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Yuva Jamshedpur organizes ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chkari village

Optimized-Picture 034Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur, the leading social organization of Jamshedpur, organized a ‘Mahila Haat’ in Chakri village in Potka block of East Singhbhum district. Women members of different self-help groups exhibited and sold their agricultural products in this Mahila Haat. Continue reading

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Workshop for School Management Committee in Chakdi

Workshop for strengthening of School Management Committee and Federation at Chakdi by Yuva, Jamshedpur

Workshop for strengthening of School Management Committee and Federation at Chakdi by Yuva, Jamshedpur

Jamshedpur: The premiere Social organization Yuva, Jamshedpur, Leads and Oxfam India today jointly organized a workshop and consultation meeting for the members of school management committee in Chakdi village in Potka block of East Singhbhum, Jamshedpur. Continue reading

Bal Mela brings joy to children

Jamshedpur: Yuva, Jamshedpur organized a Bal Mela (Child Conference) on March 17 at Chakdi Middle School. Children from 24 different schools participated in this conference. This programme was organized with the help of Educance, Development Focus and SPAR as a part of Shiksha Se Parivartan campaign.
Bal Sansad (Children’s Parliament), plays, quiz and handicraft competitions were organized during the conference.

The first prize in Bal Sansad went to Chhota Hadiayan Middle School, while the second and third prizes were won by Nachosai Upgraded Middle School and Kisandih Primary School respectively. Continue reading

Women learn puffed-rice making in Chakri and Radur villages in Potka

Jamshedpur: A puffed-rice making training session was organized on February 12, 2012 at Chakri and Radur villages of Potka block in East Singhbhum by Yuva to enable women to start village level puffed-rice enterprises.

Trainers explaining use of puffed-rice earthen oven to women in a training session organized by Yuva

Yuva has always laid a special stress on promoting self-employment and enterprise among rural women. The organization believes that real empowerment of rural women would come only if they learn to be self-dependent economically. And Yuva also believes that there is no lack of ability among the rural women. Continue reading

Seed Bank brings hope to poor peasants of Chakri village

Jamshedpur: The Seed Bank set up in Chakdi village in Potka block in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has come as a boon for the poor farmers. The Seed Bank has brought a new hope to the needy farmers and shows the potential of transforming their lives.

A seed bank in Chakri village formed by Yuva and JTDS has improved the quality of life of poor peasants.

The Seed Bank has been set up under Jharkhand Tribal Development Programme and the social organization YUVA has played a pro-active role in motivating the villagers to set up this Seed Bank.

This Seed Bank was formed in Chakri village on December 10, 2008 by the Programme Implementation Committee of that village. Clear-cut rules were laid out for operating the Seed Bank successfully and efficiently.

It was stipulated that the person who deposits seed in the Seed Bank would get 1.5 times of the quantity he keeps in the Seed Bank. And those who take Seed on loan, would have to pay back twice the quantity they take from it.

And it was decided to keep the seeds safely and maintain them after proper packing using the donation from the villagers.

And for ensuring complete transparency in the transactions, a register for recording intake-outgo and a stock register for keeping record of the stock is also maintained properly.

The Seed Bank is operated by the Programme Implementation Committee (PEC) of the Seed Bank.

Presently, the PEP is being run efficiently by its president Vir Chand Sardar. Subodhini Sardar is its secretary, while Savitri Sardar is the treasurer.
The Seed Bank has seeds of several crops, including paddy, tomato, brinjal, lady’s finger, Arhar, ground-nut, gram, coriander, Lauki and mustard.
More than 50 farmers have benefited directly from the Seed Bank.

The Seed Bank has gone a long way in resolving several problems for the farmers. Now, they do not have to run from pillar to the post in search of good seed. In times of need they can easily get the required amount of seed from the Seed Bank and later return it in double quantity when they get sufficient produce.

A News clip of seed bank story covered by Dainik Jagran, Jamshedpur is inserted here. It can also be read on Dainik Jagran website. For reading the  online story click here.

Dainik Jagran story on Seed Bank in Chakri village formed at the initiative of Yuva, Jamshedpur.