Land development work at Gudipokhri, Samakhunta block, Mayurbhanj district.
Supported by Government of UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) programme seeks to facilitate more effective investment in rural infrastructure under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to support rural economic growth and improve the climate resilience of vulnerable people in India, especially women and girls.
Dam construction in progress at Shamakhunta block, Mayubhanj district
IPE Global is providing specialist technical support to the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and State level departments implementing MGNREGS in Bihar, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. The support will build the capacities of the administrative and technical staff at national and state levels, so they are better equipped to both reduce the vulnerabilities of rural communities and generate the evidence for expanding this approach for greater impact nationally and internationally.
Gravity flow work in progress at Bhadiadhal GP of Banspal block, Keonjhar district
The objectives of ICRG programme resonate with MoRD's key policy priority of improving quality of natural resource based assets created under MGNREGA. Water & soil infrastructure and communities dependent on them are vulnerable to climate change impacts and face daily climate stresses with little or no adaptive capacity.
Dug well work at Gudipokhri, Samakhunta block, Mayurbhanj district.
MGNREGA provides a great platform to build resilience of millions of people. By building capacity to implement and support design innovations that factor in future climate risks in the soil and water based infrastructure designs created under MGNREGA, the ICRG programme can build their resilience to climate stresses
Dam construction work at Samakhunta block, Mayurbhanj district
The project focusses on training and skill development on climate compatible design and planning of engineers, technical and administrative functionaries of MGNREGA. The programme is responsive to the special needs of women and socio-economically vulnerable persons by identifying and addressing factors that augment benefits accruing to them.
Tank excavation work at Dabri GP, khariar block, Naupada district
The Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth programme (ICRG) is a technical assistance programme jointly anchored by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) and Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India in Bihar, Odisha and Chhattisgarh states of India. ICRG aims to reach rural population most-at-risk to climate change impacts and build their adaptive capacity through developing climate resilient rural infrastructure created under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), MoRD's flagship social protection programme.