People’s Forum conducted ‘Ujjawala’ Awareness programmes in Odisha State to spread awareness about the Ujjawala scheme and safety measures of using LPG cylinders at home. People’s Forum was able to accomplish the assignment with the support from ONGC Ltd, Government officials and prominent personalities from local area. People’s Forum was able to reach 796 rural women through the four programmes that were conducted. There was a larger impact created by the street plays and it helped the women to understand and grasp the concepts of energy conservation and health benefits of using LPG gas cylinder.
This project aims to target the Udayabata Ward 4 resettlement colony which comprises of 800 households. This colony is exposed to severe pollution and health hazards due to close proximity of the industrial belt. People’s Forum with the support of Goa Carbon Limited and Fiinovation has taken successful steps in improving the quality of their life through:
1 Health camp that has targeted 250 patients in the region with special observations by Dentists, and General medicine specialists.
2 WASH awareness and campaign programs. Establishing RO water purifier plant in the locality to provide purified drinking water to the people.