Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Review, rollout workshop of Annual Action Plan of NSRLM underway

To review progress and achievements and plan for the remaining year, a three-day state level annual review and action plan workshop for financial year (FY) 2022-2023 of the Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM) began on June 23 at SIRD auditorium, Kohima with managerial staff from all districts and 74 RD blocks.
According to a press release, it informed that mission director, NSRLM, Imtimenla while delivering the keynote address, remarked that in the 10 years of implementation, it was encouraging to see how the mission was shaping the lives of rural community with around 1.11 lakh households already mobilised under NSRLM. She also emphasised on importance of sustainability of community institutions to ensure continuity to meet targets, while also mentioning that integration and good co-ordination were key to the success of objectives.
Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer (COO), NSRLM, M Rollan Lotha highlighted key achievements of the various components under the mission where 12,640 Self Help Groups (SHGs), 1065 Village Level Organisation (VLO) and 46 Cluster Level Federations (CLF) have been formed.
He highlighted objective of the workshop and underscored the importance of leveraging convergence with other flagship programmes and key stakeholders to ensure nurturing and strengthening of self help groups (SHGs) and their federations to evolve into autonomous, sustainable institutions owned, managed and utilised by women, supported by an enabling ecosystem for income generation in an equitable gender-just society that enhanced quality of life in rural households through SHG network.
Attending the workshop as a representative from the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), mission manager, NMMU, DAY-NRLM, Prabhat Kumar informed that since its inception, Nagaland has been a forerunner under the mission with an achievement of 96% staff in position, the highest in the country. He stated “the community is in the driver’s seat and the Mission is to facilitate the community towards achieving the goal of poverty alleviation”. He further mentioned that women SHGs across the country have a collective fund of 70,000 crores which reflected the earnestness of the Mission towards attainment of goals.
The three-day workshop will have district wise presentations on programme progress; orientation on the NSRLM’s Annual Action Plan for FY 2022-2023; District-Block quarter-wise planning with set targets and formulation of plans as per progress.

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