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Breed Improvement |Animal Management | Fodder Security | Goat Development | NEAC

Name of the Project: CSR Project on "Livelihood Enrichment through Wadi and Goatry Development in the peripheral villages of Maithon Power Limited”.

Funding Agency: TATA Power Community Development Trust

Project Period: 5 years. (w.e.f. 1st Jan’2016)

Project Location: Maithan Power Limited

MA- 5 Gogna, District: Dhanbad, Jharkhand


  • To enhance productive use of degraded/unutilized lands through establishment of Horti-Forestry plantation (Wadi) project & improved agricultural practices.

  • To provide sustainable gainful self-employment through farming system approach.

  • To create awareness in the concerned community in regards with the development through extension, training, environment & quality of life.

  • Formation and capacity building of local community organization for project sustainability.

  • To increase the income of farmers from Goatry and promote the use of sound valuation parameters and methods for better price realization in Goats.


The project will be operated over a period of 5 years using Community Group approach. This approach seeks to identify how to engage effectively with the communities, how to select a range of interventions to meet needs of an individual family and how to build sustainability into activities beyond the course of the project. The project approach strives to work in partnership with the poorest (especially tribal and disadvantaged) recognizing both their family and local community environments. Interventions are managed and financed through People’s Organizations formed by the participants. Over a period of time, the People’s Organizations take over the support and facilitation role initially provided by the project regarding collective purchasing of agricultural input and sell of farm produce.

Progress so Far:

  • Plantation of 200 WADI,model 1(30 Mango, 30 Guava & 25 forestry plants)has been completed.

  • Plantation of 100 improved WADI model 2 (20 Lemon + Improved Ag.) has also been completed.

  • Apex has been formed namely ” MAA Jharawara Swayam Sahayata Samooh” & contribution collection from participants is being deposited.

  • 85 Breeding bucks (Black Bangal) have been distributed to field guides for Goat breeding purpose.

  • 1 Goat rallies organised.

  • 11 health camps conducted.

  • 23 Model Goat keepers have been promoted.

  • 864 Local bucks have been castrated & 12227 deworming has been provided.

  • 1994 services have been performed by breeding bucks.

  • All the breeding bucks are being insured.

  • 2 days Training programme on Goat Rearing( For Microenterprises)has been conducted in Khunti for dated 30/10/17 & 31/10/17.

  • Vaccination of 768 goats has been done for PPR disease.

  • A cattle development centre has been established with due approval of funding agency.

  • AI is being performed with semen of Indigenous cattle and buffalo bulls & also introduced sorted semen. The services is door step to the farmers.

Progress Report
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