Project on Waste Land Development with Sustainable Livelihood
by National Wasteland Development Board of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
Rs. 89.03 lakhs
Vattulakky, Attappady, Palakkad,Kerala
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To establish Bamboo plantation in 60 ha. of waste land. To standardize technology for bamboo based building construction. To train tribal youths to manufacture Bamboo Furniture, Bamboo handicrafts, Bamboo blind etc. for their livelihood.
Waste Land Development by planting Bamboo
Development of tribal land
Nature Of Work
bamboo plantation and value added products for housing, food, fodder and bio-fuel in the Tribal areas in Palakkad (Attappady)
I.I.T. New Delhi.
Bamboo plantation in 60 ha. of waste land, well equipped workshop and training center, constructed Bamboo house at Vattulakky and bamboo houses at Palakkad.
Livelihood provided to the tribes of Attappady.