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Conference on Rural Development Initiatives - Good Practices & Challenge

Conference on Rural Development Initiatives – Good Practices & Challenge

Conference on Rural Development – S M Sehgal Foundation facilitated a Conference to share great practices and difficulties in rural advancement drive in Aurangabad, Maharashtra on December 16, 2021.

The public authority, corporates, and NGOs have been cooperating to address the advancement challenges in Aurangabad locale, situated in the core of Maharashtra, likewise known for world-renowned travelers and legacy destinations. The locale regularly hits the features because of successive dry seasons, wayward precipitation, and trouble relocation. Poor rainfall affects agriculture seriously which at last influences the pay of families. These difficulties must be handled by fitting improvement drives around water, soil protection and, attention to farmers on reasonable rural practices.

S M Sehgal Foundation has finished various advancement drives in Phulambari, Sillod, and Paithan blocks on further developing water reaping limit of the towns through asset expansion, for better admittance to clean drinking water, advancing schools, expanding crop efficiency of farms through the reception of better horticulture practices and building limit of networks to deal with the improvement drives and partners who shared their encounters given the geological difficulties, arrangements carried out and the effects.

From S M Sehgal Foundation, Anjali Makhija, COO, started the event and shared the excursion of the Foundation group in Aurangabad from 2018-Present and furthermore devoted a video displaying the effects on the local area and working in long ways in Aurangabad has been conceivable just with the help of accomplices, including government and corporates. We are grateful to them for banding together with us in this course of advancement, working with networks to address the most squeezing needs of the area.” Overall effects in the locale incorporate 270 million liters water-saving, 1500 farmers made aware of horticulture practices, 200 townspeople effectively take part in advisory groups for town improvement, school the executives, and water the board for supportability, 1000 youngsters in two schools have upgraded learning climate, and 200 women pioneers currently go about as change specialists in their towns.

Topical meeting on the water the board and nearby cooperation was worked with by Anjali Makhija. The speakers for the meeting included Prafull More, Chief Associate Manager, Godrej and Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd; Vishnu Khedkar, Program Lead, Sehgal Foundation; Deepak Lalwani, Regional Manager, Prof. P.M. Shahapurkar, Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad Mahindra and Mahindra Kirsh-e, Maharashtra; Shailesh Parte, Lead CSR, Canpack India Pvt. Ltd.; and experience sharing by townspeople. The other meeting, on farming improvement, was worked with by Pooja O. Murada, Principal lead, Outreach for Development and speakers included Prof. Tulshidas Baliram Bastewad, Dr. Annasaheb Shinde College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Ahmednagar; Sumit Patil, Hytech India; Tushar Chavan, Subject Matter Specialist, Mahatma Gandhi Mission, KVK, Aurangabad; and experience sharing by ranchers.

Dr. Vikas Jha, Principal Lead, Local Participation and Sustainability, S M Sehgal Foundation gave the closing comments. Additionally present at the occasion were Subhransu Bebarta, director, Project Development; and the execution group in Aurangabad.

About Us:

Sehgal Foundation was set up in 1999 as a public magnanimous trust to fortify local area drove improvement drives to accomplish positive social, financial, and natural change across rural India.

Sehgal Foundation has five primary program regions: Water Management, Agriculture Development, Local Participation and Sustainability, Transform Lives each school in turn, and Outreach for Development. These projects are upheld by a gifted examination group that participate in participatory exploration, and activities to accomplish practical outcomes. The Foundation has entered its third decade in rural India with presence in more than 1,348 towns across 46 regions in 11 territories of India (as of September 2021) and the work keeps on developing.

Sehgal Foundation’s accomplices, in the corporate, government, scholastic, social areas, and on the ground in rural networks, are vital to the achievement of its rural improvement drives and predictable development. Visit www.smsfoundation.org for additional subtleties.

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