Socio Economic Empowerment Programme
Location: H.D.Kote taluk and neighbouring districts.
Reach: 2,75,000 population of H D Kote taluk including 17,000 population of tribals of H.D.Kote & neighboring areas of Hunsur, Nanjangud & Gundlupet taluk.
In Alignment with SVYM’s development paradigm - ‘Developing Human And Social Capital to build a Resurgent India’ the Socio-Economic Empowerment Program aims to empower the marginalized and vulnerable communities through promotion of Self HelpGroups and individual / group entrepreneurship. The program also encourages community action on development including good governance with special focus on tribal-rural women and youth for sustainable community development.
Key activities of SEEP
- Formation of Self Help Groups- 90 SHG’s have been formed by playing a major role in strengthening the comSocio-Economic
- Infrastructure development of haadis - Tribal communities are provided with basic facilities like Biomass stove; provide drinking water facilities through bore wells & toilet construction.
- Creating Self-employment opportunities - Platforms are created to make the community self reliant through many income generating activities by organizing vocational training on bakery products making, Plumbing, Electrician training, agriculture etc.
- Acting as a Bridge between Community & Government - SEEP collaborates with government institutions and tries to bridge gap between these institution and the community. Community is oriented on Public distribution system, provide information on basic entitlements like widow pension, old age pension & about NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee Act).
Inception: 24th Feburary 2012
Janadhwani is a community radio station reaching over one lakh listeners across 188 villages of H D Kote taluk run by Viveka School of Excellence (a unit of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement) based in Saragur, H D Kote taluk, Mysore district. Its journey has made tremendous impact on the people across its coverage area. It has been acting as a medium by rendering voice to the voiceless, power to the powerless and giving way to help rural and tribal masses in creating awareness and to establish their right to information, development, communication, governance, decision making, participation, freedom of expression, employment, health, education and security, through well designed programmes.