To create a 'Smart Village/Ward' that encompasses sustainable and inclusive
development of all sections of its community to ensure all the basic amenities are
provided to the people, letting them enjoy a superior standard of living.
Homes for all — with access to safe sanitation (closed restrooms), safe
drinking water and regular power supply
Skills and Village Enterprise development with bank and market linkages to
provide highly flexible access for the youth
Create and run functional solid/liquid waste management system
Curb all preventable maternal deaths and afoot deaths
Ensure zero school dropouts for both boys and girls
Construct functional toilets, ensure potable water supplies and regular
electricity supplies for Anganwadi Centers and schools
Prevent malnutrition (children below 9 years of age)
Abolish child marriage of underage girls (girls below 18 years of age)
Education, Health, Livelihood, Environment
Our client focused on four major areas - Education, livelihood, health and environment!
Educating the students and empowering them to become independent by equipping them with
knowledge and skill-based training programs. This helps them to apply their skill sets even
in other areas of their lives, making them connect further with the society.
To emphasize on integration and generalization of skills to help students draw
connections between courses, coursework and other practical knowledge, thereby enhancing
Help students understand their conditions and goals in life
Livelihood is means of making a living. It encompasses people’s capabilities, assets,
income and activities required to secure the necessities of life.
Help each other to solve their problems.
Self Help Groups (SHGs) promote small savings among their members and gives small loans
to its members from its common fund to uplift their livelihood
Digital literacy in information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create
and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.
Imparting soft skills, a personal attribute that supports situational awareness and
enhances an individual's ability to get a job done.
Career counselling to mentor/coach on issues related to an individual’s career.
Career counsellors help individuals with the task of self-assessment and self-analysis.
Create a sanitation system that helps to capture, store, transport, treat and dispose or
reuse human excreta and wastewater.
The advantage of health camp is that we provide service at confessional rates.
By providing the healthcare infrastructure, we provide accessible laboratory, training,
and other support facilities.
Ensure reliable supplies of pharmaceuticals and other materials, trained staff and
professional training systems and mechanisms to distribute resources and expertise, which
helps people to improve their livelihood.
Agricultural produce processing tries to find a good balance between the need for food
production and the preservation of the ecological system within the environment.
Conservation and handling of agricultural produce and to make it usable as food, feed,
fiber, fuel or industrial raw material.
Using Drinking Water Purifier to protect them from diarrheal diseases caused by drinking
impure water and poor sanitation.
Planting trees to improve air quality by filtering out harmful dust and pollutants, such
as ozone, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide.
Trees reduce the amount of storm water runoff, which in turn reduces erosion and
pollution in our waterways and may also reduce the effects of flooding.
Challenges in Village Adoption Program
Lack of community participation
Need to build local capacities
Limitation of transportation
Narrow perception towards CSR Initiatives
Technology challenges associated with coverage and capacity
Legislation and policies
Lack of confidence or reluctance shown by citizens (lack of clarity on benefits)
Funding and business models
Existing infrastructure for energy, water and transportation systems
Inconsistent network connectivity
SMART Solutions for Smart Villages
Valliappa foundation strives to transform villages to Smart Villages by through quality
education and healthcare, access to clean water, sanitation and nutrition, growth of
productive enterprises to boost incomes, enhance security, establish gender equality and
Introduction to Social Empowerment
Identifying the major players Motivation and Workshop on
Technology hand phone, smart phone and ICT
Change of mindset
Significance of Smart Village initiatives
Every week for different group and ensure that the community touches base with the
gain as much understanding as possible.
Awareness on the SHG and actual implementation
Building expertise by networking with Agri Related agencies and information
Establishing network with natural, financial and skilled human resources
Building knowledge and links with industry
Networking with landscape, climate experts and service providers for the
Workshop on Agri - operation, production and promotion
Development of Smart Village Eco-System
Social and political organizations; infrastructure, logistics and Information
Technology, communication services that connect the companies and the states to the
external economic and social environment and resources including Modification and
continuation on program and expending the knowledge bank to include the followings
Focus on Factors that Impact Economic Empowerment
30% Increase in production
30% Increase of promotion
e-Inclusion activities to increase popularity and establish network
Setting up ICT-based industries and mobile entrepreneurs
Frequency of visits
Often, Surprise visit
Collection of data
Monitoring of activity timeline
Regular, Surprise visit
Frequency of Submission of reports
Monthly / Weekly Review
List of actions planned for sustainability:
Diversification of Funding:
Support from local governments
Organize fundraising activities and events
Set up endowments
Create and develop partnership work
Involvement of key stakeholders
Regular evaluation of projects
Building capacity of trustees, staff and volunteers
Develop marketing and communication plan
This project is intended to collaborate with various institutes and industries to get the
volunteers on-need basis, apart from the regular team of project officials.