Abhinav Bahuuddeshiya Kalamanch works in the field of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Animal Welfare, Children, Education & Literacy, Environment and natural resource management, Health & Nutrition, Legal Awareness & Aid, Womens Development & Empowerment and Youth Affairs.
Main activities in FY16 were:
Construction of water storage Bhandara: A water storage Bhandara was constructed in Deloda in Armori Block of Gadchiroli district funded alongwith NABARD under RIDF. 25 farmers having 65 acres of land around this Bhandara will benefit from this.
MREGF Vidarbha Drought Nirmulan Program: The NGO organized awareness programs on MNREGA in Deloda of Armori Block. All the related work was under taken by the NGO like the village survey, collection of information, opening of bank accounts of labourers, monitoring of the project, information on government laws etc.
Training cum exposure visits to farmers on cultivation of Watermelon and Turmeric: Training cum exposure was provided for watermelon and turmeric as both these crops have good demand locally as well as for exports. Watermelon training was given in Armori Block, as the soil and availability of the basin near Vainganga river is suitable for the cultivation of watermelons. Turmeric cultivation training was given to farmers of Rangi in Dhanora block as Rangi’s soil is suitable for cultivation of turmeric. These trainings were held for a period of 3 days.
Mahila Bachatgat capacity building workshops: Several programs on capacity building of Women’s Self-help groups were organized in many parts of the Dhanora block. Their action plans, linkages to banks and information related to bank services and products was discussed and conveyed to the SHGs.
Awareness Program on blind faith remedial: This program was organized at the Zila Parishad School to create awareness on blind faith and black magic and encouraged villagers not to pay heed to these old traditions.
The NGO conducts a district level programs every year, distributes vegetable tool kits to women to encourage them to cultivate vegetables to promote healthy eating habits, school kits are distributed to the poor and needy kids of Priyadarshini Vidyalaya and workshops are conducted on forest produce for creation of employment opportunities.