Tag: Development

Mindless deforestation in name of development

 
/ January 4, 2017

Thousands of trees all over Jharkhand, many of them century-old, have been cut for road widening and infrastructure development projects of the State’s administration. Many...

A Man Urges Govt to Build Playground in Mumbai’s Suburb

 
/ October 10, 2016

The shrinking open spaces in the suburbs of Mumbai is affecting children, who yearn to run, play and have fun like children are meant to....

Video Volunteers’ Impact : School gets teacher and headmaster

 
/ May 23, 2016

The provision of teachers is essential for all children, including those from rural India, to ensure that all have access to quality education. To ensure...

Two bamboo sticks make a bridge in village of West Bengal

 
/ May 5, 2016

Over 100 people, old and young, cross a canal over a temporary bridge of two bamboos every day in West Bengal, as their bridge is...

Lights Out! Jharkhand village has no electricity since past three years

 
/ May 3, 2016

As the sun sets on the horizon, darkness literally falls in the lives of families residing in a small hamlet of Dumburu of Bangaon block...

Impact – Educated about their rights, women get hand-pump repaired in...

 
/ April 7, 2016

Ignorance kept this village water-less for almost two months. The village hand-pump, which is a sole source of safe, hygienic drinking for many villages in...

The cost of development paid by small-time farmers

 
/ April 4, 2016

Industrialization has always given hopes of newer opportunities to citizens. When the news of industrial development had reached small villages of Chhattisgarh, they too were...

Farmers await compensation for damage by wild animals

 
/ March 28, 2016

As rapid urbanization cuts into India’s forests, animals and humans have come into increasing conflict. Apart from in the wild, the human-wildlife conflict is most...