ATGHARA JYOTI MOHILA UDYOG (AJMU)

ESTD. : 1992. W.B.Govt. Regd. No. S/1L/34684.

H.O. : ATGHARA, PURBAPARA, P.O.:R-GOPALPUR, NORTH 24 PGS. KOLKATA-700136.

PHONE : 033-25196396 E.MAIL : info@ajmu.org.in WEBSITE : www.ajmu.org.in

DEATILS OF AJMU ACTIVITIES

Atghara Jyoti Mohila Udyog (AJMU) is an NGO led by women under society act. It is run to ameliorate the socio economic status of the underprivileged women and their wards. However the organization started it’s operation since 7th March 1992 under the active leadership of Smt. Nurani Islam who after prolonged struggle against poverty and social barriers, established this organization from the burgeoning state to the position for the betterment and welfare of the downtrodden women of the community. The organization has brought about the proliferation of its activities as mentioned here under :

1. SELF HELP GROUP :

With a view to eradicating poverty and promoting the socio-economic status of the underprivileged women,financial assistance through forming selp helf groups ajmu has taken a boldly step. On 15th February, 2001 it started with two SHGs known as Suryamukhi & Gandharaj. The proliferation of the activities given below in the field of SHG justifies the massive contribution of Smt. Nurani Islam in building up this organization (as per the data on 31st Jan 2017) :

No. of SHGs No.of members.

741 9871

AJMU disburse loans among these SHG members in small scale for developing their respective income generating activities. The organization also provides trainings on skill development to these group members.

2. CAPACITY BUILD UP :

Smt. Nurani Islam humble begning as a tailoring instructor gradually has not only settled her but also helped her to reap profit by bagging tailoring orders/assignments from different agencies like Khadi Village Industry Corporation (KVIC), local schools for uniform and other significant merchandise. At present 10 tailoring centers are functioning with 80 trainees. Being impressed with the activities of this organization NABARD (National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development) came forward to sponsord the training projects twicely on tailoring trade (Basic) and skill development initiative SDI (Tailoring Advanced). The renowed organization SIDBI also sponsorded the training project on tailoring trade (Basic). More than 5000 trainees have successfully completed their courses and are engaged in various income generating ventures. AJMU has introduced its own production house were round the clock processing arrangements for manufacturimg various garments are carried out. AJMU has opened two ware houses at Atghara,Purbapara and Raigachi Sesh more, where the products of the SHG’s are being sold. Products were also sent out side state for sale such as Gaganendra Pradarshani, Milan Mela at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Vidyasagar Mela at Salt Lake, Netaji Sanga Shyama Puja Prangan, Vastsalya Mela at New Delhi etc.It is pleasure to express that AJMU has started on line marketing through RMK,DELHI, ( http://mahilaehaat-rmk.gov.in ) sponsord by-Ministry of Women & Child Development,Govt. Of India.

SUCCESS STORIES OF OUR FEW BENEFICIARIES

Rehana Begum, Aadhaar No. 3260 9147 6251.

Rehana Begum (32) of Atghara, Purbapara, Kol. 136 is a member of our SHG who has been working in AJMU as tailoring trainer after passing the tailoring course organizing by AJMU, sponsored by B.D.O. Rajarhat Block in 2017. Her earned income Rs. 7000/- per month.

Shipra Dutta,Voter I.D. No. WB/19/131/303485.

Shipra Dutta ,residing at Salua, (N) 24 Pgs. Kol.-136 is our SHG member who joined Nursing & Midwifery Course which was organized by AJMU in partnership with Renaissance Hospital . She has been working at hospital as a sister for five years. Her earning income is Rs.8000/- per month.

Rashida Bibi, Aadhaar No. 8706 2561.

1787 Rashida Bibi (30) of Atghara is a member of our SHG. She is a success business woman who has set up a retail shop of garments receiving financial support from AJMU. Her earned income Rs.9000/- per month.

Rumki Roy,Aadhaar No. 9243 0038 2069.

Rumki Roy (39) of Tegharia, Kol.-157 is a member of our SHG and successful tailoring trainee of AJMU. She has opened her own tailoring shop at tegharia and appointed four workers who earn their bread from this shop. Her average monthly income is Rs.10,000/- per month.

Firoja Bibi, Voter ID No. WB/20/091/153454.

Firoja Bibi (39) a widow passed Tailoring Training in 1994 from AJMU as a SHG member and joined here as a trainer. AJMU empowered her. Recently she has started her own tailoring shop. Her monthly income is Rs. 8000 now.

Mafuja Bibi, Aadhaar No. 8012 6961 0666

Mafuja Khatun (46years) D/O. Rasid Gazi, residing at Village-Patharghata,chapna, P.O.Patharghata, Kolkata 700135 is a active member of SHG. She was completely illiterate before taking admission in AJMU Primary school in 2009. AJMU empowered her and now she is one of the Madhyamik examinees for the year 2018.She is trained in tailoring trade from AJMU. She is earning now Rs.10,000 per month from her own tailoring shop and Tailoring Training Institute