Cluster Facilitation Team(CFT)

VIT

NRLM-MGNREGs-CFT Convergence Project is an initiative of Department of Rural Development, Government of India to improve quality implementation of MGNREGs. Vikas Bharti Bishunpur is implementing CFT Project in 5 blocks of Gumla and Lohardaga districts. Gumla Sadar, Ghaghra & Palkot blocks in Gumla district and Kuru and Senha block of Lohardaga district respectively. 5 blocks, 82 panchayats and 223 revenue villages are covered under the project. Vikas Bharti Bishunpur is implementing CFT project since 1st August, 2014.

The Objective of the project is to strengthen the implementation of MGNREGs by facilitation & capacity building of CBOs, SHG Collectives, labourers, PRI Members, MGNREGs functionaries and Gram Panchayats. The ultimate obiective of the project is to increase in demand to provide at least 60 person days by the end of 2nd year and 75 person days by the end of the third year to every active ST/SC job cards/house hold. After 3 years income will increase at least 25%.

Glimpse of the CFT programme of Vikas Bharti Bishunpur depicted in the table below may reveal its exact status.


CFT Project at a Glance
Project Area 5 blocks of Gumla & Lohardaga districts
Name of Blocks 1. Gumla Sadar, Ghaghra & Palkot in Gumla District
2. Kuru and Senha block in Lohardaga district
Total no. of Panchayats covered in 2015-16 60 (Gumla Sadar -15), Ghaghra (12), Palkot (12), Karu (12), Senha (9)
Total no. of revenue villages covered 223


Yojna Banao Abhiyan (YBA):

CFT Team of Vikas Bharti Bishunpur actively participated & supported “Yojana Banao Abhiyan” (05th January, 2016 to 25th February, 2016) as a CFT Team and SRT (State Resource Team) to prepare Village Development Plan for MGNREGs and 14th Finance Commission for 82 Gram Panchayats of Gumla and Lohardaga districts. 10 members of CFT team trained as a State Resource Team, who have supported district, Block and panchayats administration in training of PPT (Panchayat Planning Team) and 3 days Tola Sabha /Gram Sabha (planning process) to prepare Annual Action Plan / Village Development plan. CFT team supported 597 Tola Sabha during the abhiyan.

SRT members facilitated different YBA activities:

  • Training of Panchayat Planning Team (PPT) on YBA
  • District & Block Level workshop on YBA
  • PRI Members Training on YBA
  • Training of SHG Members on YBA
  • Training of PRI Members on Panchayat Karyakarini Baithak
  • Tola Level Planning
  • Awareness Generation activities
  • Support in Documentation

Promotion of Self Help Group (SHG)

For promotion of cooperation and collaboration between individuals and between institutions the organization has formed Women Self Help Groups in Rural and urban areas. It is continuously supporting them in maintaining their records, skill enhancement and linking with the Financial Institutions. The organization also provides opportunity to increase their product qualities and to sell their products. Through SHG groups the organization aims to make women economically independent, confident and Self reliant.


Strengthening of local Governance (PRI)

The organization believes that for development of country it is necessary to strengthen local governance. The democracy starts from the village level. Before election a state level voter sensitization programme was organized on 4th November, 2015 by the organization at Ranchi to make the community aware about importance of Panchayat Representative and right selection.

A team of Master Trainers has been developed by the organization to train Panchayat Representatives in coming year. Various IEC materials and slogans have been developed for sensitization of Panchayat representatives on various Government schemes and Social issues.


Youth Mobilization

The Organization sincerely appreciates the fact that in India, Social change can be transformed from an illusive dream to a concrete reality through youth mobilization in the society. The organization realizes their potential and creates platform for youths to bring revolutionary changes. It organizes number of youth festivals and seminars on different issues. During this year following activities were organized :

  • Swami Vivekanand Football Tournament was organized from 15th August to 31st October in Gumla, Lohardaga, Latehar, Ranchi district of Jharkhand.
  • Yuva Vikas Shivir organized on 7th September 2015 at Bishunpur, Gumla.
  • Mairathan and Cycle race for boys and girls was organized from 1st October to 3rd October 2015 in Gumla, Lohardaga and Latehar district.