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Concrete Road Built In Markadhana Village
IMPACT : Villgers of Shahjad Pura Gets Electricity After 10 Years
IMPACT: Villagers Of Ghanshyampur Gets Water Connection
Five Months After Modi's Electrification Claim, Village Waits for Electricity
No Water Supply And Irrigation Facility For Villagers
Kashmir Uprising 1931 Fallout - Narrative of Eyewitnesses from Pulwama
In West Bengal, only 58% of those living with disability have been issued disability certificates. In Murshidabad, people are being made to pay bribes to get their certificates– Rs.1000 and upwards for a monthly pension that could range from Rs. 300-1500.
The pension amount in West Bengal has only recently been revised from 750 rupees to 1000 rupees after nine years, right before the panchayat elections earlier this year. Yet, many continue to be deprived of the pension altogether.
Read more: https://www.videovolunteers.org/long-wait-for-disability-pension-in-india/
In Haryana, a state where crimes against women are only rising with impunity, three cases of rape are reported everyday. And in every two days, a gang rape is reported. While these figures are appalling by themselves, it would do us good to remember that crimes against women are also some of the least reported crimes.
Read more: https://www.videovolunteers.org/rewari-gang-rape-india-rape-culture/
ASHA workers have been in the news, lately, especially because PM Modi interacted with them, along with with ANMs and Anganwadi workers, and announced a hike in their renumeration.
But who exactly is an Accredited Social Health Activist, and what is her fight about? Laxmi Kaurav, ASHA sahiyogini and Community Correspondent, tells us.
Despite being adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, Sonmai, in the heart of Bihar, is a village deprived of economic opportunities, education facilities, public infrastructure and even food security.
Read more: https://www.videovolunteers.org/the-ground-realities-of-an-ideal-village-in-bihars-state-capital/
Studies estimate that 1.6 million people in India died in 2016 due to the poor quality of care.
If all rural health centres are as efficient as this one, the staggering number of deaths can be curbed and the country can have a truly robust public health system.
Basharat Amin reports from Shopian, Kashmir.
"Everything is left up to the gods," says Babulal, a farmer from West Champaran.
Farmers in the region, often mired in cycles of debt, have no means to avail the government's subsidies like the central subsidy for irrigation facilities, and more importantly, no information about them. Read more: https://www.videovolunteers.org/agrarian-community-in-bihar-affected-by-lack-of-irrigation-facilities/
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