Bringing best in class development initiatives to Karnal
A trust has been set up by Hon'ble Chief Minister to compliment the development efforts by district administration through private contributions. Samagra Development drove Program Management Unit of Karnal Vikas Nidhi and implemented 5 district-wide project in the initial years. Now the project is being run independently.The key objectives of the program are:
Organisation of a mega camp for the distribution of aids and appliances to differently abled people from Karnal district. A total of 3108 individuals were distributed more than 5400 appliances. This was the second largest such camp in India.
Designing and implementation of various citizen consultation activities for Smart City challenge 2016, in collaboration with Municipal Corporation, Karnal. The campaign touched more than 50,000 citizens in-person and about 2 lakh people through telephone or other online channels.
Introduction of mMitra to 25,000+ pregnant women in Karnal. mMitra is a free mobile voice call service that provides culturally appropriate comprehensive information on preventive care and simple interventions to reduce maternal and infant mortality and morbidity in urban and rural India.
Introduction of solar powered e-toilets in the government schools of Karnal. An e-toilet is an innovatively designed and engineered toilet unit that involves unmanned operations, clean and hygienic facilities, easy and continual operation of the toilets with minimal maintenance costs.
Introduction of “Life Skills program” in 21 government schools to create a positive change in children’s lives. "Life skills program" aims to instil discipline in children, promote healthy habits and sensitise them on social issues.
Conceptualisation and implementation of School Mitra - a unique program where private schools engage with government schools as a mitra (friend) school. A total 14 private mitra schools joined hands in this initiative with 20 government mitra schools.