Ranjesh works on the dignity of rag pickers as they are looked down by the society.
To provide health related equipments in the form of gloves, aprons, thorn, mask to 100 rag pickers of the slums.
Along with that to work on the garbage management process and to widen their thought process.
100 people have got their identity cards namely Aadhar Card.
Yuve Dastak Group did advocacy with corporator and tried to include the slum with Nagar Nigam in order to avail different available Government facilities and also make efforts to include other slums.
To link 60 students with the primary government schools
To link 100 people with all the available government facilities both in the state as well as central level. Like opening of Bank accounts under Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojna.
Progress so far
30 rag pickers have got health related equipments so far.
40 rag pickers have got Aadhar cards uptill now
Through the efforts, the rag picker group got into networking mode with a government agency which is paying 30 rag pickers 9,000/- for 18 months after doing advocacy with LDA
Installed 2 seater toilet facility with the help of Vigyan Foundation in the slum and 500 litre tank installed in the society to furnish water for the slum people.
Yuve Dastak Group has included the slum in Nagar Nigam
30 students of Gyan Kendra (out of 50 students) are admitted to Government school and they can compete with other students, since they are capable themselves.
The member of Yuva Dastak Samooh namely Hashim, who has come from Assam an year before, didn’t know anything apart from rag picking as well as his regional language. However, now he is well versed with computer, knows how to read ,write and speak in English as well.
- Ranjesh is a highly motivated individual who has 4 years of experience while working as a rag picker. He has great command in the issues and has great liasonining in the concerned government departments as well as communities which is a noteworthy fact.
- Ranjesh is undoubtedly a hardworking youth but his exposure and communication is limited. Hence, this extra-grant support will somewhere help his work immensely.
- Ranjesh is a highly hardworking person and he is quite sharp when it comes to linking and establishing network with government department.
- Ranjesh through his organization, “Lakshya – EK Behtar Samaaj” is making the voice of rag pickers held by attaching them with his organization