LIVELIHOOD ACTIVITIES OF OFSDP ARE A STRONG POINT AMONG FORESTRY ACTIVITIES: PCCF & HoFF
“Livelihood initiatives under Odisha Forestry Sector Development Project, Phase-II (OFSDP-II) are a strong point alongwith the sustainable forest management programme,’’ said Sri Sisir Kumar Ratho, IFS, PCCF and HoFF. During a review on progress of implementation of OFSDP-II on 22nd July 2021 at PMU, OFSDP, he deliberated on the progress of various components initiated under OFSDP. He was appraised on the project activities, progress so far and startegies undertaken for implementation of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) under the livelihood component of JICA supported OFSDP, Phase-II. He lauded the approach of the project and comprehensive works taken up at PMU, DMU and FMU levels. During this interaction, he appreciated the progress of convergence activities and achievements so far by Divisions under OFSDP-II. He gave valuable suggestions for preparation of Business Development Plan for Livelihood Resource Centre. All the Deputy Project Directors, State Programme Managers and PMC Consultant, Livelihood participated during the deliberation following COVID guidelines.