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undertaken across 980,000 acres and covered              along with funding from the MakeMyTrip Foundation.
                               216,000 households.
                                                                                        • The Antaran programme now supports 2,400 artisans
                             • Livestock-related interventions covered  306,000            through 230 artisan entrepreneurs across six weaving
                               households. While 169,000 households were                    clusters in four states. Over 2,000 market-friendly
                               covered under dairy, goat rearing, piggery and                products were developed as an outcome of 2,200
                               poultry interventions covered 84,000, 17,000 and               education sessions held for the artisans. Over 50%
                               10,000 households, respectively. Interventions                 of these artisan entrepreneurs now have access to
                               across  fishery  and  other  livestock covered                  direct digital sales channels, while 250 new B2B
                               26,000 households.                                                    buyers have been introduced to them.

                             • Non-farm interventions covered around
                               5,000 households, including around                                     GOING FORWARD
                               1,000  entrepreneurs, whose  average
                               annual income stood at `110,000.                                      • Evaluation of several technology
                                                                                                       providers across the “Farming as a
                             • Various rural marketing  initiatives  were                              Service” model.
                               taken up by apex level institutions
                               across the country.                                                   • A new climate resiliency proposal
                                                                                                       using Agri Tech Hydroponics Fodder
                             • This included marketing of 1,900 tons                                   and multi-crop production system is
                               of agricultural inputs and around                                       being developed.
                               100,000 tons of livestock inputs. On the
                               output marketing side, these institutions                             • In Uttarakhand, 1,000 households have
                               sold 7,300 tons of agriculture produce                                been   registered  under  an  Organic
                               and 8,750 tons of livestock produce.                                Production Certification Programme.

                             • Training programmes were conducted for over               • Given the initial success on hydroponic vegetables and
                               600,000 beneficiaries  comprising 53,300 sessions.        fodder in Uttarakhand, hydroponic fodder stations are
                               Besides, 130,000 community institution members were      being planned in more states.
                               also covered through 16,500 training sessions.
                                                                                       • Income   resilience  building  through   non-farm
                             • Awareness programmes on paddy straw management           components in the context of the landless rural poor,
                               using the Happy Seeder technology and to prevent crop    resource sustainability crisis, climate change, natural
                               stubble burning in North India just before the onset of   disasters, economic shocks and less than 10% youth
                               the Rabi crop season were also conducted, with           adopting farming as primary livelihood.
                               approximately 130,000 farmers from 16 districts of
                               Punjab and Haryana.                                     • Digitisation of FPOs – discussions are ongoing with
                                                                                        service providers for the adoption of digitised forward
                             • A community-based tourism project has been initiated in   and backward linkage solutions across 10 FPOs.
                               the Tehri and Rudraprayag districts of Uttarakhand,

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