In 1994, IRADS registered as a Non –Government, Non- Profitable and Voluntary Organization under the Karnataka Society Registration Act 1960.Our organization works as both grass root organizations, observes, researches the processes and impacts, and disseminates the knowledge skills as a resource organization. We have a wide ranging experience in working with Central and State Governments, World Bank aided projects in watersheds, women and rural entrepreneurship. It is well networked with local, regional organizations. As SHPI, we have an out-reach to more than one lakh households in 3 districts of Karnataka in the dry land belt having a maximum incidence of poverty and have collaborated with forums like SLBC-Karnataka, major banks like NABARD, SBI, KVGB, ICICI BANK, Syndicate Bank and Canara Bank etc.
We envision developed, self-sustainable rural societies who have the capability to provide all round facilities.
Currently we operate in 4 districts of Karnataka covering about 80,000 families, and aim to reach 5 Lakh families by 2020. We aim at scaling our operations to the entire district of Karnataka state and gradually to nearby states enabling us to reach 2 Million families in the coming decade.
Jala Savanrdhana Yojana Sagha ( JSYS) Project
JSYS handled in Shimogha District, Sorabha Taluka, Shikaripura and Anavatti in 34 Villages. This Project is with an outlay of around INR/- 3.0 crore during 2011 and 2012 (2 years). This is a World Bank Assisted Project of Government of Karnataka. We provided its service as a Field NGO for promotion of the Land Treatment Work like Construction of TUGs Tanks, Strengthening of bounds, Borewell recharge pits, Waste Weir, DE situation, RC lining worked.
Sujala Watershed Development Project
Major Project handled is Sujala with an outlay of Rs. 4.10 crore during 2007 and 2008 (2 years). This is a World Bank Assisted Project of Government of Karnataka. We provided its service as a Field NGO for promotion of the Land Treatment Work like Forum pond, Check dam, Borewell recharge pit, Agro forestry, for Executive Committees in Mannangi sub watersheds covering Haveri Districts. Since 1998, IRADS has been implementing this project with World Bank assisted Villages, with the majority of Landless and Marginal farmers of 3400 Families, of Savanur Taluk.
Dr. Y. B. Patil
Dr. Y. B. Patil being the president of the organization holds master degree in MSc.Agri Phd.(ICAR Delhi).
Rajashekar Kallammanavar is the Vice President of the organization. He holds a BE (Civil) degree. He has also been actively involved in the Social Sector.
R. S. Patil is the Secretary of the organization. He is a BA graduate and interested in Social Work.
Dr. C. P. Mallapur is the active member of organization. He holds master degree in MSc.Agri PhD.
Mrs. Rekha. K is the active member of the organization. And she completed PUC and working in the Social Sector.
Vinoda .P is the active member of the organization. And he working in the Social Sector.
Sudha Ullagaddi is the active member of the organization. And she completed PUC and working in the Social Sector.
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