Project Theme

Natural Resource Management

Target Group


Project Period

01 Apr 2014 - 31 Mar 2015

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Gram Mitra has been working with vulnerable adivasi group of pahadi Korwa and Dhanwar in the Kartala and Korba block of Korba district on the issues of forest rights, access to basic services, child rights and other relevant issues since 2010.

With Oxfam India support Gram Mitra intervention is to enhance the capacity of community to demand right to exercise control and govern natural resources for sustainable management and livelihood.

Impact by partner
  • The Mutual Help Group and other community institutions for project interventions strengthened in all 20 project villages. The group took responsibility to build strong understanding and capacity to demand forest rights, including proper filing of claims for individual and community rights.
  • Block level network established of NGOs and community member in pursuance of forest rights. The group has organized consultation with govt officials asking accountability for implementation of Forest Rigths Act.
  • 10 Community Forest Rights claim has been filed in 10 villages across the project area.