Uttarakhand Regional Economic Development (RED) Prgramme: A joint venture of GTZ & NABARD
1. What is RED programme?
RED is a joint venture of GTZ & NABARD for the economic development of Uttarakhand state through development of certain pre selected value chains in agro based sectors, improvement in business and investment opportunities for the private sector and promotion of rural MSMEs in the state in Specific Agro–Based Industries.
2. Which sectors are eligible for support under the RED programme ?
Seven sectors viz.
■ Medicinal and Aromatic plants (MAP)
■ Traditional/Non-traditional fibers
■ Agro ...view middle of the document...
■ Minimum outlay Rs. 5.00 lakh.
6. Who is eligible to apply?
The project holder could be
■ Producer Company,
■ Producer cooperative/ federation,
■ Joint Liability Groups,
■ Not for profit companies registered under section 25 of Indian Companies Act
■ Civil Society Organization’s enterprise
■ Societies registered under Soc. Registration Act 1860
■ Trusts registered under Indian Trusts Act 1880
7. How to apply?
Approach the District Development Manager (DDM) of NABARD in the district or the Regional Office of NABARD at State Capital, Dehradun. For detail of address of the Regional Office, please see relevant section of the NABARD web-site. The proposals can also be directly emailed to NABARD RO, Dehradun (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
8. What is the application format?
In view of the fact that there will be different types of proposals expected to be received, no format has been prescribed. The Institutions eligible to avail assistance under the RED programme may submit their proposals containing adequate information / data as indicated in question 12 below about the competence of the proposer to implement the project, how the project will impact the life of the target population etc.
The project should have positive economic impact on the rural masses; it should be implement able and replicable in a reasonable time frame of , say 1 to 3 years.
9.What is the prima facie competence of the proposer to apply under RED programme?
NGO’s/CBO’s Peoples Based Organizations should be duly registered under relevant Acts, have a minimum of 3 years’ audited A/cs, should have a good track record and relevant experience in the field. They should not have been blacklisted by GoI /State Govt/ other Donor / Financing Agencies and should not have political affiliations and their activities should not discriminate on the basis of caste, creed or religion.
10. What will be the general procedure followed by NABARD in dealing with the proposals?
On receipt of the proposals, NABARD (Office of DDM / Regional Office/Head Office) will issue an acknowledgment of the receipt of the proposal.
Within a month, further information’s/details if any required for processing will be called for.
In case the proposal is sanctioned, the proposer will be informed of the sanction of...