The mission will seek to ensure that the infrastructure needs for key livelihoods activities of the poor are met with. Particular attention would be given to activities for providing marketing support to SHGs which will include support for market research, market intelligence, technology, extension and developing backward and forward linkages. This will also include support to build livelihoods collectives.
The activities under the Livelihood Promotion would include:
Promotion of specialized livelihood institutions and producer collectives
Productivity enhancement initiatives and community extension models
Small scale productive infrastructure and local value addition
Collective input purchase and collective marketing