North Eastern Region Community Resource and Management Program (NERCORMP)

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News: Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region(DoNER) has interacted with Self Help Groups associated with North Eastern Region Community Resource and Management Program(NERCORMP).

Facts:

  • North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Project (NERCORMP) is a livelihood and rural development project.
  • Aim: To transform the lives of the poor and marginalized tribal families in North East(NE) India.
  • Objectives:
    • Social mobilization, organization and capacity building to tap and realize the great potential of the communities.
    • Intervene with the economic, social activities and infrastructure with predominant thrust on income generating activities to achieve economic transformation.
  • Bodies Involved: It is a joint initiative of the North Eastern Council (NEC), Ministry of DoNER and International Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD). 
  • Implementation: It is operating in four states Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur.

Additional Facts:

  • IFAD: It is an international financial institution and a specialised agency of the United Nations that works to address poverty and hunger in rural areas of developing countries.It is headquartered in Rome,Italy.