From its inception, ODP has been concerned about environment & ecology and has been contributing its mite to protect, enhance and manage natural resources. The RLRC’s goal is to enable needy and marginalised rural communities to develop their capacities for sustainable livelihood. The watershed programe was started in 1985 in a piece-meal manner. Through the years, this program’s approach has changed into an integrated one with active involvement of people. In 1994 the NRM cell was established, to plan and implement watershed programs. In 2003, the NRM cell was named RLRC to give this program a broader perspective and take up diverse options for livelihoods.
Watershed Project of ODP Mysore.