Forward of Raksha Bandhan which falls on August 22, girls Self Assist Teams (SHG) from rural Odisha are doing their bit for the setting by making Rakhi from biodegradable supplies.
The SHGs are making the Rakhis from clay, Sabai grass, golden grass, waste paper, bamboo, completely different pulses, coconut shells and different natural supplies. They’ve arrange 18 stalls throughout the state. The value of the merchandise vary between Rs 20 and Rs 50. Round 2,000 girls are working to make the Rakhis for the upcoming pageant.
In accordance with ANI, individuals from completely different SHGs from the districts of Khordha, Jaipur, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbahnj and Keonjhar have been making eco-friendly Rakhis to make consciousness for a pollution-free setting.
Odisha: Members of a self-help group, ORMAS promote eco-friendly ‘rakhis’ in BhubaneswarWe’ve arrange 18 stalls throughout Odisha. Merchandise are priced between Rs 20 &Rs 50. Round 2,000 girls are related to SHGs which helps in offering livelihood:Pranab Panda, member,ORMAS(15.08) pic.twitter.com/tzNNqaMXe0
— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2021
“We use terracotta, Sabai grass, pulses and different natural materials to make these merchandise. We took all of the precautionary measures in view of Covid-19. Final yr, we obtained an excellent response resulting from low promoting costs. We hope for a similar this yr,” Rajlaxmi, an SHG employee advised ANI.
Alternatively, The Haryana authorities on Tuesday stated girls and kids as much as 15 years can be offered free journey facility in state buses on the event of Raksha Bandhan in order that sisters can go to their brothers’ properties and tie Rakhi. Buses will run at 50 per cent of their seating capability, it stated.
Haryana Transport Minister Mool Chand Sharma stated that the ability has been there for a number of years. “Final yr, it was not doable because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since there was a major decline within the variety of COVID-19 circumstances, it has been determined to proceed this facility,” he stated in a press release.
The minister stated buses will run at 50 per cent of their seating capability. These travelling in buses must observe all COVID-19 protocols together with sporting face masks, Sharma stated.