Kudumbashree National Resource Organisation
Sharing experiences from Kerala with partner states
Strengthening Institutional Platforms for Participatory Governance
Promoting Sustainable Rural Enterprises
Sharing Learnings Through Exposure Visits
Progressing In PartnershipsPresence in seventeen states and one union territory
Developing Resources Based On Innovations And Practices
Kudumbashree National Resource Organization (KS NRO) is an institution recognized by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India to provide technical and implementation assistance to the State Rural Livelihood Missions (SRLMs) across India. KS-NRO has been working with partner-SRLMs on mainly two domains.
- Convergence between Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Community Based Organisations (CBOs)
- Enterprise Development
The PRI-CBO Convergence project focuses on enabling the working together of PRI and CBO to strengthen access to entitlements and enhance community participation in local governance. The Enterprise Development project focuses on creating community-based enterprise support systems at the local level in the form of Micro Enterprise Consultants (MECs) for helping poor people set up and run their own enterprises.
WHAT WE DO
OUR IMPACT SINCE 2013
- 17 States
- 91 Districts
- 282 Blocks
- 8119 Grama Panchayats
- 3766 Community Resource Persons
- 146 Mentors
STORIES FROM FIELDS
The CRP-EP whose strategy increased profit and provided employment Nathdwara,48 kms away from Udaipur, is famous for its Lord Krishna temple. Thousands of pilgrims visit the temple ever year. Mohini Devi, a resident of Gangapur village in Begun block of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, makes garlands and other decorative items used…Read more...
From Rs. 2000 to Rs. 20,000- The making of an entrepreneur Kailash Sen, a resident of Meghpura Panchayat of Begun Block in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan worked as a helper in a men’s parlour in Begun market where he earned a meagre amount of Rs.1000-1500 per month. It was getting difficult for him…Read more...
Nurturing Role Models through entrepreneurship – A story from Rajasthan In comparison to men, women entrepreneurs from rural areas tend to face more constraints while participating in the process of local economic development. Factors like traditional gender roles, mobility issues, access to financial services, limited managerial skills and low self-esteem…Read more...
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Toolkit for PRI-CBO Convergence model
Toolkit for PRI-CBO Convergence model and a trainers manual for Community professionals for Convergence (CPC) being released by Mr Amarjeet Sinha, Secretary, Rural Development, Government of India.
Kudumbashree NRO wins award
Kudumbashree NRO wins award for its outstanding contribution under DAY NRLM.
NRO to support more than 120000 entrepreneurs under SVEP
Start-up Village Entrepreneurship program to be implemented by KS NRO IN 53 blocks and 8 states