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Special Gram Sabha

GP-Barbaspur Block-Rajnandgaon-Chhattisgarh

Afforestation of Wasteland

Village-Khandabandh Block-Jashipur-Odisha

Pyne Bed Construction

GP-Ariyawan Block-Nagarnausa-Bihar

Pyne Bed Construction

GP-Barri Block-Katra-Bihar

About Our Services

Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth in India (ICRG) is a 43-month Technical Assistance (TA) Programme commissioned by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). ICRG will provide TA to the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India and its three states, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha. The ICRG programme will be implemented in 103 Blocks of the states of Bihar, Odisha and Chhattisgarh selected amongst the 2500 Blocks which are under special focus of MGNREGA by the Government of India.

The ICRG programme is under implementation by a consortium led by IPE Global comprising of Ricardo Energy and Environment, University of Manchester and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as associates. The civil society partners for Bihar- Change Alliance, Chhattisgarh- Samarthan, Odisha- Janmukti Anusthan, SG Foundation, WOSCA(Women's Foundation for Socio Cultural Awareness, Seba Jagat, Social Organization on Various Aspects, SG Foundation, WOSCA and Lokdrusti respectively. Besides, the programme draws technical support from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB), Mumbai.

About ICRG Programme

The goal of Infrastructure for Climate Resilient Growth (ICRG) is to ensure that the poorest and the most vulnerable people are able to tackle impact of climate extremes. Through a better understanding of climate factors and building capacities of field practitioners and improving design of works being taken up, ICRG, will synergise its resources with MGNREGA in building climate resilience of the most vulnerable communities. This will be achieved by improved quality and climate resilient assets under MGNREGA.


The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 (MGNREGA) was notified on September 7, 2005.
The mandate of the Act is to provide at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.

State wise Trainees

Number of personnel participated in administrative and technical training organised in all three states Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.

Administrative Vs Technical

Numbers of administrative and technical participants oriented in all three states about ICRG programme, concepts of climate change, climate vulnerability and adaption, selection of climate resilient works, livelihood and convergence opportunities and possibilities and planning of works with special focus on women and other vulnerable groups.

CRW in FY 2016-17

Numbers of climate resilient works (CRW) taken up in Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha for the FY 2016-17.

CRW in FY 2017-18

Numbers of climate resilient works (CRW) taken up in Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Odisha state for the FY 2017-18.


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GIS Based Planning Workshops in MGNREGA
The ICRG Chhattisgarh team was nominated as a National Resource Team to carry out the training of relevant stakeholders on GIS Based readMore Mon 20th May 2019
Six Monthly CSO Review Meeting in Bihar
A two day six monthly CSO review meeting was organized in Seva Kendra, Patna on the 7th and 8th of May 2019 readMore Wed 8th May 2019
District Level ICRG-NRM Workshop on Planning and Dissemination in Bihar
District level workshops on ICRG-NRM planning and dissemination were conducted by the ICRG Bihar team from the 1-15th March 2019. readMore Fri 1st Mar 2019
Technical training at Kalahandi
Technical functionaries need to understand the concept of climate resilient works, adaptation packages and how MGNREGA will be readMore Mon 5th Feb 2018
Orientation Program
Orientation of community mobilizers of 35 blocks in Bihar readMore Thu 16th Nov 2017
Vulnerability Assessment Workshop
In all three states one day workshop was organised by the respective Stateâ??s Rural Development Department. readMore Sat 1st Jul 2017 to Sat 30th Sep 2017
Orientation of Gram Panchayat functionaries
The ICRG Team conducted trainings to orient gram panchyat functionaries of 8 GPs in Bihar readMore Sat 1st Apr 2017 to Fri 30th Jun 2017