Distributed handmade masks to needy in villages
Under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan Project – MHRD, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda has adopted 5 villages. NSS Volunteers of the university made masks and distributed it among the needy people in Kotna and will further distribute it among people in Radhiyapura, Raighar, Fajalpur and Sakaripura villages.
Under the “Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan“ a Govt. of India initiative, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara has adopted 5 villages and is working for Technology transfer to these villages for uplifting to make them self sufficient. This will not only help villagers with avenues of earning, but importantly will stop unnecessary migration of villagers from their home land.
In the prevailing Pandemic situation of Covid-19, MSU has distributed masks in Kotna village free of cost and imparted training to the villagers on how to make masks. 300 home made masks were given to the Sarpanch of Kotna village which was distributed among the needy. In addition, material to make a 1000 masks was given to the women in these village and adequate training was also provided.
The MS University will provide all required supply chain and logistics support to the trained villagers for end to end solution in masks making and selling/distribution therafter. This will keep the villagers busy in noble cause of serving society and will also become a source of income for them.
The village sarpanchs are also supportive to the students. The interns involved in this will be given due recognition suitably as per the MSU guideline. In the coming days NSS Volunteers will distribute more masks in rural areas to fight this pandemic together.