Samarthak Samiti, A Society of Forest Produce Collectors

Mission

Strengthening livelihood of tribal communities and other marginalized sections of the society in Rajasthan through natural resource management.

Vision

Samarthak Samiti endeavors to strengthen people’s organizations by facilitating appropriate interventions in collection, processing and marketing of forest produces in Rajasthan.

Core values

Work with Transparency, Honesty, Dedication and inclusive growth, Gender Balance in its target community and within organization Profit for producers.

Registration Details:

Registered as a Society Number No. is 62 Udaipur/95-96 Dated 13th December 1995 at Udaipur under Societies Registration Act 1956.It is also registered under FCRA in 2002.

Working area and membership:

Working area Groups / Cooperatives Status of the cooperatives No. of Groups / cooperative members Total
Man Woman
Dhariyawad Groups 13 + 7 = 20 91 166 257
Bichiwara Groups Register and working actively 16 214 214
Cooperative 1 28 12 40
Kotra Groups Register and working actively 13 219 219
Cooperative 1 92 33 125
Gogunda Groups Register and working , it is in starting face 10 159 159
Cooperative 1 0 28 28
Jhadol Groups Register coop. and working actively 5 95 95
Cooperative 1 30 15 45
Salumber Groups Applied for registration but not registered for some legal problems 5 77 77
Cooperative 1 0 50 50
Abu road Cooperative Register and working actively 1 22 23 45
Manoharthana Cooperative Register coop. active members but not working actively due to previous loss of big amount 1 150 100 250
Pratapgarh Cooperative Register coop. but in sleeping mode due to local dynamics 1 43 3 46
Total – Gr. 69 Total of the groups members 69 + 8 91 930 1021
Coop. 8 Total members including cooperatives members 456 1194 1650

Map of the working area: