Development activities to SC people

Year : 1994-1995 & 1995-1996

Title of the program & supporting agency

Propagating sanitation by introducing low cost latrines among SC population in Kurunthencode Block.

Activities carried out
  • Economic situation like  main occupation, earnings, average working days,  migration, unemployment,  live stock holdings, housing  facilities in the house, savings, borrowings, cash drains, liquor practice  were studied.- Studied the health status  such as food habit

     
Year : 1995-1996

Title of the program & supporting agency

Survey work of low cost housing to SC people under CAPART housing program.

Activities carried out
  • Conducted survey for finding out the potential   beneficiaries.

Year : 1996-1997

Title of the program & supporting agency

Functional Capability Development of SC people in Kurunthencode Block of Kanyakumari District. – DST New Delhi.

Activities carried out
  • Conducted 8 camps for awareness among the SC people for development.

    1.Tailoring & Garment designing
    2. Fibre products
    3. Computer Technology
    4. Pottery training.

Year : 1996-1997

Title of the program & supporting agency

Propagating sanitation by introducing low cost latrines among SC population in Kurunthencode Block.

Activities carried out
  • Constructed 100 latrines in the selected 15 hamlets at  the rate of about 7 units in  each hamlets.

  • Maintenance of latrines was  explained to all the  beneficiaries

Year : 1999-2000 & 2000-2001

Title of the program & supporting agency

Functional skill development of SC people for income generation in Thenkasi Taluk (Tamil Nadu) – DST , New Delhi.

Activities carried out
  • 60 beneficiaries from 5 villages were selected for two batches of training.

  • The following three trades  were chosen for training
    1. Tailoring & Garment making.
    2. Bricks and stabilized Mud blocks.
    3. Computer Technology.

Year : 2004-2005 & 2005-2006

Title of the program & supporting agency

Transfer of advance technology packages to SC people in three selected technologies. – DST, New Delhi.

Activities carried out
  • Three trades such as pottery,  Bamboo & Ethel products   making-For each trade 30 trainees  were selected from the  villages.

  • Linkage with Banks for  financial assistance were developed through  motivation.

Year : 2006-2007 & 2007-2008 & 2008-2009

Title of the program & supporting agency

Transfer of sustainable and advanced technologies for income generation to SC people in Kanyakumari District – DST, New Delhi

Activities carried out
  • Kalingarajapuram village of  Munchirai Block in  Kanyakumari District was selected as the project area.

  • 60 beneficiaries for each  pottery and coir production  workers from the SC ‘ community were selected for  the training.

  • Preliminary arrangement such as infrastructure, erection of equipments and machines were erected.

  • Techniques on testing of clay, clay processing methods, introduction of new designs in fabrication, efficient firing and marketing. 

  • Mechanical devices  operation in collecting and processing fibre, fabricating  products using effective  mechanical devices, storing  the products from insects were trained in fibre  training.

Year : 2009 -2010 & 2010 -2011

Title of the program & supporting agency

Development of SC community by establishing sustainable enterprises with S&T intervention in Ilayanainarkulam settlement in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. – DST, New Delhi.

Activities carried out
  • Infrastructure development such as construction of training centre, erection of machines for the training was done.

  • Provided training in banana  fibre and tailoring

  • Provided backyard poultry  and stall fed goat rearing to the selected beneficiaries.

  • Constructed low cost  latrines and soakage pits for Sanitary facility.

Year : 2004-2005 & 2005-2006

Title of the program & supporting agency

Transfer of sustainable and advanced technologies for income generation to SC people in Kanyakumari District – DST , New Delhi

Activities carried out
  • Advanced technologies in clay composition, formation  of wares in pottery such as  throwing, casting, moulding  and jiggering were  explained both in theory and  practical sessions.

     

Year : 2006-2007 to 2008-2009

Title of the program & supporting agency

Transfer of sustainable and advanced technologies for income generation to SC people in Kanyakumari District – DST, New Delhi

Activities carried out
  • Constructed work shed and installed machines such as Jigger & Jolly, potters  wheel, Ball mill, U.D.kiln, .

  • Physical character testing of  clays of different varieties   introduced.

  • Provided improved clay  processing technologies  both wet and dry.

  • Conducted market survey  for finding consumer oriented products.