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About us

About organization

Dilasa`` is a Non-governmental Voluntary Organization established in 1994. Dilasa works in close cooperation with 25 other smaller NGOs in Vidharbha and Marathawada regions.It runs farmer’s support Centre, spreads information on various Government schemes meant for the benefit of the farmers and rural population. Presently Dilasa has been reached out to 59000 beneficiaries from 845 villages of Maharashtra State. It has been proposed to extend its services in Andhra Pradesh State reaching out to a total of
115000 Beneficiaries from 1200 villages with 5,00,000 of population.

The Goal

“To ensure food, water, livelihoods and income security together with a growing quality
of life to vulnerable and disadvantaged communities on a sustainable and equitable



“Communities, especially the poor within, are empowered to live in dignity and secure their livelihood in sustainable ecosystems”.



“To provide committed development support that motivates, energizes and empowers individuals, groups, communities and other organizations to undertake integrated ecosystems development for enhancement of well-being on a sustainable basis”.

Core Values

1) Commitment 2)Transparency 3)Inclusiveness 4) Integrity 5) Self-criticism 6) Sensitivity 7) Humility 8) Creativity 9) Gender sensitivity 10) Equity

Core activities

Dilasa is focusing its attention on creating sustainable livelihood for distressed farmers by laying special emphasis on protective irrigation through Phad project, Bodi Phad,Doha models, Farm pits, Farm ponds and Minor Irrigation projects by way of arresting and storage of rain water. It is merely impossible to improve crop productivity under dry-land condition and in order to meet the gap of dry spells during rainy season protective irrigation is must. Facility for seasonal irrigation especially bridging the gap of dry spells will definitely enable survival of crops and also enable the farmers to grow
second term crop during the year. This all will support in improving the overall economic conditions of farmers and ultimately preventing suicides of Farmers in 6 distressed districts of Vidharbha.