SAGY team apprises DC N&M of progress in baseline survey

Port Blair
1 Mar 2017

The Home Science Department students of JNRM headed by Professor K Venkatesan, HoD, Department of Home Science, presently camping at Shivapuram Gram Panachayat for conducting baseline survey under Saansad  Aadarsh Gram Youjana (SAGY), were called upon by Mr Arava Gopi Krishna, Deputy Commissioner of North and Middle Andaman District to Mayabunder. The Deputy Commissioner appreciated and congratulated the entire team of students and Mr Lorentus Bara for taking such long stretch to serve the rural people. Students shared the work they have done for the past one week like transect walk, rapid and participatory rural appraisal, sociometry exercise, resource mapping etc.
Mr K Venkatesan, HoD Home Science, JNRM apprised about the status of the survey on employment oriented issues and the Deputy Commissioner has asked the team to come again to create more awareness.  The Deputy Commissioner has also lauded the participatory rural appraisal of the students and congratulated them.  The Pradhan, Shivapuram Gram Panchayat, Mr Lorentus Bara informed about the survey was conducted by the students sector-wise like health and sanitation, education, employment, alcohol etc.