Self - reliance through eco-friendly entrepreneurship
St. Joseph’s Agricultural Training Centre, RRTC – Umran has been approved by NABARD for “Pilot Project on Augmenting Productivity of Lead Crops through Adoption of Sustainable Agriculture Practices in Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya covering 20 villages” in three Revenue Blocks viz. Nongpoh, Jirang & Umsning Block. This Pilot Project is for 2 years under the Lead Crop Scheme 2012-2013.
Paddy Cultivation (Ranjeet variety)
Meetings & Formation of “Farmers Clubs”
Inauguration & Base Level Orientation Training
Programme of 'Kiew Shaphrang Farmers' Club'
at NABARD Pilot project area
Paddy cultivation of 'Ranjeet' variety seed in
the RRTC NABARD Pilot
Farmers practical training on Vegetable Seed Sowing
Community participating in the RRTC-NABARD
Pilot project's cleaning drive
(SWACHHA BHARAT ABHIYAN) - Clean India Mission
Persoh-Jaintia TDF (2011-2016): The Persoh-Jaintia Project financed by Tribal Development Fund of NABARD and implemented by St. Joseph’s ATC-RRTC, Umran in 14 villages of Namdong area.
The goal is improvement of socio-economic well being in terms of income, health, education, housing, participation and gender equality among the people of Namdong region. The overall objective of the project is the establishment of horticulture farm (persoh) as a source of steady income for 500 families of Namdong region. 14 village communities are strengthened through people’s institutions in order to address their own social issues.