Presently we have entered the 29th year of our existence. It gives us profound pains to record that we have passed the last entire year (2012-13) without our beloved and our chief mentor, guide and founder President Dr. Ashoke Pathak. Yet we have endeavored to render utmost justice to the legacy he had left behind for us to follow. Now the time came to judge how far we have achieved successes.
Our activity profile of last year was almost the same in nature with those of the previous year. However, four significant additions may be noticed in our activity profile of last year : i) entry of FCRA Fund (DFID); ii) adoption of an eminent village (Meteldanga) by the State Bank of India and iii) opening of a rural mart – a sales emporium for the products of Self Help Group under the financial sponsorship of NABARD. Iv) Opened 18(eighteen) under State Bank Of India for Business Correspondent Financial inclusion programme It is worth to mention in this context that WDREDA, Govt. of West Bengal has extended its almost total assistance, both financial and technological, towards solar lighting of Meteldanga village.
MNS does its best to combat the major challenges in relation to development. Our main activity of micro-insuarance has developed a benchmark in the subdivision and now they are trying to cross the boundary. Our collaborative effort with Block and district organizations is our key strength. MNS expresses its sincere gratitude to the resource agencies which supports the efforts for the improvement of the poor Indian people. I truly think that this kind of partnership between the so-called developed and developing worlds is the positive side of the globalization. We also thank the Government of West Bengal for its supports towards the activities. I am grateful to all the colleagues for their hard work and perseverance in difficult times with their untiring efforts. Together, we are gradually improving the local conditions by coping with various areas. Change takes time as it deals with the evolution of the mentalities and of the behaviors. The achievements reached in this year 2010-11 only constitutes a small step toward the fully development of the Indian rural area. However, we expects that one day, with the addition of all the positive changes achieved years after years, the local society will be strong enough to ensure to itself all the basic standards of living a human deserves to decently live.