WHO LIVE IT
Lanura and Manzigam were the first villages in Kashmir to go ‘cashless’, but they don’t even have efficient roads, electricity and water supply, nevermind internet connection.
More than three years after the Prime Minister asked each Member of Parliament to adopt one village and eventually more, has the plan really worked?
The Forest Rights Act entitles Adivasi and forest-dwelling communities to both individual and community land ownership, but the process, mostly, is a long-winding one.
Nine years ago in Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied.
As more and more communities become ‘modern’, a civilisation as old as India runs the risk of losing its age-old cultures. Is there a way for societies to progress without getting stuck in the past?
The appointment of an ASHA worker in Madhupur village is helping the community, especially women, make informed decisions about healthcare. Here’s how the village got an ASHA worker.