PURA: Providing Urban-
amenities in Rural Areas
The Dream Project
of
R P Singh, Ph.D.
Associate Director Extension
PURA: A Rural Development ProgramA Rural Development Program
•Announced by The President of India
•Aims at providing ameni...
As Estimated by “The Economic Survey 2005-06”As Estimated by “The Economic Survey 2005-06”
The current year’s GDP growth r...
Phase wise Action Plan For
Implementation
 Identification of village clusters with growth
potential
 Creating following ...
Physical Connectivity
 Fast movement for rural to fetch services
 Better transportation implies efficient
transaction wi...
Electronic Connectivity
 Source of IT services & e-commerce for
marketing their goods for rural
 Can help reduce a lot o...
Knowledge Connectivity
 Good education for children
 Trainings for farmers
 Agro-based Industries
 Improve literacy
www.presidentofindia.nic.in
KISAN CALL
Centre
Meteorology
Health Care
Ocean
Development
Entrepreneur
Development
Travel &
...
Kisan Call CentreKisan Call Centre
www.presidentofindia.nic.in
Ministry of Agriculture  Kisan Call Centre (KCC) establish...
Kisan Call Centre – 8 States – 83 Seats
Agricultural Experts from Universities/Institutions
www.presidentofindia.nic.in
Le...
Economic Connectivity
 Together with previous factors, kisaans
can get best price for their crop by
better access to mark...
Goals of clusters of PURA project
 To link mass of the population, tied to traditional
means of production, into modern c...
Flow Chart for Planning, Formation, Operationalizing
and Maintaining the PURA CLUSTERS
Determining the criteria required f...
Evaluate Monitor the activities based on predetermined parameters
Expected
Outcomes- Goods
No
Yes
Continue with the
Curren...
PURA in Uttaranchal
 Identified Cluster: Tehri Garhwal
 Lead Institution: G.B. Pant University of
Ag. And Technology, Pa...
PURA Spearhead Team Approved
SN Designation Position in PURA Team
1. Director Extension Education
G.B. Pant Univ. of Ag. &...
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PURA project was the dream project of our beloved Ex President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam and was initiated in the Tehri district of Uttarakhand as pilot project.

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  1. 1. PURA: Providing Urban- amenities in Rural Areas The Dream Project of R P Singh, Ph.D. Associate Director Extension
  2. 2. PURA: A Rural Development ProgramA Rural Development Program •Announced by The President of India •Aims at providing amenities similar to urban areas to the rural people •Cluster based approach to achieve uniform development for rural area •PURA is to be implemented in 4,130 rural clusters across the country in the next five years
  3. 3. As Estimated by “The Economic Survey 2005-06”As Estimated by “The Economic Survey 2005-06” The current year’s GDP growth rate at 8.1 percent.The current year’s GDP growth rate at 8.1 percent. “ “There is a need to increase the growth rate of the GDP by additional 2% a year for transforming India into a developed nation and bring the number of people below the poverty line to be near zero, we need to progressively implement the PURA programme in different parts of the country. As you are aware, the number of PURAs required to be brought out in the whole nation is around 7000. Science and technology focus is required for making the integrated rural development programme sustainable and remunerative to the 700 million people of the country lying the rural areas.” - President Dr.Abdul J. Kalam On 5th January 2006 At the ISC, Hyderabad).
  4. 4. Phase wise Action Plan For Implementation  Identification of village clusters with growth potential  Creating following types of connectivity within them:  Physical Connectivity  Electronic (IT, Telecom)  Knowledge( Educational Training Institutes)  Economic Connectivity
  5. 5. Physical Connectivity  Fast movement for rural to fetch services  Better transportation implies efficient transaction with outside market and processing centers  Power enables improvement in input and output of their livelihood
  6. 6. Electronic Connectivity  Source of IT services & e-commerce for marketing their goods for rural  Can help reduce a lot of time-wastage due to bureaucracy  IIT Roorkee coordinating with government agencies to develop e-connectivity
  7. 7. Knowledge Connectivity  Good education for children  Trainings for farmers  Agro-based Industries  Improve literacy
  8. 8. www.presidentofindia.nic.in KISAN CALL Centre Meteorology Health Care Ocean Development Entrepreneur Development Travel & Tourism Banking & Insurance Disaster Warning System Education DomainServiceProviders/Datacollection/UpdationDomainServiceProviders/Datacollection/Updation PURA NodalPURA Nodal Knowledge Data CentreKnowledge Data Centre VillageKnowledgeCentresVillageKnowledgeCentres Regional/Zonal/BlockPURAClusterKnowledgeDataCenters PURA Knowledge Connectivity : For Sustainable DevelopmentPURA Knowledge Connectivity : For Sustainable Development
  9. 9. Kisan Call CentreKisan Call Centre www.presidentofindia.nic.in Ministry of Agriculture  Kisan Call Centre (KCC) established byKisan Call Centre (KCC) established by the Ministry of Agriculture inthe Ministry of Agriculture in partnership with TCIL, a Governmentpartnership with TCIL, a Government Enterprise under Ministry ofEnterprise under Ministry of Communication and InformationCommunication and Information Technology.Technology.  Kisan Call Centre offers three levels ofKisan Call Centre offers three levels of interaction and support in Agriculture,interaction and support in Agriculture, fisheries and Animal Husbandryfisheries and Animal Husbandry domainsdomains  Last one year over 5 lakhs consultancy,Last one year over 5 lakhs consultancy, information, assistance and guidance toinformation, assistance and guidance to villages of eight states.villages of eight states.  Anywhere in India, people can call 1551Anywhere in India, people can call 1551 as a toll free numberas a toll free number  The top users of the scheme areThe top users of the scheme are Maharastra and Tamil Nadu followed byMaharastra and Tamil Nadu followed by UP and RajasthanUP and Rajasthan..
  10. 10. Kisan Call Centre – 8 States – 83 Seats Agricultural Experts from Universities/Institutions www.presidentofindia.nic.in Level-1 Level-2 Level-3 Dial 1551 – Toll Free 5 Lakh Calls From Farmers, Fishermen Last one year
  11. 11. Economic Connectivity  Together with previous factors, kisaans can get best price for their crop by better access to markets  Enables other artisans and craftsmen too to improve their business
  12. 12. Goals of clusters of PURA project  To link mass of the population, tied to traditional means of production, into modern commercial sector of the economy;  To enhance the development of traditional agriculture by lining them to broader market and technological opportunities;  To bridge the gap between the development of the modern and the traditional sector of the economy, and  To stimulate the development of entrepreneurship based on health and hygiene.
  13. 13. Flow Chart for Planning, Formation, Operationalizing and Maintaining the PURA CLUSTERS Determining the criteria required for setting up PURA CLUSTERS such as population density, extent of unemployment etc Selecting areas for formation Determining the numbers of PURA CLUSTERS Establish the centers: planning and organizing the activities Identification, selection and training of project personnel and other stakeholders Formulate and implement the PURA CLUSTERS activities CONTD.
  14. 14. Evaluate Monitor the activities based on predetermined parameters Expected Outcomes- Goods No Yes Continue with the Current Activities Redesigntheactivities Formulate and implement the PURA CLUSTERS activities
  15. 15. PURA in Uttaranchal  Identified Cluster: Tehri Garhwal  Lead Institution: G.B. Pant University of Ag. And Technology, Pantnagar  Proposed Fund: 500 Lacs.
  16. 16. PURA Spearhead Team Approved SN Designation Position in PURA Team 1. Director Extension Education G.B. Pant Univ. of Ag. & Technology Team Leader 2. Dean College of Forestry and Hill Ag., Ranichauri Coordinator 3. Training Organizer, KVK, Ranichauri Team Facilitator 4. Chief Development Officer, Tehri Garhwal Member 5. Deputy General Manager, NABARD, Tehri Garhwal Member 6. Secretary, Regional Rural Development Society, Ranichauri (NGO) Member 7. Secretary, Parvatiya Jan Jagriti, Sansthan, Ranichauri (NGO) Member 8. Secretary, Bhoovneswahri Mahila Ashram, Chandrabadani, Ranichauri (NGO) Member 9. Secretary, Jagdamba Samiti, Gausali Member

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