• The main objective of the CFT project by the GoMP is to synergize the functioning of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA and DAY-National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) being implemented by the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh to substantially enhance the quality of assets being created in the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA with the assistance of ASA and thereby address the issue of rural livelihoods with sharper focus. The Cluster Facilitation Team deployed in the Block will play critical facilitation and capacity building roles at the grassroots level for mobilizing CBOs (SHG Collectives) and Gram Panchayats. Broadly the CFT will function like a technical secretariat to the Gram Panchayat and interface with community institutions. The Cluster
  • Facilitation Team will mobilize the community, prepare plans and estimates for the Gram Panchayat and provide technical support for worksite management but the actual execution of work will remain with Mahatma Gandhi NREGA personnel. ASA is implementing partner in nine blocks of districts of Alirajpur, Barwani, Umariya, Ratlam, Betul, Anuppur, Shahdol and Jhabua.