Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee and his spouse, Shabana Bajpayee are all set to launch a livelihood undertaking in Tripura in a bid to generate native employment within the state amid the pandemic.
On the event of World Bamboo Day on September 19, Manoj Baypayee took to social media to announce his fifth livelihood undertaking beneath the flagship of Shramik Sammaan. In his fifth undertaking, the actor would assist a bunch of people in Tripura to make bamboo merchandise, which is able to generate native employment.
Final month, the actor and his spouse had launched a marketing campaign – Shramik Sammaan – in collaboration with Serving to Arms Charitable Belief to assist the migrant employees who have been left jobless due to the pandemic.
“The 5th livelihood project under the flagship of Shramik Sammaan is taking shape at Lembucherra, West Tripura District. 20 tribal women and men are being trained in making trendy eco-friendly water bottles from bamboo which is found in plenty in the state,” Manoj Bajpayee wrote on Instagram.
“Lembuchera is a village close to the capital city Agartala (10 kms. away). The village is inhabited by both tribal and non-tribal people. Due to the nature of the land, agricultural activities are not enough to create livelihood for the people of this area,” the actor mentioned.
“Many women are sitting idle at home and the proposed unit could boost their economic condition by creating additional employment opportunities for them. We have tied up with local organization Youth For Integration which will mentor the project and help in marketing the product. We plan to train several batches of women in making this uber cool accessory,” he added.
He additional requested folks to donate for this undertaking for the tribal artisans from Tripura.