The HDFC Bank CSR initiatives.
Krushi Vikas Va Gramin Prashikshan Sanstha, Malkapur.
Villagers of Chandikapur.
MPKV Rahuri and all Maharashtra government departments.
This is Osman Baig, Watershed Management consultant. KVVGPS has provided me this opportunity to visit your "Parivartan Community Development Program". Till date i have visited 3 clusters. And really liked the Participatory approach and efforts taken by you all. Since today afternoon I have been walking and seeing the various activities/ interventions with the iron lady, born social worker, humble human being named Deepali Mankar, her helping hand Somnath Jare.
(i). Water storage and treatment to remove/separate excessive salinity
(ii). Gobar gas units,
(iii). Drinking Water tanks and tap water in landless aadivasi community's habitation and all other activities.
And I am listening every word of this gem person, the strategies, policies and procedures adopted by HDFC Bank and KVVGPS right from selection to the completion of first years planned work. Each and every household we visited were talking with her very great fully and humbly. Everyone was requesting her to sit with them for a while, have a cup of tea. Asking about her health and family. And everyone was trying to tell me the efforts taken by all abovsaid stakeholders eagerly and enthusiastically. In the evening we had a gram sabha in dim light and I was consistently interacting more than two hours. In my 30 years experience in development sector today i met a real visinory, humble social worker who is deeply rooted with community. Friends if you want to see the humane behavior of development person, please come here, visit her and her family, the villagers of Chandikapur. I honestly tell you that I will give 100 out of 100 marks to your efforts. And I know if you can plan systematically and give her the freedom, this village can become a model villages.
Wish you all the best.