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Andal : SHG & NREGS

SUCCESS STORY OF BANANA PLANTATION AT UKHRA G.P.UNDER NREGS
ANDAL DEVELOPMENT BLOCK
 
Introduction – NREGS is an outstanding programme which has been launched in Andal Block in the financial year of 2007-08, in order to give the rural people an opportunity for 100 days’ job as well as for the development of the rural area. In a word this programme has been launched for bringing a change in the Socio- Economic structure.
 
There were so many tanks ponds, irrigation channel, roads to be re-executed, renovated or to be repaired in order to facilitate the rural people for bringing a change in the socio-economic structure in the society and to make permanent assets in the locality. As it was labour oriented programme, the local people were involved in it with a great enthusiasm.
The following scheme under this outstanding programme have been implemented successfully as detailed below :-
 
Name of the Scheme
:
Banana Plantation at Ananda More, Ukhra
Scheme Code
:
15/08/09/02/007
Estimated Cost
:
Rs. 99414/-
Actual expenditure           
:
Rs. 78020/-(Ongoing)
Location
:
Ukhra Ananda More
Area of Land
:
0.5 Acre
No of Banana Plants
:
300 nos.
Total mandays created
:
675
Male mandays created
:
371
Female mandays created
:
304
SC     
:
324
ST      
:
246
Others
:
105
 
 
MODE OF PAYMENT :-   Rs 25200/- in cash upto 31-10-08 & Rs 28037/- through post office (Ukhra                                                         Nutun Hattala Post Office) as Wage payment.                       
                                               Total Non wages :- 24783/-
 
JOBCARD DETAILS:-      
 
Name of the Worker
Job card No:-
Persondays Generated
Barsha Ruidas
15/08/13/048
52 days
Kalosona Ruidas
15/08/13/033
44 days
 
Job Card Holders were asked about there works and payment. They stated that they were actually engaged in the work and received payment properly.
 
                        
UTILITY OF THE SCHEME:-
 
Ukhra Gram Panchayat is a part of Andal Block situated at 12 K.M. distance towards north of Andal Block. Through NREGA works, people especially SGSY Self Help Groups of interior villages of Ukhra Gram Panchyat are benefitted.  This is a good success of Convergence under NREGS at Ukhra Gram Panchayat, one more step taken to change the socio-economic conditions of the SHGs and to increase women empowerment and as such this plantation project has been taken up and the  Banana Garden has been handed over to “Ekata Self Help Group” of Ukhra G.P. to promote their activities and financial capabilities. The SHG are managing the Cultivation now and has been regularly getting the sale proceeds.
 
OBJECTS & BENEFIT OF THE SCHEME:-
 
I ) Involvement of local poorer people in the work as labourers to earn labour wages which will give them   financial help to maintain their daily livelihood.
II ) Developing  socio-economic condition of the poorer section of the people as well as common people of connected areas.
III ) Local Self Help Groups has been benefitted and upgraded through lease of the scheme.
IV ) Surrounding areas will be Pollution Free.