Lab to Land Programme

Report
Potladurthi village
Yerraguntla Mandal
YSR Kadapa District
Andhra Pradesh
About the Potladurthi Village
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Mandal
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Yerraguntla
District
: YSR Kadapa
State
: Andhra Pradesh
Area
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4336 acres
Population :
5955
Male: 3155
Female:2800
SC:1305 ST: 10
OC: 2365 BC:2275
House holds : 1495
Literacy
: 67%
Occupations : Agriculture, Handloom weaving,
Kadapa black stone mines business
Crops
: Groundnut, Sunflower,Paddy
Strengths of the Village
 NGP Village
 90% Cement roads
 90% pucca Houses
 3 Elementary,1 Z.P High School
 6 Anganwadi Schools
 Gram panchayat office
 1PHC,1 Veterinary Sub centre
 1 Social Welfare Hostel for Boys
 2 Ration shops,1 Post office
 3 protected water schemes
 81 SHGS- about 800 women members
 Excellent greenery-avenue plantation
 20 historical and modern temples
BEFORE BNVs …
•Level
of people’s participation is low
•Poor delivery of Government services and
benefits
•Less accountability and transparency of
PRIs and officials
•Underutilization of Government services
and benefits
•Less motivated youth-unemployment
•Weaver- specific health problems
•SHGs’ performance not up to the mark
•Scope for plantation
Lab-to-Land Initiative
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26 educated youth were selected as BNVs
in Grama Sabha
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3 -day training of BNVs at APARD, Hyderabad
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Hand holding & nurturing support from
Commissioner APARD and link officer from ETC
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Village visits of BNVs
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Visit and interaction of G.P, Mandal, District level
officials to get rapport
• BNVs meeting on 5th and 20th of every
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month
Capacity building trainings at village level
on water & sanitation, MGNREGA, and
other Development Programmes
NRLM training at ETC level
Training on Rajiv Yuva kiranalu -software
Allotment of House holds to BNVs for
household survey
Preparation of village development plan
•Sub
committees formed
•Conducted “Vanta varpu”to sustain the unity and
solidarity among BNVs
•Filling the gap of bridge at last mile delivery
of services-pension, wage distribution, PDS
etc
•Explored tourism opportunities in the Village
•Proper care was taken to avoid friction with PRIs
and CBOs
•Frequent review and Evaluation
• More People’s participation
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Service providers became more responsible,
accountable and transparent
• Face lift was done to GP level offices by clean
and green programs
• Participated in distribution of assets and
selection of beneficiaries
• Took up plantation with 400 plants and
distributed vegetable seeds
• Motivated patriotic feeling by Conducting
Independence day celebrations
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Active role in MGNREGA
• After NRLM training at ETC- dealing with NPA
SHGs, Book keeping, Village federation
• Conducted health camps for weavers
• Registration of unemployed youth in new
program - RYK Software
• Mobilized youth for placement linked skill
development programs
IMPORTANT THINGS FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE
PROGRAMME – LESSONS FROM OUR EXPERIENCES
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Precautionary measures in the selection of BNVs
• Process-oriented approach
Hand holding support
• Passion for the program
• Trust on the people
• Positive attitude
• Believe and make believe that everything will not be
done with money
• Appreciation of Small, petty achievements of
BNVs constantly
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 No blind copying of activities from other L
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to L villages
Sustainability-now BNVs are from Lap to
land ..walking slowly…..steady walk is very
important
Constant Capacity building on different needy
subjects
Convergence
No complex procedures and surveys
Constant review and evaluation-Most Important
villge visits , BNVs meeting, toilet
cleaning in Govt Hostel
BNVs common cooking
and dining VANTA VARPU
Programme to sustain their
unity and solidarity
BNVs capacity building trainings at village, hostel visit , pension
distribution
ENTHUSED AND ZEALOUS BNVs
BNVs NRLM training at
ETC,Srikalahasthi
Physiotherapy Health camp for weaver community
arranged by BNVs
BNV registering unemployed youth in Govt new website
RESOURCES ARE LIMITED …
CREATIVITY IS UNLIMITED
RESOURCEFULNESS IS MOST
IMPORTANT THAN THE RESOURCES
Thank You

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