​​Project Benefits

  

The project is expected to bring significant socio-economic and environmental benefits both at local and global level.

The potential benefits include

Socio-economic benefits 

  •  Illumination and safe drinking water for 2500 households 
  • Cooking gas (biogas) supply for all the households
  • Equitable irrigation water supply for at least half an acre for each household.
  • Establishment of agro-industry units, generation of employment and incomes 
  • Empowerment
  • Reduction in drudgery for women and children

Capacity Building
  • Development of village level institutions.
  • Capacity building of village communities, NGOs, entrepreneurs, researchers
  • Evolution of appropriate bio-energy policy.

Information dissemination
  • Awareness creation on bioenergy among rural communities, NGOs, bankers and policy makers

Environmental Benefits
  • Carbon dioxide reduction through fossil fuel substitution
  • Land reclamation through forestry through development of biomass on about 3000 hectares of forest, community and farm lands through various models.
  • Biomass conservation to reduce pressure on trees and forests