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by Video VolunteersSalgadih Village, Khunti District, Jharkhand | Amita Tuti A majority of Jharkhand, the coal centre of India, comes to a standstill each evening as the sun fades away. Most villages and cities see electricity for only about 5-6 hours a day. There are still other villages where there is no trace of a power supply. [...]
by Arti Bai ValmikiPower to the People In 2005 the Government of India launched a nation-wide scheme to ensure rural electricity infrastructure and electrification of all households with special provisions and subsidies for underprivileged households. In this interview, Arti Bai details how a little camera coupled with a lot of determination has successfully guaranteed these subsidies for over [...]
by Video VolunteersLocal police opened-fire at a gathering of 1500 people protesting the construction of the Kanhar Dam at 7 am on 14th April. Residents of the area, a majority of whom aretribals and Dalits, have been at loggerheads with the administration since 1973 when the Dam was originally conceived as an irrigation project. They feel that [...]
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