Livelihood & Food Security


  • Identify households living in ultra-poverty in a collective approach
  • Mobilize community, promote collectives of self-help and build capacities
  • Build market led livelihood skills- ensuring production and productivity with end to end solutions
  • Promote land & water resource management facilities
  • Establish credit and technical linkages
  • Facilitate convergence to access government resources


Year Milestones
2002 Initiated Food Security Intervention in a cluster of villages at Deoghar with 340 households living under poverty.
2004 Established Rural Technology Park as Technology Modulation Center for farm-based alternative livelihood promotion.
2008 Became Resource Agency for NABARD to promote the System of Rice. Intensification [SRI] and reached out to  5 districts & 4500 farm families in Deoghar.
2013 In partnership with SRTT [CINI], reached out over 4633 households for sustainable farm-based livelihood outcomes.
2015 ‘Green College’ established to transfer skill & knowledge to rural youth through multiple trade provision/ professional courses for self-employment and other employment opportunities.
2015 Initiated Mission 2020 for Lakhpati Kisan Smart Village initiative to reach out 7000 household living under poverty to shift in sustainable livelihood with minimum increase of income from Rs. 35,000/- per annum to Rs. 120,000/- per annum.
2018 1900+ farmers became Lakhpati Kisan [till date].


  • Individuals reached through Food Security
  • Individuals reached through Livelihood & Agriculture
  • Women reached through Self Help Groups



Head Office:
NEEDS, House Plot# 275, Near Charki Pahari, Tapovan Road, PO.- Ashram Karnibad, Deoghar, Jharkhand, India, PIN- 814143
Call- +91 9334450368 [10.00 - 18.00 IST]
E-mail- [email protected]

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