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Kalpavikasa Yojana

In the expansive agricultural landscape of India, where the coconut tree holds great significance, the Kalpavikasa Yojana initiative is driving a transformative journey. This groundbreaking initiative seeks to bring new life to the coconut industry while empowering those at its heart – the farmers.


Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Farmers often face unrelenting challenges like unpredictable weather, pests, and diseases, leading to unproductive trees. Kalpavikasa Yojana turns these obstacles into opportunities. Farmers are financially rewarded for removing unproductive trees, with a new cycle ignited through the planting of new seedlings and financial support of Rs. 2000. Removed trees are repurposed into valuable wood products, creating a double environmental benefit. First, by planting new trees, Kalpavikasa Yojana actively combats climate change. New trees absorb carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas, from the air. This helps to mitigate the effects of global warming. Second, by utilizing unproductive trees for creating valuable wood products such as furniture, home décor and toys, this yojana reduces waste and promotes a circular economy.

Coconut Wood Products

Empowering Local Communities

A key aspect of Kalpavikasa Yojana is its focus on empowering the local community, with particular emphasis on women. The program has successfully trained 140 women in the art of crafting beautiful and marketable items from coconut shells repurposed into items like vases, wall art, sculptures, toys and mementoes. With a vision to empower one lakh women in the upcoming years, Kalpavikasa Yojana is set to become very successful in significantly expanding its impact on the community. This envisions a future where women are key players in driving economic upliftment and self-reliance in rural areas. This isn’t just about financial gain; it fosters a spirit of entrepreneurship and builds a legacy of sustainable growth.

A Rural Entrepreneur's Success Story

Prameela Rajesh, once a homemaker in a small village, has become a shining example of rural women’s empowerment through the Coconut Shell Art Training initiative. With determination and skill, Prameela has transformed her life, now earning between 12,000 and 25,000 rupees per month. Her journey exemplifies the economic empowerment fostered by the training program, showcasing the transformative impact on individuals and communities alike.

Prameela Rajesh

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A testament to transformation – of landscapes, livelihoods, and entire communities

It revitalizes the coconut farming industry while empowering those who nurture it. The successful use of coconut shells in creating valuable products is expected to drive increased demand for coconut shells, indirectly leading to a rise in coconut prices. This is because coconuts are the source of the shells, and with a growing demand for shells, the overall demand for coconuts would rise as well. As a result, farmers would benefit from potentially higher coconut prices, creating a positive ripple effect throughout the industry. The program’s reach continues to expand, promising a brighter future for farmers, their families, and India’s coconut industry.