North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP)

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  1. The North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) has empowered the poor and improved the lives of people in about 3 lakh rural households in Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.
  2. NERLP is World Bank aided multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region(DoNER).The project was launched in 2012.
  3. The project aims to improve rural livelihoods especially that of women, unemployed youth and the most disadvantaged in four North Eastern States.
  4. The project has focussed on five development strategies namely (a) social empowerment (b)economic empowerment (c)partnership development (d)project management and (e)livelihood & value chain developments.
  5. The project also works in partnerships with expert organizations to focus on cluster development through value chain.