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Coir Defibering Units of Kannur District Updated On 2018-03-07

The women of Kannur District are running a Coir Defibering unit which had been the first of its kind from Kudumbashree Mission in the state. Launched as per the special directions of Dr T.M Thomas Issac, Minister of Finance, Government of Kerala, more horizons of job opportunity are opened to the women. The initiative had not only helped to find a new livelihood for the women but also it is strengthening the coir industry sector in the state. The programme would be extended to all the districts in the state gradually. Let’s see how the programme is progressing in the district!

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Oppam- The Financial Inclusion Programme of Idukki Updated On 2018-03-07

Financial empowerment plays a major role in women empowerment. Kudumbashree mission understand this importance of financial empowerment and carry out all of its operations based on this.

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Facility Management Centre at Ernakulam Updated On 2018-03-07

Metro Rail services are one among the services to facilitate urban transport. This type of facility have been operational for years worldwide. Currently there are 11 metro rail services in India. As of November 2017, India has 425 kilometres of operational metro lines and 347 stations. A further 500+ km of lines are under construction. The first metro system in India is Kolkata Metro, which started operations in 1984. The Delhi Metro has the largest network in the entire country. The newest metro opened in Hyderabad Metro on 29 November 2017.

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Rain Army from Kannur Updated On 2018-03-07

The life of the people in Kerala is very much connected to the rain fall. The cultivation and each and everything in Kerala is really connected with the Monsoon. Rain has got that much relevance in the life style of Keralites. Compared to other states in India, Kerala has more water resources, but still due to the changes in the climatic conditions and pollution, the scarcity of drinking water is increasing in the state. Only by saving the rain water, this problem could be solved to an extent. Several district missions had taken up this issue with great importance. Rain Water harvesting could be the only solution to overcome the issue. Not only as a socially responsible act, but also it is viewed as an initiative to find livelihood for women. In Kannur district, Rain Army project is being implemented and the Kudumbashree women in the district had started working on it. They believe that even a small gesture of wise act can bring in a lot of positive changes. Let’s look into the activities implemented by Kannur District Mission for accomplishing the same!

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Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company Updated On 2018-03-06

Samagra-Aadugramam (Goat Village) project was started in the financial year of 2008-09 in Kannur District, as an innovative micro enterprise promoted by the Kudumbashree Mission. The project focused on group rearing of native breeds of goats in an environment-friendly and economic manner and has caught the attention of poor rural women folk as a viable economic enterprise, helping many families to tide over conditions of acute poverty. Kudumbashree Kannur District Mission realised the scope of such a programme in a district like Kannur and later in 2015, Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company was launched following the success of the Project. The success saga of Kannur Goat Farmers Producer Company would undoubtedly be a reference for many. Let’s look into the pathways that the producer company was evolved.

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Destitute Free Kerala Survey in Idukki Updated On 2018-03-05

Destitute Free Kerala is a project launched by Kerala Government, aims at making Kerala destitute free. Asraya is a government project designed and carry out by Kudumbashree from 2003 onwards. The project’s main objective is to rehabilitate the destitute in every LSG with the full support of the local self-governance structure. Bringing the destitute families into the mainstream of society and providing them with basic necessities such as food, housing, drinking water, sanitation, health care and clothing based on the specific needs and requirements of each of these families are also the objectives of Asraya. Government approved the second phase of Asraya on 2013. Destitute Free Kerala is a project put forward by Kerala government on 2017-18 budget.

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Idukki’s Imashree Updated On 2018-03-04

Kudumbashree’s Producer companies are formed by a group of producers in the field of agriculture and animal husbandry. The producers get lots of advantages through formation of producer companies. Wholesale buying ensures low price of raw products, Can eliminate the role of a mediator and thereby will get best price for the products. These are some of the advantages. The consumers of producer companies also get several advantages. They can buy good quality products directly from producers at reasonable price…

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DDU-GKY Foreign Placement Programme of Wayanad Updated On 2018-03-03

Foreign placements had always been a dream of every Keralite even long years back. The payments and the incentives that the foreign companies offered would have made such an impression. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), the skill training and placement programme of the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), implemented by Kudumbashree Mission in the state had been offering job placements in various sectors including foreign placements as well. The District Mission of Wayanad made a leap in the implementation of DDU-GKY programme in the state, by conducting Foreign Recruitment Programme in the district. Many got placed in foreign companies with better salary offered with incentives. Kudumbashree Wayanad District Mission has proved that the scope of the DDU-GKY programme is immense. Let’s see how DDU-GKY Wayanad made it happen!

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Weekly markets in Idukki Updated On 2018-03-01

The Agriculture sector in Kerala is collapsing now. Kerala now became a huge market place for all the agri-products like rice and vegetables. Nowadays several kind of crops are being cultivated in Kerala like paddy, banana, tapioca, coconut. But the area of cultivation is very less compared to earlier days. According to the Kerala government statistics of 2016-17 period, paddy cultivation is going on in 1.72 lakh hectares of land. Banana cultivation is there in 57158 ha and tapioca cultivation is there in 68664 hectares.

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Clean Destination Programme of Wayanad Updated On 2018-02-28

Wayanad District being a tourist destination is of high interest among the wanderlusts and travellers inside and outside India, the number of people who visit this destination would be comparatively high. More the people visit, there are chances of more waste accumulation. The clean destination programme is very much relevant in this scenario as well. As decided, Haritha karma Sena would be set up in Wayanad District also. The District Mission had been taking steps to set up a waste management team in the district. Let’s look into the status of the setting up of Haritha karma sena in the district.

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