The Tribal Development Fund of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has promoted the development of WADIs for economic upliftment and social empowerment of marginalised tribal communities. The programme encompasses solutions that promote natural resource management, livelihood development and women’s empowerment through people’s participation.

SWATI has been implementing this Orchard based Livelihood Programme WADI in 725.5 Acres  of 789 Kutia kandha families covering 42 Kutia Kandha villages of Belaghar, Bilamal and Gumma panchayats since 2014-15.

This programme includes components like Water Resource management, Soil and water conservation, Drudgery reduction of women, Sustainable Agricultural Practice, Improved Agriculture, Cooperative Marketing and Integration of Landless.

Cooperative marketing


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