All activities related to the achievement of 20 Non-negotiables in any of the Villages/ Towns in Andhra Pradesh will be undertaken by SAPF in collaboration with Partners under the ‘Smart Village Smart Ward’ programme.

Project Proposals:

As the Nodal Agency for the ‘Smart Village Smart Ward program’, SAPF would accept Proposals for various activities mentioned above under the SVSW program from any of the Registered Partners, Line Departments, Panchayat, Municipality or any other Government Agencies.

Funding Mechanisms:

SAPF has multiple funding mechanisms for the proposed projects.

  1. Individual Partner Contributions (NRIs, Philanthropists, Public Representatives etc.)
  2. CSR Funds from Corporates
  3. Contributions from various NGOs/ Village Associations
  4. Matching Grants from Government
  5. Grants from other Institutions/ development organisations

In addition to financial resources, registered partners may contribute to the identified projects through material contribution, volunteer work, technical advice or professional help.

Approval Process:

SAPF would conduct a detailed assessment of proposals received from Partners/agencies and select projects based on the following parameters

  1. Extent of Alignment with the objectives of SAPF & the 20 Non-negotiables
  2. Due-diligence and capability assessment of the partner
  3. Project Justification & detailed cost estimates
  4. Technical feasibility, ease of implementation & monitoring
  5. Fund availability & Sustainability of the project

Project Execution:

SAPF would execute a project after receiving required funds from either of the sources mentioned above. In case of projects applying for matching grants from Government, execution is subject to approval of funds from concerned Departments/Schemes.

Project implementation could be done through 3 mechanisms:

  1. Implementation through Partners
    1. Partners would implement the projects with their own funds, funds mobilised from community or funds mobilised by SAPF through various sources
    2. SAPF would monitor the progress and disburse funds as per a pre-determined schedule
    3. SAPF would monitor the project and report the outcomes to the Funding agency/Donor
  2. Implementation through Concerned Line departments, Panchayats, Municipalities or any other government agencies
    1. SAPF would identify a Government department/ agency to execute the project
    2. The Department/agency would be responsible for updating SAPF with the project progress
    3. SAPF would monitor the project and report the outcomes to the Funding agency/Donor
  3. Implementation through empaneled vendors, NGOs or executing agencies
    1. SAPF would empanel experienced NGOs, CBOs, SHGs, Youth clubs or other executing agencies to implement a project
    2. The Implementing agency would be responsible for proper implementation and updating SAPF with the project progress
    3. SAPF would monitor the project and report the outcomes to the Funding agency/Donor

List of Projects:

S No. 20 Non-negotiable goals Indicative List of Activities
1 Homes for all – with access to toilet, safe-drinking water, and regular power Construction of houses
Donation of Land Sites (100% donation)
Installation of New Community water plant (RO, UV etc.)
Renovation of Community water plant (RO, UV etc.)
Construction of New Water tank (Overhead, sump etc.)
Renovation of Water tank (Overhead, sump, etc.)
Construction of IHHLs
Repairs to Borewells
Water Pipeline connection to Households
Installation of IoT devices for water purification
Donation of Solar powered household gadgets
2 Every household has diversified livelihood opportunities and/or micro-enterprise Conducting Training sessions for Farmers
Conducting Demo workshops on modern farming practices
Donation of Farm equipment to panchayat
Construction of Procurement Centers
Construction of Godowns/Cold Storage
Construction of Milk-collection center
Construction of Animal Hostels
Construction of Waiting rooms in markets
Enterprise promotion activities
3 SHGs and youths have access to skills development and Village Enterprise Development with bank and market linkages Construction of Stri Shakti Bhawan
Renovation/ Repair of Stri Shakti Bhawan
Conducting Training sessions for Youth/Women
Donation of equipment/ tools for training
Establishment of Skill Development center
4 End open defecation Construction of Community Toilets
Renovation/Repair of existing community Toilets
Construction of Individual household Toilets
5 Has functional solid/liquid waste management system Construction of Village Drainage system
Renovation/ repairs to Village Drainage system
Donation of household Garbage bins
Donation of community Garbage bins
Donation of Tricycles for Garbage collection
Donation of Electric autos for Garbage collection
Construction of Solid waste Management Shed
6 End all preventable maternal deaths and infant deaths Construction of New health center (HC,PHC, SC, multi-speciality etc.)
Renovation of existing health center
Provision of Healthcare equipment
Provision of other hospital Furniture (Table, chairs,beds etc.)
Provision of Medicines or other consumables
Provision of Ambulance to PHC/ Hospitals/Panchayat
Corpus fund for maintenance of Health centers (HC,PHC etc.)
7 100 per cent institutional deliveries Provision of Ambulance for Institutional deliveries
8 Zero school drop outs of boys and girls up to 12th class Construction of New School Building
Additional classrooms to existing School building
Renovation/Repair of existing School Building
Construction of School Compound wall
Provision of Digital classroom infrastructure/computer labs
Provision of other School Furniture (Tables, chairs etc.)
Levelling/Repair of Playground
Provision of Play equipment
Provision of Books and Stationery
Provision of Other items (ID cards, Uniforms etc.)
Conducting reading skills program for students
Construction of Kitchen for mid-day meals
Renovation/Repair to Kitchen
Provision of Kitchen equipment
Addition of Dining halls in Schools
Conducting training sessions for Teachers
Corpus fund for maintenance of School
9 Functional toilet, potable water, electricity available in Anganwadi Centres, schools, health centres, GP/Ward buildings Installation of School Water plant (RO, UV, etc.)
Renovation of School Water plant (RO, UV, etc.)
Installation of Anganwadi Water plant (RO, UV, etc.)
Renovation of Anganwadi Water plant (RO, UV, etc.)
Construction of New School Toilets
Renovation/Repair of School Toilets
Construction of New Anganwadi Toilets
Renovation/Repair of Anganwadi Toilets
Installation of incinerators in High Schools
10 Malnutrition free (children below 9 years of age) Construction of New Anganwadi center
Renovation/Repair of existing Anganwadi center
Providing equipment/furniture for Anganwadi center
Provision of supplementary nutrition in Anganwadis
Corpus fund for maintenance of Anganwadis
11 No girl-child marriages (girls below 18 years of age)
12 Every farm has soil health card, enriched essential micro nutrients and diversification with livestock and trees Construction of Animal Hostels
Fruit plantation for horticulture in public land
Construction of Veterinary hospital
13 Every village household has a functional bank account/PM Jan Dhan Bank Account
14 Every GP/Ward has its own dynamic development plan prepared by community participation
15 Every GP/Ward has green trees all over its geographic boundaries Plantation of saplings
Maintenance of existing green cover
Provision for Nurseries in common Land
16 Every GP/Ward has functional water conservation and harvesting structures Construction of Rain water harvesting pits
Construction of watershed projects (Checkdams, percolation tanks etc)
Installation of irrigation systems (drip irrigation etc.)
Desilting of Lakes, Canals & Borewells
17 Every GP/Ward has functional Information Centre, Computer Lab, and Mee-Seva Center Establishment of information / Common services center (Computer lab, mee-seva center)
Construction of Reading Rooms & Library
18 Every GP/Ward has telecom/internet connectivity
19 Gram Sabha/Ward Sabha are held four times a year with minimum two-thirds attendance
20 Every GP/Ward has a functional grievance redressal system
Other essential infrastructure not covered in 20 Non-negotiable goals Construction of Internal Roads
Construction of Connecting Roads
Construction of Community Hall
Construction of GP Building
Construction of GP Building
Construction of Burial Ground

This is an indicative list of projects identified by SAPF based on the inputs from various Partners. Partners are free to come forward with other feasible, innovative projects that may fit into the 20 Non- negotiable goals.

Projects eligible for Matching grant from Government:

Some projects related to Infrastructure creation are eligible for matching grants from the Government under various Schemes. These projects would necessarily follow all the guidelines and norms of concerned departments for procurement & execution. The unit costs mentioned are for the provision of basic infrastructure as per Government norms.Partners may choose to contribute for any additional items required (Bore well, flooring, paints, Additional Rooms etc.)

Projects involving any kind of matching grants will necessarily be executed through the Government agencies (2 nd Implementation mechanism mentioned above).

S.No. Work Name Unit Unit Cost (in Rs.) NREGS Share in Rs. (50% of Unit Cost) Partner share in Rs. (50% of Unit Cost)
1 Burial Ground Nos 14,40,000 7,20,000 7,20,000
2 Anganwadi Centres Nos 10,00,000 5,00,000 5,00,000
3 a) Solid waste Management (Micro) Nos 3,15,611 1,57,806 1,57,806
3 b) Solid waste Management (Mini) Nos 4,92,593 2,46,297 2,46,297
3 c) Solid waste Management (Medium) Nos 8,27,965 4,13,983 4,13,983
3 d) Solid waste Management (Large) Nos 8,76,438 4,38,219 4,38,219
4 a) Village park (0.25 acre) Nos 2,74,534 1,37,267 1,37,267
4 b) Village park (0.50 acre) Nos 4,54,582 2,27,291 2,27,291
4 c) Village park (1 acre) Nos 8,19,202 4,09,601 4,09,601
5 Village Hats Nos 9,00,000 4,50,000 4,50,000
6 CC Roads km 25,00,000 12,50,000 12,50,000
7 Under Ground Drainage km 28,00,000 14,00,000 14,00,000
8 BT Roads km 50,00,000 25,00,000 25,00,000
9 GP Buildings Nos 17,00,000 8,50,000 8,50,000
10 Mandal Buildings (Shree Sakthi Bhavans) Nos 40,00,000 20,00,000 20,00,000
11 Play Fields Nos 10,00,000 5,00,000 5,00,000
12 Rural Godowns 500MT Nos 40,00,000 20,00,000 20,00,000
13 Rural Godowns 250MT Nos 25,00,000 12,50,000 12,50,000
14 Construction of Animal Hostel 20 Animals (Gokulam) Nos 21,00,000 10,50,000 10,50,000
15 a) Fish Drying platform (Type 1: 9' X 6') Nos 51,415 25,708 25,708
15 b) Fish Drying platform (Type 1: 10' X 5') Nos 1,50,000 75,000 75,000
16 Approach Roads with gravel surface km 8,00,000 4,00,000 4,00,000
17 Roof Water Harvesting Structure Nos 64,065 32,033 32,033
18 Semi-circular CC Side drains (both sides) with cover km 22,00,000 11,00,000 11,00,000
19 SHG / VO building Nos 19,00,000 9,50,000 9,50,000
20 Compound walls to Government Schools Rmt 4,500 2,250 2,250

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Expression of Interest:

Partners may ‘Request a Project’ on the online portal for consideration by SAPF by logging in through the Partner account and express their interest in contributing to any of the projects in their villages/wards. Brief details of the project - Location, project description, justification and contribution capabilities - can be entered online. SAPF will evaluate the project and give feedback with more details regarding project execution and funding process.

Detailed Proposal:

SAPF would create a detailed proposal with cost estimates, implementation timelines and available matching grants after discussion with concerned departments and request the Partners to deposit necessary funds with SAPF.

Funding process:

Partners may deposit their contribution with SAPF through the online portal (PayTM, Credit Card, Debit Card)/ Cheque/ direct Bank transfer via NEFT, RTGS etc. for a specific project. Partners would receive an online confirmation once the funds are debited in the designated account and receive and online receipt via e-mail.

Donations made to Smart AP Foundation qualify for exemption under sec 80G(5)(Vi) of Income Tax Act, 1961. (50% of contribution or 10% of adjusted gross total Income whichever is lower)

Project management:

Upon acceptance of a proposal, the CEO SAPF would nominate a Project Coordinator among the Staff of SAPF. The Project coordinator would be responsible for coordinating with the partner, local authorities and any other stakeholders involved in the project, maintaining records of all communication. Any issues/grievances related to the project would be coordinated with the concerned departments/agencies by the project coordinator.


All financial transactions and real-time progress of the project would be displayed on the SAPF portal. Donors/partners can login to their accounts and review the current status and transaction statement for their projects.

Any changes in the Project Funding, implementation process or List of Projects will be updated on this page from time to time. Please check with the latest version or contact our office for further details while submitting a proposal.

Last Updated on 14-02-2019

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