Pro Rural Milestone & Achievement

M1 - Campaign on Rights and Entitlements for Rural People 2017 - 2020:

Connecting remote villages get access to government welfare programs

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Scheme Particulars

Total Linked


National Old Age Pension



BPL Ration Card






National disablility allowance



PM Kisan Card












National Widows Pension



PDS Distribution Centre



Electrification of Villages




M2 - Garbage to Gold (G2G) Campaign: Supported by SBI Foundation & DMC

  • 1201 families were sponsored by Dimapur Municipal Council by providing training through Pro Rural and free bucket distribution to start Kitchen Waste Composting.
  • 30 Youths were trained as WASTE WISE MANAGERS who developed a “pay-for-service” business model in solid waste management.
  • Phevima Eco-Club members were trained in the production of the G2G granules for aiding in fast composting and developing business through the sale of the products. PEC is motivating other peer groups to develop enterprises through Waste Management.
  • 4 Army Cantonment got trained for Institutional level composting under G2G mission.

M3 - Entrepreneurship Incubation: Supported by Quest Alliance

  • Entrepreneurship Skills training to 989 women and men for micro-business development management. The retention rate is only about 35% as many were impacted by the Covid pandemic.
  • Entrepreneurship Incubation Project for High school students is continued, targeting students to get interested in business entrepreneurship development.


  • In the month of June 2023, the Additional Deputy Commissioner gave us a work order to train the local resident of East Dimapur Town Council and we have imparted the training along with free bucket distribution to 11 wards of Purana Bazar, East Dimapur Town Council.

M5 - Covid : "Help Nagaland Breathe" Initiative, Legal Holder: PRO RURAL

  • A fundraising campaign was launched with about 43 stakeholders joining hands to support the most ill-equipped state in India in terms of health infrastructure. The Nagas overseas in 7 countries, organizations abroad, and in India, friends and well-wishers of the state rallied together to build a resource pool that garnered medical equipment, medicines, and relief materials worth Rs 1.5 crores and another Rs 24 lakhs in cash was received, free services during the COVID-19 Pandemic crises.
  • Relief with essential medical equipment, medicines, protective gear, and food and nutritional supplements was distributed to all PHC, DH, and CHC in the 12 districts of Nagaland. Acknowledgment of the recipients has been a voluminous record published by the Help Nagaland Breathe campaign team. Distribution took place under the coordination, supervision, and approval of the state Covid War room headed by the Health and Family Welfare Minister and the state Health Secretary, GoN.

Glimpses of Various Events

Collaborating Partners - Indian

  • Ministry of Environment and Forest, Govt. of India – One-Time
  • National Jute Board, Ministry of Textiles, GoI – Ongoing
  • North East Handicraft and Handloom Development Corporation (NEHHDC), under Ministry of DoNER, GoI – Ongoing
  • Small Industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI) – Ongoing
  • Nagaland Pollution Control Board – One-Time
  • Dimapur Municipal Council/East Dimapur Town Council – Ongoing
  • NABARD – 3 Projects are ongoing
  • NEC/NERCRMS – ongoing

Collaborating Partners: Donor Agencies - FCRA

  • Plowshares Institute, Connecticut, USA – Completed
  • North American Baptist Fellowship, USA – Completed
  • UN-Habitat – Completed
  • Global Green Grant Fund (GGGF), USA – Completed
  • Civic Exchange, Hong Kong – Completed
  • Bread for the World, Germany – Ongoing
  • Milaap, USA – Completed

Collaborating Partners: Donor Agency - India

  • Quest Alliance, Bengaluru – Ongoing
  • Churches Auxiliary for Social Action, New Delhi – Completed
  • SBI Foundation, Mumbai – Completed
  • Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative, Bengaluru – Ongoing
  • Rohini Nilakani Foundation, Bengaluru – Completed
  • Habitat for Humanity India – Completed
  • Haiyya Foundation, New Delhi – Completed
  • Milaap India – Completed


  • Bread for the World, Germany: Strengthening Community Action for Development in North East India. (Livelihood Development, Leadership Development for village level CBO/SHG/Traditional Village Institution(VC, VDB, Women Groups).
  • SIDBI: Swavalamba Kaushal Unnayan/Skills Development Training
    • Skills in Baking and Confectionery, Cane, and Bamboo Craft.
  • Quest Alliance: “Skills to Succeed”
    • Entrepreneur Incubation Program for school students.
    • Waste Entrepreneurs
    • Skill upgradation for Weavers and garment producers
    • Livestock Development Management
  • NABARD: 
    • Livestock
    • FPO
    • LEDP
  • National Jute Board: Jute Resource Cum Production Centre (JRCPC)
  • NEC/NERCRMS: Spices Value Addition and FPO

Professional Students Internship Program

  • From Policy Documents
    “Based on a mission call, the organisation also accepts paid or unpaid interns from Professional and Technical schools and colleges from all over, with the intention of providing hands-on experiential learning ……… This will be a small contribution to building development visionaries among young graduates….”
  • Each year an average of 8 student interns are placed with pro-rural.
  • Some of the colleges and Universities
    • Don Bosco College, Jorhat, Assam.
    • Don Bosco College, Maram, Manipur.
    • Assam Down Town University, Guwahati.
    • TISS, Hyderabad, and Guwahati.
    • University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya.
    • Martin Luther Christian University, Meghalaya.
    • St. Joseph University, Nagaland.
    • NEISSR, Dimapur, Nagaland.
  • Paid Interns – 4 Persons so far, (Two are absorbed as staff)