Jamshedpur, Jan. 18: In an attempt to make Judi village of East Singhbhum district move in the direction of women prosperity, Sanjay Kumar, deputy collector of chief minister camp office has launched an initiative to develop Judi as model village.
Sanjay Kumar visited the Judi Panchayat bhawan in Potka on Wednesday and presented several proposals of women prosperity among the hundreds of women present which was accepted by the women unanimously. After the meeting, all the women took out a rally headed by Mukhiya Sabitri Sardar and took resolution of solidarity.
To promote educate among the women of the village and increase the will power of the girls a main lane of the Judi village has been named after a resident of the village who is a MA student. The lane has been named ‘Sumita Bhattacharya Gali’ (Lane) after Sumita Bhattacharya who is a student of Jamshedpur Women’s College.
The campaign was officially launched by Sanjay Kumar and Mukhiya jointly by pasting the name indicator of the student on one side of the lane. The other lanes of the village will be named within a week in the same process.
The responsibility of the work has been given to the newly formed women group ‘Sky Club’. Sanjay Kumar said, this step would not only give honour to the educated daughters, daughters-in-law and their parents but also motivate other girls and their parents.
The ‘Sky Club’ has been formed with 100 educated women of the village which would raise their voices against any drug use, child marriage, female feticide, domestic violence, witch practice etc and would work for its elimination from the society.
Sky Club members would also promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao etc in the village. On the occasion, Sanjay Kumar while addressing the women said, the village will prosper only if every house is enriched for which all the women should come together or form small groups and start a cottage industry in the village and they would be provided all possible support from the government.
Women members said that a plan would be made for the setting up of cottage industry, during the second meeting scheduled on January 25.
Present at the event were mukhiya Savitri Sardar, Raju Sardar, rural reporter Virendra Kumar, Nikki Sharma, Bela Banerjee, Shreya Mohanty, Sunita Chatterjee, Mamta Chatterjee, Aprajita Peda, Usha Rani, Mala Karmakar, Radha Rani Mahato, Anita Pramanik, Maya Gope, Chaitali Mahato and others were present.