Community Correspondents

Luxmi Nautiyal

Luxmi Nautiyal

As an only child, Luxmi Nautiyal grew up in a protective environment, never venturing out to explore her environment alone. But once she joined IndiaUnheard, Luxmi surprised herself as well as her community by integrating so fully that she is now, as a Community Correspondent, a pioneering spirit bent on addressing environmental, educational, and children’s rights issues.

Videos from Luxmi

Organic Spice Boom in Uttarakhand

 
/ January 16, 2012

Organic spice farming flourishes in the village of Gairsen, Uttarakhand.

Modern Architecture Can’t Cope with Tradition

 
/ December 19, 2011

In Gairsen, Uttarakhand modern construction has people’s lives at risk.

No Google for Village Girls

 
/ December 1, 2011

In Uttarakhand, lack of teachers in technical institutes leaves students helpless.

MNREGA brings Employment to Rural Uttarakhand

 
/ November 1, 2011

Government scheme has proved beneficial to the rural unemployed.

Girls Inspired To Study

 
/ August 22, 2011

In Uttarakhand, girls are traveling far from their villages to pursue further study.

Weddings Getting Shorter, Less Costly

 
/ August 4, 2011

In Uttarakhand, people are choosing shorter wedding ceremonies to reduce the costs of marriage.

Unplanned Expansion Causes Chaos

 
/ June 6, 2011

Migration into Gairsain results in disorderly development.

Learning Together, Eating Separately

 
/ May 10, 2011

In Gairsen, Uttarakhand, embedded caste practices prevent children from sitting together at their midday meal.