1. VAN PANCAYATS TRAINING PROGRAMME (2007-09)
VARDAN received financial assistance from the Office of The Additional Principal Conservator of Forest, Gram Van Panchayat and JFM, Utarakhand for conduct of Capacity Building Training Programmes for Van Panchayats.
Focused Issues :
1. Rigts and Duties of Van Panchayats.
2. PRA Techniques.
3. Preparation of Micro Plan.
4. Role of Gender in Van Panchayats.
5. Conflict Resolution.
6. Nursery Raising Techniques.
7. Right to Information.
8. Income Generation of Activities for Van Panchayats.
2. MONITORING AND EVALUATION (2007-12)
FDA Monitoring :VARDAN was entrusted the task of Monitoring and Evaluation of Forest Development Agncies ( FDAs ) in Garhwal region by The Principal Conservator of Forest uk , Gram Van Panchayats and JFM, Uttarakhand.
FDA, a project sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, GOI, focuses on development and conservation of local forests on Van Panchayats land with the help of Village Forest Commitees ( VFCs ).Prime attention is given on selection of local species of plantations with due focus on generating income opportunities for rolex replica the local community.
3. JAITROPHA PLANTATION PROGRAMME (2008-09)
Objective : To promote Rural Livelihood through Plantation & Training.
Beneficiaries : 24 Van Panchayat Members of Nainital Forest Division. VARDAN with support from Uttarakhand Bio Fuel Board implemented the Plantation, Monitoring & Training Programmes of Van Panchayats in 24 Villages of Rang of Nainital Forest Division. The Plantation works were conducted by NGO Staff.
Major Focused Issues:
1.Monitoring of Plantation Work in Nurseries & Field.
2.Monitoring of Advance Soil Work.
3.Orientation & Traning of Van Panchayats.