Japan provides grants for Indian tribal students

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On behalf of the Government of Japan, under the Government of Japan’s Grassroots Project (GGP) scheme, the Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata, Mr Masayuki Taga, signed a grant contract of US $ 99,640 with Mr Suresh Kumar Panda, Arun¬†Institute of Directors of Rural Affairs (AIRA) on Wednesday rode at the residence of tribal girls of Prabasini Educational Complex of AIRA in Kankadahad, Dhenkanal, Odisha. The project established for an air facility (AIRA).

Japan Grants
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Since 1986, the Arun Institute of Rural Affairs (AIRA), the recipient NGO has been working for community-based activities such as literacy, water and sanitation, conservation of natural resources and poverty alleviation through AIRA for so many years. Grown-up. It has built strong visibility as a catalyst for development through an established civil society organisation and the implementation of a wide range of integrated pro-poor programs and activities. The NGO will use the grant to construct a hostel building with adequate space for tribal girls to live and boarding to ensure proper sanitation and hygiene environment, provision of additional coaching and doubt clearing facilities. Since 1992, the GGP scheme in Eastern India has contributed to the upliftment of grassroots disadvantaged or illiterate communities. We have successfully assisted over 90 projects in Eastern India from inception to date. We hope that the recipient organisation, AIRA, will continue its dedication to the underprivileged and needy people in their region with the grant given today.”

Shri Suresh Kumar Panda (Director of AIRA) expressed his sincere appreciation and stated that “AIRA has been running an educational campus for the last 19 years in the pocket of Tribal Affairs, Tribal Minorities in collaboration with Government of India – Dhenkanal District Kachanar Block. . Currently the housing system is not able to provide proper facilities to the students in the academic campus. Through the GGP scheme, the people of Spain and the government, With the support, the prisoners will get many good facilities. And survive. We can assure you that after completing the project, we will have the resources and infrastructure to meet our educational goal. And equal opportunities for children Will ensure.

The GGP scheme was set up to assist local Non-Governmental Organizations in various countries rapidly and completely for different development needs on a relatively small scale. As a donor, the Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata has supported more than the US $ 4.5 million in the number of non-governmental organisations in the Eastern 4 states; Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, to deal with various challenges at the grassroots level for more than last two decades. We hope to know about the number of NGOs and local authorities and apply for the GGP scheme.

Source – TOI


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