Our NGO Humanitarian Welfare and Research Foundation and Kalyan Eparchy Youth have successfully organized Enthuzia 2018 on Sunday 11th February 2018 at St.Marys High School Versova witnessing crowd of 2000 and above in support on drawing attention on suicide of farmers.
Vidarbha is known for a home for approximately 3.4 million cotton farmers and 95% of these are struggling with the massive debt. Most of the villages in Vidarbha are badly effected in need of basic social infrastructure like all-weather roads, drinking water, regular electricity, primary health care, and basic education. Majority of suicide cases are from cotton growing areas. The cotton farmers in India paying more prices for inputs like seeds, pesticides, fertilizers, electricity, water, and labor whereas the price of cotton has gone down along with decreased productivity.
In India, however, problems in identifying the population base and in the certification of death has meant that the true magnitude of the problem is yet to be realized as stated by (Indian journal psychiatry)
In the view of above description supporting families of the farmers who had taken away their own lives due to the cruelty of nature in the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra. The stress, pain and grief that these and above families were going through is unbearable. But they stood strong together, fighting all odds. As a Salute to these Heroes the Families of the farmers were honored with cheque award
The Program was a grand success as the purpose was grant to the identified families of farmers the cheque of 10000/- each was honored to the families by the hand of our Chief Guest Shri.S.B.Salve & Smt S.B Salve ( Justice for Industries),Senior Actor Shri Anjan Shrivasta,Actress contestant Big Boss) Ms.Sambhawna Seth (T.V Serial Artist),Ms.Ragini Khanna, Dr.Sachin Karad (Cardiologist Nanavati Hospital) Trustee of HWARF and Founder of KEY
HWARF & Key Invited guest and delegates gave their view in social informative presentation to people in audience and message to our present authorities for passing an order in formation of special committee to discuss not only of agriculturists, economists, but also psychiatrists and social services by NGOs to overcome the plight of suicide and to distribute essential knowledge encouraging farmers in self-help group in every 4–5 villages.
We as an individual promise to Awaken our inner capabilities to stop Suicide in farmers by encouraging them with no borders or boundaries but immediate serious intervention.