From the Desk of Director :



NEFORD, a non-profit organization committed to transforming the quality of life of the rural poor and under-privileged, had its inception in November 2003 and embarked on grass-root level crusade against Literacy, Hunger, Malnutrition and Poverty. Its strategy is based on the understanding that eradication of poverty and sustainable economic growth can be achieved only if poor people themselves participate in activities aimed at improving the circumstances they live in.
• NEFORD follows all the mandatory guidelines for NGOs such as regular EC/GB Meetings, Financial Audit and Reporting to Donor Agencies and its Board.
• NEFORD has on its board the eminent people like Prof. R.B. Singh (Ex Member of National Commission on Agriculture), Dr. M.D. Pathak (Ex Deputy Director General – Research, IRRI), Brig. P.N. Singh, Shri J.N.L. Srivastava, IAS (Former Secretary Agriculture, Retd), Dr. V.P. Singh (Program Coordinator, South Asia, World Agro-Forestry Centre, Kenya), Dr. Panjab Singh (Ex VC, BHU and DG, ICAR).
• Dr. P.L. Gautam, Ex DG, ICAR; Dr. Panjab Singh, Ex VC BHU; Dr. A.K. Singh, DDG, ICAR; Dr. N.B. Singh, Agriculture Commissioner, Govt. of India; Prof. R.B. Singh, Ex Member, National Commission on Agriculture; Dr. Dave McKill and Dr. Abdul Ismail of IRRI, Philippines have been among our Chief Guests at NEFORD’s Kisaan Mela during recent years.