total of 31700 forest dependent households of 120 mountain villages of these 4 development Blocks. The stakeholders have been organized into SHGs / Producer Groups (PGs) in order to develop economies of scales in Dairy, Organic Spices, Beekeeping / Organic Honey and Silk Sector in collaboration with DevBhumi Natural Products Producers Co. Ltd (DNPPCL) and Ushamath Mahila Mahasangh Ltd. (UMM). Business Development Service (BDS) and Value Chain Development (VCD) Approach is being applied in all the sectors to ensure the transition of stakeholders from subsistence level cultivation to commercial cultivation
A holistic program for the women empowerment is under way in Mandal Valley of Chamoli district of the state of Uttarakhand. The program is jointly being implemented by A T India and SOIR_IM projectwith women SHGs, Mahila Mangal Dal and other duty bearers. The program seeks empower women of 36 villages of this valley through livelihood and gender equality measures. Thus the program has been building the capacity of women groups, civil society organization (CSO) on livelihood, gender equality measures and key entitlements.