Naveen at Work
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Engage Society. Educate Masses. Eradicate Poverty. Empower People. Enlighten Lives.
Dedicated to the service of the nation and its people, Naveen Jindal has undertaken various development initiatives. His key focus areas are: Women and Child Development, Youth Empowerment, Health and Sanitation, Infrastructure Development, Rural livelihood.
Swabhimaan Kendra (Sewing Centres for Women)
As a part of the O.P. Jindal Gramin Jan Kalyan Sansthan activities, sewing centres have been running over the years in Haryana. These centres provide women a platform for skill development enabling income generation, and personality development. A six-month sewing course is offered free of cost, and certificates are provided on completion of the course. There are currently 56 centres, which are functional.
To make these centres sustainable, and for income generation for women trained here efforts are made to develop private sector partnerships, to identify their needs, and then map those needs with the sewing centre products. This would help ensure sewing centres turn into profit centres. Currently, production and sale of polypropylene bags is going on in 5 centres.
The Sansthan also conducts training in candle making, food processing and jute processing for local women. Awareness generation workshops on various social issues are also conducted from time to time.
This Yojana provides financial support and social mileage in the form of wedding gift to families with daughters. Girls are taken as a liability and so the scheme helps lighten the social burden. 46,900 families have already benefited from this.
Mahila Swashakti March
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Flag Foundation of India, under the leadership of Mrs. Shallu Jindal, organised the Mahila Swashakti March in Kurukshetra on 8th March, 2013. The march was an endeavour to create consciousness among women to take ownership of their empowerment, to create an environment for social change to improve the quality of their lives. Over 7000 women participated in this March.
Benefits for Children
For better learning in government schools Knowledge Yan is installed. This is intended to promote the use of technology in rural schools. 18 K-Yans have been installed so far. Based on the feedback from students and teachers, K-Yan will be improvised.
Naveen Shiksha Abhiyaan (Copy Distribution)
Copies with Naveen’s message are distributed in the constituency amongst school children. This is meant to promote education amongst children and five lakh copies have been distributed till date.
Projects for Youth
Career Mela (Career counseling)
To equip students with the latest information in the educational arena, to inspire them, guide them and help them set goals in life, career counseling sessions are held. These sessions are conducted for the students in the Xth, XIth and XIIth standards in the Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency (KPC). Presently, 9,600 students have been counselled in Kurukshetra (KKR) and Kaithal (KTL).
Youth India (Motivational talks)
In order to inspire the youth towards their village development, and instill civic sense and community spirit in them, motivational talks are held. So far, talks have been held in 19 villages in Kurukshetra and Kaithal – with attendance of 600. Motivated and talented candidates from amongst them go through a two-day intensive training course.
Aspiring Minds (Employability tests)
To ensure better employment opportunities for the youth, employability tests are conducted for all graduates in Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency. Orientation has been done in 14 colleges, and 400 students have been tested. ‘Aspiring Minds’ has a reputation of placing 12,000+ kids last year with over 70 corporates, which the initiative is aiming to replicate in Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency.
LEAD (Leadership Accelerating Development Program)
This program provides logistical, infrastructural or small financial support to students to try out their ideas on development. It enables youth to experiment with their ideas and portray tangible small changes in Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency. Since September 2011 there has been 400 registrations; and 35 projects have been funded so far.
NJ Friends’ club (Gymnasiums)
Naveen extends his support in health welfare through the 332 gymnasiums installed in the villages. Given the number of Haryana youth in Police forces, this is a huge benefit to them.
Sports Kit Distribution
In order to promote physical activity, team spirit and constructive effort in rural youth, sports kits are distributed. For girls, this is a great step in helping them take time out of daily chores and get engaged in games and sports activity. Cricket, volleyball and badminton kits and carrom boards are distributed to youths in villages. Till date 1319 cricket, and 350 volleyball kits have been distributed.
Tiranga- Humara Swabhimaan (Marches/Utsavs)
Annual mass rally of youth with focus on the flag and sensitising public about the flag are held. So far 235 rallies have been organised which have witnessed a participation of 53000+ people.
O.P. Jindal Medhavi Chatravriti Yojna (Scholarships)
Need, merit and recommendation based scholarships are provided to the meritorious students who cannot otherwise study further. There are 8,448 beneficiaries till date.
Health and Sanitation
Jindal Swasthya Vahini (Medical van)
This is an initiative for door-to-door delivery of health services in villages in the Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency, to provide free medicines to people in need, and referral to hospitals. Currently, there are three vans in Kurukshetra, Kaithal and Yamuna nagar, reaching six villages everyday. A total of 6,07,485 people have been benefited so far.
Drishti (Eye camps)
‘Through Drishti’ the issue of blindness is addressed; eye test camps are conducted in rural areas of Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency, free spectacles are provided, and free cataract operations are held. Till date 993 camps have been organised, 380705 patients examined, 39798 operated and 157855 spectacles have been distributed.
Advanced physiotherapy techniques have been introduced in the Kurukshetra Parliamentary Constituency. These centres support players in the constituency to treat their ailments, improve fitness, and provide alternative therapies for improved health.
Sampoorna Swatchta Abhiyaan (Total Sanitation Campaign)
This campaign takes into account the construction of toilets in villages. There are also awareness campaigns for behaviour change. It intends to provide access to basic sanitation in villages, and ensure improved health. As of now 59,751 toilets have been built.
Mega Health Camp at Pundri
Mega Health Camp was organised in Pundri, Kurukshetra remembering the brave martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on 24 March 2013 by Om Prakash Jindal Gramin Jan Kalyana Sansthan. People were given free health checkups and medicines. Around 5500 people were treated in this health camp.
Road and Bridges
- Kaithal To Ambala – upgradation
- Ladwa to Yamunanagar
- Roads of HUDA KKR, KTL, SHBD
- 3rd gate KKR to Pipli Main Road
- Local Marketing Board Roads
- Shahabad Nalvi ROB
- Madanpur Mohanpur ROB
- Railway Lines
- PaontaSahib to Patiala
- Direct train- Kaithal to Delhi
Fund allocation and government schemes implementation to provide better infrastructure all along the constituency.
Naveen Krishi Mitr (AGRO TRAINING SESSIONS)
Under this initiative, training sessions, workshops and conferences are meant to be held at the village/block level. The sessions would focus on: Hi-tech Agricultural practices, suggesting alternate crops for increasing productivity, promoting ancillary livelihood projects etc. It is meant to help rural population through generation of employment and to have higher, sustained per capita income. The initiative has already begun. Two sessions with 60 people each have been conducted.