Considering the contributions to the augmentation of ground water table through implementation of various activities under the watershed projects, Madikkai Grama Panchayat where we worked as Support Organisation (SO) has been awarded Bhoomijal Samvardhan Puraskar for the year 2007-08, instituted by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India.
Designated Organization of IRMA:
Institute of Rural Management (IRMA) Anand has included CRD in the list of Designated Organizations.
Project Implementing Agency for WGDP watershed projects:
Panning and Economic Affairs Dept, Govt. of Kerala through District Level Coordination Committee has approved CRD as Project Implementing Agency (PIA) for Western Ghats Development Programme (WGDP) of Planning Commission, Government of India.
Resource Support Organization (RSO) for NABARD:
NABARD has appointed CRD as RSO for its Holistic Watershed Development Projects (NHWDP) in Kasaragod DT. The Project covers 35 Watersheds spread across five Block Panchayats in the District, covering a total area of 30351 Hectors in 23 Grama Panchayats.
Technical Support Organisation (TSO) for the implementation of Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP)
Commissionarate of Rural Development, Government of Kerala has approved CRD as Technical Support Organisation for the effective implementation of Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) in the State in accordance with the common Guidelines and the directions issued by the Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.
Support Organisation (SO) for JALANIDHI Project of the Government of Kerala:
“JALANIDHI” (Community drinking water and sanitation) Project under the Department of Water Resources of Government of Kerala has empanelled CRD as the SO for the Grama Panchayats to implement its World Bank supported Community Drinking Water and Sanitation Scheme.
Service Provider to PRIs in Kerala in the area of sanitation activities:
CRD has been empanelled by the Local Self Government Department (LSGD) of Government of Kerala as Service Provider to PRIs in Kerala for sanitation programmes.
Nodal Agency for Kasaragod District for NABARD in PPID
CRD has been recognized by NABARD as the Nodal Agency for Kasaragod District for Pilot Project for Integrated Development (PPID)