Mobius Foundation Launched Project Aakar Phase 2

LUCKNOW, India, June 26, 2019 – Mobius Foundation, a non-profit organization, today announced the launch of Project ‘AAKAR’ Phase 2, in line with the Government of India’s commitment to promote population stabilization. On the occasion, Mr. Pradip Burman (Founder, Mobius Foundation) addressed the gathering and Mr. Sidharth Nath Singh, Medical & Health Minister of U.P, flagged off the promotional mobile van.

Post the successful completion of Phase 1 of the Project Aakar in the month of December 2018, covering 200 villages of the two highly populated districts of Uttar Pradesh, Baharaich and Barabanki. Phase 1 was focused on building awareness and influencing attitude related to Family Planning and various contraceptive measures. With Phase 1, the Mobius Foundation intended to support the efforts by Govt. of India towards FP2020 goals, population stabilization and extended its support to the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ campaign.

Taking it forward, Project ‘AAKAR’ Phase 2 will focus on the health counselling of married couples and school students falling in the marriageable group of 17 – 20 years. In addition, this project intends to spread awareness about the health impact of early marriage and early child with the help of Community Health Centre (CHC) and Primary Health Centre (PHC).

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pradip Burman, Founder, Mobius Foundation, said, “Our resources have not increased in quantity, neither water nor land, what has increased instead is – population. And as a consequence, the portions to share these limited resources have also increased. If we do not control our population now, these precious resources would end soon.”

Mobius Foundation has been spearheading various educational programs around the country and Project ‘AAKAR’ is the third largest initiative undertaken after the successful implementation of the residential green school project in Coorg, Karnataka and a Day School project in Atrouli Village, Uttar Pradesh.