It’s been another great year for Video Volunteers on our quest to make sustainable local media a reality. We are proud to present Video Volunteers’ achievements for the year Apr’13 – Mar’14. Get a glimpse of our journey by reading our annual report.
by Amit KumarDashrath Manjhi, a poor labourer from Gehlaur village of Gaya, Bihar shot to fame when a Bollywood movie ‘Manjhi – The Mountain Man’ captured his life and how he singlehandedly carved a path through a hill. Proud of their local hero, the Bihar government had even declared the movie tax-free because it encouraged the [...]
by Pawan SolankiThe Sardar Sarovar Dam has displaced over 41,000 families from the banks of Narmada across Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, since 1985. The Sardar Sarovar Punarvasvat Agency (SSPA) was constituted in 1992, for implementing the Resettlement and Rehabilitation for affected families, but little action has been taken to offer the displaced communities, the promised compensation. [...]
by Bipin SolankiDiscrimination against Dalits is in the educational system is a widespread problem across Indian states. The students are often alienated socially in their classro. They b victims of physical abuse by classmates and educators, from primary education to university. A glaring example of this discrimination was captured in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district by Bipin Solanki, our community [...]
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