In Mohanpur village, Uttar Pradesh, women had to walk 2km far to fetch water. Our Community Correspondent helped her community in installing a new hand-pump.
In Madhya Pradesh’s Dhehadi Amdhana village, the Swachh Bharat Mission has failed to provide household toilets despite the state’s Open Defecation Free status.
A proper health care system remains inaccessible to most of rural India as hospitals lack doctors, nurses and lab technicians.
In the wake of heavy rainfall 2005, this village in Maharashtra was washed away; its 2000 odd residents wait for rehabilitation to this day.
The promise of road connectivity has defined the votes of the people of Dasraha and Baruara; their hopes are now pegged on the state government’s “seven commitments.”
Sanitation workers often resort to consuming alcohol to become numb to the stench of drains. All they get in return? Delayed wages and stigma. Reena Ramteke reports on the scenes behind Swachh Bharat hoardings and songs.
Folk musicians whose rustic tunes and lyrics have inspired the likes of Tagore and Dylan suffer as state stops paying their monthly stipend.
The village of Dehri Amdana in Madhya Pradesh was cut-off from the rest of the world for 40 years. The only road leading to the village was a narrow muddy path which was highly inaccessible, making it hard for the villagers to travel for their basic necessities and livelihood. Children would...