CM inaugurates JIASOWA’s Diwali Mela, lauds social initiatives taken by the association

Ranchi: Chief Minister Shri Hemant Soren inaugurated the five-day Diwali fair organized by Jharkhand IAS Wives Association (JIASOWA) at Morhabadi Maidan in the capital Ranchi. In his address, the Chief Minister said that Deepawali Mela is also a part of the same chain with the resolve and purpose of social concern with which it is helping the economically and socially helpless and needy and he conveyed his best wishes for expanding the circle of social concern of association. 

The Chief Minister said that helping the needy and helpless people is part in the civilization and culture of the country. The way in which various organizations came out to help people across the country during the Covid-19 global pandemic can not be praised is words as some fed free food to the poor and needy, some provided medicines and some helped through other means which inspires all of to work for humanity and social engagement and gives a lot of strength to those providing help and support.

He said that troubles and problems can arise with anyone and at any time, in such a situation people should create an environment where people come forward to help the helpless poor and needy and actively participate in works related to social concern. Especially with the efforts of everyone, the spirit of harmony, brotherhood and cooperation can be promoted in society. More than 300 entrepreneurs have put up their stalls in the Mela which will run till October 18.

Those who were provided financial assistance and honoured during the function included: On this occasion, Namrata Ojha, wife of martyr Kundan Kumar Ojha, Kapra Hansda, mother of martyr Ganesh Hansda and Madhuwani Lakra wife martyr Sunil Lakra on behalf of JIASOWA were conferred with Veer Nari Samman. Under this, the Chief Minister gave a check of one lakh rupees to them. An assistance amount of one lakh rupees was given to the observation home located at Dumardagga of Ranchi.

For developing Mahupi Anganwadi center of Garhwa district as a model Anganwadi center, the assistance amount of one lakh 75 thousand rupees was given while Kajal Kumari, a resident of Hunterganj in Chatra district and acid attack victim was given a cheque of one lakh rupees for better treatment, for the treatment of Shambhavi Kumari suffering from Thalassemia disease, three lakh rupees were given. 

Further, Anita Oraon, who teaches children through night school in Mandar block of Ranchi district was given an assistance amount of 80 thousand rupees while an Aid of Rs 50-50 thousand each was given to Priyanka Kumari, a student of Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee University’s Hospital Management Course and Rajiv Ranjan an MBA student by JIASOWA.

On this occasion wife of the Chief Minister Kalpana Soren, Secretary to the Chief Minister Vinay Kumar Choubey and the President of Jharkhand IAS Wives Association (JIASOWA) Mini Singh, Vice President Namita Singh, Secretary Nikki Toppo, Joint Secretary Prerna Mehta, Treasurer Steffi and many other members including executive members Ranjana Kumar and Jaya Sinha were present.

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