Village Social Transformation Mission (VSTM) is an initiative of Honourable Chief Minister and the Government of Maharashtra with an aim to transform 1000 villages in the State.
Village Social Transformation Foundation, a path-breaking public-private partnership between Government of Maharashtra and India’s leading corporates and philanthropic organisation to plug developmental gaps and establish greater social capital in rural Maharashtra.
TRACT is an NGO partner to VSTF and has worked in 43 villages within the Buffer of Pench Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra.
A total of 3900 families have benefited through this initiative.
The program was conducted with an aim to improve the living conditions of the local communities through development and amenities; to address employment challenges and their dependence on forest habitat. Skill training, education, addressing agriculture, water scarcity, infrastructure and more was done, while protecting environment and wildlife.
Works done by TRACT :
Ramtek Block : Bandra, Garra, Khursapar, Dongartal, Kadbikheda, Kamthi, Sawara, Usripar, Dahoda, Ghoti, Tuyapar, Jamuniya, Khapa, Pipriya, Salai, Sillari, Ghoti, Ramjan, Salai
Parseoni Block: Ambajhari, Makardhokda, Saleghat, Siladevi, Suwardhara, Gargoti, Pardi, Ghatpendri, Kirrangi Sarra, Kolitmara, Mehekepar, Surera, Banera, Dhawalapur, Ghatkukada, Narhar, Sawangi, Champa(R), Wagholi, Warada, Chargaon, Awedeghat, Bachera, Biwegad(R)
Career camps for youth
Career Camps for youth
Meeting chaired by Mr. Ashwin Mudgal, Collector Nagpur and CEO ZP Mr. Sanjay Yadav with Village heads to discuss the village micro plans
Camp for Group Farming (Gat sheti)
Village Visits - Mr. Ashwin Mudgal, Collector Nagpur, TRACT team comprising of Harshawardhan Dhanwatey, Aman Sahu, Poonam Dhanwatey
Gram Panchayat visits for micro plans
Meetings with Self Help Group