Main intervention components:

Community based Participatory Planning, Gram Sabha Strengthening, Securing Rights and Entitlements, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Farming, Gender Sensitisation


Strengthened Community based Groups, Aware Gram Sabha’s, Strengthened community leaders, Active government functionaries

 Coverage Locations:

Three Panchayats in Patratu block of Ramgarh district of Jharkhand


Project Title To ensure good governance for marginalised tribal communities with specific focus on women and children through PESA and FRA adherence with livelihood improvement and access of entitlement and enjoy their rights
Brief Background


The project was launched on 27th August 2014 in Ranchi where the entire partners were involved in the programme. The project was implemented from August 2014 where certain activities were conducted. The project area is Patratu block of 3 panchayats namely Bicha, Baridih and Sanki where SPWD Ranchi has taken 14 villages for the implementation of the project.
Broad objectives The Objective of this project is to Strengthen Gram Sabha for accessibility of rights and entitlements through Natural resource management based livelihood accessibility through gender sensitivity
Specific Objective
  • 14 villages of 03 panchayats in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand have effectively functioning gram sabha in adherence to PESA.
  • The marginalised tribal community in 14 villages of 03 Panchayat in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand will have increased their income by 30%.
  • The tribal community in 14 village of 03 panchayat in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand have increased involvement of women in decision making process in Gram Sabhas by the end of June 2017.
Date of Start and duration including funding provisions 1st July 2014 to 31st June 2017  (Three years) , Funding Provisions for 3 years – Rs. 33 lakhs (approx.)
Funding Agency Caritas Australia through Caritas India
Brief Progress


Till January 2016, the project is operational in all three Panchayats (covering 14 villages). As a progress till date 400 HH were covered under various activities of capacity building around  Farming activities ( SRI, SWI, Plastic in agriculture, Organic Agriculture, Animal Husbandry) , Government Programmes ( MGNREGA, ICDS, Gender sensitivity, etc.). In total 14 women SHGs, 3 Farmers Club were formed and kitchen Garden are being promoted.