Infosys Foundation Invests in the Sustainable Development of Tribal Villages of Madhya Pradesh in Partnership with Shivganga Samagra Gramvikas Parishad
Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has partnered with Shivganga Samagra Gramvikas Parishad, a NGO working for development solutions of rural India, to work for the sustainable development of tribal villages of Jhabua - Alirajpur districts of Madhya Pradesh. The objective of the collaboration is to transform the village and its community in a holistic and integrated manner, covering aspects related to education, vocational training, community development and conservation of natural resources.
The grant provided by The Foundation, aimed at benefitting 500,000 villagers over a period 5 years, will facilitate a planned, holistic development program. Some of the intended milestones of the program include running a skill development program to empower tribal youth, establishing a training center at Dharampuri village, and creating awareness and training of village youths for prosperity through conservation and enrichment of natural resources. Technical training, establishment of village libraries and investments in energy solutions are some of the other impactful initiatives that are part of the program.