NORTH EASTERN REGION COMMUNITY

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT

CHANDEL, MANIPUR

 

1.      INTRODUCTION:

The North Eastern Region Community Resource management Project for Upland Areas (NERCORMP) is a joint livelihood project of the North Eastern Council (NEC) and Ministry of DoNER, Government of India.

 

The broad objective of the project is, “To improve the livelihood of the vulnerable groups in a sustainable manner through improved management of their resource base in a way that contributes to preservation and restoration of the environment.”

 

NERCORMP- III Chandel:

The project at the District Level is implemented by the Chandel District Community Resource Management Society (CDCRMS), Chandel under the Chairman of Deputy Commissioner Chandel.

 

NERCORMP-III Chandel started its operation from 1st July 2014 in Chandel Manipur. NERCORMP-Chandel is targeted to cover a total of 14,712 households out of which 7356 households are to be covered in the first year (2014-2015) and an equal number to be covered in the second year (2015-2016). NERCORMP-Chandel has 14 (fourteen staffs in total, 7 (Seven) professional staffs and 7 (seven) support staffs.

 

2.      PROJECT AREA:

NERCORMP-Chandel is operating in 3 (three) blocks during the 1st expansion i.e. Chakpikarong Block, Khengjoy Block and Moreh Block and in the 2nd Expansion 1 (One) more block is added i.e. Chandel Block.

 

3.      BROAD OBJECTIVES:

The project’s primary objective is to improve the livelihood options of economically vulnerable groups in a sustainable manner through the promotion of improved livelihood opportunities and strengthening of local institutions that relate to livelihood development. Specific objectives are to:

i.                    Promote a more sensitive approach to the design and implementation of development interventions.

ii.                  Enhance the capabilities of local people to select appropriate livelihood opportunities, access required financial resources, manage new technologies and institutions at the village level.

iii.                Increase income through more sustainable income generating rural livelihood activities and the establishment of more and more non-farm enterprises at the micro and small scale level; and

iv.                Establish effective and appropriate delivery systems for inputs and for the maintenance of assets and resources, with emphasis on microfinance savings and thrift, and micro insurance products, along with access to business development services that would link household based livelihood activities with the larger economy.

 

In order to achieve its objectives, the following are NERCORMP’s key components:

 

Table 1- Strengthening Capacity of Participatory Agencies.

Table 2- VDF (Livelihood Enhancement and Development)

Table 3- VDF ( Social Sector Development & Village Road, Electrification)

Table 4- Community Biodiversity Conservation & Communication

Table 5- Project Management

 

4.      IMPORTANT STATISTICS:

The NERCORMP-III Project is operating in four blocks of the Chandel District Manipur, namely: Chakpikarong Block, Khengjoy Block, Moreh Block and Chandel Block. Some of the important basic statistics about the project are as follows:

 

BLOCK-WISE NUMBER OF TARGET VILLAGES AND HOUSEHOLDS:

 

1st Expansion:

BLOCK

Cluster No.

P-NGO wise data

Total No. Of HH

No. Of NaRMG

No. Of SHG

No. Of Project Village

No. Of Project HH

Chakpikarong

8,9

27

844

883

27

49

 

12, 13

23

732

833

23

45

 

6, 7

30

821

913

30

54

 

10, 11

16

851

961

16

50

Sub- Total

 

96

3248

3590

96

198

Khengjoy

3,4

35

826

838

35

47

 

5

17

416

421

17

24

 

1, 2

28

853

878

28

55

Sub- Total

 

80

2095

2137

80

126

Moreh

15, 16, 17, 18

54

1644

1851

54

90

 

14

20

406

438

20

27

 

 

74

2050

2309

74

117

 

Grand Total

250

7393

8036

250

441

 

2nd Expansion:

 

Block

Cluster

P-NGO wise data

Total No. of HH

No. of NaRMG

No. of SHG

 

 

No. of Project Village

No. of Project HH

Chakpikarong

19

37

499

582

34

47

 

20

25

403

462

24

29

 

21

30

367

412

22

24

Total

92

1269

1456

80

100

Khengjoy

3,4

7

56

68

5

5

Total

7

56

68

5

5

Moreh

14 to 18

9

391

456

8

21

Total

9

391

456

8

21

Chandel

22

8

508

568

8

21

 

23

10

488

618

10

30

 

24

7

452

555

7

28

 

25

11

411

481

11

26

 

26

17

496

570

17

32

 

27

7

492

534

7

27

 

28

14

451

479

14

29

 

29

12

450

485

12

28

 

30

8

497

552

8

30

 

31

9

514

599

9

33

 

32

10

463

516

10

28

 

33

14

443

482

14

27

Total

127

5665

6439

127

345

Grand Total

235

7381

8419

220

471