Village and Digital Connect - Tripura

The Van Dhan tribal start-ups, especially has found great acceptance in the North-East. Activities are on in full-swing. Especially in the state of Tripura where activities are on under Hmunpui Van Dhan Vikas Kendra, North Tripura.

ESDP training ongoing at Rajasthan

The ESDP training of VDVK Medi in Rajasthan has been completed on March 19, 2021

Till date, Gramshree Foundation Trust with SRIJAN has imparted total 2 VDVK ESDP Trainings.

Trainings for next batches for several other VDVKs have already been planned.

Village and Digital Connect - Nagaland

As a part of its Village and Digital Connect initiative, TRIFED’s regional officials across the country have been visiting villages with a significant tribal population for the past month. This is being done to oversee the implementation of these programmes and ensure that the programmes are reaching the tribals and they are benefitting from the existing schemes and initiatives. 

ESDP training programme in Van Dhan Vikas Kendra, Junnar District, Maharashtra

ESDP training and presentation was provided by trainers from TISS Mumbai to Van Dhan Vikas Kendra members in Junnar District Pune. It was a positive and successful  interactive session with all participating members.

Van Dhan Vikas Kendra, Babhni, Uttar Pradesh launches its own products!

Van Dhan Vikas Kendra Babhni, Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh has taken a big step forward by launching its own products, which include a range of items such as peanuts, turmeric powder. 

What is a highlight is that these products are professionally processed, branded and packaged. 


ESDP training programme in Van Dhan Vikas Kendra, Shahapur, Thane Maharashtra

A 2-day-ESDP training program was conducted at  Van Dhan Vikas Kendra, Shahapur, Thane (Maharashtra).

The training was conducted with support of TISS, Mumbai.  30 tribal entrepreneurs actively participated in this 2 day programme.

Van Dhan- TRIFED stall set up at Senapati HQ by Senapati Forest Division

A Van Dhan Stall showcasing forest fresh, organic products has been set up in Senapati by the Senapati Forest Division. 

A gift of the latest Van Dhan products were presented to the Hon'ble Chief Minister and Hon'ble Dy. CM, Hon'ble Cabinet Ministers and all high ranking officers of the state government during the Cabinet Meeting at Senapati HQ by Senapati Forest Division.

Van Dhan Vikas Kendra launched in Dhekiauli, Sanitpur, Assam

A new Van Dhan Vikas Kendra was launched in Dhekiauli, Sanitpur in Assam on 18th September 2020. On this occasion, a VDVK Level Advocacy Programme was conducted.

About 110 ST beneficiaries attended in the programme from different SHGs. Officials from IIE, Guwahati  & Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission also attended the inauguration and the advocacy event. 

Inauguration of New VDVK Centre, Darangiri, Goalpara in Assam and a VDVK level advocacy programme

A VDVK Level Advocacy Programme was conducted on 8th September, 2020 in VDVK Darangiri, Goalpara District of Assam. About 120 ST beneficiaries attended the programme from 30 SHGs from this locality.

In this advocacy and VDVK inauguration programme,  Mr. Dipak Kr. Rabha, Hon’ble MLA of Dudhnoi Constituency was the Chief Guest. He appreciated the initiatives of TRIFED and IIE & APTDC Ltd. for their work in the implementation of PMVDY projects for the benefit of tribal beneficiaries.

Showcasing processed products from a VDVK

To highlight and showcase the excellent quality of packaging and processing, currently underway, in Van Dhan Vikas Kendras, the members of the Kapaih VDVK in Manipur carried out a photoshoot with their products.

They proudly wore t-shorts which had the logos of the State Forest Government, VDVK and TRIBES INDIA.

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