Sustainable rural development: Awareness and planning workshop in Dapoli


“Shashvat gramvikas: Janiv Jagruti Aani Niyojan” (Sustainable rural development: Awareness and planning) workshop was organized on 15/9/2018 in collaboration with Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli and the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan in Dapoli.

The workshop was organized in Sir Visweshwariya Hall in Dapoli. The chief guest at the meeting was Jayakrishna Fad (Deputy District Collector). Similarly, Dr. Satish Narkhade (Education Director, Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli), Dr. G.B. Desai (Head of Agriculture Conservation & Dairying Department, Mr. Arif Shah (Agriculture Officer, Zilla Parishad) Prof. Narendra Prasade, Dr. Dilip Bhagat, Dr. Sanjay Bhave, Dr. Ketan Chaudhary (Deputy Director Extension Education), Mr. Prashant Paranjpe (Nivedita Pratishthan) and Dr. Mandar Khanvilkar (Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli) were present.

Dr. Santosh Varvavdekar (Nodal Officer, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan) played a role of an anchor for the workshop and the closing remarks were given by Mr. Vinayak Mahajan (Mahajan Kaka, Village Coordinator, Unnat Bharat) by providing guidance to the attendees at the workshop. Five villages have been selected in the primary stage to implement this program in Dapoli. Head of the villages (Sarpanch) and the villagers were invited for the workshop.

These five villages are as follows:

  1. Kudavale
  2. Kadivali
  3. Revali
  4. Dehan
  5. Murdi

In this meeting, the slogan Chala Badaluya (Let’s change) was used. Under this campaign, 1000 days in 10 phases are planned for 10 different activities.

For this meeting, the villagers of the above villages and key people of Konkan Krushi Vidyapith like Mr. Mangesh Bedekar, Mr. Kuldeep Satpute, Mr. Sachin Gurav, Mr. Sachin Gurav, Mr. Ajit Kamble, Mr. Pramod Chikhlikar and Mr. Shrikant Rithe were present.

Activities planned under this campaigns are –

  1. Small irrigation
  2. Animal conservation
  3. Transport
  4. Small and cottage industries
  5. Agriculture
  6. Social forestry
  7. Women-child welfare
  8. Social welfare
  9. Education
  10. Drinking water

The schedules for each of these 100-day activities are as follows:

  1. 24th December 2018
  2. 3rd April 2019
  3. 12th July 2019
  4. 20th October 2019
  5. 28th January 2019
  6. 7th May 2018
  7. 15th August 2018
  8. 23rd November 2018
  9. 3rd March 2019
  10. 12th June 2019

For any queries related to this campaign in Dapoli, contact the below members-

1) Dr. Santosh Varavdekar (Nodal Officer, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan)

Mobile Number- 9404161435

2) Mr. Vinayak Mahajan (village coordinator, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan)

Mobile Number-814 9282405


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