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Bosco Reach Out Guwahati Launches Integrated Tribal Development Programme

By Jayaprakash
Lighting lamp by Mr. Pritam Saikia, Deputy Commissioner of Goalpara district.
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Guwahati, Apr. 18. Bosco Reach Out launched an Integrated Tribal Development programme for Rongjuli Block, Goalpara district supported by NABARD, Guwahati, on 9th April 2013 at Mariampur, Goalpara District, Assam.
The development programme will be implemented in collaboration with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Guwahati following the concept of Wadi model (small orchard) of tribal development, which is already successful in Gujarat & Maharashtra. The programme was inaugurated by Mr. Pritam Saikia, Deputy Commissioner of Goalpara district and Fr. K.J. Thomas, Executive Director of Bosco Reach Out in presence of more than 200 farmers of the Rongjuli Block.
Fr. K.J. Thomas, Executive Director of Bosco Reach Out welcomed the guests and the participants. He wished the participants great success through the project.
Smt. Minku Das, Programme Coordinator of Bosco Reach Out explained the objective of the programme. The project will be implemented in 19 villages of Rongjuli block for 6 years and intervention aspects will be livelihood through Wadi of rubber plantation, soil conservation, water resource management and other measures for improving the quality of tribal life such as promotion of income generation activities, community health & sanitation, women development, community organization, potable water etc.
Mr. Pritam Saikia, Deputy Commissioner of Goalpara district assured the farmers financial aid through various government schemes in the state.
Mr. J. Somudre, Assistant General Manager, NABARD, Guwahati addressed the farmers about the ambition of NABARD towards development of tribal population of the country and assured them the much needed assistance in near future.
Mr. S. N. Roy, District Development Manager, Goalpara district explained the benefits of the tribal development project and wished success for the project.
Mr. S. Das, Development Officer, Rubber Board Regional Office Agia in his address to the farmers explained the different schemes and subsidies of Rubber Board.
Fr. Sunil, In Charge of the Catholic Church, Mariampur, Mr. Ganesh Baruah, Ex. Joint Director of Fishery Department, Assam & present Administrator of Bosco reach Ou , Mr.Ramendra Rabha, Project Field Officer, and Smt. Susangita Doley, Finance Coordinator ,Bosco Reach Out were also present for the inaugural programme and they wished the farmers great success.
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