Guiding Principles

Naman Seva Samiti works on the guiding principle of strengthening community structures by building ownership of local community. The ultimate aim of every development intervention is to empower communities where they can sustain changes as per their development needs independently.


Livelihood

Direct Benefits in Cash to Community

Grant INR. 9.21 mn | Infrastructure Support from Govt. INR. 12 mn | Business Plan Loan INR. 69.13 mn


 

Self Help Groups 

  1. Over 2000+ Self-Help Groups with membership over 30,000 women and persons with disabilities 
  2. Primary level institution formed in intervention villages; alongwith financial, SHGs also addresses socio-economic challenges
  3. Acts as a primary monitoring and referral point for beneficiary selection in different development programmes 


Cooperative Societies

  1. Formation and Capacity Building of Four Inclusive Cooperative Societies based on Gandhian Principle of Cooperative Movement
  2. 8000 members with over 2000 persons with disabilities and majority being women
  3. Financial Transactions of over INR. 100 mn 
  4. Cooperative Societies have financed more than 3000 Business Plans for poor and marginalised families. These families did not have access to any other source of financial support  

Organic Farming

 
  1. Covered 5000 Farmers with 3000+ persons with disabilities; 5000+ acres of Land converted for organic farming
  2. Annual production of 3500 tonnes of food grains including Wheat, Bengal Gram (Chana), Maize, Soyabean, Pulses (Tur) and 500 tonnes vegetables of daily use including Mushrooms and chemical free spices including Turmeric, Chilly, Garam Masala, Coriander
  3. Food Grains and Vegetables certified by ECOCERT and IMO Control Private Limited 
  4. Rs. 50 mn of additional income for farmers and their families

Farmer Producer Companies

 
  1. Formation and Capacity Building of Fifteen Farmer Producer Companies (FPOs) working in Dairy, Food Grains, Spices, Organic Produces, Seed Production, Non-Timber Forest Produces Trading
  2. Members of Madhya Bharat Consortium promoted by Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium
  3. Financial Institutions are inter-linked and complement their value-chain; this includes agri-input supply chain, purchasing, processing, branding, marketing and trading
  4. 5863 members with 2320 persons with disabilities in 600 villages
  5. Companies worth INR. 50 mn with Trademark, AGMARK, Production Units, Trade License, Seed Production and Trading 

Watershed Development

  1. 900 ha. Micro-Watershed in Betul, Madhya Pradesh supported by NABARD
  2. Inclusive Watershed Committee fully empowered to execution and monitoring of watershed activities 
  3. Watershed Committee demonstrated successful convergence with government schemes and helped catchment villages receive benefits of various programmes leading to 0 migration within 3 years of intervention
  4. These villages are Open Defecation Free under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
  5. Over 80% farmers are using organic agri-inputs instead of chemical fertilisers in kitchen gardens as well as field farms
  6. Families are trained in organic pest repellant and organic compost 
  7. Dug-Wells, Farm Pond, Farm Bunding, Gully-Plugs, Contour Trench and other treatments have been done for soil and water conservation resulting in increase in water level
  8. 100% women from catchment villages are part of Self-Help Groups; Business Plans of all SHGs have been financed and livelihood activities have resulted in increase and diversification of income streams

Naman Seva Samiti

District Betul, Madhya Pradesh - 460110 India | Phone +91 (7144) 286589 | info@ngonaman.org