Published Date 11/6/15 6:02 PM
Gram Varta Workshop and Launch of Jeevika Coffee Table Book
Gram Varta is an intervention that plans to initiate and sustain community level dialogue on issues related to Malnutrition, Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene practices. It involves SHGs through a systematic process of community mobilization by using participatory learning and Action (PLA) cycle. Gram Varta is implemented in 65 blocks in 11 districts (5 old districts such as Purnea, Madhubani, Madhepura, Supaul, and Gaya, and 6 new districts i.e. Sitamarhi, Katihar, Bhagalpur, Rohtas, Vaishali and Jamui districts).
A state level workshop of Gram Varta was conducted under the leadership of Dr. N.Vijaya Lakshmi,CEO, Jeevika. Shri Nitish Kumar, Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar graced the ocassion as chief guest. On this occasion Coffee Table Book of Jeevika was launched by CM.
Coffee Table Book of Jeevika –Journey so far describes journey of women in enhancing social, economic and cultural development in Bihar by reaching out to 48 lakhs of poor women through SHGs of Jeevika. The content, photographs and graphic designing was done by Knowledge Management and Communication team under the guidance of CEO.
Pic: State Level Workshop of Gram Varta held on 9th July 2015
Launch of Coffee Table Book on 9th July 2015