The voluntary sector in India has played a major role in rural development, through mobilising communities and catalysing people`s initiatives for change, as well as through direct implementation of interventions around specific issues.
Formal recognition of the role of voluntary organisations in the Seventh Plan documentled to the formation of the Council for Advancement of People`s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) in 1986, as a nodal agency for catalysing and coordinating the emerging partnership between voluntary organisations and Government for sustainable development of rural areas.
CAPART was formed by amalgamating two agencies the ‘Council for Advancement of Rural Technology’(CART) and ‘People`s Action for Development India’ (PAD). CAPART is an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, and is functioning under the agencies of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. Today, this agency is a major promoter of rural development in India, assisting over12,000 voluntary organizations across the country in implementing a wide range of development initiatives.
DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE PROPOSAL (COPIES SHOULD BE ATTESTED BY A GAZETTED OFFICER)
CAPART gives priority to voluntary organisations with a good track record and proven competence in community mobilisation empowerment of dis advantaged groups.
Organisations accessing CAPART support for the first time are required to submit their proposals only directly to concerned regional Committees.
Projects proposals must be submitted in the proper format ( included in each of the scheme guidelines) and must be accompanied by a complete organisation profile in the appropriate format ( also included in the scheme guidelines) .
Council for Advancement of People`s Action and Rural Technology(CAPART) India Habitat Centre, Zone-V-A, 2nd Floor Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Phone No: 91-11-2464 8607, 2464 2393, 2464 2395
Fax: 91-11-2464 8607, 24625822
Shri Shashi Mohan, Regional representative and Mamber Convenor Regional committee, CAPART
No.304 “Indira Niwas” , Bharti Nagar, 3rd Main Road Dasanakoppa Circle, District Dharwad, (Karnataka) 580001
REGIONAL COMMITTEES:- Ahmedabad: Bhubaneshwar: Chandigarh: Dharwad: Guwahati: Hyderabad: Jaipur: Lucknow: Patna:
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