Public Private Partnership

  • VTCs and Skill Training | Running the program, handholding of trainees
    GIZ IS for technical consultancy
  • Agriculture | Agriculture Service Providers providing inputs and services
  • Dairying | IDDP through district & village level dairy cooperatives
    Integrated Livestock Development Program through JK Trust, BAIF
  • Education | Biometric Attendance - in 8000 schools & hotels, through HCL
    12 out of 25 Eklavya schools, including 1 sainik school, run through reputed educational institutions
    Project Management Consultancy through IL and FS EST
  • Financial Inclusion | ATMs in Tribal areas through Dena Bank
  • Evaluation | Historical and Concurrent - through GIDR and agencies empanelled by Planning Department od State Govt

Broad Guidelines for Private Sector Participation

Project partner will have to ensure that the participating family will cross poverty line and maintain the level of income for one generation.

Government Support and Role

The nature and extent of government support will vary from project to project. However, in general, the average cost of assistance will be limited to Rs. 30,000 per BPL tribal family. Government support to the projects will be extended through the Tribal Development Department, which will leverage its TASP stream funds as well as funds of other departments.

Nodal Government Agency

D-SAG is the nodal agency set up by the Government of Gujarat for developing and facilitating projects with private sector as well as leveraging funds. It is also the key agency for conducting dialogues with other Departments wherever necessary.

Parameters and Selection Procedures for Private Sector

Screening on the basis of Expression of Interest: At primary level, few parties with potential will be selected and the criteria for primary screening will be based on.

Potential Areas for Private Sector Participation

Any agency with the relevant experience and competent in terms of technical, financial and human resources can partner with the government. The partners may be a private sector unit, cooperative or a public sector undertaking.


Although the tribal belt in Gujarat has favourable agro-climatic conditions, it has continued to remain economically backward. There is thus a need for a multi-sectoral response that goes beyond the mere provision of agricultural inputs and facilities.

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