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Jharkhand Women Creates History By Selling Vegetables Worth 2.5 Crores In A Year

Chintu Das
Chintu Das
Churchu Nari Urja Farmer Producer Company Ltd.

Churchu Nari Urja Farmer Producer Company Limited was established in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, to assist farmers. This company's board of directors is entirely made up of women. Women are the president and vice president of the company. These individuals brought together the women of the outskirts to create a company and push them to grow and sell their produce in the market.

The company now has over 2500 shareholders and over 7000 women farmers, with a share capital of Rs 18 lakh. In a year, the women's firm sold Vegetable Farming valued Rs 2.5 crore.

The company is the largest vegetable trader in the country. Jharkhand's sole women-run FPO operates near the most extremist region of Hazaribagh in Churchuna. Churchu Nari Urja Farmer Producer Company was established on June 6, 2018.

The main objective of this company is to engage women and farmers in order to improve their living standards. In the beginning, there are a lot of issues, however, slowly all their efforts have gradually paid off.

On December 17, the company received the Livelihood Summit FPO Impact Award 2021 in Delhi for its exceptional performance across the country. The event was co-hosted by Robo Bank, NABARD, and the Policy Commission. 450 small and large FPOs from throughout the country took part in the event.

The company's chairperson, Sumitra Devi, was pleased to win first place in the small category. She claims that this is not her project, but rather the result of 7000 women farmers' hard labour, which can be seen across the country today. Our people want to unite women so that they may work in agriculture. Sumitra Devi, a Matric pass, put in a lot of effort as well.

Rakesh Kumar, the Secretary of the Market Committee, also claims that this FPO is the best example of women's empowerment. The efforts of women are finally bearing fruit.

He went on to say that the market committee is always ready to do better in the future for this FPO. These women said that hard effort and honesty are the keys to success. People are also prospering financially and obtaining national prominence.

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