We enable rural households out of extreme poverty

65%

of India's population lives in rural areas

200m

of rural workforce employed in agriculture as farmers, workers or casual labour

2nd

largest population of extreme poor globally

50m

live in extreme poverty in India

Centre for Rural Development mandate is to serve landless, small and marginal farming households living in extreme poverty by helping them build sustainable livelihoods.

Our Priorities

Improve Income of Landless, Small and Marginal Farmers
Build Agency of Women in Rural Livelihoods
Build Resilience for The Extreme and Ultra-poor
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Our Impact in Numbers

3

Years of working in rural India

53k+

Rural households reached

60%

Reduction in distress migration through ultra-poor program

Programs

Ultra-Poor Program
Helping end ultra-poverty in India by 2030


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Asha Kiran
Building livelihoods of 5 lakh rural poor households


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Transforming Agriculture for Small Farmers
To enable the vibrant agricultural ecosystem to serve small farmers.

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We enable rural households out of extreme poverty

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Overview

65%

of India's population lives in rural areas

200m

of rural workforce employed in agriculture as farmers, workers or casual labour

2nd

largest population of extreme poor globally

50m

live in extreme poverty in India
EXPLORE OUR WORK

Centre for Rural Development mandate is to serve landless, small and marginal farming households living in extreme poverty by helping them build sustainable livelihoods.

Learn more

Strategic Priorities

Improve Income of Landless, Small and Marginal Farmers
Build Agency of Women in Rural Livelihoods
Build Resilience for The Extreme and Ultra-poor
learn moreLearn more

Our Impact in Numbers

3

Years of working in rural India

53k+

Rural households reached

60%

Reduction in distress migration through ultra-poor program
EXPLORE PROGRAMS
ultra-poor program
Helping end ultra-poverty in India by 2030

LEARN MORE
Asha Kiran
Building livelihoods of 5 lakh rural poor households

LEARN MORE
Transforming Agriculture for Small Farmers
To enable the vibrant agricultural ecosystem to serve small farmers.
LEARN MORE