This is a socioeconomic development project. The project will provide tangible and intangible benefits in terms of generating production and employment opportunities and human resource development, social development, better coordination and participation in development activities. However the measurement of the project benefits in terms of BCR, IRR, NPV, discount ratios and even in mathematical or monetary terms are difficult. But it is obvious that benefits will be occurred through implementation of the project. The main objective of the project is to reduce poverty of the poor as well as helpless women and empower them socio-economically. Specific Objectives are:
1.To aware, motivate and develop the human resources.
2. To accumulate local Resources for utilization in income generation activities so that it can have positive impact and to raise living standard.
3. To organize the rural women for their self and common interest
Local Implementation: (who implements the programme at the local level):
a) Sponsoring Ministry: Rural Development & Cooperative Division, Ministry of Local Govt. Rural Development and Co-operatives.
b) Executive Agency: Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB).
The specific objectives of the project includes –
To aware, motivate and develop the human resources.
To accumulate local resources for utilization in income generation activities so that it can have positive impact and to raise living standard.
To organize the rural women for their self and common interest.
Budget in BDT million (FY 2015-2016): BDT 23.90 crores
Coverage (Geographic) & Beneficiary Number (male/female) (Latest record, indicate year):
59 Upazilas under Khulna and Barisal Division Division: 2, District: 15, Upazilla:59
Integrated Rural Employment Support Project for the Poor Women