We are happy to announce the release of the SKDRDP annual report 2010-11. During the year 2010-11, SKDRDP could show satisfying performances in various spheres of its work. During the year 32,005 SHGs were linked to the branches of SBI resulting in a cumulative saving of Rs. 21.39 crores and a credit outgo of Rs. 227.53 crores.
At SKDRDP, charity is one of the virtues we value the most. During the year SKDRDP has spent Rs.9.32 crores for various developmental activities. These include donations for community projects, gobar gas installations, construction of sanitation units, Krishi mela, water harvesting projects, Organic village etc. In addition to this, during the current year a sum of Rs.13.00 crores has been spent on house construction to the people in the flood affected areas of Dharwad, Gadag and Haveri Districts. The workers of SKDRDP identify the poorest of the poor for a monthly sustenance support. During the current year a sum of Rs. 43.15 lakhs has been paid as monthly pension to the poorest of the poor constituting 1,801 members.
SKDRDP’S Sujananidhi, a scholarship scheme to the children of the beneficiaries who are going for technical education are offered monthly scholarships ranging from Rs. 400/- to 1,000/- per month. A total of Rs. 1.62 crores has been disbursed to 3,980 students during the financial year.
Under the System of Rice Intensification program during the year 9,453 farmers were assisted to cultivate paddy in 12,783 acres of land with a loan assistance of Rs. 7.66 crores for equipments and crop cultivation. The program has created awareness on SRI and the importance of cereal cultivation.
SKDRDP supports the acquisition of basic infrastructure facilities, to make a better living habitat for the poor. In this regard during the last year 35,409 sanitation units, 53,101 houses were constructed by the stakeholders. SKDRDP Subsidy to the extent of Rs. 400/- to Rs. 1,500/- was given for sanitation units besides loans. Long duration loans were also extended for construction of dwelling units. A total of 2,308 gobar gas units, 541 solar units were acquired with capital support and finance from SKDRDP.
Under our Sampoorna Suraksha microinsurance program 15,82,000 members enrolled during the year. So far a record number of 76,588 members have received benefit to the extent of Rs. 25.06 crores under the scheme during the year. The total claims settled since the inception of the scheme surpassed Rs. 100.00 crores and stood at Rs. 120.00 crores as on March 31, 2011.
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