Wednesday, October 20, 2021

PM Modi praised women group of Uttrakhand for making special biscuits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in his Mann Ki Baat(MKB) programme on All India Radio this Sunday. It will be the first Mann Ki Baat programme after Mr Modi assumed office for the second term.

In the year 2018 Prime Minister mentioned and praised women’s organization of Munar in Bageshwar district of Uttrakhand for making special biscuits with mandua and chaulai (local grains). This boosted the morale of women immensely. After that there is no looking back for these women.

People from Garhwal and Kumaon Mandals are coming here to learn the their technique in biscuit making. Even a businessman Narad Prasad from Nepal has come here to see how these women work.

Narad Prasad, Businessman, Nepal Women from Hilans group of Rudraprayag district came to Munar to learn biscuit making techniques. After the Prime Minister praised women group of Munar, the demand for their biscuits have increased considerably.

Santoshi Devi working with the organization says that the demand for their biscuits are also coming in from other states. Rekha Devi says that Prime minister Modi’s words encouraged them. The local crops like mandua and chaulai now have market which has benefit farmers.

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