Rajasthan

WOTR commenced its work in the Indian state of Rajasthan in 2008.  In Rajasthan, WOTR has worked on 45  projects in 5 districts till date, across the thematic areas of Soil and Water Conservation, Livestock Development, Capacity Building and Training, Institution Building, Linkage building, Sustainable Adaptive Agriculture, Alternate Energy, Rural Livelihoods and Gender Inclusion and Women’s Empowerment. WOTR has worked on one project in Barmer, two projects in Dungarpur, nine IWMP projects in Pratapgarh, thirteen projects in Udaipur and 20 MGNREGS projects in Prataphgarh districts of Rajasthan.

WOTR has partnered with 5 organisations EFICOR, World Vision, Humana People to People, Sukshma Vikas Sansthan, JSW Foundation, NABARD for various projects implemented in Rajasthan with major roles of Capacity Building, DPR preparation, Proposal preparation and Technical support.

Major projects undertaken in the region:

Sr.

Project Name

Funder

Project Duration

Location

Treatable Area

Population Covered

Status

1.

Participatory Watershed Development Project in Rajasthan

CIF

3 years

Dungarpur

450 ha.

2,500

Project completed

2.

Participatory Watershed Development Project in the tribal belt of south  Rajasthan

AHB

3 years

Udaipur

4,573 ha

12,974

Project completed

3.

Bhadresh Watershed Development Project

JSW Foundation

2 years

Barmer

639 ha

250

Project completed

4.

Participatory NRM under  MGNREGS in Gram Panchayat’s  Khoriya and Barawarda

Govt. of Rajasthan & ITC Ltd

5 years

Pratapgarh Rajasthan

5,079 ha.

11,351

Project completed

5

Participatory Watershed Development Project

CIF

4 years

Udaipur, Rajasthan

615 ha.

2,024

Ongoing project

List of partners:

Andheri Hilfe Bonn, Germany

Concern India Foundation (CIF)

JSW Foundation

Govt. of Rajasthan

ITC Ltd

Summary of coverage through Projects

Year

No. of District covered

No. of villages Covered

Area Covered

(in ha.)

No. of beneficiaries benefited

2012-13

04

30

11,167

22,460

2013-14

03

29

10,489

21,261

2014-15

01

02

1,142

2,024