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Model Village Project

The model village project is financially supported by XLRI and implemented by the Campus CSO - SEEDS (Socio Economic and Education Development Society). The project is in tandem with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It addresses an integrated set of interventions covering constitution of community-based organisations, improving quality of school education, adult literacy, skill development of communities and improved services for better food production, nutrition, health, water, sanitation, communication and enterprise diversification.

The project area comprises of two villages - Shwaspur (Musabani Block of East Singhbhum District) and Khuchidih (Chandil Block of Seraikela-Kharsawan District) - in Jharkhand. Both these villages are about 30 km from XLRI, in opposite directions. The project directly benefits almost 1500 persons living in the two villages.

The joint efforts of the community, the organisation and the local self-government is becoming perceptible through the following project outcomes in a span of nearly five years;