Jharsuguda : Mahavir Jayanti (birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, the Jain Tirthankara) was celebrated with traditional fervour in the town on Sunday.
Jharsuguda : TRL Krosaki Refractories Limited observed 110th Birth Anniversary of the Bharat Ratna JRD Tata at JRD Tata Park, Belpahar on 29th July’ 2014. Mr. Koji Tsuyuguchi, Director TRL Krosaki, Mr. Priyabrata Panda, Chief Operating Officer, Mr. C. S. Das, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Citizens of Belpahar, Senior Executives of TRL Krosaki and Krosaki Harima Corporation, Office Bearers of TRL Krosaki Shramik Sangha, Employees and Ex-Employees of TRL Krosaki, members of Ladies Club, Eminent Media persons of Belpahar, Teachers and Students of B. E. M. School, B. R. High School, Sunshine School, Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) and Prerana, a school for mentally challenged children attended the function and paid floral tributes to JRD Tata by garlanding his bust placed inside the Park.
The function started with a welcome song by the students of B R High School. Mr. Sibaram Sahu, General Manager (HRM & Admin.) welcomed the guests and read out the message of Dr. A. K. Chattopadhyay, Managing Director on this occasion. Selected students and employees of TRL Krosaki highlighted the principles and ideals of JRD Tata. Distinguished guests of the function Mr. C. S. Das and Mr. D. Behera reminded all about the principles, leadership qualities of JRD and the contribution of JRD as a nation builder. Mr. Das spoke about JRD’s contributions to bring economic freedom for the country and gave instances which described JRD as a leader who led employees with affection. Mr. D. Behera, Director TRL-SBI Rural Self Employment Training Institute reminded all about the contributions of JRD in the socio-economic development of India and various facets of JRD’s life. The programme was conducted by two Graduate Trainees Mr. Ankit Amlan and Ms. Shubhashree Sahoo. Mr. S. K. Mishra, Manager (PR & HRD) proposed the vote of thanks at the end of the function.
Brajrajnagar : Members of Brajrajnagar BJP Wing yesterday had cleaned areas near Lord Shiva Temple of Brajrajnagar under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. In this Campaign Brajrajnagar BJP Mandal President NAbin Kumar Singh , Youth President of Brjn. BJP Maheswar Nayak, YOuth General Secretary Niraj Ku. Barik , Hemant Naik , Dist. President of Mahila Morcha Kiran Sharma , General Secretary Champa Singh , Roshini Singh , Bharati Barik , Pinku Mandal , Shanti Lata Gadnaik along with Others.
Jharsuguda : Eagle Group, on Sunday organised a Mega Child Carnival 2K15 specially for the disabled children s and Orphans of Jharsuguda and Sundergarh Dist.
During this Carnival , a seminar cum awareness program on child health, child education, child rights was organised. On this occasion, Jharsuguda ADM Braja Gopal Acharya, was the Chief Guest along with DPC Smt. Minarani Mangal, Baristha Nagarika Sangha’s Latit Mohan Das, CWC Janmajaya Das and Group mentor G. G. Pal were present and gave their valuable feedback on this Nobel cause to serve the society.
Participants from six special schools, Thakkarbapa Sevasadan, Belpahar, Special School, Brundamal, District Disabled School, Budapada, Asha Kiran School, Cox Colony, Banavasi Chhatravasa, Sundargarh, Manurbhaba Ashram, Bhasma had participated and showcased their talents and future development like livelihood and higher education.
An exhibition of handcrafts made by the special children were also inaugurated by ADM Braj Gopal Acharya.
In the evening, prizes were awarded to all the participants for their extreme talents and a joyful, energetic cultural program.
From the Eagle group, President Himadri Sekhar Pradhan, Secretary Pradyumna Sahu, Group Advisor Anil Satpathy and BSC Srinivas and coordinator Rakesh Sahoo and several members of the group had actively participated in this event.
Jharsuguda : Members of Young Star Club on 27th January had visited Leprosy Colony and had distributed fruits nad blankets to the poor on the occasion of the 4th foundation day of Young Star Club. In this function YSC President Er. Arabinda Ku. Barik, G.S Shankar Sethi , Santosh Sethi (Vice President) Bijay saigal (Advisor) along with club members Pinku Seth. Prasanta Bhainsa , Debasish Bhainsa, Kamleswer Rout, Anand Saigal club director Fakir Mohan Barik. In this function Rajkumar Panigrahi and Praytus Padhee were the guest.
Jharsuguda : More than 450 Community Based Organizations of 78 Panchayats of Sundergarh and Jharsuguda districts came together under one platform the ‘Loka Sangathan Utsav’ here to raise voice towards ensuring livelihood of 2, 40,000 poor people.
There are different schemes and programmes such as MGNREGA, Forest Rights Act and Food Security Act have been introduced by Govt from time to time, which benefits are yet to reach the poor and marginalized, expressed by the leaders of the community based organizations during the Utsav.
Inaugurating the two days long Lokutsav, Jharsuguda District Collector Jharsuguda Mr. Parameswaram B said that the MGNREGA is revolutionary initiative taken by Government towards poverty alleviation of rural poor through secured livelihood generation. The Forest Committee formed in 161 villages which is promoting secure land and forest rights of Adivasi forest dwellers, he further added.
Ms. Lilli Kumari Kullu, OAS -1 (SB), APD, DRDA commended the efforts made by the CBO leaders in making the rights and entitlements reaching the targeted beneficiaries. The State Programme Head of PACS, Shri Sashikant Malick delivered the keynote address and Dr. Kumar Prasant spoke about the constructive, positive role played by the CBOs are to be accelerated in future days for the betterment of rural poor. Among others, Father Nicholas Barla and Father Sahaya Raj also spoke about the forest rights of the Dalit and Adivasis.
In this two days event, representatives from 288 Village Forest Rights Committee, Village Development Committee of Kunwarmunda, Lathikata, Bisra and Nugaon blocks of Sundargarh District and Lakhanpur, Kirmira and Kolabira blocks of Jharsuguda district will participate and present their opinion about the activities conducted in the sector of MGNREGA, health and Education sector through the village level CBOs under PACS (DFID) program intervention. Shri Prasanna Kumar Lima, Programme Officer (PACS) extended vote of thanks.