Operational Area: Yavatmal, Akola and Amaravati Districts in Maharashtra
Government of Maharashtra is implementing the program titled ‘Convergence of Agricultural Interventions in Maharashtra’ (CAIM) for developing
sustainable and diversified households,
on-farm and off-farm livelihoods
allowing households to face production and market risks without falling back into poverty and distress
The project receives financial assistance from International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT). Chetna and a Farmer Cooperative – Kamadhenu Society in Yavatmal promoted by Chetna has been provisionally selected as project implementation agencies to cover 13,200 poor and poorest households in three clusters with financial outlay of over INR.150 million in next 4 four years.
As on date, Chetna and /or its partner Kamdhenu have not applied/opted for SRTT funds for technical/political reasons.