Nuapada/3/09(E.M.L) – Distress migration is one of the main problem of Nuapada district.For their livelihood people migrated to other states.But they live their children in their village.The children become vulnerable/helpless after their parents migration. To teach the children of the seasonal migrant to mainstream them The leading organization of the district Lokadrusti has come forward.To recognize the student who have passes matriculation and 7th board an award ceremony 2010 had been organized on last Tuesday.The ceremony was organized at Khaira Highschool field in Boden Block.During the ceremony the students were given award by Lokadrusti and The American India Foundation.The function was chaired by Chief of AIF Dr.Sanjaya Sinho. Sri Bhakta Charan Dash, Member of parliament had joined as chief guest, Sri Hitesh Kumar Bagartti, M.L.A., Sri Duryodhan Majhi, former minister, Zillaparishad President Smt. Jemamani Dharua and vice president SriPrasanna Padhi has joined as Honourable guest. 106 student who have passed matriculation were recognized during the ceremony.Sri Lohitakshya Joshi has given the introduction of the guest and Sri Abani Panigrahi told about the objective of the programme. It is mentioned that 2153 children were covered through the classes of lokadrusti during 2008-09.Till 2009-10 Residential Care centres were opened in 40 villages and 3000 children have covered in the RCC.Through Learning Enrichment Programme 2924 children form class III to X have been covered .Out of them 40 have passed in the Matriculation and 166 have passed in 7thg board this year. Village Development committee have been formed in all villages ,Mobile library & Child Club are another two programme unde the programme.
AWARD TO THE CHILDREN OF THE SEASONAL MIGRANTS
Nuapada(N.P): The children of the seasonal migrants have been awarded in An award ceremony organized by Lokadrusti ,Khariar the leading NGO of Nuapada district at Khaira Highschool field .To encourage the children towards education differnts programme have been organized.During the ceremonySri Bhakta Charan Dash, Member of parliament had joined as chief guest, Sri Hitesh Kumar Bagartti, M.L.A., Sri Duryodhan Majhi, former minister, Zillaparishad President Smt. Jemamani Dharua and vice president SriPrasanna Padhi has joined as Honourable guest. The meeting was coordinated by Sri Lohitakshya Joshi.
Lokadrusti is always trying How the children of the seasonal Migrants will get quality education and will streamline in the society.For the same RCC has been opened by Lokadrusti since 2004 and the children upto class 10th are getting benefit.
It is mentioned that every year thousands of people from Nuapada migrated to Raipur,Andhrapradesh,Mumbai,Bihar insearch of their livelihood.As a result of which their children become dropout and some of them work with the money lender in differntent sector as bonded labour and some migrate to other states with their parents.So they don’t get education and become dropout.