Our Programmes

This is what we do

Strategically with defined family focused & need based approach, our team works in interior backward tribal area of Udaipur, Dungarpur and Banswara to develop linkages with rural societies and to identify the basic developmental issues. All the exercises are performed through a series of meetings, awareness campaigns, which resulted our one to one touch to 3000 tribal families in these districts.

In the year 2003, Arpan organized a National Environment Awareness Programme, Seva Mandir as a Nodal Agency, in village Roba of Girwa tehsil in Udaipur district. Water Conservation as the basic objective of progamme and issues like water pollution, hazards of chemical fertilizers & pesticides in farming, health, hygiene & sanitation were also highlighted.

After a keen study and research on organic farming, organization vastly introduced into it. In continuation, no. of training programme & on farm demonstration were executed which have facilitated number of farmers of 22 districts till date.

At the same time, the high need of Construction of Water Resources was identified to be used for domestic and agricultural usage. Southern Tribal Area of Rajasthan was having extensive potentiality in Water Resource Development. Tribal Area Development Department pursued financial support to the organization, in financial contribution & labour collaboration with village people constructed 37 Anicuts, revived 32 (old failed) Community Lift Irrigation schemes and started 28 new Community Lift Irrigation schemes in Udaipur, Pratapgarh, Banswara & Dungarpur districts of Rajasthan.

Our Thrust Area

Natural Resource Management

Natural Resource Management

Development and management of water resources (Irrigation as well as drinking) through rain water harvesting, storage as well as ground water recharge structures.

Livelihoods Enhancement

Livelihoods Enhancement

Livelihood enhancement of marginalized communities through increased productivity of resources & creation of back/for-ward linkages in value chain.

Drinking Water and Sanitation

Drinking Water & Sanitation

Community led drinking water security & sanitation programme implementation with community participation is our major strength.

Community Based Organizations

Community Based Organizations

We always include community from the initial stage of planning so that their actual problems & viable solutions for same are addressed in the development projects.

Health and Hygine

Health and Hygine

Community Mobilization and awareness creation for health and Nutrition, HIV-AIDS, hygiene and sanitation is one of our core focus area.

Research and Studies

Research and Studies

Involved in many studies including national level study titled “Strengthening the participatory process in watershed development projects in India”