Six months ago, when the whole country was fighting for life, at that time, the work was going on in this West Champaran to turn the disaster into an opportunity.
There is a saying that if there is passion then any difficulty becomes easy. This has been proved by Abulais, a resident of Bounha in West Champaran district of Bihar. Last year, in the lockdown caused by Corona, he felt that life would stop now. After leaving the job, he returned to his home district West Champaran from Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir. They thought that what will happen now, but they also had hope from the skill of making bat (bat) in their hands, something good will happen.
When he returned here, his skill was recognized by the district administration and now the demand of Kashmiri willow bat made by him here is being sought in other cities. In West Champaran, sixes are being hit in many grounds with a stick fitted with a sticker of WC.
This story is not only about Abulais. Lalbabu also used to work in bat making in Anantnag and today he too has become an entrepreneur from a laborer in his home district. Such skill was in the hands of Bihar, just needed help in Bihar. The district administration was determined to help them and made available the initial machines and tools used in making bats.
District administration provided machine
Kundan Kumar, District Magistrate, West Champaran, says, “Basic goods machines and tools for making bats have been provided to them by the District Prashan and loan has also been provided by the bank. Now they themselves are working. ” He said, “These skilled craftsmen used to work in bat making in Anantnag earlier, so they easily bring the wood used to make this bat from there. The wood used in this bat is found in Kashmir and Meerut. “
Have sold 1600 bat
The District Magistrate says that till now Abulas has sold 1600 bat. He said that people still making bats here have orders for 2500 bats. Many companies are also willing to buy for their bat, due to which negotiations are going on. He said that he is making many other types of bats also.
Startup started with the help of District Magistrate
The whole country became witness to the pain of migrant laborers in the early days of lockdown exactly one year ago. People of Bihar living in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand or other states had reached their villages by a difficult path of thousands of kilometers. Somebody had set out on a journey of thousands of kilometers with wife-children and the elderly.
When these people from West Champaran were returning, then the District Magistrate Kundan Kumar got an eye on them and after talking to them, they recognized these skilled laborers. Then what? Those who can make sarees in Hunarmand Surat, can make bats in Kashmir, then can they not work in Bihar. With this thinking, the District Magistrate decided to give them employment and started a startup zone in Chanpatia.
Laborer made master
Six months ago, when the whole country was fighting for life, at that time, the work was going on in this West Champaran to turn the disaster into an opportunity. Due to Corona, today, the laborers in other states have become entrepreneurs in their homes. District Magistrate Kundan Kumar tells IANS that the skill mapping was carried out in the Quarantine Center and the skill was identified. Such skilled people started coming out from the Quarantine Center, who till date were working for other states and becoming partners in the development of the state.
The District Magistrate allowed everyone to work according to their skills. He provided loans from banks and then gave them a place to be a laborer to owner. Kundan Kumar says proudly that now the clothes made here are going to Leh, Ladakh as well as Kolkata.
Kundan Kumar says that jackets made here are being sent to Spain and Bangladesh. He said that in order to reduce the hassle of the entrepreneur in the initial phase, an officer was hired on an entrepreneur. Today, the startup zone of Chanpatia has become the cornerstone of other districts. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has also reached here and praised this startup zone.
Kundan Kumar told IANS that under the District New Enforcement Scheme, the new enforcement startup zone was started in Chanpatia and industries of readymade garments have been set up.
He said, the clothes made by laborers, saris, lehengas, jeans, pants, jackets, shirts, leggins, blazers, bat etc. are going to various parts of the country including Ladakh, Kolkata, Kashmir. The people working here are not able to supply according to the demand.
8000 sweater orders just received
He said that orders for 8000 sweaters have just arrived. He claimed that people here have done business of more than five crore rupees in six months. This initiative of Kundan, a 2012 batch IAS officer, is creating happiness in many homes. Workers have become entrepreneurs today. It is being said that if this initiative of IAS officer Kundan is adopted in other areas of Bihar, not only can the migration of the state be reduced, but the local for vocal slogans can also be successful to a great extent in Bihar. is.
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