Lal Tola is a village situated in Purnea district of Bihar. The inauguration of this VDP was organized on the 6th of February, 2017 by the Rehab India Foundation. Ribbon cutting was done by the SHO of Purnea.
The programme began with the welcome speech given by the Project Coordinator, Mr. Md. Ashfaque. Mr. Sadagar Ali, Project Coordinator explained about the main objectives and aims of Rehab India Foundation.
Mr. Saheer Abbas, Access India, Trainer addressed the gathering with an inspirational talk. He said that the first and the foremost duty of every individual is to acquire primary education along with better health care and better earnings which in turn will lead to Development. “Do not blame political parties or leaders for poverty, instead we must all stand in togetherness for the betterment of our village”, he added. He further said that, even after 70 years of independence, the people in states like Bihar, West Bengal and Assam are living without basic amenities. He also gave an example of a woman who travels long distances for cattle feeding and agriculture twice a day, but is not ready to send her children to school. He further added that, only when children are motivated and appreciated will they be able to work to their full potential and reach greater heights and come out with flying colours.
The SHO of Purnea district thanked the Rehab dignitaries for inviting him to this noble event. He also asked the gathering to utilize the resources provided to them by Rehab for the betterment of their lives and the village.
Moulana Tajmul Haq, Imam, Lal Tola Masjid explained about the consciousness of education in the light of Qur’an and Hadith. Mr. Abdul appreciated and thanked Rehab for their work by adopting the most backward villages in the field of education, health and economic situation. He also assured that he will always support Rehab for the development of their village.
Moulana Jamaluddin, Head Master at the Madrasa Qamrul Uloom said that “Health is a valuable wealth.” “Due to lack of education villagers did not know the proper way of farming to increase production. Every moment of life, education is a must.”, he quoted. He then thanked Rehab for not only providing them with primary education but also providing them with health care, safe drinking water and sanitation.
In the end, Mr. Afsel felicitated the Land Donor, Mr. Tameejuddin. Mr. Saher Abbas felicitated the SHO. Mr. Saravana Kumar felicitated Mr. Abdul.
The programme was then concluded with the Vote Of Thanks presented by Mr. Rahed Ali, Assistant Project Coordinator.