National level voluntary agencies
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National level voluntary agencies
NATIONAL LEVEL VOLUNTARY
CAPART AND KVIC
Submitted To :-
Dr. (Mrs.) Asha Godawat
Nishu Kanwar Bhati
NATIONAL LEVEL VOLUNTARY AGENCIES
The voluntary sector in India has played a major role in
rural development, through mobilizing communities and
catalyzing people’s initiatives for change, as well as
through direct implementation of interventions around
Two important organizations:-
(COUNCIL FOR ADVANCEMENT OF PEOPLE’S
ACTION AND RURAL TECHNOLOGY)
Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural
Came into existence in 1986, with merger of the Council for
Advancement of Rural Technology (CART) and People’s
Action for Development India (PADI).
Autonomous body under the Ministry of Agriculture, registered
as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
Aims at catalyzing and co-ordinating the emerging partnership
between voluntary organizations and the government for
sustainable development of rural areas.
Basically comprise of two administrative bodies…
A) General Body- which provides overall policy
guidance and direction to the organization, has 100
B) Executive Committee- comprising 25 members from
the general body.
Marketing division- council aims to draw up the strategy
on marketing and creation of linkages between rural
producers and marketing outlets.
- President- Minister for Agriculture, GOI
- Vice President- Minister Of State for Rural Development.
- Members includes Secretary, Additional Secretary, Joint
Secretary and Financial Advisor of the department of Rural
- Secretaries from Department of Economic Affairs and
- Ex-officio representatives of the government.
- Comprise 25 members
- Chairman- Minister of Rural Development
- Vice Chairman- Secretary, Department of Rural Development.
- Members include additional secretary, joint secretary and
financial advisor, Dept. Of Rural Development.
To encourage, promote and assist voluntary action in the
implementation of projects for the enhancement of rural
To act as the nodal point for the co-ordination of all efforts at
generation and dissemination of technologies.
To act as catalyst for development of technologies appropriate
for rural areas.
To act as a conduct for transfer of technologies.
To act as clearing house of information and data bank.
To disseminate knowledge on rural technologies.
To promote, aid , maintain and co-ordinate projects/ schemes
aimed at all round development, creation of employment
opportunities, promotion of self- reliance.
To conduct or sponsor training programmes, seminars and
workshops to promote interaction between govt. agencies and
To prepare, print and publish papers, periodicals and books in
furtherance of the objects of the society.
CAPART provides financial and technical assistance to a
number of schemes:-
1) Promotion of voluntary action in rural development.
2) Organization of beneficiaries- by training social
animators, organization of awareness camps, selection of
3) Central Rural Sanitation Programme (CSRP).
A POSITIVE APPROACH
Consultive process :- there is a transparency in decision
making . National Standing Committee (NSC) have been
set up for each project division.
Decentralization :- Nine regional committee offices,
headed by the member convener and supported by a team
of experts are currently functioning in Ahmadabad,
Bhuvneshwar, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Hyderabad,
Jaipur, lucknow, Patna and Dharwad. They can sanction
project up to 20 lakh Indian rupees and exercise
complete autonomy in decision making.
Transparency :- NSC members plays as an interface
between CAPART and NGOz without any favoritism.
Since inception and upto March 2007
CAPART has sanctioed 24,466 projects
involving an amount of Rs. 909.34 crore
and has released Rs. 752.61 crore.
( KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is
a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament (No.
61 of 1956, as amended by act no. 12 of 1987 and Act
No.10 of 2006. In April 1957, it took over the work of
former All India Khadi and Village Industries Board.
The broad objectives that the KVIC has set before it
a) The social objective of providing employment.
b) The economic objective of producing saleable articles.
c) The wider objective of creating self-reliance amongst
the poor and building up of a strong rural community
Planning, promotion, organisation and implementation of
programs for the development of Khadi and other village
To promote the sale and marketing of khadi and/or
products of village industries or handicrafts.
Responsibility of encouraging and promoting research
in the production techniques and equipment employed in
the Khadi and Village Industries sector.
Providing financial assistance to institutions and
individuals for development and operation of Khadi and
village industries .
The KVIC may take such steps as to ensure genuineness
of the products and to set standards of quality .
SCHEMES OF KVIC
Export Incentive Scheme
Interest Subsidy Scheme
Insurance for Khadi artisans