During the COVID-19 period. Took responsibility to make MNREGA rural women laborers aware of COVID-19. Coronavirus infection is spreading all over the country day by day. Now the rural areas of our country are also being infected gradually.
However, the awareness campaigns are being run by the central government and the state government to save the people from coronavirus. But the awareness, run by the government in newspapers and media is not approaching such people who have neither TV nor newspaper.
In this critical situation journalism student Satyendra Singh Rajpurohit distributed pamphlets among rural people. He also provided information about COVID-19 to the illiterate women workers in Marwari
This is how such an Idea came into Rajpurohit’s mind.
After the commencement of unlocking Satyendra Singh Rajpurohit visited the rural areas. He saw that most of people wore masks on their faces. They were following the rules of social distancing but the women workers of MNREGA were not following the Corona guideline. They sat in the shade of trees in flocks without masks.
The efforts by Satyendra Singh Rajpurohit
After seeing this an idea came into his mind that coronavirus might spread among the MNREGA workers. He decided that he must do something to save the lives of these innocent women. So he printed 5000 pamphlets and distributed them among the villagers.
He also urged the administration to set up tents for MNREGA workers that they easily took lunch in the shade of tents with social distancing. He mailed to the SDM Osian and the BDO Tinwari and demanded that tents must be arranged for the women workers.
Rajpurohit is a student of journalism. He is pursuing an MA in journalism from JNVU. The local government also appreciated the selfless efforts of Satyendra Singh Rajpurohit. The MNREGA workers also praised the efforts of Rajpurohit. They also promised to follow Corona guidelines and precautions told by Rajpurohit.