Nagaland State Rural Livelihoods Mission (NSRLM) Kohima, Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP) Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, and OMPLIS Orvakal Block, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) initially, for a period of two years.
The MoU was signed on April 15 at SERP, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The objective of the MoU was to strengthen the implementation capacity of NSRLM by arranging technical assistance and support from SERP and OMPLIS in the nine Resource Blocks of Nagaland (Mon, Longleng, Kiphire, Satakha, Chukitong, Jakhama, Pfutsero, Chumukedima and Changtongya).
The tripartite MoU was expected to facilitate continuous flow of high quality CRP (Community Resource Persons) and PRP (Professional Resource Persons) services and training cum field immersion assistance from OMPLIS through SERP to NSRLM.
This joint effort to achieve NRLM goals and objectives, especially in the State of Nagaland was signed by CEO SERP, B Rajshekar (IAS) and former secretary to minister Jairam Ramesh and Mission Director and Additional Secretary to the government of Nagaland, Motsuthung Lotha (NCS) and OMPLIS represented by its president, G. Savithramma.
The agreement was witnessed by State Anchor Person (NMMU/MoRD), Smita Jacob; Advisor SERP, Vijaya Bharati and Dy. CEO (Programs) NSRLM, M. Rollan Lotha.