Ranchi, December 7: Chief minister Hemant Soren reiterated that rural economy has to be strong.
“The rural economy will become strong only when the villagers stand on their own feet. For this purpose, the government is making plans and putting them on the ground,” said Soren on Wednesday while addressing the “Graduation Ceremony of Sisters of Jharkhand” organized by The Naz Institute at Ranchi.
On this occasion, the Chief Minister felicitated 400 didis of Lohardaga, Latehar and Gumla districts who became self-reliant and capable of livelihood and encouraged them to move forward. The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts and work of the Naz Institute, which played an important role in making these sisters of very poor families self-reliant.
The Chief Minister said that the way these didis have not only become self-reliant by joining various livelihoods in the face of adversity and challenges, but are also taking care of their families in the best possible way, they are a source of energy for other didis.
“Our government is working seriously on this issue so that the resources here can be used for the upliftment of the people and development of the state,” said Soren.
It was informed by Nuj Institute that they are working in the field of poverty alleviation in the state. During the last three years, sisters of very poor families in Lohardaga, Gumla and Latehar districts have been linked to livelihood through self-help groups. Support is being given by the Central Government, State Government, NRLM and JSLPS in this.
Now “End Ultra Poverty Program” is being run in Godda, Palamu and East Singhbhum districts. Through this, the work of connecting 4000 very poor women with livelihood is being done.