Standup Event 


Background

  • The event started with the mailing of letters to 316 member organizations on 07/08/08 asking for their suggestions on how to organize the stand up event.
  • In response 28 Member organizations sent their suggestions.
  • Meetings were held time to time in UPVAN office to review the suggestions of member organizations. It was decided in secretariat meetings that UPVAN will organize this event through its member organizations in the state. It was also decided to organize the event in following two ways;

1- Upvan organized this Event in Lucknow.
2- Member Organizations organized this Event in all other districts of UP.
              

State Level Orientation Meeting for Stand Up and Take Action-2008

A State Level Orientation meeting on 05/10/08 with 66 member organizations decided to-

Objectives-
Organize the event between 17-19 Oct and finally on each day activity by 5.00 pm either on fax/phone so that it may be communicated to WNTA Delhi office.

  • Create awareness among the member organizations about MDG.
  • To make strategy and action plan based on local situation,
  • Make sure the participation of all the groups in area,
  • Sensitize people on related issues of poverty and hunger,
  • To sensitize media towards this issue,
  • Distribute printed materials relating to MDGs.
          

       

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Wide media coverage by twelve news paper & including:

1. Times of India,
2. Hindustan times,
3. Hindustan,
4. Dainik jagran,
5. Rastria Sahara,
6. Amar Ujjala,
7. Aaj,
8. Voice of Lucknow,

9. Swatantra Chetana,
10. Rastria Swaroop,
11. Pioneer,
12. Daily Activist News.

  • Corporate Group, Sahara India, Chadda Group, Fun Republic (Provided place for signature booth) SHG members.
  • 67 districts and 150 member organizations through out UP
  • New approaches judicial practitioner, Lucknow urban slum area, worship places
  • Students of CMS 19 branches including 30 Colleges/Schools in Lucknow took oath against poverty in their school assemblies.
  • Government officials also supported by providing booth GPO, railway stations and facilities in lower court premises.
  • Through press meet on 21/10/08 at press club Lucknow the massage of people strength against poverty was conveyed to the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

The process started with the decision to organize signature campaign in following areas in Lucknow :-

Date
17oct
18oct
19oct
1.
High Court
civil court Lucknow
SaharaGanj
2.
Maszid
General post office
Fun Republic
3.
Imambada
Charbag Railway Station
Wave
4.
General post office
Hanuman mandir
Slum Dwellers
5.
Charbag Railway Station.
.
.

Activities were also decided:

• Signature campaign
• Human chain
• Organizing rally
• Sensitizing SHG women and motivate them to sign
• Media reporting of all three days
• Slide show in cinemas halls
• Telecast through cable network
• Discussions in Panchayat meetings
• Signature campaign at those public places where which are populated
• Engaging peoples from all religions caste and community
• Booths on places of worship
• Engaging lawyers in this event 

Achievements:
Signature campaign Outcome:-

A Glimpse of Resource Material published by UPVAN

Date
No. of People Participated across UP.
17oct
87,594
18oct
64, 392
19oct
96,103
Total Participation
2,48,099

Resource material:

• Stand up Banner
• Sign slip
• Pamphlet
• Cap
• Wrist band
• Booths
• Copies for signature
• T- Shirt

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