LAB To LANDAn Orissa ExperienceKANTAPADA BLOCK, CUTTACK. ORISSA
Build a knowledge & Innovation Community of all stakeholders in development including policy makers, implementers, financial institutions, academia, NGOs, experts and International Organizations. Trigger a development process which ensures broad based improvement in the quality of life of people especially the poor, SCs/ STs, OBCs, minorities and women. Focus on faster and more inclusive growth.
Strategic Thrust Areas
Governance : Transparency & Accountability`Infrastructure: Power, Roads, Housing, ICTHealth : IMR, MMRImmunizationSafe Childhood Access to Food,Drinking Water
Gender EmpowermentFinancial Inclusion & Bank CreditMarketingNatural Resources : Land & Water ManagementEducation : Literacy & School EnrolmentSkill Development, Employment & IncomeEnvironment: Forest, Clean Air & Water, Sanitation Renewable/ Alternative Energy : Bio Diesel, Bio Fuel, Bio Gas, Solar Village, Solar FuelPeoples Institutions: Gram Sabha, NGOs, JMFCs, Youth Clubs, CRPs
KANTAPADA BlockTOTAL NO OF G.P.s : 14TOTAL NO OF VILLAGES : 88TOTAL POPULATION : 80351S.C. POPULATION : 23180S.T. POPULATION : 1176(2001 CENSUS)
How We Progressed.
DateTasksDescription3rd August, 2010Preliminary MeetingPanchayati Raj DepartmentUnder the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary to Panchayati Raj DepartmentSelection of Kantapada BlockBDO Kantapada as Chief Co-ordinatorSelection of Nodal Officers at the State levelRespective Heads of Line DepartmentsSelection of Nodal Agency - SIRD3rd September, 20101st Project Initiation MeetingAt Kantapada BlockOrientation of different District / Block level Line Department officialsDirector Special Projects, PR DepartmentDeputy Director, SIRDCollector and PD DRDA, CuttackNomination of Block level Nodal OfficersAll Line Departments
How We Progressed.
DateTasksDescription8th & 14th September, 20102nd and 3rd Project Orientation cum Action Plan Preparation MeetingAt Collectorate, CuttackPresentations and discussion on Draft Suggestive Action plans prepared by all departments working at KantapadaBy PD DRDANomination of District level Nodal OfficersAll District Sectoral OfficersFormulation of Framework for preparation of action plan by line departments. Principal Secretary, PR Dept.Director Special Projects, PR Dept.Deputy Director, SIRD16th September, 20104th Project Orientation cum Finalisation Action Plan MeetingAt Collectorate, CuttackBDO Kantapada / All Nodal Officers, DD, SIRD, PD DRDA and Collector, Cuttack
How We Progressed.
DateTasksDescription17th September 2010State Level GP Quiz CompetitionSIRD18th September 2010Orientation Workshop for the officials of Kantapada Block on Multi-purpose Farm Pond under MGNREGSBDO, Kantapada23rd September 2010Presentation of Strategy Formulation and Action Plan meeting at New DelhiCollector, BDO and SIRD1st October 2010Interactive work shop on Social Audit under MGNREGS for NYK volunteersBDO, Kantapada2nd October 2010Conduct of Gram Sabha in 14 GPs and workshop on Sanitation at newly inaugurated BNRGSK at Postal GPBDO and Elected Officials8th October 2010Workshop on RTI Act and conduct of GP level Quiz Competition SIRD, BDO and Elected PRI Representatives18th to 23rd October 2010Conduct of Social Audit at 14 GPs with the help of volunteers of NYKs BDO, Kantapada and 14GPs
Action Plan At a GlanceTranslating the objectives of the all flagship programmes(100%)Convergence of Programmes and Resources for meaningful capacity building for better management & service deliveryAwareness generation and orientation of people for affirmative actionDeveloping planning, organizing, audit, and leadership ability among peopleDeveloping an action plan on NRM,,,Land, Water and Forest ResourcesDevelop livestock & fisheries,other non farm based skill development training action plan for sustainable lilelihood of different stakeholders
Action Plan At a GlanceOrganization of Groups to fight social evilsDeveloping Infrastructure and ConnectivityProviding Housing with Sanitation and ElectricityProvide safe drinking waterDeveloping and marketing human skills, surplus farm produce, distribute earnings and pay off debtCarrying out Training audit clinlic.RTI Clinics, impact study & social auditOrganizing annual award functionMany more as emerged from consultation with the community.
Action Plan ProposalsFurnishing of questionnaires on implementation of Development Programs to MoRD by 21.10.2010Submitted proposal for training amounting to Rs.6,40,000 on 21.10.2010 to MoRDProposal to PR Department, GoO, for developing a IEC strategy for effective implementation of PR and RD programs on 4.10.2010
IEC Strategy at a GlanceMGNREGS RathSwasthya RathIEC VanProgrammes by cultural troupeCapacity building initiatives of different stake holders of the blockExposure to Best PracticesCreation & capacity building of Community Resource PersonsSocial AuditReaching out common mass through- FAQsLeafletWall WritingsWall HangingsHealth Wall / GP WallIllustrated BooksTelecast of Development Magazine through Door DarshanInteractive SessionsScreening of IEC and Training FilmsCommunity RadioQuiz and EventsIEC Stalls
Replication of the InitiativesCoverage of 3 Blocks in the State over a period of one yearReplication of the initiative in other blocks of the district\Process Documentation and Sharing (Airing of different activities of L2L in DD and Local Channels)Directory of Success Stories
We Aspire forThe progress under the initiative has instilled some inspiration and confidence among the officials, elected officials, non officials and more so among the common mass for realization and translation of the vision as envisaged under the Action Plan of Lab-2-Land initiative for inclusive development of the rural poor and knowledge and innovation community in the days to come. This endeavour is an ideal platform for co-ordination & co-operation among various stakeholder departments, aiming at convergence of resources & manpower in the effective planning, implementation, monitoring and supervision of various programs under the able guidance of elected officials, non-officials and more so over common mass for whom all these programs have been designed.
We Aspire forVoice and choice to PeoplePeople better informedServices effectively utilized Functionaries empowered Better program Delivery
Looking ahead ..TribalEmpowermentSustainableLivelihoodSecuritye-PanchayatKnowledge basedDecision supportSystemCitizenCentricGovernancePro-poor & Pro-PRI mind setCommunitymobilizationEntertainment& informationProjectMonitoringTransparencyAccountabilityAccessibilityInclusive development of the rural poor and knowledge and innovation communityWomenEmpowermentTracking ofVillage Developmentfunds
Independence must begin at the bottom. Thus, every village will be a republic or Panchayat having full powers. It follows, therefore, that every village has to be self-sustained and capable of managing its affairs... We are unleashing or attempting to unleash the greatest latent powers of the people by giving an authority to Panchayati Raj.