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ACTION FOR AGRICULTURAL RENEWAL IN MAHARASHTRA - AFARM

perm_identityFounded by Subhash Tamboli ( 15years of experience )

room2/23 A-B Raisoni Park, Market Yard , Pune, Maharashtra - 411037

view_headline Area of focusRural Development

view_module Geographical ActivityMaharashtra

Funding requirement₹7,500,000

Project Completed 9

ABOUT

Action for Agricultural Renewal in Maharashtra (AFARM) is an association of Non government organizations (NGOs) working in the field of Agriculture & Rural Development in the Maharashtra State. AFARM was born out of an acute need for a Apex Institution to co-ordinate efforts of NGOs & Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in their tasks of providing water and agricultural extension services to rural population in drought affected Maharashtra. 
It is one of the first organizations to operate as an association of NGOs, in the country. Presently 69 are the General body members (NGOs) whereas the Associate members (NGOs) are 125. The substantial numbers of AFARM member organizations are actively engaged in the field of Community based Watershed Development & Management, Agriculture Development, Irrigation Development & Management, Organic Agriculture, SHGs & Women Empowerment, Micro-Finance & Rural Entrepreneurship development & Livilihood Promotion of small & marginal farmers.

VISION

Vision To act as a platform for the civil society for promotion of sustainable and equitable development. Mission To build the capacity of Civil Society Organizations through Networking, Research & Advocacy, Implementation Support and Consultancy Efforts to expedite the effectiveness of development of the rural poor Objectives Advancement of Education: Promotion and provision of appropriate, fundamental and advanced education, training and counselling, by adopting suitable means and measures. Relief of the poor: Provide a forum for consultation with interested stakeholders for sustainable agricultural and community development efforts aimed at upliftment of the downtrodden & weaker sections, by improvement of means of their livelihoods. Medical relief: Creating awareness in the areas of water qualities, hygiene, sanitation, disposal of garbage, clean environment and proper management of animal husbandry for ensuring healthier life for society at large.

LEGAL

  • Your organisation is registered as
    Public Charitable Trust
    Permanent account number (PAN)
    AAATA3756F
    Registration number / CIN & registration date
    F – 5319 (Pune) - 08-11-1969
    12A registration number & registration date
    N/A
    80G registration number & registration date
    N/A
    FCRA registration number & registration date
    N/A
    35AC registration number & registration date
    N/A

FINANCIAL

  • 1 - Financial year 2015-2016
    Annual budget
    ₹27,310,000
    Total income
    ₹0
    Total expenditure
    ₹0
    Average monthly expenditure
    ₹27,310,000
    Total fixed assets
    ₹0
    Long term loan
    ₹0
    Total funding gap
    ₹0

OPERATIONAL

  • Number of full time employees
    40
    Number of part time employees
    10
    Number of consultants
    5
    Number of volunteers / interns
    8
    Which operational area do you require additional help with?
    Finance

GOVERNANCE

  • Number of board members
    5
    Number of meetings done
    6
    Governance photos
    Governance documents

PROJECT

  • 1 - Project Organic Farming Promotion Program
    Who are your major funders?
    Government Bodies, Other Foreign NGOs
    Name your funders
    NABARD, AWO INTERNATIONAL, MAVIM
    Project start date
    05-01-2010
    Project end/expected close date
    04-02-2014
    Project Sector
    Livelihood
    Location
    Maharashtra
    City(ies)
    Ankola
    Area/Town name
    N/A
    Budget
    ₹2,500,000
    External funding received
    ₹0
    Number of beneficiaries
    399
    Project type
    Non-Government
    Project photos
    Project documents
    Project description

    Organic Farming Project epicentres around the organic methods of farming making the products more nutrious & healthy and marketed as 

    Customer friendly.


  • 2 - Project Organic Farming Promotion Program
    Who are your major funders?
    Government Bodies, Other Foreign NGOs
    Name your funders
    NABARD, AWO INTERNATIONAL, MAVIM
    Project start date
    05-01-2010
    Project end/expected close date
    04-02-2014
    Project Sector
    Livelihood
    Location
    Maharashtra
    City(ies)
    Ankola
    Area/Town name
    N/A
    Budget
    ₹2,500,000
    External funding received
    ₹0
    Number of beneficiaries
    399
    Project type
    Non-Government
    Project photos
    Project documents
    Project description

    Organic Farming Project epicentres around the organic methods of farming making the products more nutrious & healthy and marketed as 

    Customer friendly.