UNDP in Rajasthan

About Rajasthan

Rajasthan, located in the north-west of India, is the country’s largest state covering 10.4 percent of the total area. It is also one of the most vibrant states with its rich culture, heritage, art, folk tradition, cuisine and varied wildlife. The land is endowed with invincible forts, magnificent palace havelis and abundant natural resources. Formed during the reorganization of the states in 1956 by merging several erstwhile princely states, Rajasthan is also one of the oldest states of the country. more

Status of Projects

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UNDP in Rajasthan

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been working with the government, civil-society and the peoplele of India since 1951 to help them find their own solutions for global and national development challenges.

UNDP in Rajasthan works within the Poverty Reduction, Democratic Governance, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, HIV and Development, Environment and Energy thematic areas.

State-Level Support to Livelihood Promotion Strategies in Rajasthan

State-Level Support to Livelihood Promotion Strategies in Rajasthan (2008-2012)

In partnership with the Department of Labour and Employment, Government of Rajasthan, the project aims to design innovative strategies to promote sustainable livelihoods for poor and other vulnerable groups such as women, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the state of Rajasthan. more

Sustainable Participatory Management of Natural Resources to Control Land Degradation in the Thar Desert Ecosystem

Sustainable Participatory Management of Natural Resources to Control Land Degradation in the Thar Desert Ecosystem (2010-2012)

As a result of rising population, overgrazing, recurrent droughts and unsustainable use of natural resources, Rajasthan’s Thar Desert is under increasing pressure from land degradation. This project, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, is developing an integrated and participatory natural resource planning and management strategy in selected regions of the Thar Desert. more

UNDP India Blogs

UNDP’s Support to Rajasthan Mission on Skill and Livelihoods | Alexandra Solovieva

UNDP’s Support to Rajasthan Mission on Skill and Livelihoods | Alexandra Solovieva
UNDP’s support to the RMOL project (Rajasthan Mission on Skill and Livelihoods) since 2004, recently culminated in a terminal evaluation that found it highly satisfactory in all dimensions. On 28 June, 2012, I attended the state level dissemination workshop at which the findings of the evaluation were discussed.

Press Releases

UNDP Project Wins Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award
31 December 2010 - A steel re-rolling mill ‘MPK Steel Private Limited’ in Jaipur, which is part of the UNDP project to promote energy efficiency in steel re-rolling mills in India has been awarded the Rajasthan Energy Conservation Award for the year 2009-2010.

UNDP Chief Helen Clark Visits Rajasthan

UNDP Chief Helen Clark Visits Rajasthan
05 March 2010, Jaipur/Bhilwara/Udaipur - Helen Clark, the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), arrived in Jaipur today as part of her five-day official visit to India and called on Rajasthan Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot.

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