Rural Development Programe.

‘tapan Foundations (N. G. O.)’ is working to improve the living standards of rural folk in the district of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is also trying to create environmental-awareness among the people. The organization has been actively involving the local population and non-governmental agencies. It has installed hand-pumps for safe drinking water in villages, and has set up a handicraft production unit too. The handicraft production unit has provided employment to local women. It also involved in an integrated rural development program for school-going and non-school-going children, educated unemployed youth, women interested in improving their socio-economic status, small and marginal farmers and agricultural laborers looking for additional employment opportunities.