ASA facilitates over 120000 small and marginal farmers every year to adopt good agriculture practices or RCI standards.
33137 RM of canal restoration work done increasing percentage of irrigated area from 44% to 86%; Average income increased by 227% per acre.
2530 dugwells constructed irrigating 3694 ha. benefitting 7155 families
272 farm ponds constructed irrigating 1154 ha. benefitting 1065 families
91 Lift Irrigation systems installed irrigating 1102 ha. benefitting 1321 families
74990 ha. of land treated for soil and moisture conservation.
Under the Good Agriculture Practices regime, 64578 farmers shifted from broad casting of seeds to "Line Sowing" in 60329 acres
53 Farmer Producer Companies with over 70,000 small holders share holders formed and nurtured into successful farmer's owned agribusiness initiatives.
ASA facilitates over 120000 small and marginal farmers every year to adopt good agriculture practices known as Responsible Crop Initiatives, a 3rd Party certified crop production standard.
RCI quality verification is done by world renowned organisations like Control Union, SGS, RTRS Association, Better Cotton Initiative.
Rs 101.42 million spent by gram panchayats and line deptts. under ASA’s technical support in year 2014-15
230 masonry check dams constructed irrigating 2795 ha. benefitting 2985 families and recharging 1125 dugwells downstream
1901 SHGs functioning with 98% women members, mobilised savings of Rs. 21829637/- and having Rs 24727865/- as loans disbursed as on Sept 2015

Programme Coverage

Working in: 15 districts in M.P.,  5 districts in Bihar, 3 districts in Chhattisgarh and 6 districts in Jharkhand, in around 1300 villages

Directly working with over 130,000 poor rural families or nearly 8,00,000 population.

Our Partners in Change


Rewards & Recognition

ASA was awarded best Indian NGO in the medium category in 2008 by the Nand and Jeet Khemka Foundation and Resource Alliance.

Central Water Commission

ASA was awarded the best NGO in the Participatory Irrigation Management by the Central Water Commission and M.P. Water Resources Department in 2005

For three consecutive terms since 2009 ASA has been elected in the Executive Board of the Round Table for Responsible Soy Bean Association, a global multi-stakeholder platform for improving soy bean value chain ( ).

Responsible Crop Initiative – Jimmedar Kheti

Responsible crop is grown with certain safeguards in place – that lead to effective conservation of land, water and other precious resources, while increasing farm productivity and sustainability of agrarian practices to the farmer. These crops usually command higher prices in agricultural markets and are also valued for exports... Read More