Department of Education, Central University of Jharkhand, organised street play on Swachh Bharat, Sammridh Bharat and Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao in view of Central Public Policies in India 2014 – 2022 on 16th September, 2022, 3.30 pm onwards under the patronage of Prof. Kshiti Bhusan Das, Honourable Vice Chancellor, Central University of Jharkhand. The theme of the street play was introduced by Dr. Shashi Singh, Head and Dean, School of Education, Central University of Jharkhand. She highlighted some of the flagship schemes such as PM Ujjwala Yojna, Jan Dhan Yojna, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao which were started by the Modi government from 2014 to 2022 and aimed at providing direct benefits to the society, particularly the socio-economic disadvantaged class, in terms of financial and health care security. Swachh Bharat, Sammridh Bharat and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao schemes were emphasised.
The street play on Swachh Bharat, Sammridh Bharat and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao were performed by two groups of 3rd Semester B.Ed. students of Central University of Jharkhand which brought awareness among children of Cheri-Manatu. Prof. Dev Vrat Singh, Dr. Alok Kumar Gupta, Dr. Vimal Kishor, Dr. Sucheta Sen Chaudhuri, Dr. Venkata Naresh Burla, Dr. Arpita Panda, Dr. Subhash Kumar Baitha, Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. Rashmi Verma, Dr. Manvi Yadav, Dr. Shilpy Raaj, Ms. Angel Nag, Mr. Avijit Pandit and non-teaching staff, research scholars and students of Central University of Jharkhand attended the programme.
At the end, the programme coordinator, Dr. Shashi Singh thanked everyone for being present for the programme. She congratulated the 3rd Semester B.Ed. students for their performance under the mentorship of Kartik Kay and Atul Raj, 3rd Semester students of MPA from the Department of Performing Arts. Special note of gratitude was given to children of Cheri–Manatu for their presence.
The message delivered by the second play "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" was to aware the village people on "Save the girl child and educate the girl child". The play also drew the villagers attention on the gender biases in education and hence to improve efficacy of welfare services for girls. The various discrimination faced by the girls in the society and the negative mindset of the citizens for girls was properly presented through the play by the members in front of the village habitats.Under the direction of Dr. Shashi Singh and other organising team members the event was successfully finished and the main objective of spreading awareness among local people.