Nuapada Office/Boden (D.N.A) 4/9
An award ceremony has been organized by NGO Lokadrusti at Khaira High school field to recognize the successful children of the seasonal migrants who werel living in the Residential Care Centres. Under the Chairamanship of the Member Secretary Lokadrusti sri Abani Mohan Panigrahi , 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 , Dr. Sanjay Sinho, AIF Chief Executive Officer, Smita, AIF Education Director, Dayaram, Right to Education consultant, Anne Namala, Member, National Advisory Council, Right to Education and Cathelin were present on the occasion as special guest. The meeting was coordinated by Sri Lohitakshya Joshi , and Abani mohan Panigrahi had shared the objective of the programme. Sri Biswamber Behera, presented the project Report.Since 2004 the organization was running residential Care centres for the children of the seasonal migrants with the support of AIF.The organization covered 2730 children from Khariar,Boden and sinapli block and out of these 106 have passed Matriculation.The Matric pass students were recognized by the organization during the ceremony.During the occasion a drawing competition was organized for the children of 40 villages and award was given to the successful student. An awareness Chariot on RTE and a book AMARI BHASA was inaugurated during the occasion.At the end vote of thanks was given by Prof, R.C.Mishra.
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.