Food Security & Livelihood Enhancement

This component is being implemented by Uttarakhand Gramya Vikas Samiti and is mainly covering the following activities;

  1. Organizing the producer groups (PGs & VPGs) which will be federated as livelihood collectives (LCs)
  2. Extend support in crop and livestock production for food security, and develop high value cash crops and other products (such as rural tourism, etc.) to provide cash incomes to PGs/ VPGs and LCs through various institutions.
  3. Technical services are being provided and physical infrastructures are being developed for providing market access support to producers.
  4. Innovation linkage with various institutions for testing and dissemination of innovative technologies and approaches for improving food security, livelihoods and access to markets.
  5. The project is also improving access to employment in the non-farm sector by supporting vocational training linked to job placement. A total of 10000 youths will be trained covering around 60% women.

Project Areas

These activities have already been covered­ around 106,000 households in selected 37 development blocks of the nine districts. Details of the blocks are as under:

SN District Block Name (ILSP) Block Name (Ex-ULIPH)
1 Almora Syaldeh, Salt, Bhikiasain, Chaukhutia, Hawalbagh, Tarikhet, Dwarahat Bhainsiyachhana, Lamgara, Dhauladevi
2 Bageshwar Garur Bageshwar, kapkot
3 Chamoli Tharali, Pokhri Ghat,  Deval, Narayanbagad, Dasholi
4 Tehri Chamba, Jaunpur (common) Bhilangana, Jaunpur (common), Devprayag, Pratapnagar
5 Uttarkashi Bhatwari Naugaon, Mori, Purola, Dunda
6 Rudraprayag Jakholi, Augustmuni
7 Pithoragarh Kanalichina, Pithoragarh (Bin), Munakot
8 Pauri Kaljikhal
9 Dehradun Kalsi, Chakarata