Videos from Chetan
The Empty Promise of ‘Vikas’ for this Maharashtra Village
Residents of this village on the foothills of the Satpura range are yet to reap the benefits of Narendra Modi’s much touted ‘acche din’.
Sardar Sarovar: The Pitfalls of India’s Biggest Development Project
Of the 6.5 crore people displaced by development projects in India over 50 years, less than 20% have been rehabilitated. But here's what happened even after rehabilitation in the case of Sardar Sarovar.
Rehabilitated and Inundated: A Narmada Resettlement Colony Fights Back
First displaced by the flooding caused by the Sardar Sarovar Dam, these Narmada oustees are still living in fear of submergence.
12,000 Women in Maharashtra Get Maternal Health Benefits After a Year
Community Correspondent Chetan Salve fought for a year so that women from marginalised sections could access benefits promised under Manav Vikas Yojana.
Labouring on the Fields During the Ninth Month of Pregnancy
Schemes benefitting poor women are disbursed to them through bank accounts. But a large number of the beneficiaries do not even have access to banks.
700-year-old traditional Holi of Adivasis of Maharasthra
The peace and tranquility of the villages on the foothills Satpura hill ranges in Maharashtra had taken a back seat for the past 15 days, as the atmosphere was charged with singing and dancing. Members of the Bhil tribe of the Satpura Hill regions from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh...
No Financial Benefits For Pregnant Women – Chetan Salve Reports for IndiaUnheard
Rural pregnant women are motivated to deliver their babies in hospitals rather than in their homes, according to Manav Vikas Mission (Human Development Mission). This program, launched in 2006 is an initiative of Government of Maharashtra to increase Human Development Index (HDI) of backward districts of Maharashtra, India. Under this...
Displaced Tribals From Sardar Sarovar Dam Get Land
Fishing and Farming were the major means of livelihood for Vadgya Vasave and 2 other Bhil tribal families of Shahada Block who were displaced from the banks of Narmada River to Narmada Nagar, Nandurbar district, Maharashtra in the year 1995. These tribal families were displaced by the government for Sardar...