Videos from Reena
Anomalies in Public Distribution of Rations in Bihar
India has an excellent policy for food security, it is the National Food Security Act of 2013. This act promises and provides subsidisied ration for the people living below the poverty line.
People are awaiting relief and assistance in Bihar
In September 2022, a flash flood submerged the area of Dakshin Bhandartal panchayat of Barari block of Katihar district, Bihar.
Families in Bihar Living Under Extreme Stress of being Forcibly Evicted
In the Katihar district of Bihar state, 60 families are staying in shanties next to the State Highway. But they have to be relocated, because of the Highway expansion project, and that is the issue.
Impact: Relief for Bihar’s Flood Survivors
Katihar is a district of Bihar cradled by the Mahananda, Kosi & the most revered river of India, the Ganga. Mostly dependent on agriculture, the farmers of Katihar are inundated regularly by the very waters, which sustain them. In this interview, Reena speaks of the implications of living in flooded...
IMPACT: 600 families get Ration
Reena joined the IndiaUnheard Community Correspondents’ team in Bihar in July 2013. She came in with a rich experience of working on issues in her community through the localJan Jagran Shakti Sanghatan (JJSS), an organization that mobilizes people to ask the government for better facilities. Since 2012, her work has...
Video Volunteers Impact: An entire village gets work under NREGA
Asha Devi, a farm labourer from Bihar was working hard to make ends meet with her seasonal, meagre earnings. She had no idea, that she could have a supplementary income during the non-harvest seasons through the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), an Indian labour law and social security measure...
IMPACT| Ensuring Subsidized Ration for Luxmipur, Bihar
The community at Luxmipur village was not receiving subsidized ration and, therefore, were forced to buy food supplies at a high price from the market. Many simply couldn’t afford and struggled to make ends meet. CC Reena mobilized the community and met with the local ration dealer. He assured that...
Fraud with MGNREGA Workers in Sikkat, Bihar
Sikkat, Bihar | Reena MGNREGA workers from the village get paid by the contractor after their job is completed. These workers aren’t aware that they have bank accounts opened in the post office on their individual names. The post-master and the contractor have gotten together to swindle money out of...