JNRM students visit Tushnabad Panchayat

Port Blair
10 Mar 2017

The final year students of B.Sc, Home Science, JNRM led by Professor, Mr K.Venkatesan, HOD, Home Science visited Tushnabad Gram Panchayat on Friday. Ms Mary Jasinta Tirkey, Pradhan welcomed the team and appreciated the Department of Home Science for making such field visit constantly to acquire the knowledge on ground realities.  Mr Anand Amrit Raj Ex-Up Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman briefed the various development activities are being carried out in the panchayat. Ms Mary Jasinta Tirkey, Pradhan and Mr Anand Amrit Raj, Ex Up Adhyaksh explained about schemes of panchayat  and issues pertaining to the infrastructure, health, unemployment issues, health and sanitation, agriculture etc.,
In his address, Mr K.Venkatesan apprised the Pradhan and PRI members about the convergence mode of various rural development and panchcyat related programmes.  The Pradhan requested the team of Home Science, JNRM to visit again and help the rural women for their livelihood.  The students have also interacted with the rural women and PRI members of Tushnabad.  Further the students  team have visited the field where MGNREGA work is going on. The entire team, PRI members thanked Dr N Francis Xavier, Principal, JNRM for permitting and supporting the activities. Smt Geetanjali, Up-Sarpanch, Smt M.Saida, Up Pradhan and Smt Rajkumar, Standing Committee member were also present during the visit.